C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question about House Republicans' failure to ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a question about House Republicans' failure to pass a stopgap bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks beyond the February 27 deadline, “Can House Republicans govern?”

Washington Times politics editor Stephen Dinan, speaking by phone, talked about the results of the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) straw poll. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) received the most votes.
7:00 am ET Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on The Malaria Project ; Karen Masterson talked about her book, The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret ... Karen Masterson talked about her book, The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure, about the U.S. government’s efforts to find a cure for Malaria during World War II. She was interviewed at Johns Hopkins University as part of Book TV’s College Series. 6:02 am ET Approx. 57 min. Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to members of the ... House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 1st Special Service Force for their role in the liberation of Europe in World War II. The 1st Special Service Force, or “Devil’s Brigade,” was a commando unit organized in 1942 and made up of American and Canadian forces. The colors of both countries were presented and the national anthems played. A veteran of the unit from each country participated in the ceremony.
7:02 am ET Approx. 8 min. LIVE 2015 CPAC Straw Poll ; Stephen Dinan, speaking by telephone, talked about results of the Washington Times ... Stephen Dinan, speaking by telephone, talked about results of the Washington Times presidential straw poll held at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) received the most votes. 7:35 am ET Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on It's What I Do Lynsey Addario talked about her book, It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love ... Lynsey Addario talked about her book, It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War, in which she recalls her many assignments, including in Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Libya, where she was held captive by pro-Gaddafi forces. 7:01 am ET Approx. 17 min. 1992 Army Training Film Sniper Employment This training film briefly outlines the history of snipers in U.S. military history, then ... This training film briefly outlines the history of snipers in U.S. military history, then instructs how snipers should be used in a variety of situations and describes techniques.
7:50 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference ; Matt Schlapp talked about the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which was ... Matt Schlapp talked about the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which was sponsored by his American Conservative Union organization. Topics included the results of its presidential straw poll, and leaders of the conservative movement. 7:39 am ET Approx. 1 min. Air Force Chief of Staff's 2015 Reading List The 2015 list of books recommended by the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force for reading by ... The 2015 list of books recommended by the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force for reading by service members was shown. 7:20 am ET Approx. 37 min. Former Senator Barry Goldwater Statue Dedication Ceremony House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry ... House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi dedicated a statue to the late Barry Goldwater.
8:37 am ET Approx. 42 min. LIVE Federal Health Care Subsidies ; Ron Pollack previewed the March 4 Supreme Court oral argument in King v. Burwell. The case ... Ron Pollack previewed the March 4 Supreme Court oral argument in King v. Burwell. The case challenges the legality of providing subsidies for low-income Americans through the federal health insurance exchanges set up through the Affordable Care Act. 7:41 am ET Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Doctored ; Sandeep Jauhar, director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, talked ... Sandeep Jauhar, director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, talked about his book, Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician.

He spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book Festival, held downtown in Savannah, Georgia.
8:00 am ET Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on The Many Faces of George Washington Carla Killough McClafferty recounted the project of a group of historians and scientists from ... Carla Killough McClafferty recounted the project of a group of historians and scientists from George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate who set out in 2005 to better understand what George Washington looked like at different moments in his life. They created life models of George Washington as a young man of 19, Revolutionary War commander at 45, and as the first president at 57. She showed slides during her presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience in the Darragh Center Auditorium of the Central Arkansas Library System at a community event to kick-off the LCV tour of Little Rock. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:22 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Threat to U.S. from Al-Shabaab ; Joshua Meservey talked about the threat posed by the Somali terror group Al-Shababb, which called ... Joshua Meservey talked about the threat posed by the Somali terror group Al-Shababb, which called for attacks on shopping malls in the United States, United Kingdon, and Canada. 7:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on On His Own Terms Author and historian Richard Norton Smith discussed his book, On His Own Terms: A Life of ... Author and historian Richard Norton Smith discussed his book, On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, about Nelson Rockefeller’s political life, presidential aspirations, and time as vice president.

