C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Open Phones 7:01 am ET Approx. 56 min. After Words with Bret Baier ; Bret Baier talked about his book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final ... Bret Baier talked about his book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission, in which he looks at the exchange of power from President Eisenhower to President Kennedy. He is interviewed by Susan Eisenhower 6:16 am ET Approx. 58 min. Origins of the Nunn-Lugar Act Government officials talked about the future of international cooperation in the reduction and ... Government officials talked about the future of international cooperation in the reduction and elimination of weapons of mass destruction. On December 12, 1991, President George H.W. Bush signed the “Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act,” also known as the Nunn-Lugar Act, beginning a formal process between the Soviet Union and the United States of cooperative storage, dismantling, and destruction of Soviet nuclear and chemical weapons.
7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 2/25/2017 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. The Blood of Emmett Till ; Timothy Tyson talked about his book The Blood of Emmett Till, in which he recalls the life ... Timothy Tyson talked about his book The Blood of Emmett Till, in which he recalls the life and death of Emmett Till, a fourteen-year old African-American, who was tortured and killed in Mississippi in 1955. 7:17 am ET Approx. 42 min. Communist Propaganda This 1958 U.S. Information Agency film explains different forms of Communist propaganda with ... This 1958 U.S. Information Agency film explains different forms of Communist propaganda with extensive clips of Soviet films. The film was recorded at the Pentagon in the midst of the Cold War. In the film, agency director George Allen uses a variety of charts and film clips to analyze Soviet propaganda for a group of U.S. military leaders. The topics covered include communist radio broadcasts, magazines, books, youth festivals, and film productions.
7:30 am ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Federal Funding for Space Exploration ; 9:30 am ET Approx. 52 min. The New Brooklyn ; Kay Hymowitz talked about her book The New Brooklyn: What it Takes to Bring a City Back, in ... Kay Hymowitz talked about her book The New Brooklyn: What it Takes to Bring a City Back, in which she discusses the transformation of cities 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Cuisine and Empire Historians talked about the relationship between food and societies throughout world history. ... Historians talked about the relationship between food and societies throughout world history. Using Rachel Laudan’s book, Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History as a starting point, they discussed how eating habits and culinary practices developed as well as the evolution of modern processed food.

This session took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting.
7:45 am ET Approx. 15 min. LIVE Democratic National Committee Leadership Election Preview ; 10:24 am ET Approx. 5 min. Panel Discussion on Political Parties and Elections Authors talked about political parties and elections. Panelists included Ralph Nader, author of ... Authors talked about political parties and elections. Panelists included Ralph Nader, author of Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think; Thomas Frank, author of Listen, Liberal: Or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?; and Gloria Browne-Marshall, author of The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice. The discussion was moderated by Nicholas Allard.

“Politically Correct?” took place at the 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival in Brooklyn, New York.
9:30 am ET Approx. 52 min. LIVE Controversy over Civil War Monuments and Memorials ; ; Christy Coleman talked about the controversies over Civil War monuments and memorials. ... Christy Coleman talked about the controversies over Civil War monuments and memorials. Introductory remarks were made by Mr. Rawls for the all-day symposium on the past, present, and future of Civil War monuments, addressing the history of their construction in the North and South, and how public perception, especially of Confederate monuments, had changed.

“Monuments, Markers, Museums, and the Landscape of Civil War Memory” was the opening session of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.” It was co-sponsored by the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.
8:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Federal Funding of Arts Programs ; 10:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. The Genius of Judaism Bernard-Henri Levy talked about his book The Genius of Judaism, in which he explores what ... Bernard-Henri Levy talked about his book The Genius of Judaism, in which he explores what it means to be a Jew today. He also discusses the threat of anti-Semitism around the world, including in the United States. During this event, Mr. Levy spoke with with Rabbi David Wolpe. 10:23 am ET Approx. 11 min. Tredegar Iron Works Nathan Madison, author of Tredegar Iron Works: Richmond’s Foundry on the James, ... Nathan Madison, author of Tredegar Iron Works: Richmond’s Foundry on the James, talked about the history of the iron works, which was one of the largest iron works in the country and served as the main artillery manufacturing facility for the Confederacy during the Civil War. The iron works was one of the few buildings that survived the Evacuation Fire set in Richmond after the fall of the Confederacy.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia, from January 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
8:30 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE U.S.-Mexico Immigration Relations ; 12:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. The Big Stick Eliot Cohen talked about his book The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of ... Eliot Cohen talked about his book The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force, in which he argues that hard power is still essential in world today and that soft power, while useful, is not enough to preserve our national security. Mr. Cohen was joined by Thomas Mahnken, Eric Edelman, and Hal Brands. 10:35 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Invention of the American Soldier Monument ; Thomas Brown talked about the history of monuments to the common soldier. He is the author of ... Thomas Brown talked about the history of monuments to the common soldier. He is the author of The Public Art of Civil War Commemoration: A Brief History with Documents and Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina.

