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3:00 am AKT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day. Justin Sink spoke via telephone ... Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day. Justin Sink spoke via telephone about efforts to avoid budget sequestration. 2:58 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Campaign Strategists on the 2012 Presidential Election Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke ... Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke about a number of issues touching on their experiences and strategic decisions, the campaign primaries, debates, vice presidential candidate pick, third party candidates, the polls, the conventions, and election night activities. Chuck Todd moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 2:30 am AKT Approx. 38 min. Women's Clothing in Colonial America Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial ... Colorado State history professor Ann Little talked about the clothing worn by some Colonial American women, with a focus on stays, which are similar to corsets. Both male and female children of the time wore stays until around the age of seven, when males would cease wearing them, while females would continue to wear them throughout their adult lives.
3:51 am AKT Approx. 47 min. LIVE State and Federal Gun Laws Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control ... Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control legislation and the current national debate over gun violence. He also spoke about his personal experiences as a victim of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 4:44 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. U.S. Civilian Response in Afghanistan and Iraq ; Ambassador Barton talks about U.S. foreign policy and State Department efforts to prevent conflict ... Ambassador Barton talks about U.S. foreign policy and State Department efforts to prevent conflict and encourage stabilization in various parts of the world. In his remarks he focused on on-going conflict and crises in Syria, Kenya, Burma and Honduras. He also responded to the potential impact of budget cuts envisioned in the sequester scheduled to take place beginning on March 1. He responded to questions from the audience. 3:11 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. U.S. Intervention in Foreign Conflicts David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. ... David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. intervention in foreign conflicts. He talked about his new book, Liberating Kosovo: Coercive Diplomacy and U. S. Intervention, and reviewed the war in Kosovo. He also talked about the more recent involvements in Iraq and Afghanistan as he talked about the challenges of intervening in Syria and Iran.
4:42 am AKT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Cyberattacks on the U.S. by China ; John Reed spoke about evidence that the Chinese government was behind a series of massive cyber ... John Reed spoke about evidence that the Chinese government was behind a series of massive cyber attacks on U.S. government and business interests, and ways in which the Obama administration could respond. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:46 am AKT Approx. 23 min. U.S. Cyber Command Operations ; Major General Brett Williams, operations director of U.S. Cyber Command, talked about his mission, ... Major General Brett Williams, operations director of U.S. Cyber Command, talked about his mission, saying cyber operations must be planned and executed using the same processes the military uses for conventional warfare. He said the key to effective cyber operations was a well-trained force and sufficient information as opposed to technical superiority. 
This was the first opening keynote address at the 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium, “Taking Stock of Cyber Preparedness: A Team Path to Active Resilience,” held at the Capital Hilton Hotel by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
4:20 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Sequestration and the Federal Workforce Democratic representatives held a hearing about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on federal ... Democratic representatives held a hearing about the impact of sequestration budget cuts on federal employees and their families and on the work that they do. Marion Blakey, a former head of the Federation Aviation Administration, warned of increased airport delays if automatic budget cuts would go into effect. Other witnesses included an elementary school teacher and the Washington State secretary of health.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013.
5:20 am AKT Approx. 44 min. LIVE State of Retirement in the U.S. ; Paul Taylor spoke about the state of retirement the state of retirement savings for older ... Paul Taylor spoke about the state of retirement the state of retirement savings for older Americans and new findings that the U.S. could be facing a retirement deficit as high as $6.6 trillion. He also addressed the economic divide between older Americans who are prepared for retirement and those who are not. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
6:09 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE Understanding Cyber Adversaries Senior officials from government agencies discussed efforts to guard against cyber ... Senior officials from government agencies discussed efforts to guard against cyber attacks. They said the rapid pace of change in the cyber world often clashed with government’s ability to deploy tools for combating the threats. Jeff Eisensmith, of the Homeland Security Department, said a bigger budget would allow his agency to do a better job of policing the information technology supply chain, which is one of the areas vulnerable to cyber attacks. 
“Understanding Our Cyber Adversaries - Current & Future Threats” was a panel at the 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium, “Taking Stock of Cyber Preparedness: A Team Path to Active Resilience,” held at the Capital Hilton Hotel by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
5:43 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. LIVE News Conference on Gun Control African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in ... African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate would restrict their ability to defend themselves, their property and their families. They were also concerned that the proposed gun control legislation put too much power in the hands of politicians, and called for a serious national dialogue about the impact of gun control on the black community. The responded to questions from the reporters.
