C-SPAN Schedule

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3:00 am AKT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Open Phones John McArdle Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day and on the topic of the government ... Telephone lines were open for comments on news of the day and on the topic of the government shutdown. CQ Roll Call correspondent Steven Dennis spoke by phone about the government shutdown and potential impasse over the debt ceiling and possible default. Mark Lancaster also spoke by phone about the Navy/Air Force football game, and what’s happening with other sports at the Military Service Academies. 1:50 am AKT Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Al-Shabaab Terrorist Threat Witnesses testified about the al-Shabaab terrorist group, which claimed responsibility for the ... Witnesses testified about the al-Shabaab terrorist group, which claimed responsibility for the September 2013 attack and hostage-taking last at a Nairobi, Kenya, shopping mall. Among the topics they addressed were al-Shabaab’s history, goals, and recruitment, and its potential threat to the U.S. Dan Borelli, a former senior FBI official, warned that the group could become more of a global threat if the U.S. does not try to counter its influence. 2:47 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Association of Climate Change Rising Seas Summit Panelists spoke at the First Annual Rising Seas Summit, hosted by the Association of Climate ... Panelists spoke at the First Annual Rising Seas Summit, hosted by the Association of Climate Change Officers. White House Council on Environmental Quality Chairman Nancy Sutley talked about the federal government’s efforts to help state and local communities, and officials from Florida spoke about how fresh water supplies and property are being threatened by sea level rise.
3:47 am AKT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Health Care Law Implementation James Capretta; Keith Fontenot; John McArdle Keith Fontenot and James Capretta talked about the Affordable Care Act following the opening of ... Keith Fontenot and James Capretta talked about the Affordable Care Act following the opening of the health care exchanges, including the pros and cons of the system and its rollout, and how the law is perceived by everyday Americans. Mr. Fontenot argued that early glitches are to be expected and to focus on the long-term benefits and greater coverage. Mr. Capretta argued that there appear to be systematic issues with the enrollment system, and that people will be surprised by the limited coverage and high deductibles of the health insurance plans offered through the exchanges. 4:02 am AKT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Wilson Anna Bard; A. Berg; Jonathan Yardley A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, in which he chronicles the life and work of ... A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, in which he chronicles the life and work of the 28th President of the United States. He spoke at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22, 2013 by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 4:01 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Robert Bork Oral History Interview Robert Bork; Timothy Naftali Former Judge Robert Bork talked about how he got the job as President Nixon’s solicitor ... Former Judge Robert Bork talked about how he got the job as President Nixon’s solicitor general, how Nixon lectured him at Camp David about the role of a judge, the issue of executive privilege, the Saturday Night Massacre, and his reaction to the discovery of the so-called "Smoking Gun'' tape.
This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on December 1, 2008, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library at Robert Bork’s home in McLean, Virginia.
4:24 am AKT Approx. 35 min. LIVE Impact of Government Shutdown David Cox; John McArdle David Cox spoke about the impact of the government shutdown, particularly on workers and labor ... David Cox spoke about the impact of the government shutdown, particularly on workers and labor interests. He spoke about the potential for backpay after the shutdown has passed, the number of employees on furlough, and which federal workers will be furloughed should the shutdown continue. 4:47 am AKT Approx. 34 min. Open Phones with A. Scott Berg A. Berg; Peter Slen A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, and responded to viewer telephone calls and ... A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22, 2013 by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 5:52 am AKT Approx. 7 min. Pompeys Pillar National Monument Jeff Kitchens Jeff Kitchens talked about Pompey’s Pillar National Monument and why the site was so ... Jeff Kitchens talked about Pompey’s Pillar National Monument and why the site was so important to the growth of Billings. Pompey’s Pillar is the only site existing today that shows physical evidence of Lewis and Clarks' expedition.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:00 am AKT Approx. 4 hr. 53 min. LIVE House Session The House met to consider a series of temporary spending measures to re-open certain programs and ... The House met to consider a series of temporary spending measures to re-open certain programs and parts of government following closures that began on October 1. 5:22 am AKT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Wonder Women Debora Spar Debora Spar, president of Barnard College, talked about her book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and ... Debora Spar, president of Barnard College, talked about her book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, in which she discusses the triumphs of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1960s and 1970s and questions whether those triumphs have led to unrealistic expectations for women today. President Spar spoke at Barnard College in New York City. 6:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Golden Age of Baseball in New York Allen Barra Sportswriter Allen Barra talked about his book, Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the ... Sportswriter Allen Barra talked about his book, Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball’s Golden Age, in which he chronicles the baseball careers of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays. He argued that the players had much in common. Both were born in 1931 in the South, and both were rookies in New York in 1951.