“The Invention of the American Soldier Monument” was part of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.” It was co-sponsored by the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.
9:00 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Police Officers in Schools ; 12:54 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Interview on Fair Labor Lawyer Marlene Trestman was interviewed by C-SPAN at the National Press Club Book Fair about her book, ... Marlene Trestman was interviewed by C-SPAN at the National Press Club Book Fair about her book, Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin. 11:23 am ET Approx. 8 min. Richmond Driving Tour ; Mayor Levar Stoney gave a driving tour of Richmond, Virginia, and highlighted some of its most ... Mayor Levar Stoney gave a driving tour of Richmond, Virginia, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia, from January 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:30 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE Open Phones 1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. What Washington Gets Wrong Jennifer Bachner and Benjamin Ginsberg, co-authors of What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected ... Jennifer Bachner and Benjamin Ginsberg, co-authors of What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People, talked about the misconceptions that unelected government officials have about the American public. 11:31 am ET Approx. 49 min. LIVE Context of Civil War Monuments and Memorials ; Timothy Sedore, author of An Illustrated Guide to Virginia’s Civil War Monuments and ... Timothy Sedore, author of An Illustrated Guide to Virginia’s Civil War Monuments and forthcoming works on Tennessee and Mississippi monuments, talked about contrasts and comparisons of the wide range of Civil War monuments in those three states.

“Words, Breath, Text and Landscape: Virginia Civil War Monuments in the Context of Tennessee and Mississippi Monumentation” was part of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.” It was co-sponsored by the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.
10:05 am ET Approx. 6 min. Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting Interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile gave brief farewell remarks at the ... Interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile gave brief farewell remarks at the party’s winter meeting in Atlanta the day before a new chair was set to be elected. Ms. Brazile took over the committee July 24, 2016, following the resignation of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz. 2:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. True South ; Jon Else, producer and cinematographer of the Civil Rights documentary Eyes on the Prize, ... Jon Else, producer and cinematographer of the Civil Rights documentary Eyes on the Prize, talked about his book True South: Henry Hampton and “Eyes on the Prize,” the Landmark Television Series That Reframed the Civil Rights Movement, in which he recounts the impact the series had upon its release in 1987. The program, which aired on PBS, was focused on less recognized participants in the civil rights movement. 12:21 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Conversation With Historian Joseph Ellis ; ; Joseph Ellis spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, and what he likes most ... Joseph Ellis spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, and what he likes most about each individual. This event was part of a series on the Founders hosted by the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach, Florida.
10:12 am ET Approx. 14 min. House Minority Leader Pelosi Health Care Law Forum ; ; During the congressional recess, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held several forums in ... During the congressional recess, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held several forums in her 12th Congressional District on the negative consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act. At this event in San Francisco, several audience members spoke about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and urged against its elimination. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Letters to a Young Muslim ; ; Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash talked about his book, Letters to a Young Muslim, about the ... Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash talked about his book, Letters to a Young Muslim, about the dangers of Islamic extremism and what it means to be a good Muslim in the world. He spoke with Marcus Brauchli, former executive editor of the Washington Post. 1:14 pm ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Controversy over General Robert E. Lee Monuments ; Ervin Jordan, author of Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia talked ... Ervin Jordan, author of Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia talked about the controversies over the monument in Charlottesville, Virginia, of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

“Monument Man: Robert E. Lee: America’s Most Honored Traitor” was part of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.” It was co-sponsored by the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.
2:43 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new ... The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new leadership.