6:04 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. LIVE Modernizing the Military Budget Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, ... Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed were joint operations, partnering with allies, troop draw downs, addressing overhead costs, and establishing an improved defense posture. They also addressed the potential impact of defense budget sequestration. They responded to questions from the audience. 7:12 am AKT Approx. 34 min. Cyberattacks on the U.S. by China ; John Reed spoke about evidence that the Chinese government was behind a series of massive cyber ... John Reed spoke about evidence that the Chinese government was behind a series of massive cyber attacks on U.S. government and business interests, and ways in which the Obama administration could respond. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:58 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Legislative Agenda Ahead for Congress Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress.
8:02 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Legislative Agenda Ahead for Congress Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. 7:46 am AKT Approx. 8 min. Government Cyber Threat Issues ; Eric Rosenbach, the Pentagon official in charge of cyber security, talked about the problem of ... Eric Rosenbach, the Pentagon official in charge of cyber security, talked about the problem of cyber attacks from non-state actors, arguing that these were one of the greatest threats facing the U.S.
This was the second opening keynote address at the 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium, “Taking Stock of Cyber Preparedness: A Team Path to Active Resilience,” held at the Capital Hilton Hotel by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
This is only the opening portion of this talk.
7:06 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. Chris Dodd on the Motion Picture Industry ; Chris Dodd, chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), talked about the ... Chris Dodd, chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), talked about the state of the motion picture industry and the challenges presented by new and changing technologies. He was introduced by Angela Greiling Keane, President of the National Press Club. He warned about the regulation of content in movies and talked about mental health and its relation to gun violence. Other topics included the industry’s movie ratings system, intellectual property and copyright infringement, and the growth of the industry both in the U.S. and abroad.
8:09 am AKT Approx. 57 min. School Choice and Accountability ; David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, ... David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, spoke about trends in U.S. education policy, the changing education landscape, and evaluating school choice and accountability. He talked about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted “Pitfalls and Promise of School Choice and Accountability” at the University of Florida Law School. The talk was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters. 7:55 am AKT Approx. 28 min. LIVE Implementing Cybersecurity ; Suzanne Spaulding, in charge of overseeing cyber security at the Homeland Security Department, ... Suzanne Spaulding, in charge of overseeing cyber security at the Homeland Security Department, described efforts to implement the latest cybersecurity executive order and directive from President Obama. She responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.
This was the first luncheon keynote address at the 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium, “Taking Stock of Cyber Preparedness: A Team Path to Active Resilience,” held at the Capital Hilton Hotel by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
8:09 am AKT Approx. 56 min. Social Media and Political Process ; Aaron Smith presented research from recent Pew Research Center national surveys on the increased ... Aaron Smith presented research from recent Pew Research Center national surveys on the increased use of social media on smart phones and other internet-enabled mobile devices, and how social media have changed the way Americans are involved in the political process.
“Digital Politics” was an event, held at The Powerhouse event space, of the second Washington, D.C., Social Media Week curated by iStrategyLabs.
9:08 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 15 min. 2013 Agricultural Outlook Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook ... Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at his department’s annual agricultural outlook forum. He warned of the human-made and natural risks in the agriculture industry, including the upcoming sequestration automatic budget cuts and climate change. Former Senator Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked bout the challenges of global food security and agriculture development. They also responded to questions from the audience. 8:23 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Legislative Agenda Ahead for Congress Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. 9:09 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Campaign Strategists on the 2012 Presidential Election Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke ... Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke about a number of issues touching on their experiences and strategic decisions, the campaign primaries, debates, vice presidential candidate pick, third party candidates, the polls, the conventions, and election night activities. Chuck Todd moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
11:23 am AKT Approx. 1 min. White House Daily Briefing ; White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters and answered questions. Secretary Lahood warned that budget sequestration would result in major airport delays and the reduction of air traffic controllers. He also said the Federal Aviation Administration would need to cut $600 million out of their budget by furloughing employees and closing some air traffic control towers in smaller cities. Mr. Carney’s remarks focused on the president’s schedule. 8:29 am AKT Approx. 3 min. News Conference on Gun Control African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in ... African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate would restrict their ability to defend themselves, their property and their families. They were also concerned that the proposed gun control legislation put too much power in the hands of politicians, and called for a serious national dialogue about the impact of gun control on the black community. The responded to questions from the reporters. 10:53 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Legislative Agenda Ahead for Congress Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress.