“The Life of Nelson Rockefeller” was a Kennedy Library Forum.
8:41 am ET Approx. 6 min. Greensboro Sit-Ins Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in ... Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in 1960, and discussed how the museum tells the story of the young civil rights activists who started the sit-in movement in Greensboro.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Greensboro, North Carolina, from January 19-22, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:59 am ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Bob Goodlatte Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chair of the House Judiciary Committee, talked about ... Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chair of the House Judiciary Committee, talked about immigration. Topics included President Obama’s executive orders allowing some undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. without being deported, the immigration debate affecting the Department of Homeland Security spending bill, and the Texas federal judge’s order to block President Obama’s no-deportation order. Representative Goodlatte called the President’s executive order “one of biggest unconstitutional power grabs ever by a president” at a Judiciary Committee hearing earlier that week. Other topics included Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be attorney general, and net neutrality rules. 9:01 am ET Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Savage Harvest ; Carl Hoffman, contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler, talked about his book, ... Carl Hoffman, contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler, talked about his book, Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art. He talked about his investigation into the 1961 disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea, which was rumored to be due to cannibalism by the Asmat tribe, and about learning about that culture transformed by years of colonial rule but still shaped by ancient customs and lore.

He spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book Festival, held downtown in Savannah, Georgia.
8:50 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Cuban Refugees and the 1980 Mariel Boatlift Panelists, including the co-authors of the book Florida and the Mariel Boatlift of 1980: The ... Panelists, including the co-authors of the book Florida and the Mariel Boatlift of 1980: The First Twenty Days, talked about how the state of Florida handled the arrival of over 30,000 Cuban refugees in Key West in less than a month. They also spoke about the so-called “Marielitos,” the first wave of over 120,000 Cuban immigrants in 1980, and the impact they had on the political and social culture in Florida.
10:32 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 43 min. State Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his ... Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his department’s fiscal year 2016 budget. Topics discussed included the aid being given to help Ukraine against Russia, talks with Iran over its nuclear program, and the terms of the authorization for use of military force (AUMF). 9:55 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of March 3, 2015, was shown. A list of new books being released the week of March 3, 2015, was shown. 9:51 am ET Approx. 3 min. 1967 Film The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne ... This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne Division from their arrival in Vietnam in 1965 through January of 1967.
1:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Global Terror Threats James Clapper and Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart testified at a Senate Armed Services ... James Clapper and Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on global terror threats. Topics included the Ukraine-Russia conflict, the war against ISIS*, and Iran’s nuclear capabilities. Director Clapper also said cyber threats were increasing in “frequency, scale and sophistication” and called Russia’s cyber threat greater than previously thought. 

*The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
9:56 am ET Approx. 1 min. Book Discussion on Hell and Good Company Richard Rhodes talked about his book Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World ... Richard Rhodes talked about his book Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made, in which he tells the story of the Spanish Civil War through the eyes of the reporters, writers, artists, doctors, and nurses who witnessed it. He also talked about the idealism of the foreign fighters in the war and described the advances in military and medical technology that came out of it. 9:56 am ET Approx. 3 min. Gilded Age New York ; Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York ... Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York and spoke about how New York City’s wealthiest lived in the 19th century. The exhibit, “Gilded New York,” includes paintings, jewelry, gowns, and decorative arts used by the wealthiest New Yorkers at that time.
3:18 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Open Internet Rules The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) considered new “net neutrality” rules, ... The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) considered new “net neutrality” rules, also known as “open Internet.” Members voted 3-2 in favor of Chair Tom Wheeler’s proposed rule changes that would reclassify high-speed broadband as a public utility. The rules were designed to prohibit Internet service providers from blocking or discriminating against legal content moving through their networks. It would also stop content providers from paying for preferential treatment or “fast lanes.”

The new rules were in response to a federal court decision striking down the FCC’s enforcement of net neutrality.
9:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Representative Tom Cole's Book List The list of books recommended by Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) about Dwight D. Eisenhower was ... The list of books recommended by Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) about Dwight D. Eisenhower was shown. 10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Former Confederates and Public Office ; Professor Taja-Nia Henderson talked about how the 14th Amendment not only freed slaves, but also ... Professor Taja-Nia Henderson talked about how the 14th Amendment not only freed slaves, but also attempted to bar from public office anyone who had aided or took part in the Confederate cause.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. LIVE AIPAC 2015 Policy Conference ; ; House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) spoke at ... House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) spoke at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference.