Three resolutions were debated and voted upon. Remarks were made by guest speakers the Reverend Bernice A. King and Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. A video tribute to Interim Chair Donna Brazile was shown before she made some farewell remarks. Candidates to be the new party chair gave speeches. After the first round of voting the slate was narrowed to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Representative Keith Ellison (MN).
4:59 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Urban Forests ; Jill Jonnes talked about her book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the ... Jill Jonnes talked about her book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, in which she examines the natural history of trees and their impact on urban settings. 1:59 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Tredegar Iron Works Nathan Madison, author of Tredegar Iron Works: Richmond’s Foundry on the James, ... Nathan Madison, author of Tredegar Iron Works: Richmond’s Foundry on the James, talked about the history of the iron works, which was one of the largest iron works in the country and served as the main artillery manufacturing facility for the Confederacy during the Civil War. The iron works was one of the few buildings that survived the Evacuation Fire set in Richmond after the fall of the Confederacy.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Richmond, Virginia, from January 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:53 pm ET Approx. 1 min. LIVE Democratic National Committee Chair Election Results ; ; The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at ... The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at the 2017 Winter Meeting. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) gave a concession speech before former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s victory speech. In his first duty as the new chair, former Secretary Perez appointed Represenbtative Ellison to be the deputy chair. The DNC members approved this appointment. In his remarks Chairman Perez promised to unite, transform, and improve the party. 5:57 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Interview on Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder Claudia Kalb was interviewed by C-SPAN at the National Press Club Book Fair about her book, ... Claudia Kalb was interviewed by C-SPAN at the National Press Club Book Fair about her book, Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities 2:09 pm ET Approx. 56 min. LIVE Confederate Monuments and Memorials ; James Loewen, author of Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong and other ... James Loewen, author of Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong and other works talked about new perspectives on Confederate monuments.

“Confederate Monuments: Modest Proposals” was part of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.” It was co-sponsored by the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.
2:55 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new ... The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new leadership.

Three resolutions were debated and voted upon. Remarks were made by guest speakers the Reverend Bernice A. King and Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. A video tribute to Interim Chair Donna Brazile was shown before she made some farewell remarks. Candidates to be the new party chair gave speeches. After the first round of voting the slate was narrowed to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Representative Keith Ellison (MN).
6:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy and John Adams's Republic Luke Mayville, author of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, and Richard Alan ... Luke Mayville, author of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, and Richard Alan Ryerson, author of John Adams’s Republic: The One, the Few, and the Many, provide insight into the political views of America’s 2nd president with a focus on Adams’s fears of aristocracy. They spoke with Tom Donnelly. 3:07 pm ET Approx. 55 min. LIVE Panel on Civil War Monuments and Memorials Historians discussed the future of Civil War monuments and responded to questions from members of ... Historians discussed the future of Civil War monuments and responded to questions from members of the audience. They had each given a presentation at the all-day symposium on the past, present, and future of Civil War monuments, addressing the history of their construction in the North and South, and how public perception, especially of Confederate monuments, had changed.

This was the conclusion of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.” It was co-sponsored by the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.
3:09 pm ET Approx. 1 min. LIVE Democratic National Committee Chair Election Results ; ; The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at ... The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at the 2017 Winter Meeting. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) gave a concession speech before former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s victory speech. In his first duty as the new chair, former Secretary Perez appointed Represenbtative Ellison to be the deputy chair. The DNC members approved this appointment. In his remarks Chairman Perez promised to unite, transform, and improve the party. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Never Caught ; Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' ... Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, in which she recounts the life of Ona Judge, a slave owned by George and Martha Washington, whose escape initiated a manhunt ordered by the first president. In her book, the author reports that Washington was adverse to free his slaves, which, according to Pennsylvania law, was required after six months of residency in the state. Instead, Washington would send his slaves back to Virginia every six months to circumvent the law. Ona Judge remained free until her death in New Hampshire in 1848. 4:03 pm ET Approx. 40 min. We Could Not Fail ; Richard Paul and Steven Moss talked about their book, We Could Not Fail: The First African ... Richard Paul and Steven Moss talked about their book, We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program, about 10 African Americans who broke the color barrier at NASA. They also spoke about the use of the space program by Presidents Kennedy and Johnson to advance social change.
3:11 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new ... The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new leadership.