11:26 am AKT Approx. 37 min. Obama Administration Climate Change Policy Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate ... Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate change with and without Congress. Issues included new rules on power plant emissions, fuel standards for heavy duty trucks, and improving energy efficiency at federal buildings. Topics included the role of business and prospects for international progress. Ms. Claussen was interviewed by Ms. Arroyo. Others participated from the audience.
This was the luncheon program of a Georgetown University Climate Center state-federal workshop titled, “Promoting Low-Carbon Solutions and a Resilient Future Together.”
8:37 am AKT Approx. 26 min. LIVE White House Cybersecurity Goals ; ; Andy Ozment, senior White House cybersecurity director, outlined the goals of President ... Andy Ozment, senior White House cybersecurity director, outlined the goals of President Obama’s executive order on the issue, and described areas where new legislation would be required in order to fully implement the administration’s plan. 
This was the second luncheon keynote address at the 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium, “Taking Stock of Cyber Preparedness: A Team Path to Active Resilience,” held at the Capital Hilton Hotel by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
11:01 am AKT Approx. 30 min. Marissa Mayer on the Future of New Technology ; Marissa Mayer shared her experiences and insight on the direction of new technology. She ... Marissa Mayer shared her experiences and insight on the direction of new technology. She talked about the success of human interaction with technology, as in the case of the Siri function on Apple’s iPhone and added that the future of Yahoo was to partner with other companies that have a lot of power in various sectors. 
The World Economic Forum is an annual event held in Davos, Switzerland attended by thousands of global leaders from government, business, economics and philanthropy.
12:03 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. LIVE U.S.-Japan Relations ; Following a meeting with President Obama meeting, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke about ... Following a meeting with President Obama meeting, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke about their agreement to improve trade relations between their two countries as well as the prime minister’s “Abenomincs” economic plan. He also talked about Japan’s future and U.S.-Japanese relations. He discussed the importance of Japan’s relationship with China but said the U.S. and international community could pressure China to influence North Korea to prevent any future nuclear missile tests. He responded to questions from the audience. 9:04 am AKT Approx. 2 min. Modernizing the Military Budget Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, ... Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed were joint operations, partnering with allies, troop draw downs, addressing overhead costs, and establishing an improved defense posture. They also addressed the potential impact of defense budget sequestration. They responded to questions from the audience. 11:34 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Advisory Board Meeting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) advisory board members talked about a range of ... Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) advisory board members talked about a range of consumer finance market issues. CFPB Director Richard Cordray made opening remarks.
12:49 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Presifent Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Abe ; President Obama spoke to reporters following a White House meeting with Japanese Prime Minister ... President Obama spoke to reporters following a White House meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe. 9:07 am AKT Approx. 55 min. U.S.-India Relations ; India’s Foreign Secretary, H.E. Ranjan Mathai about the future of U.S.-India ... India’s Foreign Secretary, H.E. Ranjan Mathai about the future of U.S.-India relations. prosperity and progress. He called the relationship between the U.S. and India a 21st century partnership for peace, prosperity and progress. He also said that peace and stability in that country was in the interest of both nations. Jessica Mathews moderated. 12:52 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Legislative Agenda Ahead for Congress Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress.
12:53 pm AKT Approx. 2 min. Modernizing the Military Budget Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, ... Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed were joint operations, partnering with allies, troop draw downs, addressing overhead costs, and establishing an improved defense posture. They also addressed the potential impact of defense budget sequestration. They responded to questions from the audience. 10:04 am AKT Approx. 47 min. State and Federal Gun Laws Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control ... Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control legislation and the current national debate over gun violence. He also spoke about his personal experiences as a victim of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:59 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Washington Classroom with Judd Gregg Former Senator Judd Greg talked about his views of Congress. Topics included partisanship and ... Former Senator Judd Greg talked about his views of Congress. Topics included partisanship and political gridlock, and the federal budget and deficit.
