C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, August 28 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Steven Scully Telephone lines were open for Republican viewer comments on whether former Governor Mitt Romney ... Telephone lines were open for Republican viewer comments on whether former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) should run again for president in 2016. 7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Chronic Illness The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the problems faced by patients living with chronic ... The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the problems faced by patients living with chronic disease illness, and some of the shortcomings in the health care system. Among the witnesses were a heart disease patient, and a woman whose husband suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease. A doctor from Emory Healthcare in Atlanta provided the medical industry perspective of what has worked, and improvements needed, such as better coordination between doctors. 6:21 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Fall of the Berlin Wall Panelists at a 25th anniversary event for the fall of the Berlin Wall talked about the lasting ... Panelists at a 25th anniversary event for the fall of the Berlin Wall talked about the lasting lessons of the event that altered world politics. Constructed in 1961, the wall began to fall on November 9, 1989, after months of protests and political liberalization in Soviet-influenced Eastern Europe. This event took place at the annual conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.
7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 08/28/14 Steven Scully The “Washington Journal” daily live program provides a forum for leading journalists ... The “Washington Journal” daily live program provides a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation. Live each morning beginning at 7am (ET). 8:55 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Black Lung Medical Claims From former West Virginia coal miner Robert Bailey was among the witnesses at a hearing on the ... From former West Virginia coal miner Robert Bailey was among the witnesses at a hearing on the health and financial challenges faced by coal miners affected with black lung disease. 7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Fall of the Berlin Wall Panelists at a 25th anniversary event for the fall of the Berlin Wall talked about the lasting ... Panelists at a 25th anniversary event for the fall of the Berlin Wall talked about the lasting lessons of the event that altered world politics. Constructed in 1961, the wall began to fall on November 9, 1989, after months of protests and political liberalization in Soviet-influenced Eastern Europe. This event took place at the annual conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.
7:45 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Clinton Watts on U.S. Response to ISIS Steven Scully 10:16 am ET Approx. 3 hr. Washington Journal Program 08/28/14 Steven Scully The “Washington Journal” daily live program provides a forum for leading journalists ... The “Washington Journal” daily live program provides a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation. Live each morning beginning at 7am (ET). 8:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments Joel Howell University of Michigan History of Medicine Professor Dr. Joel Howell talked about U.S. ... University of Michigan History of Medicine Professor Dr. Joel Howell talked about U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments during the Cold War. This class was from a course titled “History of Medicine in the Western World from the 18th century to the Present.” Dr. Howell recevied his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and M.D. from the University of Chicago.
8:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Rob Jesmer and Celinda Lake on Campaign Crisis Management Rob Jesmer; Celinda Lake Rob Jesmer and Celinda Lake talked about how campaigns deal with crisis management. This ... Rob Jesmer and Celinda Lake talked about how campaigns deal with crisis management. This segment was part of a week-long Washington Journal series focused on the mechanics of modern political campaigns. 1:19 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. Military Retirement System Witnesses testified on a provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the ... Witnesses testified on a provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustments (COLA’s) for working age military retirees. According to the law, military retirees under the age of 62 will see a one percent reduction to the annual COLA they receive on retirement pay starting at the end of 2015. Committee Chair Carl Levin along with all the witnesses urged repealing the COLA adjustment reduction. Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine Fox along with Admiral James Winnefeld emphasized the need to address the rate of growth regarding military compensation. They both stated that any changes to military retirement benefits should be grandfathered in. 8:54 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments Joel Howell University of Michigan History of Medicine Professor Dr. Joel Howell talked about U.S. ... University of Michigan History of Medicine Professor Dr. Joel Howell talked about U.S. Government Human Radiation Experiments during the Cold War. This class was from a course titled “History of Medicine in the Western World from the 18th century to the Present.” Dr. Howell recevied his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and M.D. from the University of Chicago.
9:30 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Open Phones Steven Scully Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on news of the day. 3:23 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Military Retirement System Witnesses testified on a provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the ... Witnesses testified on a provision in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustments (COLA’s) for working age military retirees. According to the law, military retirees under the age of 62 will see a one percent reduction to the annual COLA they receive on retirement pay starting at the end of 2015. Committee Chair Carl Levin along with all the witnesses urged repealing the COLA adjustment reduction. Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine Fox along with Admiral James Winnefeld emphasized the need to address the rate of growth regarding military compensation. They both stated that any changes to military retirement benefits should be grandfathered in. 9:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War Andy Card, Jeffrey Engel, and others talked about Mr. Engel’s book, When the World ... Andy Card, Jeffrey Engel, and others talked about Mr. Engel’s book, When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War. They spoke about President Bush’s foreign policy strategies and decisions at the end of the Cold War.
TBD Approx. 40 min. Updated Budget and Economic Outlook Douglas Elmendorf Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf held a press conference to unveil his ... Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf held a press conference to unveil his agency’s report titled, An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024. He said the federal budget deficit had fallen greatly over the previous few years and would continue to drop in 2014 and 2015, and then begin rising after 2018 due to expenditures on Social Security, health insurance subsidies, rising health care costs, and increasing interest rates. 4:39 pm ET Approx. 39 min. U.S. Postal Service Executives from the U.S. Postal Service and other postal companies testified on the future of the ... Executives from the U.S. Postal Service and other postal companies testified on the future of the U.S. Postal Service and new innovations in the postal delivery industry. Other topics included the need for digital mail services and the Postal Service to a five-day service period. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. World War I and American Music Robert Enholm; Michael Lasser Michael Lasser talked about how World War I changed American music and the precedents these ... Michael Lasser talked about how World War I changed American music and the precedents these changes set for future wartime generations. He spoke about how songs reflected the wartime experiences of soldiers and people back home. He also argued that the music industry, including songwriters like Irving Berlin, contributed to the war effort by producing patriotic songs.
10:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. LIVE Consequences of Surveillance Panelists talked about the political and public consequences of the National Security ... Panelists talked about the political and public consequences of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) domestic surveillance programs. 5:24 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Chronic Illness The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the problems faced by patients living with chronic ... The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the problems faced by patients living with chronic disease illness, and some of the shortcomings in the health care system. Among the witnesses were a heart disease patient, and a woman whose husband suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease. A doctor from Emory Healthcare in Atlanta provided the medical industry perspective of what has worked, and improvements needed, such as better coordination between doctors. 9:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Music and Social Consciousness Panelists talked about music as a catalyst for social change. They spoke at a civil rights ... Panelists talked about music as a catalyst for social change. They spoke at a civil rights summit that took place from April 8-10, 2014 at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
12:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Islamic Radicalization and ISIL Panelists talked about the causes for rise of radicalism in the Middle East and the creation of ... Panelists talked about the causes for rise of radicalism in the Middle East and the creation of militant groups such as the Islamic State (ISIL). 