Three resolutions were debated and voted upon. Remarks were made by guest speakers the Reverend Bernice A. King and Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. A video tribute to Interim Chair Donna Brazile was shown before she made some farewell remarks. Candidates to be the new party chair gave speeches. After the first round of voting the slate was narrowed to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Representative Keith Ellison (MN).
8:19 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 4:44 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Public History and Museum Exhibits ; Richard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic ... Richard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic sites. The conversation focused on Mr. Rabinowitz’s book, Curating America: Journey’s Through Storyscapes of the American Past. Richard Rabinowitz has helped develop programs, exhibits, and new museums all over the United States. He spoke with Brooklyn Historical Society president Deborah Schwartz.
3:17 pm ET Approx. 24 min. LIVE Democratic National Committee Chair Election Results ; ; The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at ... The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at the 2017 Winter Meeting. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) gave a concession speech before former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s victory speech. In his first duty as the new chair, former Secretary Perez appointed Represenbtative Ellison to be the deputy chair. The DNC members approved this appointment. In his remarks Chairman Perez promised to unite, transform, and improve the party. 8:21 pm ET Approx. 7 min. A House of My Own Sandra Cisneros, author of A House of My Own: Stories from My Life, delivered a talk after ... Sandra Cisneros, author of A House of My Own: Stories from My Life, delivered a talk after receiving the Fairfax Prize, which is awarded annually during the Fall for the Book festival in Virginia. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 46 min. Reconstruction After Lincoln's Assassination ; Frank Williams talked about politics and culture after President Lincoln’s assassination and ... Frank Williams talked about politics and culture after President Lincoln’s assassination and the Reconstruction Era that followed.

This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum Symposium.
3:42 pm ET Approx. 35 min. 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference ; Political analysts discuss what Donald Trump’s victory means for a potential realignment of ... Political analysts discuss what Donald Trump’s victory means for a potential realignment of both the Republican and Democratic parties. Speakers included Byron York, chief political correspondent for the Washington Times, and Susan Page, Washington Bureau chief of USA Today. “Rustbelt, Religion, and Realignment: Is it Real?” was part of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). 8:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Big Agenda ; David Horowitz talked about his book Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save ... David Horowitz talked about his book Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save America, in which he outlines the priorities he thinks the White House administration should focus on. 6:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Historical Portrayals of Nat Turner Kenneth S. Greenberg talked about historical portrayals of Nat Turner, the African American leader ... Kenneth S. Greenberg talked about historical portrayals of Nat Turner, the African American leader of an 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia. He spoke about the competing accounts of Turner’s rebellion, misconceptions about slavery, and methods used by slaves to resist their masters. Mr. Greenberg also talked about the consequences of the Nat Turner’s rebellion for other slaves in the South.
4:18 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Week Ahead in Congress ; Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including ... Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including Senate confirmation floor votes on Cabinet nominees, Tuesday’s Senate confirmation hearing for former Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) to be the director of national intelligence (DNI), the House Judiciary’s markup of the Democrats' resolution to investigate President Trump and the president’s address to Congress. 9:30 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Watching TV ; Walter Podrazik, television curator at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, talked about his ... Walter Podrazik, television curator at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, talked about his book, Watching TV: Eight Decades of American Television, about the history and influence of television and the future of the medium. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Colonial America and the British Empire Professor John Coombs talked about the 17th century relationship between the colonial Chesapeake ... Professor John Coombs talked about the 17th century relationship between the colonial Chesapeake area and the British Empire. He described how the rise of the tobacco economy consolidated the power of wealthy Virginia planters and London merchants, who controlled trans-Atlantic shipping.
4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. LIVE National Governors Association Cybersecurity Panel Governors and computer specialists talked about how states defend against cyber threats Governors and computer specialists talked about how states defend against cyber threats 10:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin ; ; The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in ... The parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, talked about their book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin, in which they discuss their son’s life and death and their experience with the judicial system. They were interviewed by Wesley Lowery. 8:49 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Mail-Order Marriages in California ; Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order ... Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches, in which she discusses how 19th century California gold rush pioneers encouraged single women to move west and marry the state’s bachelors with promises of protecting women’s rights. However, Professor Zug argued that when brides increasingly came from Asia, America’s acceptance of mail-order marriages evaporated.
