C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal Program 5/30/2016 Washington Journal Washington Journal 6:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Supreme Court Books Authors talked about their books on the Supreme Court. Speakers included Anthony Franze, ... Authors talked about their books on the Supreme Court. Speakers included Anthony Franze, author of The Advocate’s Daughter: A Thriller; Irin Carmon, co-author of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Jay Wexler, author of Tuttle in the Balance; Kermit Roosevelt, author of Allegiance: A Novel; David Lat, author of Supreme Ambitions;, and Tony Mauro. 6:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Coroners in the 19th Century South Professor Stephen Berry talked about coroners in the 19th century South. He discussed the ... Professor Stephen Berry talked about coroners in the 19th century South. He discussed the role of a coroner as an agent of the state and talked about the records created from coroner inquests. He argued that coroners can shed light on the emerging patterns of death within a society and spot potential threats to public health such as diseases or a lack of industrial safety.
7:00 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1 Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines pen for viewer responses ... Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines pen for viewer responses to the question, “What is the legacy of the Vietnam War?”
Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), speaking by phone, talked aobut his service in Vietnam.
7:53 am ET Approx. 1 min. 8:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Battle of Ia Drang Vietnam War veterans reflected on their wartime experiences during the Battle of Ia Drang, which ... Vietnam War veterans reflected on their wartime experiences during the Battle of Ia Drang, which journalists called the bloodiest confrontation of Vietnam. The November 1965 battle in the Ia Drang Valley was the first major battle between the United States Army and North Vietnamese soldiers. The battle lasted for three days, resulting in major American casualties. Joseph Galloway, a former war correspondent with United Press International, moderated the panel. He was the only civilian to receive a Bronze Star for his participation in Vietnam. 

“The Battle of Ia Drang” was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
7:21 am ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE Legacy of the Vietnam War ; Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) was interviewed by phone about his service in the ... Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) was interviewed by phone about his service in the Vietnam War and the conflict’s legacy in the U.S. and worldwide. 7:54 am ET Approx. 5 min. Panel Discussion on World History Panelists talked about world history. Panelists included Mary Beard, author of SPQR: A ... Panelists talked about world history. Panelists included Mary Beard, author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome; Mark Molesky, author of This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason; and Micahel Schuman, author of Confucius: And the World He Created.

“History: Laws of Nature, Laws of Man” was a panel from the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, and took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
8:56 am ET Approx. 49 min. Vietnam Post-War Trauma Jan Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and Grace Liem Galloway, a Catholic ... Jan Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and Grace Liem Galloway, a Catholic Relief Services volunteer in Vietnam, talked about their post-war struggle with physical and psychological trauma, including their personal experiences with mental health issues and adjusting to civilian life. "The Afterwar" was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
7:45 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2 Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer ... Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What is the legacy of the Vietnam War?”

Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) also joined by telephone to discuss his service in Vietnam.
8:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Book Discussion John Birch ; ; Terry Lautz talked about his book, John Birch: A Life, about the life of missionary John ... Terry Lautz talked about his book, John Birch: A Life, about the life of missionary John Birch, who was killed in China in 1945, and is best remembered as the namesake for the right-wing political organization the John Birch Society, founded in 1958. 9:47 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Conversation with Henry Kissinger Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned ... Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned from the conflict. He also responded to questions from the audience. Topics included America’s promises of support for the South Vietnamese and the Nixon administration’s pursuit of “peace with honor.” Former Secretary Kissinger called the evacuation of Saigon one of the saddest moments of his life, but insisted he had no regrets. The audience included many Vietnam War era figures including policymakers, veterans, and war protesters. Introductory remarks included President Johnson’s two daughters, Lynda Johnson Robb and Luci Baines Johnson, and a video clip of Secretary Kissinger at the signing of the peace treaty. Former Secretary Kissinger spoke with Mark Updegrove at “An Evening with the Honorable Henry Kissinger,” part of a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
8:03 am ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE Legacy of the Vietnam War ; Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) talked about his military service in Vietnam and the legacy of ... Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) talked about his military service in Vietnam and the legacy of Vietnam War. 10:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Most Blessed of the Patriarchs ; ; Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: ... Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual maturation of Thomas Jefferson, from his early influences to his political ideologies that left an imprint on the beginnings of the nation. 11:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. World War II Home Front Professor Kat Williams talked about women and life on the home front during World War II. She ... Professor Kat Williams talked about women and life on the home front during World War II. She described the role of women in aiding the war effort in factories and military auxiliary units. She also talked about the rise of women’s baseball leagues during this time, including the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which operated from 1943 to 1954.