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
7:20 pm ET Approx. 36 min. 2016 Presidential Landscape Pedro Echevarria; Richard Just Richard Just talked about his National Journal article on the 2016 presidential ... Richard Just talked about his National Journal article on the 2016 presidential landscape. He also discussed the magazine’s new design.

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
10:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Women and Feminism in 1960s-70s Popular Music Michael McGerr Indiana University history professor Michael McGerr talked about women and feminism in 1960s-70s ... Indiana University history professor Michael McGerr talked about women and feminism in 1960s-70s popular music. This class was from his course titled “Rock, Hip Hop and Revolution: Popular Music in the Making of Modern America, 1940 to the Present.”

This program contains language that some viewers may find offensive.
2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE Public Opinion and War Panelists talked about public opinion of war, and the causes of public support for war. Panelists talked about public opinion of war, and the causes of public support for war. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Tour of Simon and Schuster BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in ... BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in guiding a book from acquisition to publication. The tour included interviews with President and CEO Carolyn Reidy, President and Publisher Jonathan Karp, and Vice President and Executive Editor Priscilla Painton, among others. 2014 marked the 90th anniversary of Simon and Schuster, whose first book was published on April 10, 1924.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Voting Rights and Election Law Dan Gelber; Charles Zelden Legal experts talked about the impact of new election laws on voting rights. They discussed ... Legal experts talked about the impact of new election laws on voting rights. They discussed attempts in Florida to “purge” voter rolls of suspected non-citizens, federal court rulings on voter identification laws, early voting, and the prospects for a unified national registration system. 

