C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s rally in Phoenix the previous evening. This was his first rally since his comments on violence in Charlottesville. 6:56 am ET Approx. 9 min. Moon's Rare Books Reid Moon gave a tour of his store, Moon’s Rare Books, in Provo, Utah. For 30 years, Mr. ... Reid Moon gave a tour of his store, Moon’s Rare Books, in Provo, Utah. For 30 years, Mr. Moon has been collecting rare books from all over the world. He showed items from collection, including Brigham Young’s copy of the Book of Mormon as well as an original copy of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Provo, Utah, from June 4-9 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.
6:20 am ET Approx. 51 min. African-American Poet Phillis Wheatley ; English professor Barbara Lewis talked about the time in which poet Phillis Wheatley lived. She ... English professor Barbara Lewis talked about the time in which poet Phillis Wheatley lived. She spoke about Boston’s treatment of slaves and Phillis Wheatley’s standing in her master’s household. She also looked at the poet’s reception in the international arena. Phillis Wheatley was an eighteenth century Boston slave, and the first African American to have her poetry published.
8:03 am ET Approx. 32 min. LIVE Mark Zandi on the Debt Ceiling and Wall Street ; Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s ... Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s borrowing limit, also known as the “debt ceiling,” and the possible impact on Wall Street of not increasing it. In 2011, Congress did not raise the limit, and Standard and Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA (outstanding) to AA+ (excellent). 7:06 am ET Approx. 17 min. Globalization and Terrorism Jamal Nassar talked about his book, Globalization and Terrorism: The Migration of Dreams and ... Jamal Nassar talked about his book, Globalization and Terrorism: The Migration of Dreams and Nightmares, about the history of terrorism and the causes behind it.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in San Bernardino, California, from April 2-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter and Time Warner cable local affiliates, 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.
7:14 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Divisions in Modern Women's Movement ; ; Marjorie Spruill talked about her book Divided We Stand, in which she chronicles the ... Marjorie Spruill talked about her book Divided We Stand, in which she chronicles the development of competing liberal and conservative factions in the women’s movement from the late-1970s to the present day.
8:37 am ET Approx. 28 min. LIVE Kelly Whitener on the Children's Health Insurance Program ; Professor Kelly Whitener talked about the future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program ... Professor Kelly Whitener talked about the future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Authorization for CHIP is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2017, unless Congress renews the program. 7:24 am ET Approx. 9 min. Thoreau's Walden Pond Concord Museum curator David Wood visited Walden Pond to recount Henry David Thoreau’s time ... Concord Museum curator David Wood visited Walden Pond to recount Henry David Thoreau’s time there and the lasting impact of his book. For two years, beginning in 1845, writer and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau lived on the shores of Walden Pond. The purpose was to acquire a better appreciation of nature and find an escape from the surrounding world. He chronicled his experience in the book Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 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.
8:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Women of the White House Presidential historians talked about some of the country’s most influential first ladies, ... Presidential historians talked about some of the country’s most influential first ladies, their relationships with their spouses, and the difficulties they faced in the White House. They also spoke about the presidential daughters, sisters, and nieces, such Julie Nixon and Alice Roosevelt, who left their own mark on White House history.
9:07 am ET Approx. 27 min. LIVE Iain Murray on Shrinking the Executive Branch ; Iain Murray, vice president of strategy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, talked about the ... Iain Murray, vice president of strategy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, talked about the organization’s recent report on shrinking the executive branch. The report was crafted in response to President Trump’s executive order on reordering the the branch of government that is responsible for the day-to-day management of the nation.

CEI is a think tank dedicated to regulatory affairs, which he and his organization believe are the "biggest burden "on American taxpayers.
7:38 am ET Approx. 23 min. Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson Christie Jackson talked about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s time in the home as well as other ... Christie Jackson talked about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s time in the home as well as other writers, such as Henry David Thoreau, Nathanial Hawthorne, and Margaret Fuller, who spent time there. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote most of his works while living in Concord, Massachusetts. He wrote Nature, which set the foundation for transcendentalism while living at the Old Manse.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 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.
9:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. First Lady Florence Harding ; Katherine Sibley talked about how Florence Harding set new precedents as first lady by advocating ... Katherine Sibley talked about how Florence Harding set new precedents as first lady by advocating for causes such as veterans' assistance and animal rights. She also talked about how President Warren Harding’s affairs affected Florence and compared the Hardings to other presidential couples. The presentation focused on Ms. Sibley’s book, First Lady Florence Harding: Behind the Tragedy and the Controversy.
9:36 am ET Approx. 23 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2 Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s role in the 2018 Republican primaries. 8:02 am ET Approx. 9 min. Study of Ralph Waldo Emerson ; Curator David Wood described the original items located in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study and ... Curator David Wood described the original items located in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study and Emerson’s life and career in Concord, Massachusetts. Writer and Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson died in 1882 at the age of 78. What followed was an influx of visitors to his home wishing to get a glimpse of where the famed writer worked. In order to keep up with the demand and to preserve the items, the R.W. Emerson Memorial Association decided to move his study to the Concord Museum that was being erected across the street.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 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. 
10:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Challenges After Women's Suffrage ; Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th ... Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920. She focused on African Americans in the South as well as Native Americans and described the difficulties faced by women running for political office.
10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Big Data and Politics ; Michal Kosinski talked about the method he developed for analyzing an individual’s ... Michal Kosinski talked about the method he developed for analyzing an individual’s personality traits based on their social media activities and how these profiles have been used in business as well as politics, including the 2016 Trump and “Brexit” campaigns. 8:11 am ET Approx. 18 min. Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott ... Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott family’s life in Concord, Massachusetts. Purchased by Amos Bronson Alcott in 1857, Orchard House became the home of Mr. Alcott and his family after several years of constant moving. It was here that Bronson Alcott’s daughter, Louisa May Alcott, wrote her novel Little Women on a desk built for her by her father.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 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.
12:34 pm ET Approx. 51 min. African-American Poet Phillis Wheatley ; English professor Barbara Lewis talked about the time in which poet Phillis Wheatley lived. She ... English professor Barbara Lewis talked about the time in which poet Phillis Wheatley lived. She spoke about Boston’s treatment of slaves and Phillis Wheatley’s standing in her master’s household. She also looked at the poet’s reception in the international arena. Phillis Wheatley was an eighteenth century Boston slave, and the first African American to have her poetry published.
11:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. LIVE Political Situation in Congo The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in Washington, DC hosted a panel discussion on the current ... The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in Washington, DC hosted a panel discussion on the current political and security situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Speakers also discussed emerging human rights violations, local conflicts and the challenges facing UN peacekeepers in the DRC. Panelists included representatives from Amnesty International, U.S. Institute of Peace, Stimson Center and the Search for Common Good. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), an estimated 3.8 million people are internally displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 8:37 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. LIVE Management of Federal Programs and Agencies The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability ... The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) 2017 “High Risk List” of federal agencies and programs it considers vulnerable to waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement or in in need or transformation due to changing environments. GAO Comptroller General Gene Dodaro was a keynote speaker. He talked about the areas of high risk and as well as agencies that have shown progress. Mr. Dodaro was followed by a panel discussion with representatives from various government agencies who discussed about how their departments have addressed GAO concerns. 1:28 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Divisions in Modern Women's Movement ; ; Marjorie Spruill talked about her book Divided We Stand, in which she chronicles the ... Marjorie Spruill talked about her book Divided We Stand, in which she chronicles the development of competing liberal and conservative factions in the women’s movement from the late-1970s to the present day.