10:00 am ET Approx. 52 min. Sal Giunta Reflections on Medal of Honor Sal Giunta, an Army staff sargeant who served in Afghanistan from 2003-2011, talked about his ... Sal Giunta, an Army staff sargeant who served in Afghanistan from 2003-2011, talked about his experiences as the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the U.S. Military Medal of Honor. 11:00 am ET Approx. 27 min. Open Phones with Reza Aslan ; Reza Aslan talked about religion and politics and his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus ... Reza Aslan talked about religion and politics and his book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. He also responded to viewer comments and questions. 

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
12:52 pm ET Approx. 6 min. African American Military History Museum Latoya Norman gave a tour of the African American Military History Museum and highlighted some of ... Latoya Norman gave a tour of the African American Military History Museum and highlighted some of the contributes made by African Americans throughout the nation’s history. African Americans have participated in every American military conflict dating back to the Revolutionary 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.
10:56 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Memorial Day Observance ; ; President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, followed by Memorial Day remarks ... President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, followed by Memorial Day remarks at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. 11:30 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Don Watkins ; Don Watkins talked about his book Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against ... Don Watkins talked about his book Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality, in which he discusses income inequality and argues that a minimum wage is harmful to the individuals it proposes to help. He also argued that the “American Dream” is threatened not by income inequality but rather by limiting success.  He is interviewed by Diana Furchtgott-Roth.  1:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. William Colby Church Committee Testimony ; CIA Director William Colby testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental ... CIA Director William Colby testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee. This hearing concerned unauthorized storage of toxic agents by the CIA that could have potentially been used to assassinate people without leaving a discernible trace of the poison. The committee released their final report on April 29, 1976. Senate Associate Historian Katherine Scott provided context. This program is part one of a five-part series.
12:04 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Carthage College Commencement Address House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at ... House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He encouraged graduates to not become constrained by a plan and but instead follow a path that leads to fulfillment. 12:30 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on On My Own ; Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a ... Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a spokesperson for the right-to-die movement. She spoke with author Bethanne Patrick.

“A Conversation with Diane Rehm” was part of the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place in Katharine Hall.
1:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Tom Charles Huston Church Committee Testimony Tom Charles Huston testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations ... Tom Charles Huston testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee, on the 43-page plan he presented to the President Nixon and others on ways to collect information about anti-war and “radical” groups, including burglary, electronic surveillance, and opening of mail. The plan was never implemented, but the committee learned that many of these practices were in effect long before the plan was submitted. Historical context was provided by former Church Committee majority counsel Frederick Schwarz, Elliot Maxwell, who worked on the staff of committee member Richard Schweiker (R-PA), and Senate Associate Historian Katherine Scott.
12:18 pm ET Approx. 12 min. University of California, Berkeley Commencement Address Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) addressed to graduates of the University of California, ... Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) addressed to graduates of the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Politics. She urged them to be tough and resilient in the face of criticism and to stand up for their beliefs. Senator Boxer, who was not seeking re-election in 2016, also talked about her upcoming memoir and her intention to continue addressing issues outside of public office. 1:30 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on The Closing of the Liberal Mind ; Kim Holmes talked about his book The Closing of the Liberal Mind: How Groupthink and ... Kim Holmes talked about his book The Closing of the Liberal Mind: How Groupthink and Intolerance Define the Left, in which he examines the state of liberalism in America. 3:05 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Church Committee Hearings on FBI Intelligence Activities Witnesses testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with ... Witnesses testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee, on FBI intelligence activities. From November 18, 1975, committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Curtis Smothers detailed FBI abuses including spying, bugging, and attempted intimidation of Martin Luther King, Jr. From November 19, 1975, James Adams, deputy associate director of the FBI’s Intelligence Division, admitted to some excesses but defended a number of these FBI practices. 

Context was provided by interviews with former committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Elliot Maxwell, as well as an interview with Associate U.S. Senate Historian Katherine Scott.
12:31 pm ET Approx. 13 min. University of Alabama in Huntsville Commencement Address Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) delivered the commencement address to graduates of the University of ... Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) delivered the commencement address to graduates of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He talked about the school’s growth in recent years, its improving reputation as an engineering institution, and his own life struggles after college graduation. After his remarks, Senator Sessions was awarded an honorary doctorate by the university. 2:22 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Interview with Steve Deace Steve Deace talked about his novel, A Nefarious Plot. He was interviewed at the 2016 ... Steve Deace talked about his novel, A Nefarious Plot. He was interviewed at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). 4:41 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Church Committee Hearing on FBI Informants FBI informants Gary Thomas Rowe and Mary Jo Cook testified before the Senate Select Committee to ... FBI informants Gary Thomas Rowe and Mary Jo Cook testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee, on December 2, 1975, about their infiltration of the Ku Klux Klan and anti-Vietnam War groups. Mr. Rowe, wearing a hood to conceal his identity, described how he infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan and with the knowledge of the FBI participated in violence against civil rights activists. Ms. Cook described how she informed against anti-Vietnam War activists. The informants were followed by Deputy Associate FBI Director James Adams who defended the practice. The hearing was preceded by interviews with former committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Elliot Maxwell, and followed by an interview with Associate U.S. Senate Historian Katherine Scott. Video provided by NBC Universal Archives.