12:57 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. White House Daily Briefing ; White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters and answered questions. Secretary Lahood warned that budget sequestration would result in major airport delays and the reduction of air traffic controllers. He also said the Federal Aviation Administration would need to cut $600 million out of their budget by furloughing employees and closing some air traffic control towers in smaller cities. Mr. Carney’s remarks focused on the president’s schedule. 10:53 am AKT Approx. 2 min. News Conference on Gun Control African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in ... African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate would restrict their ability to defend themselves, their property and their families. They were also concerned that the proposed gun control legislation put too much power in the hands of politicians, and called for a serious national dialogue about the impact of gun control on the black community. The responded to questions from the reporters. 2:22 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. U.S.-Mexico Migration ; ; Gustavo Mohar, a former Mexican government senior immigration official, talked about the latest ... Gustavo Mohar, a former Mexican government senior immigration official, talked about the latest migration trends between the U.S. and Mexico. He said that the U.S. economic downturn and Mexico’s own recent economic success had contributed to a decrease in overall migration into the U.S., while Mexico was seeing increased migration from neighboring countries such as Guatemala. He also gave an historical perspective on immigration between the U.S. and Mexico and described some of the immigration issues Mexico was facing.
1:51 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Legislative Agenda Ahead for Congress Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. Justin Sink spoke about the legislative agenda for Congress. 10:58 am AKT Approx. 57 min. School Choice and Accountability ; David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, ... David Figlio, a Northwestern University professor of education and social policy and of economics, spoke about trends in U.S. education policy, the changing education landscape, and evaluating school choice and accountability. He talked about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service hosted “Pitfalls and Promise of School Choice and Accountability” at the University of Florida Law School. The talk was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters. 4:00 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. The Civil War and American Art Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly ... Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.
1:57 pm AKT Approx. 47 min. State and Federal Gun Laws Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control ... Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control legislation and the current national debate over gun violence. He also spoke about his personal experiences as a victim of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:56 am AKT Approx. 47 min. Vouchers and Charter Schools ; Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and ... Sean Cavanagh, Education Week assistant editor for charter schools, school choice, and parent engagement, spoke via Skype about the pros and cons of charter schools and whether vouchers make a difference in school quality. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from viewers who had also just seen a speech on school choice and accountability by Northwestern University Professor David Figlio at the University of Florida. Video clips were shown of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) speaking about charter schools in his 2013 state of the state address and former District of Columbia Chancellor Michelle Rhee speaking speaking at the Hudson Union Society in New York City. 4:30 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. The Civil War and American Art, Part 2 In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator ... In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator Eleanor Jones Harvey talked about the symbolism of a selection of paintings and photographs with a group of journalists.
2:45 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. News Conference on Gun Control African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in ... African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate would restrict their ability to defend themselves, their property and their families. They were also concerned that the proposed gun control legislation put too much power in the hands of politicians, and called for a serious national dialogue about the impact of gun control on the black community. The responded to questions from the reporters. 12:49 pm AKT Approx. 1 min. White House Daily Briefing ; White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters and answered questions. Secretary Lahood warned that budget sequestration would result in major airport delays and the reduction of air traffic controllers. He also said the Federal Aviation Administration would need to cut $600 million out of their budget by furloughing employees and closing some air traffic control towers in smaller cities. Mr. Carney’s remarks focused on the president’s schedule. 5:02 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural ... Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.
4:00 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. White House Daily Briefing ; White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters and answered questions. Secretary Lahood warned that budget sequestration would result in major airport delays and the reduction of air traffic controllers. He also said the Federal Aviation Administration would need to cut $600 million out of their budget by furloughing employees and closing some air traffic control towers in smaller cities. Mr. Carney’s remarks focused on the president’s schedule. 12:50 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. U.S. Civilian Response in Afghanistan and Iraq ; Ambassador Barton talks about U.S. foreign policy and State Department efforts to prevent conflict ... Ambassador Barton talks about U.S. foreign policy and State Department efforts to prevent conflict and encourage stabilization in various parts of the world. In his remarks he focused on on-going conflict and crises in Syria, Kenya, Burma and Honduras. He also responded to the potential impact of budget cuts envisioned in the sequester scheduled to take place beginning on March 1. He responded to questions from the audience. 5:34 pm AKT Approx. 25 min. Old North Church, Part 1 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the first of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
4:56 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Conversation with Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue ; Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the economy and ... Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the economy and deficit reduction. He also talked about entitlement, immigration reform, and the importance of the private sector in promoting economic growth. The Manhattan Institute hosted this event. 1:53 pm AKT Approx. 17 min. Nebraska State of the State Address Governor Dave Heineman (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the legislative chamber ... Governor Dave Heineman (R) gave the annual state of the state address in the legislative chamber of the Capitol. He unveiled his tax reform plan that would eliminate or lower individual income tax and the corporate income taxes. His proposal would look for “alternative options” to eliminate business sales tax exemptions with all industries except for food. 6:00 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Old North Church, Part 2 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the second of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
5:57 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. Gun Ownership in Washington, D.C. Emily Miller talked about her Washington Times series on her efforts to purchase and ... Emily Miller talked about her Washington Times series on her efforts to purchase and license a handgun in Washington, D.C., and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her experiences, and about efforts by the Obama administration to reduce violence. 