This was an afternoon plenary session of the conference, held in Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
9:59 am ET Approx. 21 min. Senator Marco Rubio Book Signing Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) provided brief remarks and signed copies of his book, American ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) provided brief remarks and signed copies of his book, American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone, at Miami Dade College, in Miami, Florida. 11:06 am ET Approx. 1 min. Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil ... Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable events. They reflected on those experiences, as well as their personal moments of triumph and despair, and the role of women and students in the struggle for equality.

The panel, “Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line,” took place at a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Bob Goodlatte Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chair of the House Judiciary Committee, talked about ... Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chair of the House Judiciary Committee, talked about immigration. Topics included President Obama’s executive orders allowing some undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. without being deported, the immigration debate affecting the Department of Homeland Security spending bill, and the Texas federal judge’s order to block President Obama’s no-deportation order. Representative Goodlatte called the President’s executive order “one of biggest unconstitutional power grabs ever by a president” at a Judiciary Committee hearing earlier that week. Other topics included Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be attorney general, and net neutrality rules. 10:30 am ET Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Men ; Professor Laura Kipnis talked about Men: notes from an Ongoing Investigation, her book of ... Professor Laura Kipnis talked about Men: notes from an Ongoing Investigation, her book of essays on men and the influence they have in society. She spoke with Kathleen Massara, former Arts and Culture editor at the Huffington Post. 11:10 am ET Approx. 40 min. 1963 Interview with Malcolm X ; ; Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was interviewed by sociology graduate student Herman Blake and ... Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was interviewed by sociology graduate student Herman Blake and professor John Leggett. Malcolm X argued against racial integration and discussed the right for African Americans to use violence to defend themselves against violent attacks by whites. He also discussed the nature of Islam. This program was courtesy of the Media Resources Center Collection at the University of California, Berkeley.
7:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Former Governor Bob Erlich Town Hall Former Maryland Governor Bob Erlich (R) spoke at a town hall meeting at New England College in ... Former Maryland Governor Bob Erlich (R) spoke at a town hall meeting at New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire. 11:00 am ET Approx. 52 min. After Words with Wes Moore ; Wes Moore talked about his book, The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters, about his ... Wes Moore talked about his book, The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters, about his formative years in the Bronx and Baltimore, as well as his path from a combat officer in Afghanistan and White House fellow to a Wall Street banker and social entrepreneur. Mr. Moore spoke with Wendy Spencer, chief executive officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service. 11:50 am ET Approx. 6 min. Greensboro Sit-Ins Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in ... Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in 1960, and discussed how the museum tells the story of the young civil rights activists who started the sit-in movement in Greensboro.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Greensboro, North Carolina, from January 19-22, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Q&A with Anthony Batts ; Anthony Batts talked about the challenges of policing the city of Baltimore, Maryland, tensions ... Anthony Batts talked about the challenges of policing the city of Baltimore, Maryland, tensions between the community and the police force, issues of police brutality, and the U.S. Department of Justice review of the practices of his department. He also spoke about the declining murder and crime rates in the city and his initiatives in the coming year. Commissioner Batts also discussed growing up in a poor neighborhood in Los Angeles, his past experiences as a beat officer and police chief in Long Beach, California, and his tenure as chief of police in Oakland. 11:53 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of March 3, 2015, was shown. A list of new books being released the week of March 3, 2015, was shown. 11:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil ... Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable events. They reflected on those experiences, as well as their personal moments of triumph and despair, and the role of women and students in the struggle for equality.

The panel, “Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line,” took place at a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 34 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition on a range of issues. Opposition leader Ed Miliband challenged the prime minister to back the Labour Party’s proposed ban on members of Parliament working as consultants or directors of private companies.. 11:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Air Force Chief of Staff's 2015 Reading List The 2015 list of books recommended by the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force for reading by ... The 2015 list of books recommended by the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force for reading by service members was shown. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 39 min. Fashion Piracy in the 1930s Professor Sara Marcketti talked about the creation of the Fashion Originators Guild of America in ... Professor Sara Marcketti talked about the creation of the Fashion Originators Guild of America in the 1930s, and why why fashion is not given copyright protections. The Fashion Originators Guild of America was an attempt to protect and register original fashion. Despite its popularity, the guild faced backlash from merchants and in the 1940s faced federal sanctions for monopolistic practices. This class was from a course called “History of European and North American Dress.”
9:37 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Politics and Eggs Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke at a “Politics & Eggs” breakfast in Bedford, New ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke at a “Politics & Eggs” breakfast in Bedford, New Hampshire.