12:46 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Indiana Wesleyan University Commencement Address Governor Mike Pence (R-Indiana) delivered the commencement address for Class of 2016 graduates at ... Governor Mike Pence (R-Indiana) delivered the commencement address for Class of 2016 graduates at Indiana Wesleyan University. He encouraged students to embrace their futures, thank their professors, and focused his comments on his Christian faith and his role as a husband and father. After his speech, Governor Pence received an honorary degree from the school. 2:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. After Words with J.C. Watts ; Former Representative J.C. Watts (R-OK) talked about his book Dig Deep: 7 Truths to Finding ... Former Representative J.C. Watts (R-OK) talked about his book Dig Deep: 7 Truths to Finding Strength Within, in which he discusses the guiding principles in his personal and professional life. He was interviewed by Kevin Merida. 5:45 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Lieutenant General Lew Allen Church Committee Testimony ; ; National Security Agency (NSA) director Lieutenant General Lew Allen testified for the first time ... National Security Agency (NSA) director Lieutenant General Lew Allen testified for the first time in public before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church Committee. He answered questions about intercepts of international communications of American citizens on “watch lists,” and others suspected of drug trafficking. This was the first time many Americans learned of the existence of the NSA, and several Senators objected to holding this hearing in public.

Context was provided by interviews with former committee staffers Frederick Schwarz and Elliot Maxwell.
1:06 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Southern University at New Orleans Commencement Address Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA) addressed graduates at Southern University at New Orleans, a ... Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA) addressed graduates at Southern University at New Orleans, a public historically black college. Governor Edwards stressed his commitment to the university and the students despite threats of closure, and said it a strong community is necessary to help students excel through school. 3:30 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 55 min. In Depth with Wil Haygood ; Wil Haygood talked about his life and career and responded to viewer comments and ... Wil Haygood talked about his life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. Mr. Haygood’s most recent book is Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America.

Mr. Haygood is also the author of The Butler: A Witness to History, Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson, In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr., The Haygoods of Columbus: A Love Story, King of Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Two on the River.
6:40 pm ET Approx. 49 min. U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award ; David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered ... David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements, including two Pulitzer Prizes and two National Book Awards. This event took place in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.
1:19 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Nichols College Commencement Address Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA) delivered the commencement address to the class of 2016 at Nichols ... Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA) delivered the commencement address to the class of 2016 at Nichols College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He told the students to step outside of their comfort zones after graduating, and talked about the importance of failing. 6:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Book Discussion John Birch ; ; Terry Lautz talked about his book, John Birch: A Life, about the life of missionary John ... Terry Lautz talked about his book, John Birch: A Life, about the life of missionary John Birch, who was killed in China in 1945, and is best remembered as the namesake for the right-wing political organization the John Birch Society, founded in 1958. 7:30 pm ET Approx. 28 min. African Americans in Congress in the 19th Century ; House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott talked the ... House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and House curator Farar Elliott talked the history of African Americans who served in Congress during the late 19th century.
1:39 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Rutgers University Commencement Address ; President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Rutgers ... President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. The historic 250th anniversary commencement was held in the university’s football stadium, High Point Solutions Stadium, at the Busch Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey. The president offered advice to students, referred to current political stories, and called on students to be involved citizens. 8:30 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Open Phones with Taye Diggs ; Taye Diggs talked about race in America and his children’s book, Mixed Me!. He also ... Taye Diggs talked about race in America and his children’s book, Mixed Me!. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Battle of Ia Drang Vietnam War veterans reflected on their wartime experiences during the Battle of Ia Drang, which ... Vietnam War veterans reflected on their wartime experiences during the Battle of Ia Drang, which journalists called the bloodiest confrontation of Vietnam. The November 1965 battle in the Ia Drang Valley was the first major battle between the United States Army and North Vietnamese soldiers. The battle lasted for three days, resulting in major American casualties. Joseph Galloway, a former war correspondent with United Press International, moderated the panel. He was the only civilian to receive a Bronze Star for his participation in Vietnam. 