Ms. Miller participated from Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia. Other guests included included the owner, a staff member, and a patron of Blue Ridge Arsenal.
2:13 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Campaign Strategists on the 2012 Presidential Election Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke ... Obama and Romney campaign strategists talked about the 2012 presidential election. The spoke about a number of issues touching on their experiences and strategic decisions, the campaign primaries, debates, vice presidential candidate pick, third party candidates, the polls, the conventions, and election night activities. Chuck Todd moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 6:31 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. War of 1812 in Art and Memory ; Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects ... Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.
6:42 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Gun Control Proposals Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America’s reactions to gun control legislation ... Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America’s reactions to gun control legislation proposed by President Obama and Congress. Other topics included his group’s history, and differences between Gun Owners of America and the National Rifle Association. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mark Wagner talked about some of the guns sold in his Blue Ridge Arsenal store in Chantilly, Virginia. Mr. Wagner and Host Pedro Echevarria also demonstrated two firearms from the store’s gun range.
All the guests participated from the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia.
4:01 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Clayborne Carson ; Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the ... Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers. He recounted encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family. Mr. Carson shared his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen. 7:00 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. The Civil War and American Art Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly ... Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.
7:46 pm AKT Approx. 47 min. State and Federal Gun Laws Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control ... Colin Goddard spoke about Obama administration and congressional efforts to pass gun control legislation and the current national debate over gun violence. He also spoke about his personal experiences as a victim of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 5:00 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on And Justice for All ; Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States ... Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 7:30 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. The Civil War and American Art, Part 2 In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator ... In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator Eleanor Jones Harvey talked about the symbolism of a selection of paintings and photographs with a group of journalists.
8:35 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. News Conference on Gun Control African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in ... African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate would restrict their ability to defend themselves, their property and their families. They were also concerned that the proposed gun control legislation put too much power in the hands of politicians, and called for a serious national dialogue about the impact of gun control on the black community. The responded to questions from the reporters. 5:31 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on The King Years Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his ... Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his thoughts on key moments in the Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Branch spoke at the Atlanta History Center. 8:01 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural ... Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.
9:51 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. White House Daily Briefing ; White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters ... White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood briefed reporters and answered questions. Secretary Lahood warned that budget sequestration would result in major airport delays and the reduction of air traffic controllers. He also said the Federal Aviation Administration would need to cut $600 million out of their budget by furloughing employees and closing some air traffic control towers in smaller cities. Mr. Carney’s remarks focused on the president’s schedule. 6:46 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Clayborne Carson ; Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the ... Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers. He recounted encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family. Mr. Carson shared his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen. 8:34 pm AKT Approx. 25 min. Old North Church, Part 1 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the first of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
10:46 pm AKT Approx. 59 min. Conversation with Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue ; Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the economy and ... Tom Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the economy and deficit reduction. He also talked about entitlement, immigration reform, and the importance of the private sector in promoting economic growth. The Manhattan Institute hosted this event. 7:44 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on And Justice for All ; Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States ... Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 9:00 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Old North Church, Part 2 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the second of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
11:46 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. News Conference on Gun Control African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in ... African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate would restrict their ability to defend themselves, their property and their families. They were also concerned that the proposed gun control legislation put too much power in the hands of politicians, and called for a serious national dialogue about the impact of gun control on the black community. The responded to questions from the reporters. 8:15 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on The King Years Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his ... Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his thoughts on key moments in the Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Branch spoke at the Atlanta History Center. 9:31 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. War of 1812 in Art and Memory ; Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects ... Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.