The “Politics & Eggs” breakfast series dates back to 1996, and is co-hosted by the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anslem College and the New England Council.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 3 hr. In Depth with Lani Guinier ; Lani Guinier spoke about her life and career. Ms. Guinier is a professor at Harvard Law ... Lani Guinier spoke about her life and career. Ms. Guinier is a professor at Harvard Law School and a former special assistant at the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and former assistant counsel to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. She also responded to viewer questions and comments.

Professor Guinier’s books include: The Tyranny of the Majority: Fundamental Fairness in Representative Democracy, Becoming Gentleman: Women, Law Schools and Institutional Change, Lift Every Voice: Turning a Civil Rights Setback into a New Vision of Social Justice, Who’s Qualified: A New Democracy Forum on Creating Equal Opportunity in School and Jobs, The Miner’s Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy, and Tyranny of the Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America.
12:39 pm ET Approx. 3 min. 1967 Film The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne ... This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne Division from their arrival in Vietnam in 1965 through January of 1967.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Anthony Batts ; Anthony Batts talked about the challenges of policing the city of Baltimore, Maryland, tensions ... Anthony Batts talked about the challenges of policing the city of Baltimore, Maryland, tensions between the community and the police force, issues of police brutality, and the U.S. Department of Justice review of the practices of his department. He also spoke about the declining murder and crime rates in the city and his initiatives in the coming year. Commissioner Batts also discussed growing up in a poor neighborhood in Los Angeles, his past experiences as a beat officer and police chief in Long Beach, California, and his tenure as chief of police in Oakland. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Book Discussion on A Republic No More ; ; Jay Cost talked about his book, A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American ... Jay Cost talked about his book, A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption, in which he argues that America’s Founding Fathers feared that the republic would eventually be destroyed by corruption and that their fears were now coming true. 12:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Birth of Washington, D.C. Kenneth Bowling talked about how Washington, D.C., became the Capital of the United ... Kenneth Bowling talked about how Washington, D.C., became the Capital of the United States. He spoke about how the location was chosen, the figures that shaped the city’s creation, and the plan that architect Peter Charles L’Enfant presented to President George Washington in 1791.
12:02 am ET Approx. 34 min. Question Time ; Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition ... Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his coalition and the opposition on a range of issues. Opposition leader Ed Miliband challenged the prime minister to back the Labour Party’s proposed ban on members of Parliament working as consultants or directors of private companies.. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Book Discussion on The Political Roots of Racial Tracking in American Criminal Justice Professor Nina Moore talked about her book, The Political Roots of Racial Tracking in American ... Professor Nina Moore talked about her book, The Political Roots of Racial Tracking in American Criminal Justice, about the role that the public and public-policy makers have played in creating and maintaining what she calls a racially biased criminal justice system. 1:54 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil ... Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable events. They reflected on those experiences, as well as their personal moments of triumph and despair, and the role of women and students in the struggle for equality.

The panel, “Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line,” took place at a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964.
12:38 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Politics and Eggs Breakfast with Senator Marco Rubio Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke at a “Politics & Eggs” breakfast in Bedford, New ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke at a “Politics & Eggs” breakfast in Bedford, New Hampshire.

The “Politics & Eggs” breakfast series dates back to 1996, and is co-hosted by the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anslem College and the New England Council.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on The Global War on Morris Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) talked about his novel, The Global War on Morris, about ... Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) talked about his novel, The Global War on Morris, about a pharmaceutical salesman who gets caught up in a top-secret government surveillance program. 1:56 pm ET Approx. 3 min. 1967 Film The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne ... This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne Division from their arrival in Vietnam in 1965 through January of 1967.
1:58 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 16 min. Monetary Policy Report Chair Janet Yellen testified about the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary ... Chair Janet Yellen testified about the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary policy and the U.S. economic outlook for the year. She said that despite continued improvement in the economy, the bank would continue an accommodative monetary policy without raising interest rates.