“The Battle of Ia Drang” was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
2:24 pm ET Approx. 18 min. Whittier College Commencement Address Maria Contreras-Sweet gave the commencement address to the Whittier College class of 2016 in ... Maria Contreras-Sweet gave the commencement address to the Whittier College class of 2016 in Whittier, California. She told students to rely on the support and lessons of their family and friends, themselves, and the state of California as they go forward in their lives. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. After Words with Shaka Senghor ; Shaka Senghor talked about his book Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an ... Shaka Senghor talked about his book Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison, in which he discusses his 19 years in prison and his life since his release. He was interviewed by Professor Paul Butler. 8:56 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Vietnam Post-War Trauma Jan Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and Grace Liem Galloway, a Catholic ... Jan Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and Grace Liem Galloway, a Catholic Relief Services volunteer in Vietnam, talked about their post-war struggle with physical and psychological trauma, including their personal experiences with mental health issues and adjusting to civilian life. "The Afterwar" was a panel at a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
2:44 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Georgetown University Commencement Address Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivered the commencement address to Georgetown ... Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivered the commencement address to Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business class of 2016. She quoted Pope Francis in her advice, telling the graduates they should challenge themselves to a greater meaning in life and be agents of change for their communities. Secretary Pritzker also received an honorary degree from the school. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Open Phones with Dennis Prager ; Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and ... Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
9:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 51 min. Conversation with Henry Kissinger Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned ... Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned from the conflict. He also responded to questions from the audience. Topics included America’s promises of support for the South Vietnamese and the Nixon administration’s pursuit of “peace with honor.” Former Secretary Kissinger called the evacuation of Saigon one of the saddest moments of his life, but insisted he had no regrets. The audience included many Vietnam War era figures including policymakers, veterans, and war protesters. Introductory remarks included President Johnson’s two daughters, Lynda Johnson Robb and Luci Baines Johnson, and a video clip of Secretary Kissinger at the signing of the peace treaty. Former Secretary Kissinger spoke with Mark Updegrove at “An Evening with the Honorable Henry Kissinger,” part of a three-day “Vietnam War Summit” held at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.
3:12 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Vermont Law School Commencement Address Gina McCarthy gave the commencement address to Vermont Law School graduates. She outlined ... Gina McCarthy gave the commencement address to Vermont Law School graduates. She outlined President Obama’s actions on climate change and urged students to consider careers in public service. Administrator McCarthy was granted an honorary degree by the the school. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on On My Own ; Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a ... Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a spokesperson for the right-to-die movement. She spoke with author Bethanne Patrick.

“A Conversation with Diane Rehm” was part of the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place in Katharine Hall.
11:40 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Vietnam War POW Jeremiah Denton Alvin Townley spoke by phone about a May 2, 1966, interview inside a Hanoi prison with Vietnam War ... Alvin Townley spoke by phone about a May 2, 1966, interview inside a Hanoi prison with Vietnam War prisoner of war and Navy aviator Jeremiah Denton. During the interview, then-Commander Denton blinked the word “torture” in Morse code. Mr. Townley is the author of Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam’s Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned.

Following Mr. Townley’s remarks, the three-minute interview with Jeremiah Denton, conducted by a Japanese reporter, was shown.
3:14 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Commencement Address Michael Huerta gave the commencement address to 2016 graduates of Vaughn College of Aeronautics ... Michael Huerta gave the commencement address to 2016 graduates of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. He talked about innovation, safety, and the rapid technological changes in the aviation industry. 11:52 pm ET Approx. 1 min. 11:56 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Evacuation of Civilians This 1945 U.S. Army training film instructs soldiers and military police on how to protect, care ... This 1945 U.S. Army training film instructs soldiers and military police on how to protect, care for, and process refugees during World War II.
3:36 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Spelman College Commencement Address Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave the commencement address to Spelman College’s 2016 ... Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave the commencement address to Spelman College’s 2016 graduating class. She encouraged the all-women graduates to remain hopeful even as the world is filled with challenges. 11:54 pm ET Approx. 4 min. 12:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Maryland Soldiers in the Revolutionary War ; Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story ... Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution, about a group of Maryland troops who fought with George Washington during the Revolutionary War. These soldiers, including freed African Americans, played a key role in several several of the war’s most important battles, fighting over an eight-year period through harsh weather conditions, malnutrition, and often without being paid.