5:46 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Democratic National Committee Chair Election Results ; ; The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at ... The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at the 2017 Winter Meeting. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) gave a concession speech before former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s victory speech. In his first duty as the new chair, former Secretary Perez appointed Represenbtative Ellison to be the deputy chair. The DNC members approved this appointment. In his remarks Chairman Perez promised to unite, transform, and improve the party. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Civil Wars Professor David Armitage talked about his book Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, in which he ... Professor David Armitage talked about his book Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, in which he provides a history of civil wars throughout the world, from the Romans, who were the forebears of the concept, to America’s internal conflicts. He also addressed current international conflicts, which now extend beyond borders. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Iran-Contra Tower Commission Report ; ; Three commission members briefed reporters on the release of the Tower Commission report on the ... Three commission members briefed reporters on the release of the Tower Commission report on the Iran-Contra Affair, officially titled the “Report of the President’s Special Review Board.” Members summarized the report and took questions after a brief introduction by President Reagan. Iran-Contra was a covert operation by members of President Reagan’s National Security team. It involved sales of military weapons to Iran in violation of an arms embargo and the use of proceeds from the arms sales to fund anti-government rebels or “contras” in Nicaragua.
6:12 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Week Ahead in Congress ; Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including ... Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the key issues in Congress the next week, including Senate confirmation floor votes on Cabinet nominees, Tuesday’s Senate confirmation hearing for former Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) to be the director of national intelligence (DNI), the House Judiciary’s markup of the Democrats' resolution to investigate President Trump and the president’s address to Congress. 11:52 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Congressional Reaction to Tower Commision Report Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower ... Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower Commission Report on the Iran-Contra Affair on the day it was released. This is a selection of reactions from Republicans and Democrats from the House and Senate.
6:19 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address In his weekly address, President Trump honored Black History Month. He talked about his visit ... In his weekly address, President Trump honored Black History Month. He talked about his visit earlier in the week to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall and his commitment to the African-American community. 12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. Sovereign Duty ; KrisAnne Hall talked about her book Sovereign Duty, in which she outlines what citizens can ... KrisAnne Hall talked about her book Sovereign Duty, in which she outlines what citizens can do to ensure that their constitutional rights are protected. She argued that the federal government has failed in its duty to uphold the Constitution. 11:44 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Presidential Address on Tower Commission Report In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission ... In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission and pledged to implement the recommendations in it. He admitted that “mistakes” were made and that “what began as a strategic opening to Iran deteriorated in its implementation into trading arms for hostages.”
6:23 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Democratic Address Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) delivered the weekly Democratic address. She talked about the ... Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) delivered the weekly Democratic address. She talked about the immigrant experience and political action. 1:50 am ET Approx. 2 min. 11:56 pm ET Approx. 2 min.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Representative Ro Khanna ; ; Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA), the new representative for Silicon Valley, talked about issues ... Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA), the new representative for Silicon Valley, talked about issues that matter to Silicon Valley’s technology companies, his experiences representing the region, and tech companies' sometimes frustrating relationships with Washington, D.C. Representative Khanna’s district includes Apple, Google, Yahoo!, Tesla, Cisco, LinkedIn, and NVidia among others. He also described his goal to create more jobs across the U.S. 2:00 am ET Approx. 58 min. Civilianized ; ; Michael Anthony talked about his book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, in ... Michael Anthony talked about his book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, in which he chronicles his decline after returning home from the Iraq War. During this event, Mr. Anthony was interviewed by Chris Walsh.