At the beginning of the hearing committee members voted unanimously to report favorably on legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to foot soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or in the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March 1965,
6:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Senator Marco Rubio Book Signing Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) provided brief remarks and signed copies of his book, American ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) provided brief remarks and signed copies of his book, American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone, at Miami Dade College, in Miami, Florida. 2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Daniel Ellsberg Oral HIstory Interview, Part 1 ; Daniel Ellsberg talked about the reasons he chose to leak the Pentagon Papers and his opinions on ... Daniel Ellsberg talked about the reasons he chose to leak the Pentagon Papers and his opinions on the Vietnam War. While working at the RAND Corporation in 1967, Mr. Ellsberg became a consultant to the White House and Defense Department on matters concerning the Vietnam War, which gave him access to classified and top secret documents. Mr. Ellsberg photocopied a 7,000 page study that later became known as the “Pentagon Papers” and, in 1971, gave those documents to the New York Times.

This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali on May 20, 2008, in Kensington, California, as part of a project to document the 37th president’s administration for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

This was part one of a two-part interview.
4:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State Terrorists Retired General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter ... Retired General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter ISIL, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the U.S. strategy and coalition efforts to defeat the militant Islamic group. He told the committee that recruitment of Syrian fighters against ISIL was higher than originally expected. Topics included the terms of President Obama’s formal request for a three-year authorization for military force (AUMF).

*The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
7:15 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Book Discussion on A World More Concrete ; Professor N.D.B. Connolly talked about his book A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the ... Professor N.D.B. Connolly talked about his book A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida, in which he examines the relationship between race and property rights in the South during the Jim Crow era. This interview is part of Book TV’s College Series. 3:20 pm ET Approx. 37 min. Former Senator Barry Goldwater Statue Dedication Ceremony House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry ... House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi dedicated a statue to the late Barry Goldwater.
6:01 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Anthony Batts ; Anthony Batts talked about the challenges of policing the city of Baltimore, Maryland, tensions ... Anthony Batts talked about the challenges of policing the city of Baltimore, Maryland, tensions between the community and the police force, issues of police brutality, and the U.S. Department of Justice review of the practices of his department. He also spoke about the declining murder and crime rates in the city and his initiatives in the coming year. Commissioner Batts also discussed growing up in a poor neighborhood in Los Angeles, his past experiences as a beat officer and police chief in Long Beach, California, and his tenure as chief of police in Oakland. 7:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Chasing the Scream Johann Hari talked his book, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on ... Johann Hari talked his book, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, about the 100-year war on drugs around the world and the changes being made today. He spent three years and traveled 30,000 miles to report on the story. 4:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. 1967 Film The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne ... This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne Division from their arrival in Vietnam in 1965 through January of 1967.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Allan Ryskind ; Allan Ryskind, son of Marx Brothers screenwriter Morris Ryskind, talked about his book, ... Allan Ryskind, son of Marx Brothers screenwriter Morris Ryskind, talked about his book, Hollywood Traitors: Blacklisted Screenwriters - Agents of Stalin, Allies of Hitler, about the Communist party in Hollywood in the 1930s. He spoke with Tucker Carlson, editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Pierre L'Enfant and Washington, D.C. Scott Berg talked about Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the French architect who designed ... Scott Berg talked about Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the French architect who designed Washington, D.C. Professor Berg spoke about L’Enfant’s relationship with President George Washington, who Professor Berg says reluctantly dismissed the Frenchman from the project after eleven months. Professor Berg also argued that L’Enfant made many enemies and as a result his original design never came to complete fruition.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on The Meaty Truth Amy-Lee Goodman talked about her book The Meaty Truth: Why Our Food Is Destroying Our Health ... Amy-Lee Goodman talked about her book The Meaty Truth: Why Our Food Is Destroying Our Health and Environment-and Who Is Responsible, in which she a critical look at America’s food supply. In her book, she says that half of all the illnesses that affect Americans today can be traced to the food they eat and argues that our food production sysytem is not sustainable. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Reagan Assassination Attempt Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, ... Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at President Reagan, who had just completed a speech to the AFL-CIO at the Washington Hilton. He used archival photographs and video, recently declassified audio from the U.S. Secret Service, and he followed the route of the presidential motorcade from the hotel to the George Washington University Hospital. He discussed President Reagan’s reactions, his recovery, and its effect on his presidency as well as on the Secret Service.
10:56 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Doctored ; Sandeep Jauhar, director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, talked ... Sandeep Jauhar, director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, talked about his book, Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician.