12:13 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Muslim Identities and Experiences in the U.S. Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different ... Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different viewpoints and experiences of Muslims living in the United States. They offered suggestions for how people, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can work to encourage better conversations and informed understanding of the diversity and breadth of the Muslim community. 10:49 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Border Security Technology Homeland Security officials with the Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection agencies ... Homeland Security officials with the Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection agencies testified at a hearing on the various technologies they were using to secure the nation’s borders. During the hearing, Customs and Border Protection’s Field Operations Executive Assistant Commissioner Todd Owens said the smuggling of the dangerous drug fentanyl into the U.S. via the courier system from China was an issue that needs to be addressed immediately. Mr. Owens added that the CBP had conducted testing on the drug that comes from both China and across the U.S. southern border and the Chinese drug is much more potent. 2:42 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Women of the White House Presidential historians talked about some of the country’s most influential first ladies, ... Presidential historians talked about some of the country’s most influential first ladies, their relationships with their spouses, and the difficulties they faced in the White House. They also spoke about the presidential daughters, sisters, and nieces, such Julie Nixon and Alice Roosevelt, who left their own mark on White House history.
1:42 pm ET Approx. 22 min. Mark Zandi on the Debt Ceiling and Wall Street ; Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s ... Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s borrowing limit, also known as the “debt ceiling,” and the possible impact on Wall Street of not increasing it. In 2011, Congress did not raise the limit, and Standard and Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA (outstanding) to AA+ (excellent). 12:17 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Summit on Human Exploration of Mars, Part 1 Astrophysicists, aerospace engineers, and space policy experts were among the speakers at the ... Astrophysicists, aerospace engineers, and space policy experts were among the speakers at the fifth annual conference on human exploration of Mars hosted by Explore Mars, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping spawn a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s. Panelists discussed the challenges to, benefits of, and recent advancements toward a manned Mars mission. Some of them also responded to questions from the audience, most of which were other members of the space exploration and education community. 3:49 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. First Lady Florence Harding ; Katherine Sibley talked about how Florence Harding set new precedents as first lady by advocating ... Katherine Sibley talked about how Florence Harding set new precedents as first lady by advocating for causes such as veterans' assistance and animal rights. She also talked about how President Warren Harding’s affairs affected Florence and compared the Hardings to other presidential couples. The presentation focused on Ms. Sibley’s book, First Lady Florence Harding: Behind the Tragedy and the Controversy.
2:04 pm ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE President Trump Remarks at the American Legion National Convention President Trump delivered remarks at the National Convention of the American Legion in Reno, ... President Trump delivered remarks at the National Convention of the American Legion in Reno, Nevada. In his remarks, he said it was time to heal the wounds that divided the country and outlined some of the proposed changes for the Veterans Affairs Department. Following his remarks, he signed a bill that would modernize and speed up the veterans' appeal process. 2:11 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. EPA Superfund Program A subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on the ... A subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund program, which was created to fund the cleanup of hazardous waste sites. The witness panel, which comprised an environmental attorney, a consultant ,and the regional operations director of Virginia’s Dept. of Environmental Quality, gave their recommendations on ways to expedite the cleanup of these waste sites. 4:58 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Challenges After Women's Suffrage ; Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th ... Professor Robyn Muncy talked about women’s voting rights following ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920. She focused on African Americans in the South as well as Native Americans and described the difficulties faced by women running for political office.
2:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. Living on the Moon and Mars Dr. Susan Jewell and Space Architect Brent Sherwood talked about living in space. Dr. Jewell spoke ... Dr. Susan Jewell and Space Architect Brent Sherwood talked about living in space. Dr. Jewell spoke about what it might take for humans to live on Mars. Mr. Sherwood explained why he believes building a village on the Moon is better than humans colonizing Mars. 3:24 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Federal Polices and Poverty, Part 1 Panelists talked about the impact of government policies and regulations on poverty. This portion ... Panelists talked about the impact of government policies and regulations on poverty. This portion of the event included keynote remarks by Professor Donald Boudreaux and former Trump campaign economic adviser Stephen Moore. Following the remarks, economists and policy experts took part in a panel discussion. They argued that certain environmental policies, land-use restrictions, and sugar taxes have a negative impact on low-income Americans. 6:47 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Divisions in Modern Women's Movement ; ; Marjorie Spruill talked about her book Divided We Stand, in which she chronicles the ... Marjorie Spruill talked about her book Divided We Stand, in which she chronicles the development of competing liberal and conservative factions in the women’s movement from the late-1970s to the present day.