This event was part of a political campaign ethics conference held at Saint Thomas University Law School in Miami Gardens, Florida.
9:12 pm ET Approx. 46 min. Panel Discussion on the Book Industry Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting ... Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting Authors and Readers" was a panel at the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall.
8:56 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Ethnic and Racial Political Discourse Panelists talked about the use of ethnic and racial innuendoes in political ... Panelists talked about the use of ethnic and racial innuendoes in political campaigns. Speakers included former Representative Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy Morales, and Florida International University Law Professor and former Miami City Attorney George Knox. 

The discussion was part of a conference on ethics in political campaigns, hosted by the Miami-Dade Ethics and Public Trust Commission and the St. Thomas University Ethics Center. It was held in Miami Gardens, Florida and moderated by Miami Herald Columnist Helen Ferre.
9:59 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Panel Discussion on the Book Business Panelists talked about the future of bricks and mortar book retailers. The panelists included ... Panelists talked about the future of bricks and mortar book retailers. The panelists included Oren Teicher, chief executive officer of the American Booksellers Association; Mike Hesselbach, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Readerlink Distribution Services; Michael Tamblyn, president and chief commercial officer of Kobo; John Ingram, chair and CEO of Ingram Content Group; and Joyce Meskis, owner of Tattered Cover Bookstore. The panel was moderated by Dominique Raccah, publisher and chief executive officer of Sourcebooks.

The Panel, “The Future of Bricks and Mortar Retailers,” took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
10:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Tour of Simon and Schuster BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in ... BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in guiding a book from acquisition to publication. The tour included interviews with President and CEO Carolyn Reidy, President and Publisher Jonathan Karp, and Vice President and Executive Editor Priscilla Painton, among others. 2014 marked the 90th anniversary of Simon and Schuster, whose first book was published on April 10, 1924.
12:00 am ET Approx. 46 min. Panel Discussion on the Book Industry Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting ... Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting Authors and Readers" was a panel at the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall.
12:46 am ET Approx. 47 min. Panel Discussion on the Book Business Panelists talked about the future of bricks and mortar book retailers. The panelists included ... Panelists talked about the future of bricks and mortar book retailers. The panelists included Oren Teicher, chief executive officer of the American Booksellers Association; Mike Hesselbach, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Readerlink Distribution Services; Michael Tamblyn, president and chief commercial officer of Kobo; John Ingram, chair and CEO of Ingram Content Group; and Joyce Meskis, owner of Tattered Cover Bookstore. The panel was moderated by Dominique Raccah, publisher and chief executive officer of Sourcebooks.

The Panel, “The Future of Bricks and Mortar Retailers,” took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
1:34 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Tour of Simon and Schuster BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in ... BookTV toured the book publisher Simon and Schuster and spoke with many of the people involved in guiding a book from acquisition to publication. The tour included interviews with President and CEO Carolyn Reidy, President and Publisher Jonathan Karp, and Vice President and Executive Editor Priscilla Painton, among others. 2014 marked the 90th anniversary of Simon and Schuster, whose first book was published on April 10, 1924.
2:47 am ET Approx. 46 min. Panel Discussion on the Book Industry Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting ... Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting Authors and Readers" was a panel at the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall.
3:34 am ET Approx. 47 min. Panel Discussion on the Book Business Panelists talked about the future of bricks and mortar book retailers. The panelists included ... Panelists talked about the future of bricks and mortar book retailers. The panelists included Oren Teicher, chief executive officer of the American Booksellers Association; Mike Hesselbach, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Readerlink Distribution Services; Michael Tamblyn, president and chief commercial officer of Kobo; John Ingram, chair and CEO of Ingram Content Group; and Joyce Meskis, owner of Tattered Cover Bookstore. The panel was moderated by Dominique Raccah, publisher and chief executive officer of Sourcebooks.

The Panel, “The Future of Bricks and Mortar Retailers,” took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.