3:56 pm ET Approx. 11 min. University of Richmond Law School Commencement Address FBI Director James Comey delivered the commencement address to University of Richmond Law School ... FBI Director James Comey delivered the commencement address to University of Richmond Law School graduates. Director Comey previously served as the assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, which has jurisdiction over the city of Richmond. 12:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Most Blessed of the Patriarchs ; ; Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: ... Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual maturation of Thomas Jefferson, from his early influences to his political ideologies that left an imprint on the beginnings of the nation. 1:05 am ET Approx. 55 min. General Pershing and the Battle of Meuse-Argonne ; Mitchell Yockelson talked about his book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came ... Mitchell Yockelson talked about his book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I. Mr. Yockelson focused on General “Black Jack” Pershing’s biography and stories of those under his command. Appointed to lead the American Expeditionary Forces by President Wilson in 1917, General Pershing led his army to victory in the 1918 Battle of Meuse-Argonne. Mr. Yockelson argued this victory was a major factor in ending World War I and a turning point for U.S. Army fighting strategies.
4:08 pm ET Approx. 23 min. University of Notre Dame Commencement Awards ; Vice President Joe Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) each made remarks ... Vice President Joe Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) each made remarks after receiving the University of Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal at the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony in Notre Dame Stadium. The university selected two Catholic officials from opposing political parties to recognize for “their leadership, civility and dedication to our nation.” "Laetare" is the Latin word for “rejoice.” 1:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's Death The Folger Shakespeare Library marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on ... The Folger Shakespeare Library marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare on April 23, 1616. The program featured actors, community leaders, artists, and scholars sharing their connections to Shakespeare through personal stories. The Reduced Shakespeare Company performed a sketch and clips were shown from videos submitted to the “Share Your Shakespeare Story” Web site. Then, Peter Slen moderated as Shakespeare scholars Michael Witmore and Ellen MacKay responded to telephone calls, electronic communications, and questions from members of the audience in the Folger’s historic Paster Reading Room. 

“The Wonder of Will: Sharing Shakespeare Stories” took place on April 23, 2016, and was part of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s “The Wonder of Will: 400 Years of Shakespeare,” a year-long commemoration of the legacy of William Shakespeare.
2:01 am ET Approx. 54 min. U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award ; David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered ... David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements, including two Pulitzer Prizes and two National Book Awards. This event took place in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.
4:32 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Notre Dame University President Jenkins on the Commencement Ceremony ; The Reverend John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, talked by telephone about ... The Reverend John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, talked by telephone about the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony. He talked about the decision to award former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Vice President Joe Biden (D) with the Laetare Award and the choice to have retired General Martin Dempsey, former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as the commencement speaker. The commencement ceremony was held May 15, 2016, in South Bend, Indiana. 3:15 am ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Tough as They Come ; ; U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, ... U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered an improvised explosive device (IED). This was part of the 9th annual Savannah Book Festival. 2:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Post World War II New York City ; ; David Reid talked about his book, The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire: ... David Reid talked about his book, The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire: Politics, Art, and Bohemia, in which he argues that between 1945 and 1950, post World War II New York City became a haven for exiles and a world center for literature, art, music, and economic creativity. He spoke with Pprofessor Thomas Bender.
4:39 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Pepperdine University Commencement Address National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) President Michael Powell delivers the ... National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) President Michael Powell delivers the commencement address at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Mr. Powell shared how he was hospitalized for a year following an injury while serving in the Army. He told the graduates the experience taught him that nothing more is important than relationships, perseverance, and the pursuit of wisdom. 4:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Open Phones with Dennis Prager ; Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and ... Dennis Prager talked about his book, The Ten Commandments: Still the Best Moral Code, and responded to viewer comments and questions.

He was interviewed at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which took place at the Hancock Foundation building on the campus of the University of Southern California.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Maryland Soldiers in the Revolutionary War ; Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story ... Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution, about a group of Maryland troops who fought with George Washington during the Revolutionary War. These soldiers, including freed African Americans, played a key role in several several of the war’s most important battles, fighting over an eight-year period through harsh weather conditions, malnutrition, and often without being paid.
5:15 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Le Moyne College Commencement Address NASA astronaut and former CIA intelligence officer Jeanette Epps delivered the commencement ... NASA astronaut and former CIA intelligence officer Jeanette Epps delivered the commencement address to the Le Moyne College graduating class at the Thomas J. Niland Jr. Athletic Complex in Syracuse, New York. Ms. Epps, a 1992 graduate of Le Moyne College, would be going to the International Space Station in 2018. She talked about her career path and the possible constraints of how you are defined by yourself or others. She said that she almost did not become an astronaut because she believed she was getting too old for that path and the necessity of believing in herself. 4:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. 5:05 am ET Approx. 55 min. General Pershing and the Battle of Meuse-Argonne ; Mitchell Yockelson talked about his book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came ... Mitchell Yockelson talked about his book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I. Mr. Yockelson focused on General “Black Jack” Pershing’s biography and stories of those under his command. Appointed to lead the American Expeditionary Forces by President Wilson in 1917, General Pershing led his army to victory in the 1918 Battle of Meuse-Argonne. Mr. Yockelson argued this victory was a major factor in ending World War I and a turning point for U.S. Army fighting strategies.