4:25 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 6 min. Management of Federal Programs and Agencies The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability ... The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) 2017 “High Risk List” of federal agencies and programs it considers vulnerable to waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement or in in need or transformation due to changing environments. GAO Comptroller General Gene Dodaro was a keynote speaker. He talked about the areas of high risk and as well as agencies that have shown progress. Mr. Dodaro was followed by a panel discussion with representatives from various government agencies who discussed about how their departments have addressed GAO concerns. 5:13 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. Tax Reform A House Ways and Means subcommittee heard from a panel on their recommendations for simplifying ... A House Ways and Means subcommittee heard from a panel on their recommendations for simplifying the tax code. Witnesses included Bill Archer, a former U.S. representative (R-TX) who once chaired the House Ways and Means Committee and was a key player in the 1986 Tax Reform Act. He was joined by analysts who talked about proposals concerning retirement income and plans for updating the nation’s electronic filing system. The subcommittee hearing was led by its chair, Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL). 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Salem Witch Trials 101 ; ; Professor Emerson Baker provided an in-depth look into the history of Salem, Massachusetts. He ... Professor Emerson Baker provided an in-depth look into the history of Salem, Massachusetts. He explored how it went from a simple town in Massachusetts in 1692 to a city synonymous with witchcraft and tragedy. 2017 marked the 325th anniversary of the Salem Witch Trials. The presentation was a part of an all-day symposium held at Salem State University in Massachusetts.
6:34 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Mark Zandi on the Debt Ceiling and Wall Street ; Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s ... Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s borrowing limit, also known as the “debt ceiling,” and the possible impact on Wall Street of not increasing it. In 2011, Congress did not raise the limit, and Standard and Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA (outstanding) to AA+ (excellent). 7:10 pm ET Approx. 49 min. NAFTA and Agricultural Policy The presidents of the largest farm and ranch associations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico held a ... The presidents of the largest farm and ranch associations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico held a news conference to voice their support for the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Representatives of the three countries had begun a new round of talks to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early 2018 following President Trump’s campaign pledge to renegotiate it. 9:10 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents Project ; Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book ... Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book project titled Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt. Twelve people worked for ten years to complete the book, a chronological record of legal documents from the trials, many newly transcribed by the team’s six linguists. This presentation was part of an all-day seminar on the legacy of the Witch Trials.
7:33 pm ET Approx. 26 min. President Trump Remarks at the American Legion National Convention President Trump delivered remarks at the National Convention of the American Legion in Reno, ... President Trump delivered remarks at the National Convention of the American Legion in Reno, Nevada. In his remarks, he said it was time to heal the wounds that divided the country and outlined some of the proposed changes for the Veterans Affairs Department. Following his remarks, he signed a bill that would modernize and speed up the veterans' appeal process. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 22 min. All They Will Call You Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You, about the impact of a 1948 ... Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You, about the impact of a 1948 plane crash in California that killed 32 people, including 28 Mexican migrant workers being deported by the U.S. government. The names of the workers were omitted from media reports and their unidentified remains were buried in an unmarked mass grave in California’s Central Valley. The crash was the basis for activist Woody Guthrie’s protest song, “Plane Wreck at Los Gatos.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 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.
10:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Salem's "Witch City" Notoriety Historians, writers, and professors talked about the history behind how Salem, Massachusetts, ... Historians, writers, and professors talked about the history behind how Salem, Massachusetts, became known as the “Witch City.” The panelists discussed whether the commercialization of Salem through the creation of “Witch City” is an economic benefit or gross insensitivity to the tragedy that occurred over 300 years ago. This discussion was a part of the 325th anniversary symposium held at Salem State University.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Bill Clinton and George W. Bush on Leadership ; ; Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton talked about the importance of leadership, ... Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton talked about the importance of leadership, public service, and working to build better communities. The two men also spoke briefly on their time in office and their post-presidential lives.

This event marked the end of the 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholars program series.