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12:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. Colonial America and the British Empire Professor John Coombs talked about the 17th century relationship between the colonial Chesapeake ... Professor John Coombs talked about the 17th century relationship between the colonial Chesapeake area and the British Empire. He described how the rise of the tobacco economy consolidated the power of wealthy Virginia planters and London merchants, who controlled trans-Atlantic shipping.
7:01 pm ET Approx. 23 min. State Office Holders at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference State Senators Affie Ellis (WY) amd Brian Kelsey (TN) and State Attorney General Patrick Morrissey ... State Senators Affie Ellis (WY) amd Brian Kelsey (TN) and State Attorney General Patrick Morrissey (WV) talked about their respective campaigns and the principles that encouraged them to seek public office.

“Rising Conservative Stars” was part of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
3:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. The Glass Universe ; ; Dava Sobel talked about her book, The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory ... Dava Sobel talked about her book, The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars, about women who worked for the Harvard College Observatory, studying glass photographs of the stars. They developed a system to classify and measure stars that is still in use today. Ms. Sobel is the author of many other books, including The Planets and Galileo’s Daughter. 12:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Mail-Order Marriages in California ; Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order ... Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches, in which she discusses how 19th century California gold rush pioneers encouraged single women to move west and marry the state’s bachelors with promises of protecting women’s rights. However, Professor Zug argued that when brides increasingly came from Asia, America’s acceptance of mail-order marriages evaporated.
7:24 pm ET Approx. 35 min. 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference ; Political analysts discuss what Donald Trump’s victory means for a potential realignment of ... Political analysts discuss what Donald Trump’s victory means for a potential realignment of both the Republican and Democratic parties. Speakers included Byron York, chief political correspondent for the Washington Times, and Susan Page, Washington Bureau chief of USA Today. “Rustbelt, Religion, and Realignment: Is it Real?” was part of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). 4:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Refinery Town ; ; Steve Early talked about his book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an ... Steve Early talked about his book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City, about the fight by the citizens of Richmond, California, against Chevron, the largest oil refinery in the state, and how they transformed the city through community organizing. 2:00 am ET Approx. 44 min. We Could Not Fail ; Richard Paul and Steven Moss talked about their book, We Could Not Fail: The First African ... Richard Paul and Steven Moss talked about their book, We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program, about 10 African Americans who broke the color barrier at NASA. They also spoke about the use of the space program by Presidents Kennedy and Johnson to advance social change.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new ... The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new leadership.

Three resolutions were debated and voted upon. Remarks were made by guest speakers the Reverend Bernice A. King and Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. A video tribute to Interim Chair Donna Brazile was shown before she made some farewell remarks. Candidates to be the new party chair gave speeches. After the first round of voting the slate was narrowed to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Representative Keith Ellison (MN).
5:24 am ET Approx. 1 min. 2:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Public History and Museum Exhibits ; Richard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic ... Richard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic sites. The conversation focused on Mr. Rabinowitz’s book, Curating America: Journey’s Through Storyscapes of the American Past. Richard Rabinowitz has helped develop programs, exhibits, and new museums all over the United States. He spoke with Brooklyn Historical Society president Deborah Schwartz.
9:25 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Democratic National Committee Chair Election Results ; ; The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at ... The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at the 2017 Winter Meeting. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) gave a concession speech before former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s victory speech. In his first duty as the new chair, former Secretary Perez appointed Represenbtative Ellison to be the deputy chair. The DNC members approved this appointment. In his remarks Chairman Perez promised to unite, transform, and improve the party. 5:25 am ET Approx. 4 min. 4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Humanizing the Founding Fathers ; Joseph Ellis talked about the Founding Fathers and argued for humanizing them, saying they were ... Joseph Ellis talked about the Founding Fathers and argued for humanizing them, saying they were flawed men who are too often placed on a pedestal, stripping us of our ability to relate to them and thus truly appreciate their achievement. Following his talk, Mr. Ellis participated in a conversation on what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, and what he likes most about each individual.
9:50 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Democratic National Committee Chair News Conference New Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez spoke to reporters after his election at the ... New Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez spoke to reporters after his election at the party’s winter meeting in Atlanta. Chair Perez answered questions about multiple topics including the Trump presidency, what changes he planned to make in the DNC, and the potential for a review of what went wrong in the 2016 presidential elections. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), the newly-appointed DNC deputy chair, also took questions. 5:30 am ET Approx. 56 min. Authors on Writing History ; Biographer Robert Caro and historian Brenda Wineapple talked about writing ... Biographer Robert Caro and historian Brenda Wineapple talked about writing history.

They spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar.
5:08 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Conversation With Historian Joseph Ellis ; ; Joseph Ellis spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, and what he likes most ... Joseph Ellis spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, and what he likes most about each individual. This event was part of a series on the Founders hosted by the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach, Florida.
10:38 pm ET Approx. 35 min. 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference ; Political analysts discuss what Donald Trump’s victory means for a potential realignment of ... Political analysts discuss what Donald Trump’s victory means for a potential realignment of both the Republican and Democratic parties. Speakers included Byron York, chief political correspondent for the Washington Times, and Susan Page, Washington Bureau chief of USA Today. “Rustbelt, Religion, and Realignment: Is it Real?” was part of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). 6:30 am ET Approx. 45 min. Failure to Adjust ; Edward Alden talked about his book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the ... Edward Alden talked about his book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, about America’s role in the global economy. He spoke with Richard Haass. 6:10 am ET Approx. 47 min. Colonial America and the British Empire Professor John Coombs talked about the 17th century relationship between the colonial Chesapeake ... Professor John Coombs talked about the 17th century relationship between the colonial Chesapeake area and the British Empire. He described how the rise of the tobacco economy consolidated the power of wealthy Virginia planters and London merchants, who controlled trans-Atlantic shipping.
11:15 pm ET Approx. 58 min. National Governors Association Health Care Panel ; The nation’s governors gathered in Washington, D.C. for their annual winter meeting. Former ... The nation’s governors gathered in Washington, D.C. for their annual winter meeting. Former governors discussed the role of states in improving health care. Speakers included former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour (R) and former U.S. Senator and former Nebraska Governor Ben Nelson (D). In addition, speakers talked about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and the need for Congress to provide flexibility to the states.