He spoke in Trinity United Methodist Church on Telfair Square as part of the 2015 Savannah Book Festival, held downtown in Savannah, Georgia.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Soviet Spy Couple and the Atom Bomb Panelists talked about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spy couple who leaked the secrets of the ... Panelists talked about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spy couple who leaked the secrets of the atom bomb to the Soviet Union in the 1950s. They spoke about the Rosenberg’s devotion to the Communist cause, the role of anti-Semitism in their prosecution, and their eventual execution that sparked national debate in the U.S.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on The New Terrorism ; Van Hipp talked about his book, The New Terrorism: How to Fight It and Defeat It, about how ... Van Hipp talked about his book, The New Terrorism: How to Fight It and Defeat It, about how to effectively deal with the evolving nature of terrorism. Mr. Hipp was introduced by Edward Nixon, brother of President Richard Nixon. 8:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. President Nixon's Visit to China Former National Security Council and State Department officials from the Nixon Administration ... Former National Security Council and State Department officials from the Nixon Administration talked about President Nixon’s efforts to normalize relations with China in the early 1970s. They spoke about National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger’s 1971 secret trip to China and President Nixon’s official visit a year later.
12:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. In Depth with Lani Guinier ; Lani Guinier spoke about her life and career. Ms. Guinier is a professor at Harvard Law ... Lani Guinier spoke about her life and career. Ms. Guinier is a professor at Harvard Law School and a former special assistant at the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and former assistant counsel to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. She also responded to viewer questions and comments.

Professor Guinier’s books include: The Tyranny of the Majority: Fundamental Fairness in Representative Democracy, Becoming Gentleman: Women, Law Schools and Institutional Change, Lift Every Voice: Turning a Civil Rights Setback into a New Vision of Social Justice, Who’s Qualified: A New Democracy Forum on Creating Equal Opportunity in School and Jobs, The Miner’s Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy, and Tyranny of the Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America.
9:40 pm ET Approx. 15 min. President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address ; ; Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the ... Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the original copy of Lincoln’s second Inaugural address. To commemorate the anniversary of the address, the Library of Congress displayed the President’s manuscript and reading copy of the speech from March 4-7, 2015, a limited time due to their delicate condition. 

On March 4, 1865, President Lincoln gave his second inaugural address on the east front of the U.S. Capitol. The country was still in the midst of the Civil War, but thousands gathered to hear the President speak.
3:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Allan Ryskind ; Allan Ryskind, son of Marx Brothers screenwriter Morris Ryskind, talked about his book, ... Allan Ryskind, son of Marx Brothers screenwriter Morris Ryskind, talked about his book, Hollywood Traitors: Blacklisted Screenwriters - Agents of Stalin, Allies of Hitler, about the Communist party in Hollywood in the 1930s. He spoke with Tucker Carlson, editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller. 9:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil ... Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable events. They reflected on those experiences, as well as their personal moments of triumph and despair, and the role of women and students in the struggle for equality.

The panel, “Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line,” took place at a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on America's Bitter Pill ; ; Steven Brill talked about his book, America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom ... Steven Brill talked about his book, America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System, about the creation, passage, and effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Brill spoke with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel of the University of Pennsylvania. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Reagan Assassination Attempt Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, ... Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at President Reagan, who had just completed a speech to the AFL-CIO at the Washington Hilton. He used archival photographs and video, recently declassified audio from the U.S. Secret Service, and he followed the route of the presidential motorcade from the hotel to the George Washington University Hospital. He discussed President Reagan’s reactions, his recovery, and its effect on his presidency as well as on the Secret Service.
5:07 am ET Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on The Great Race ; Levi Tillemann talked about his book, The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the ... Levi Tillemann talked about his book, The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future, about the $2 trillion global automotive industry and the competition between the U.S., Japan, and China to create the car of the future. Mr. Tillemann spoke with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and energy expert, Daniel Yergin. 10:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Soviet Spy Couple and the Atom Bomb Panelists talked about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spy couple who leaked the secrets of the ... Panelists talked about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spy couple who leaked the secrets of the atom bomb to the Soviet Union in the 1950s. They spoke about the Rosenberg’s devotion to the Communist cause, the role of anti-Semitism in their prosecution, and their eventual execution that sparked national debate in the U.S.
5:11 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of March 3, 2015, was shown. A list of new books being released the week of March 3, 2015, was shown. 12:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. President Nixon's Visit to China Former National Security Council and State Department officials from the Nixon Administration ... Former National Security Council and State Department officials from the Nixon Administration talked about President Nixon’s efforts to normalize relations with China in the early 1970s. They spoke about National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger’s 1971 secret trip to China and President Nixon’s official visit a year later.
5:15 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Book Discussion on The Hundred-Year Marathon ; ; Michael Pillsbury, director of the Center on Chinese Strategy at the Hudson Institute, talked ... Michael Pillsbury, director of the Center on Chinese Strategy at the Hudson Institute, talked about his book, The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower, in which he argues that China has a secret plan to replace the U.S. as the world’s largest power by 2049. During this event held at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C., Mr. Pillsbury spoke with former Pakistani Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani. 1:41 am ET Approx. 15 min. President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address ; ; Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the ... Members of the Library of Congress' staff visited the conservation lab and talked about the original copy of Lincoln’s second Inaugural address. To commemorate the anniversary of the address, the Library of Congress displayed the President’s manuscript and reading copy of the speech from March 4-7, 2015, a limited time due to their delicate condition. 