8:22 pm ET Approx. 10 min. The Ethical Lobbyist Tom Holyoke talked about his book The Ethical Lobbyist: Reforming Washington’s Influence ... Tom Holyoke talked about his book The Ethical Lobbyist: Reforming Washington’s Influence Industry, in which he discusses the ethics involved in lobbying and argues for stronger lobbying regulations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 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.
12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Memorializing Salem ; Kenneth Foote talked about memorializing sites such as Salem, Massachusetts. His book on the ... Kenneth Foote talked about memorializing sites such as Salem, Massachusetts. His book on the subject is titled Shadowed Ground: America’s Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy. 2017 marked the 325th anniversary of the Salem Witch Trials. This is the keynote speech from the Salem State University symposium on the legacy of the witch trials.
8:50 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Muslim Identities and Experiences in the U.S. Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different ... Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different viewpoints and experiences of Muslims living in the United States. They offered suggestions for how people, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can work to encourage better conversations and informed understanding of the diversity and breadth of the Muslim community. 8:33 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women Blain Roberts talked about her book Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the ... Blain Roberts talked about her book Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South, in which she looks at the role of beauty in the racial conflicts in the South during the 1950s and 1960s. Ms. Roberts said Jim Crow era cosmetics companies sold beauty products that emphasized whiteness, and black beauty parlors were key sties of resistance during the Civil Rights movement.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 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.
6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Salem Witch Trials 101 ; ; Professor Emerson Baker provided an in-depth look into the history of Salem, Massachusetts. He ... Professor Emerson Baker provided an in-depth look into the history of Salem, Massachusetts. He explored how it went from a simple town in Massachusetts in 1692 to a city synonymous with witchcraft and tragedy. 2017 marked the 325th anniversary of the Salem Witch Trials. The presentation was a part of an all-day symposium held at Salem State University in Massachusetts.
10:16 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Management of Federal Programs and Agencies The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability ... The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) 2017 “High Risk List” of federal agencies and programs it considers vulnerable to waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement or in in need or transformation due to changing environments. GAO Comptroller General Gene Dodaro was a keynote speaker. He talked about the areas of high risk and as well as agencies that have shown progress. Mr. Dodaro was followed by a panel discussion with representatives from various government agencies who discussed about how their departments have addressed GAO concerns. 8:48 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Worth a Dozen Men Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War ... Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South, about the role played by Southern female nurses during the Civil War and how the Confederacy relied on their labor. In her book, Ms. Hilde shares how this created a new awareness of a woman’s place in public life and highlighted a shift in gender roles.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 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.
10:58 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Mark Zandi on the Debt Ceiling and Wall Street ; Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s ... Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s borrowing limit, also known as the “debt ceiling,” and the possible impact on Wall Street of not increasing it. In 2011, Congress did not raise the limit, and Standard and Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA (outstanding) to AA+ (excellent). 9:00 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Not So Golden After All Larry Gerston talked about his book, No So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of ... Larry Gerston talked about his book, No So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California, about California’s history of immigration, economy, land, and water, as well as its relationship with the federal government.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 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.
11:31 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Bill Clinton and George W. Bush on Leadership ; ; Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton talked about the importance of leadership, ... Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton talked about the importance of leadership, public service, and working to build better communities. The two men also spoke briefly on their time in office and their post-presidential lives.

This event marked the end of the 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholars program series.
9:18 pm ET Approx. 16 min. Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll Robert Cottrell talked about his book Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Rise of ... Robert Cottrell talked about his book Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Rise of America’s 1960s Counterculture, in which he explores some of the people and movements that influenced the decade.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Chico, California, from March 4-8 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.
12:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Muslim Identities and Experiences in the U.S. Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different ... Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different viewpoints and experiences of Muslims living in the United States. They offered suggestions for how people, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can work to encourage better conversations and informed understanding of the diversity and breadth of the Muslim community. 9:37 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Inga Scott Farris talked about his book on the life of Inga Arvad, Inga: Kennedy’s Great Love, ... Scott Farris talked about his book on the life of Inga Arvad, Inga: Kennedy’s Great Love, Hitler’s Perfect Beauty, and J. Edgar Hoover’s Prime Suspect, including her love affair with John F. Kennedy and her connections to Adolph Hitler and former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Portland, Oregon, from May 6-12 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.