The special session, “Lessons on Leadership: Negotiating a Health Care Solution,” was moderated by Sarah Kliff.
12:17 am ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address In his weekly address, President Trump honored Black History Month. He talked about his visit ... In his weekly address, President Trump honored Black History Month. He talked about his visit earlier in the week to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall and his commitment to the African-American community.
12:20 am ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Democratic Address Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) delivered the weekly Democratic address. She talked about the ... Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) delivered the weekly Democratic address. She talked about the immigrant experience and political action.
12:26 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new ... The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new leadership.

Three resolutions were debated and voted upon. Remarks were made by guest speakers the Reverend Bernice A. King and Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. A video tribute to Interim Chair Donna Brazile was shown before she made some farewell remarks. Candidates to be the new party chair gave speeches. After the first round of voting the slate was narrowed to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Representative Keith Ellison (MN).
1:51 am ET Approx. 24 min. Democratic National Committee Chair Election Results ; ; The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at ... The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at the 2017 Winter Meeting. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) gave a concession speech before former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s victory speech. In his first duty as the new chair, former Secretary Perez appointed Represenbtative Ellison to be the deputy chair. The DNC members approved this appointment. In his remarks Chairman Perez promised to unite, transform, and improve the party.
2:16 am ET Approx. 23 min. Democratic National Committee Chair News Conference New Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez spoke to reporters after his election at the ... New Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez spoke to reporters after his election at the party’s winter meeting in Atlanta. Chair Perez answered questions about multiple topics including the Trump presidency, what changes he planned to make in the DNC, and the potential for a review of what went wrong in the 2016 presidential elections. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), the newly-appointed DNC deputy chair, also took questions.
2:41 am ET Approx. 22 min. CPAC 2017: Scott Pruitt Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt talked about the changes he plans ... Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt talked about the changes he plans to make at the agency in the areas of process, the rule of law and the concept of federalism. He spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held outside the nation’s capital in National Harbor, Maryland.
3:06 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. National Governors Association Early Childhood Education Panel The nation’s governors gathered in Washington, DC for their annual winter meeting. The ... The nation’s governors gathered in Washington, DC for their annual winter meeting. The opening session focused on ways to improve the quality of early childhood education programs around the country. Speakers included actress Jennifer Garner, a trustee of Save the Children, and Mark Shriver, president of Save the Children Action Network. In addition, Huntington Ingalls Industries CEO Mike Petters discussed the importance of education on workforce development. The National Governors Association is chaired this year by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) who gave opening remarks.
4:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Democratic National Committee 2017 Winter Meeting The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new ... The Democratic National Committee continued its 2017 Winter Meeting before electing new leadership.

Three resolutions were debated and voted upon. Remarks were made by guest speakers the Reverend Bernice A. King and Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander. A video tribute to Interim Chair Donna Brazile was shown before she made some farewell remarks. Candidates to be the new party chair gave speeches. After the first round of voting the slate was narrowed to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Representative Keith Ellison (MN).
6:10 am ET Approx. 24 min. Democratic National Committee Chair Election Results ; ; The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at ... The results of the voting for the new chair of the Democratic National Committee were announced at the 2017 Winter Meeting. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) gave a concession speech before former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s victory speech. In his first duty as the new chair, former Secretary Perez appointed Represenbtative Ellison to be the deputy chair. The DNC members approved this appointment. In his remarks Chairman Perez promised to unite, transform, and improve the party.
6:35 am ET Approx. 23 min. Democratic National Committee Chair News Conference New Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez spoke to reporters after his election at the ... New Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez spoke to reporters after his election at the party’s winter meeting in Atlanta. Chair Perez answered questions about multiple topics including the Trump presidency, what changes he planned to make in the DNC, and the potential for a review of what went wrong in the 2016 presidential elections. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), the newly-appointed DNC deputy chair, also took questions.