1:03 am AKT Approx. 24 min. White House Cybersecurity Goals ; ; Andy Ozment, senior White House cybersecurity director, outlined the goals of President ... Andy Ozment, senior White House cybersecurity director, outlined the goals of President Obama’s executive order on the issue, and described areas where new legislation would be required in order to fully implement the administration’s plan. 
This was the second luncheon keynote address at the 4th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium, “Taking Stock of Cyber Preparedness: A Team Path to Active Resilience,” held at the Capital Hilton Hotel by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
9:30 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. U.S. Civilian Response in Afghanistan and Iraq ; Ambassador Barton talks about U.S. foreign policy and State Department efforts to prevent conflict ... Ambassador Barton talks about U.S. foreign policy and State Department efforts to prevent conflict and encourage stabilization in various parts of the world. In his remarks he focused on on-going conflict and crises in Syria, Kenya, Burma and Honduras. He also responded to the potential impact of budget cuts envisioned in the sequester scheduled to take place beginning on March 1. He responded to questions from the audience. 10:00 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. The Civil War and American Art Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly ... Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.
1:29 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Politico's Governors Panel Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the ... Governors Dan Malloy (D-CT), Scott Walker (R-WI), and Bill Haslam (R-TN) talked about the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. Governor Malloy said sequestration would be very bad for his state if it took effect. He also criticized Republicans in Congress, saying they were doing everything possible to negatively impact the economic recovery. 
This event was part of Politico’s Third State Solutions Conference.
10:33 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Clayborne Carson ; Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the ... Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers. He recounted encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family. Mr. Carson shared his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen. 10:30 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. The Civil War and American Art, Part 2 In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator ... In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator Eleanor Jones Harvey talked about the symbolism of a selection of paintings and photographs with a group of journalists.
11:31 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on And Justice for All ; Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States ... Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 11:01 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural ... Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.
12:02 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on The King Years Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his ... Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his thoughts on key moments in the Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Branch spoke at the Atlanta History Center. 11:34 pm AKT Approx. 25 min. Old North Church, Part 1 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the first of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
1:17 am AKT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Clayborne Carson ; Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the ... Historian Clayborne Carson talked about his book, Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., in which he recounts his own journey from a teenage civil rights activist, who was present at the 1963 March on Washington, to acclaimed historian and editor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s papers. He recounted encounters with many leaders and organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, including Ella Baker, Stokely Carmichael and the King family. Mr. Carson shared his experiences with race relations author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen. 12:00 am AKT Approx. 28 min. Old North Church, Part 2 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the second of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
2:15 am AKT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on And Justice for All ; Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States ... Professor Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, And Justice for All: The United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Continuing Struggle for Freedom in America, in which she chronicles the history and accomplishments of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, set up by President Eisenhower in 1957. She also shared stories about her own experience serving on the commission from 1980 to 2004. This interview was recorded at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. 12:31 am AKT Approx. 28 min. War of 1812 in Art and Memory ; Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects ... Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war.
2:46 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on The King Years Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his ... Taylor Branch, author of the multi-volume, America in the King Years, presented his thoughts on key moments in the Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Branch spoke at the Atlanta History Center. 12:59 am AKT Approx. 29 min. The Civil War and American Art Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly ... Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as landscape paintings, and also examines the work of several soldier artists. An exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum explores how artists depicted the crisis of conflict as it was happening. This is part one of a two part program.
1:29 am AKT Approx. 28 min. The Civil War and American Art, Part 2 In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator ... In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator Eleanor Jones Harvey talked about the symbolism of a selection of paintings and photographs with a group of journalists.
2:01 am AKT Approx. 29 min. National Building Museum and Inaugural Balls Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural ... Tour Guide Gene Bacher talked about the National Building Museum and the 19th century Inaugural tradition that continues in the 21st century, including President Obama’s Commander-in-Chief Ball held there in January of 2009. The first Inaugural Ball held in the National Building Museum was Grover Cleveland’s in 1885, when it was known as the Pension Building and was still under construction. Composed of over 15 million red bricks, the Pension Building contains a Great Hall that is 316 feet long and 159 feet high.
2:33 am AKT Approx. 25 min. Old North Church, Part 1 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the first of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
2:59 am AKT Approx. 28 min. Old North Church, Part 2 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the second of a two-part program on the Old North Church.