1:44 am ET Approx. 39 min. Management of Federal Programs and Agencies The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability ... The National Academy of Public Administration hosted a forum on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) 2017 “High Risk List” of federal agencies and programs it considers vulnerable to waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement or in in need or transformation due to changing environments. GAO Comptroller General Gene Dodaro was a keynote speaker. He talked about the areas of high risk and as well as agencies that have shown progress. Mr. Dodaro was followed by a panel discussion with representatives from various government agencies who discussed about how their departments have addressed GAO concerns. 9:54 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Unicorn in Captivity Marian Dornell talked about her book Unicorn in Captivity, a collection of poems that ... Marian Dornell talked about her book Unicorn in Captivity, a collection of poems that shares the story of Pennsylvania’s enslaved African Americans.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from October 15-21 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.
2:24 am ET Approx. 31 min. Mark Zandi on the Debt Ceiling and Wall Street ; Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s ... Mark Zandi talked about the arguments for and against raising the federal government’s borrowing limit, also known as the “debt ceiling,” and the possible impact on Wall Street of not increasing it. In 2011, Congress did not raise the limit, and Standard and Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA (outstanding) to AA+ (excellent). 10:04 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Undoing Plessy Gordon Andrews talked about his book Undoing Plessy: Charles Hamilton Houston, Race, Labor, and ... Gordon Andrews talked about his book Undoing Plessy: Charles Hamilton Houston, Race, Labor, and the Law, 1895-1950, in which he chronicles the life of attorney Charles Hamilton Huston and the role he played in laying the groundwork for the early Civil Rights movement.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 23-29 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.
4:40 am ET Approx. 48 min. Bill Clinton and George W. Bush on Leadership ; ; Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton talked about the importance of leadership, ... Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton talked about the importance of leadership, public service, and working to build better communities. The two men also spoke briefly on their time in office and their post-presidential lives.

This event marked the end of the 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholars program series.
10:20 pm ET Approx. 14 min. August Wilson Laurence Glasco, co-author of August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays, ... Laurence Glasco, co-author of August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays, talked about the role of Pittsburgh’s Hill District in the life and work of playwright August Wilson. The neighborhood was home to Mr. Wilson and inspired many of his writings, including “The Pittsburgh Cycle,” which earned him two Pulitzer Prizes in the 1980s.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from September 17-23 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.
5:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Muslim Identities and Experiences in the U.S. Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different ... Muslim women and men shared their social and political commentary and discussed the different viewpoints and experiences of Muslims living in the United States. They offered suggestions for how people, both Muslim and non-Muslim, can work to encourage better conversations and informed understanding of the diversity and breadth of the Muslim community. 10:34 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Rails Around the Thumb T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in ... T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas Edison’s life.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Port Huron, Michigan, from June 18-23 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.
10:52 pm ET Approx. 15 min. The Boys of '67 Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in ... Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S. Army’s “Charlie Company” during the Vietnam War. In his book, he looks at what the soldiers experienced during the war as well as after they returned home.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 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.
11:08 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Beyond Combat Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War ... Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era, about the different roles played by both American and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam War.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 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.
11:21 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades Susannah Ural talked about her book Don’t Hurry Me Down To Hades: Soldiers and Families ... Susannah Ural talked about her book Don’t Hurry Me Down To Hades: Soldiers and Families in America’s Civil War, in which she draws upon letters and diary entries to tell the story of the Civil War through the eyes of both the soldiers and their families back home.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 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.
11:41 pm ET Approx. 22 min. All They Will Call You Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You, about the impact of a 1948 ... Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You, about the impact of a 1948 plane crash in California that killed 32 people, including 28 Mexican migrant workers being deported by the U.S. government. The names of the workers were omitted from media reports and their unidentified remains were buried in an unmarked mass grave in California’s Central Valley. The crash was the basis for activist Woody Guthrie’s protest song, “Plane Wreck at Los Gatos.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 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.