5:29 pm ET Approx. 23 min. University of Southern California Commencement Address Larry Ellison delivers the commencement speech to graduates at the University of Southern ... Larry Ellison delivers the commencement speech to graduates at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Mr. Ellison talked about his struggles to follow his dreams and find a job he loved. He told graduates how his best friend, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, taught him there is more to life than money. He encouraged graduates to try new things and not be afraid to challenge the status quo. 4:59 am ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Fever of 1721 ; Stephen Coss talked about his book The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine ... Stephen Coss talked about his book The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics, in which he recalls a smallpox outbreak in Boston in April 1721 that resulted in 844 deaths, a tenth of Boston’s population at the time. In his book, Mr. Coss reports on the early use of inoculations to temper the fever. This effort was supported by Puritan leader Cotton Mathers, but was met with great resistance in spite of its success rate. 6:00 am ET Approx. 54 min. U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award ; David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered ... David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements, including two Pulitzer Prizes and two National Book Awards. This event took place in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.
5:56 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Johns Hopkins University Commencement Address Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins ... Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins University at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. He discussed race relations and criticized presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Mr. Lee had made a campaign commercial for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, before the New York primary elections. He warned graduates about the turbulent times they were about to enter and urged them to be catalysts for change for the “99 percent.” Mr. Lee also paid tribute to the late singer Prince with a reading of his song “Baltimore” that was released the previous year after the riots in that city. 5:00 am ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on The Fever of 1721 ; Stephen Coss talked about his book The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine ... Stephen Coss talked about his book The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics, in which he recalls a smallpox outbreak in Boston in April 1721 that resulted in 844 deaths, a tenth of Boston’s population at the time. In his book, Mr. Coss reports on the early use of inoculations to temper the fever. This effort was supported by Puritan leader Cotton Mathers, but was met with great resistance in spite of its success rate. 6:56 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Post World War II New York City ; ; David Reid talked about his book, The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire: ... David Reid talked about his book, The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire: Politics, Art, and Bohemia, in which he argues that between 1945 and 1950, post World War II New York City became a haven for exiles and a world center for literature, art, music, and economic creativity. He spoke with Pprofessor Thomas Bender.
6:10 pm ET Approx. 16 min. Southeastern University Commencement Address Dr. Ben Carson, who was a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, gave the commencement address ... Dr. Ben Carson, who was a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Southeastern University. He talked about his experience on the presidential campaign trail and his career as a neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital. 5:55 am ET Approx. 1 min.
6:27 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Southwestern University Commencement Address Janet Brown gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Southwestern University ... Janet Brown gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. She talked about the power of connecting using technology and the importance of the of the democratic process during election cycles. 6:00 am ET Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on On My Own ; Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a ... Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a spokesperson for the right-to-die movement. She spoke with author Bethanne Patrick.

“A Conversation with Diane Rehm” was part of the 2016 Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place in Katharine Hall.
6:45 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Loyola Marymount University Commencement Address Former President Bill Clinton delivered the commencement address at Loyola Marymount University in ... Former President Bill Clinton delivered the commencement address at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He encouraged students to embrace their differences and work toward a more inclusive society. 6:50 am ET Approx. 1 min.
7:04 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Hillsdale College Commencement Address Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class ... Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Hillsdale College in the college’s Margot V. Biermann Athletic Center. He praised the late Justice Antonin Scalia for his view of the law and talked about the profound impact Justice Scalia had on him. Other topics included citizenship, public service, and political correctness. 6:52 am ET Approx. 6 min. Interview with Ryan Anderson Ryan Anderson talks about his book, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious ... Ryan Anderson talks about his book, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom. He was interviewed at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
7:34 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn on Commencement Speakers ; Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn talked by telephone about having Supreme Court Associate ... Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn talked by telephone about having Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas speak at the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony. He talked about how the speaker was chosen and about the activities of the day. The commencement took place May 14, 2016, in Hillsdale, Michigan.
7:41 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Merrick Garland H.S. Commencement Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland was the commencement speaker this year at Niles West High ... Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland was the commencement speaker this year at Niles West High School in Illinois. The DC Circuit Court of Appeals Judge was a graduate of the school in 1970 and valedictorian of his class.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Memorial Day Observance ; ; President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, followed by Memorial Day remarks ... President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, followed by Memorial Day remarks at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Sal Giunta Reflections on Medal of Honor Sal Giunta, an Army staff sargeant who served in Afghanistan from 2003-2011, talked about his ... Sal Giunta, an Army staff sargeant who served in Afghanistan from 2003-2011, talked about his experiences as the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the U.S. Military Medal of Honor.