On March 4, 1865, President Lincoln gave his second inaugural address on the east front of the U.S. Capitol. The country was still in the midst of the Civil War, but thousands gathered to hear the President speak.
6:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Abandoned America ; ; Matthew Christopher talked about his book Abandoned America: the Age of Consequnces, in ... Matthew Christopher talked about his book Abandoned America: the Age of Consequnces, in which he documents, through photographs, the ruins of the American civilization (schools, prisons, military installations, churches, factories, etc.). During this event Mr. Christopher showed and talked about some of the photos that appear in his book. 1:58 am ET Approx. 2 min. Clara Barton National Historic Site Kevin Patti gave a tour of the former Red Cross headquarters in Glen Echo, Maryland, and talked ... Kevin Patti gave a tour of the former Red Cross headquarters in Glen Echo, Maryland, and talked about the life and leadership of Clara Barton, who founded the American Red Cross in 1881. In 1897, Ms. Barton moved the headquarters to a house in Glen Echo, Maryland, and stocked it with supplies, volunteers, and ready cash in the event of a crisis.
2:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. 1967 Film The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne ... This 1967 film is a U.S. Army “The Big Picture” episode documenting the 101st Airborne Division from their arrival in Vietnam in 1965 through January of 1967.
2:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Pierre L'Enfant and Washington, D.C. Scott Berg talked about Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the French architect who designed ... Scott Berg talked about Pierre Charles L’Enfant, the French architect who designed Washington, D.C. Professor Berg spoke about L’Enfant’s relationship with President George Washington, who Professor Berg says reluctantly dismissed the Frenchman from the project after eleven months. Professor Berg also argued that L’Enfant made many enemies and as a result his original design never came to complete fruition.
3:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil ... Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable events. They reflected on those experiences, as well as their personal moments of triumph and despair, and the role of women and students in the struggle for equality.

The panel, “Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line,” took place at a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Slavery and Churches
5:05 am ET Approx. 39 min. Fashion Piracy in the 1930s Professor Sara Marcketti talked about the creation of the Fashion Originators Guild of America in ... Professor Sara Marcketti talked about the creation of the Fashion Originators Guild of America in the 1930s, and why why fashion is not given copyright protections. The Fashion Originators Guild of America was an attempt to protect and register original fashion. Despite its popularity, the guild faced backlash from merchants and in the 1940s faced federal sanctions for monopolistic practices. This class was from a course called “History of European and North American Dress.”
5:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Birth of Washington, D.C. Kenneth Bowling talked about how Washington, D.C., became the Capital of the United ... Kenneth Bowling talked about how Washington, D.C., became the Capital of the United States. He spoke about how the location was chosen, the figures that shaped the city’s creation, and the plan that architect Peter Charles L’Enfant presented to President George Washington in 1791.
6:53 am ET Approx. 6 min. Greensboro Sit-Ins Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in ... Deena Hayes-Greene visited the Woolworth’s counter that sparked the Greensboro sit-ins in 1960, and discussed how the museum tells the story of the young civil rights activists who started the sit-in movement in Greensboro.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Greensboro, North Carolina, from January 19-22, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner 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 BookTV on C-SPAN2.