12:03 am ET Approx. 10 min. The Ethical Lobbyist Tom Holyoke talked about his book The Ethical Lobbyist: Reforming Washington’s Influence ... Tom Holyoke talked about his book The Ethical Lobbyist: Reforming Washington’s Influence Industry, in which he discusses the ethics involved in lobbying and argues for stronger lobbying regulations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 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.
12:14 am ET Approx. 14 min. Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women Blain Roberts talked about her book Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the ... Blain Roberts talked about her book Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South, in which she looks at the role of beauty in the racial conflicts in the South during the 1950s and 1960s. Ms. Roberts said Jim Crow era cosmetics companies sold beauty products that emphasized whiteness, and black beauty parlors were key sties of resistance during the Civil Rights movement.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Fresno, California, from January 7-13 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.
12:28 am ET Approx. 12 min. Worth a Dozen Men Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War ... Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South, about the role played by Southern female nurses during the Civil War and how the Confederacy relied on their labor. In her book, Ms. Hilde shares how this created a new awareness of a woman’s place in public life and highlighted a shift in gender roles.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 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.
12:40 am ET Approx. 17 min. Not So Golden After All Larry Gerston talked about his book, No So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of ... Larry Gerston talked about his book, No So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California, about California’s history of immigration, economy, land, and water, as well as its relationship with the federal government.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 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.
12:58 am ET Approx. 16 min. Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll Robert Cottrell talked about his book Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Rise of ... Robert Cottrell talked about his book Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Rise of America’s 1960s Counterculture, in which he explores some of the people and movements that influenced the decade.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Chico, California, from March 4-8 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.
1:17 am ET Approx. 17 min. Inga Scott Farris talked about his book on the life of Inga Arvad, Inga: Kennedy’s Great Love, ... Scott Farris talked about his book on the life of Inga Arvad, Inga: Kennedy’s Great Love, Hitler’s Perfect Beauty, and J. Edgar Hoover’s Prime Suspect, including her love affair with John F. Kennedy and her connections to Adolph Hitler and former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Portland, Oregon, from May 6-12 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.
1:34 am ET Approx. 9 min. Unicorn in Captivity Marian Dornell talked about her book Unicorn in Captivity, a collection of poems that ... Marian Dornell talked about her book Unicorn in Captivity, a collection of poems that shares the story of Pennsylvania’s enslaved African Americans.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from October 15-21 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.
1:45 am ET Approx. 15 min. Undoing Plessy Gordon Andrews talked about his book Undoing Plessy: Charles Hamilton Houston, Race, Labor, and ... Gordon Andrews talked about his book Undoing Plessy: Charles Hamilton Houston, Race, Labor, and the Law, 1895-1950, in which he chronicles the life of attorney Charles Hamilton Huston and the role he played in laying the groundwork for the early Civil Rights movement.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 23-29 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.
2:00 am ET Approx. 14 min. August Wilson Laurence Glasco, co-author of August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays, ... Laurence Glasco, co-author of August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays, talked about the role of Pittsburgh’s Hill District in the life and work of playwright August Wilson. The neighborhood was home to Mr. Wilson and inspired many of his writings, including “The Pittsburgh Cycle,” which earned him two Pulitzer Prizes in the 1980s.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from September 17-23 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.
2:15 am ET Approx. 13 min. Rails Around the Thumb T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in ... T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas Edison’s life.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Port Huron, Michigan, from June 18-23 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.
2:32 am ET Approx. 15 min. The Boys of '67 Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in ... Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S. Army’s “Charlie Company” during the Vietnam War. In his book, he looks at what the soldiers experienced during the war as well as after they returned home.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 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.
2:48 am ET Approx. 13 min. Beyond Combat Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War ... Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era, about the different roles played by both American and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam War.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 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.
3:02 am ET Approx. 15 min. Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades Susannah Ural talked about her book Don’t Hurry Me Down To Hades: Soldiers and Families ... Susannah Ural talked about her book Don’t Hurry Me Down To Hades: Soldiers and Families in America’s Civil War, in which she draws upon letters and diary entries to tell the story of the Civil War through the eyes of both the soldiers and their families back home.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, from March 24-30 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.