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10:01 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Carthage College Commencement Address House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at ... House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He encouraged graduates to not become constrained by a plan and but instead follow a path that leads to fulfillment.
10:15 pm ET Approx. 12 min. University of California, Berkeley Commencement Address Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) addressed to graduates of the University of California, ... Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) addressed to graduates of the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Politics. She urged them to be tough and resilient in the face of criticism and to stand up for their beliefs. Senator Boxer, who was not seeking re-election in 2016, also talked about her upcoming memoir and her intention to continue addressing issues outside of public office.
10:28 pm ET Approx. 15 min. University of Alabama in Huntsville Commencement Address Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) delivered the commencement address to graduates of the University of ... Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) delivered the commencement address to graduates of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He talked about the school’s growth in recent years, its improving reputation as an engineering institution, and his own life struggles after college graduation. After his remarks, Senator Sessions was awarded an honorary doctorate by the university.
10:46 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Indiana Wesleyan University Commencement Address Governor Mike Pence (R-Indiana) delivered the commencement address for Class of 2016 graduates at ... Governor Mike Pence (R-Indiana) delivered the commencement address for Class of 2016 graduates at Indiana Wesleyan University. He encouraged students to embrace their futures, thank their professors, and focused his comments on his Christian faith and his role as a husband and father. After his speech, Governor Pence received an honorary degree from the school.
11:05 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Southern University at New Orleans Commencement Address Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA) addressed graduates at Southern University at New Orleans, a ... Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA) addressed graduates at Southern University at New Orleans, a public historically black college. Governor Edwards stressed his commitment to the university and the students despite threats of closure, and said it a strong community is necessary to help students excel through school.
11:19 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Nichols College Commencement Address Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA) delivered the commencement address to the class of 2016 at Nichols ... Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA) delivered the commencement address to the class of 2016 at Nichols College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He told the students to step outside of their comfort zones after graduating, and talked about the importance of failing.
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11:41 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Memorial Day Observance ; ; President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, followed by Memorial Day remarks ... President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, followed by Memorial Day remarks at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.
12:41 am ET Approx. 18 min. Whittier College Commencement Address Maria Contreras-Sweet gave the commencement address to the Whittier College class of 2016 in ... Maria Contreras-Sweet gave the commencement address to the Whittier College class of 2016 in Whittier, California. She told students to rely on the support and lessons of their family and friends, themselves, and the state of California as they go forward in their lives.
1:00 am ET Approx. 13 min. Georgetown University Commencement Address Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivered the commencement address to Georgetown ... Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivered the commencement address to Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business class of 2016. She quoted Pope Francis in her advice, telling the graduates they should challenge themselves to a greater meaning in life and be agents of change for their communities. Secretary Pritzker also received an honorary degree from the school.
1:14 am ET Approx. 12 min. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Commencement Address Michael Huerta gave the commencement address to 2016 graduates of Vaughn College of Aeronautics ... Michael Huerta gave the commencement address to 2016 graduates of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. He talked about innovation, safety, and the rapid technological changes in the aviation industry.
1:29 am ET Approx. 24 min. Vermont Law School Commencement Address Gina McCarthy gave the commencement address to Vermont Law School graduates. She outlined ... Gina McCarthy gave the commencement address to Vermont Law School graduates. She outlined President Obama’s actions on climate change and urged students to consider careers in public service. Administrator McCarthy was granted an honorary degree by the the school.
1:53 am ET Approx. 19 min. Spelman College Commencement Address Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave the commencement address to Spelman College’s 2016 ... Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave the commencement address to Spelman College’s 2016 graduating class. She encouraged the all-women graduates to remain hopeful even as the world is filled with challenges.
2:13 am ET Approx. 11 min. University of Richmond Law School Commencement Address FBI Director James Comey delivered the commencement address to University of Richmond Law School ... FBI Director James Comey delivered the commencement address to University of Richmond Law School graduates. Director Comey previously served as the assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, which has jurisdiction over the city of Richmond.
2:26 am ET Approx. 23 min. University of Notre Dame Commencement Awards ; Vice President Joe Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) each made remarks ... Vice President Joe Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) each made remarks after receiving the University of Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal at the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony in Notre Dame Stadium. The university selected two Catholic officials from opposing political parties to recognize for “their leadership, civility and dedication to our nation.” "Laetare" is the Latin word for “rejoice.”
2:49 am ET Approx. 4 min. Notre Dame University President Jenkins on the Commencement Ceremony ; The Reverend John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, talked by telephone about ... The Reverend John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, talked by telephone about the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony. He talked about the decision to award former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Vice President Joe Biden (D) with the Laetare Award and the choice to have retired General Martin Dempsey, former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as the commencement speaker. The commencement ceremony was held May 15, 2016, in South Bend, Indiana.
2:56 am ET Approx. 44 min. Rutgers University Commencement Address ; President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Rutgers ... President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. The historic 250th anniversary commencement was held in the university’s football stadium, High Point Solutions Stadium, at the Busch Campus in Piscataway, New Jersey. The president offered advice to students, referred to current political stories, and called on students to be involved citizens.
3:43 am ET Approx. 15 min. Pepperdine University Commencement Address National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) President Michael Powell delivers the ... National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) President Michael Powell delivers the commencement address at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Mr. Powell shared how he was hospitalized for a year following an injury while serving in the Army. He told the graduates the experience taught him that nothing more is important than relationships, perseverance, and the pursuit of wisdom.
3:59 am ET Approx. 19 min. Colorado College Commencement Address Marcia McNutt, who was to become the first woman president of the National Academy of Sciences in ... Marcia McNutt, who was to become the first woman president of the National Academy of Sciences in July, delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of her alma mater, Colorado College.
4:20 am ET Approx. 13 min. Le Moyne College Commencement Address NASA astronaut and former CIA intelligence officer Jeanette Epps delivered the commencement ... NASA astronaut and former CIA intelligence officer Jeanette Epps delivered the commencement address to the Le Moyne College graduating class at the Thomas J. Niland Jr. Athletic Complex in Syracuse, New York. Ms. Epps, a 1992 graduate of Le Moyne College, would be going to the International Space Station in 2018. She talked about her career path and the possible constraints of how you are defined by yourself or others. She said that she almost did not become an astronaut because she believed she was getting too old for that path and the necessity of believing in herself.
4:33 am ET Approx. 23 min. University of Southern California Commencement Address Larry Ellison delivers the commencement speech to graduates at the University of Southern ... Larry Ellison delivers the commencement speech to graduates at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Mr. Ellison talked about his struggles to follow his dreams and find a job he loved. He told graduates how his best friend, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, taught him there is more to life than money. He encouraged graduates to try new things and not be afraid to challenge the status quo.
4:59 am ET Approx. 11 min. Johns Hopkins University Commencement Address Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins ... Spike Lee delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Johns Hopkins University at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. He discussed race relations and criticized presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Mr. Lee had made a campaign commercial for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, before the New York primary elections. He warned graduates about the turbulent times they were about to enter and urged them to be catalysts for change for the “99 percent.” Mr. Lee also paid tribute to the late singer Prince with a reading of his song “Baltimore” that was released the previous year after the riots in that city.
5:12 am ET Approx. 16 min. Southeastern University Commencement Address Dr. Ben Carson, who was a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, gave the commencement address ... Dr. Ben Carson, who was a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Southeastern University. He talked about his experience on the presidential campaign trail and his career as a neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
5:29 am ET Approx. 12 min. Southwestern University Commencement Address Janet Brown gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Southwestern University ... Janet Brown gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. She talked about the power of connecting using technology and the importance of the of the democratic process during election cycles.
5:41 am ET Approx. 4 min. Phoner with Southwestern University President Edward Burger Southwestern University President Edward Burger talks about the school’s choice to have ... Southwestern University President Edward Burger talks about the school’s choice to have Commission on Presidential Debates Executive Director Janet Brown speak to graduates.
5:47 am ET Approx. 18 min. Loyola Marymount University Commencement Address Former President Bill Clinton delivered the commencement address at Loyola Marymount University in ... Former President Bill Clinton delivered the commencement address at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He encouraged students to embrace their differences and work toward a more inclusive society.
6:05 am ET Approx. 29 min. Hillsdale College Commencement Address Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class ... Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Hillsdale College in the college’s Margot V. Biermann Athletic Center. He praised the late Justice Antonin Scalia for his view of the law and talked about the profound impact Justice Scalia had on him. Other topics included citizenship, public service, and political correctness.
6:35 am ET Approx. 4 min. Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn on Commencement Speakers ; Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn talked by telephone about having Supreme Court Associate ... Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn talked by telephone about having Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas speak at the school’s 2016 commencement ceremony. He talked about how the speaker was chosen and about the activities of the day. The commencement took place May 14, 2016, in Hillsdale, Michigan.
6:40 am ET Approx. 15 min. Merrick Garland H.S. Commencement Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland was the commencement speaker this year at Niles West High ... Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland was the commencement speaker this year at Niles West High School in Illinois. The DC Circuit Court of Appeals Judge was a graduate of the school in 1970 and valedictorian of his class.