9:54 am AKT Approx. 11 min. House Republican Leaders on Furloughed Federal Worker Pay House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the ... House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the federal government shutdown. 6:15 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Book Discussion on Unprecedented Josh Blackman talked about his book, Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to ... Josh Blackman talked about his book, Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare, in which he looks at the legal challenge to Affordable Care Act that ended with the Supreme Court ruling it constitutional in June 2012. Mr. Blackman also talked about the potential long-term impact of Justice Roberts' opinion in the case. Commentary was provided by Randy Barnett of Georgetown Law Center and Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center. This event was hosted by the Cato Institute. 7:08 am AKT Approx. 38 min. Battle of Little Bighorn Steve Adelson Steve Adelson talked about the Battle of the Little Bighorn and Custer’s Last Stand. In ... Steve Adelson talked about the Battle of the Little Bighorn and Custer’s Last Stand. In the battle, the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry fought against the Sioux and Cheyenne. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:06 am AKT Approx. 42 min. House Democratic Leaders Press Conference House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. 7:51 am AKT Approx. 8 min. Interview with Joyce Carol Oates Joyce Oates; Peter Slen Joyce Carol Oates talked about her books, The Accursed, a historical novel with elements of ... Joyce Carol Oates talked about her books, The Accursed, a historical novel with elements of the supernatural, and Evil Eye: Four Novellas of Love Gone Wrong. She was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22, 2013 by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 7:47 am AKT Approx. 11 min. U.N. Intervention in Somalia Bill Clinton President Clinton addressed the nation from the Oval Office concerning the recent events in ... President Clinton addressed the nation from the Oval Office concerning the recent events in Somalia. He outlined his plan for completing the operation underway in Somalia. He announced that the U.S. troop contingency will be doubled in an effort to secure the troops already present and assure that an orderly, safe withdrawal is possible. 104 additional armored vehicles, and a U.S. carrier will be sent to the region to insure the safety of the troops. The president’s speech was at 4:00 p.m. EDT and was carried live by the three broadcast networks and CNN.
11:01 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Religious Services for Military and Furloughed Worker Pay Members debated a non-binding resolution allowing military chaplains to continue performing ... Members debated a non-binding resolution allowing military chaplains to continue performing religious services on military property. 7:59 am AKT Approx. 5 hr. 3 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate convened for a legislative session. 8:00 am AKT Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on Richard G. Lugar, Statesman of the Senate Brian Howey; John Shaw John Shaw, congressional correspondent and vice president of Market News International, recounts ... John Shaw, congressional correspondent and vice president of Market News International, recounts the political career of six-term Republican Senator Richard Lugar from Indiana. Mr.Shaw focuses on Senator Lugar’s foreign policy work, from his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to his deliberations on arms control. Mr. Shaw responded to questions from members of the audience at the Indiana Landmarks Center in Indianapolis.
12:33 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. House Republican Leaders on Furloughed Federal Worker Pay House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the ... House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the federal government shutdown. 1:03 pm AKT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on American Epic Garrett Epps Garrett Epps talked about his book, American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution, in which ... Garrett Epps talked about his book, American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution, in which he explores the U.S. Constitution and details what he considers to be the ambiguities, omissions, and incongruities that mark the text. Garrett Epps spoke at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. 8:40 am AKT Approx. 3 min. Computer History Museum, Part 2 Dag Spicer Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History ... Senior Curator Dag Spicer and museum President and CEO John Hollar toured the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and spoke about the history of computers. This is part two of a two-part look at the exhibit, “Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing.”
12:45 pm AKT Approx. 41 min. House Democratic Leaders Press Conference House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. 2:01 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on The Devil in the White City Brian Lamb; Erik Larson Mr. Larson talked about his book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness ... Mr. Larson talked about his book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America published by Crown. 8:46 am AKT Approx. 12 min. Pictograph Cave State Park Jarret Kostrba; Tim Urbaniak Jarret Kostrba visited Pictograph Cave State Park and talked about pictographs left behind by the ... Jarret Kostrba visited Pictograph Cave State Park and talked about pictographs left behind by the Native Americans, as well as 3D mapping technology that has helped recreate the site and how it looked before excavations. Excavations performed at the site in the late 1930s uncovered nearly 30,000 artifacts that gave insight into the lives of people who inhabited the area at least 9,000 years ago.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:28 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. Senate Debate on Ending Government Shutdown In a rare Saturday session senators debated ending the government shutdown. In a rare Saturday session senators debated ending the government shutdown. 3:00 pm AKT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on Through the Perilous Fight Maria Pallante; Steve Vogel Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the ... Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British Invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington during the War of 1812. He spoke at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22, 2013 by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 9:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Impact of 1968 Leonard Steinhorn Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet ... Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and President Lyndon Johnson’s decision not to seek re-election. He also talked about the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, as well as the violent clashes between protesters and police at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. This class took place at American University in Washington, DC.
2:29 pm AKT Approx. 28 min. Communicators with Nicco Mele Nicco Mele; Peter Slen Nicco Mele explained the concept of “radical connectivity” and and its effect in ... Nicco Mele explained the concept of “radical connectivity” and and its effect in contemporary culture. He said the ability to send vast amounts of data at high speeds was reshaping the exercise of power in politics and society. 3:46 pm AKT Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on Reign of Error Diane Ravitch; Randi Weingarten Diane Ravitch talked about her book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and ... Diane Ravitch talked about her book, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools, in which she argues that the education crisis in the U.S. stems from an effort to destroy our public education system by the private sector and Wall Street. She said that public school test scores and graduation rates are the highest they’ve ever been, but federal programs like No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top wrongfully give the impression that our teachers and students are underperforming. Ms. Ravitch spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia. 10:49 am AKT Approx. 10 min. History of Cowboys Chas Weldon Chas Weldon talked about the history of cowboys, showed some of the equipment necessary for ... Chas Weldon talked about the history of cowboys, showed some of the equipment necessary for survival, talked about some of the hardships that early cowboys faced, and explains how modern ranching has changed.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
3:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. First Lady Florence Harding David Pietrusza and Katherine Sibley talked about the life and influence of first lady Florence ... David Pietrusza and Katherine Sibley talked about the life and influence of first lady Florence Harding and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Florence Harding was influential in her husband’s career, especially in the 1920 election which was the first in which women could vote. It was notable as the last “front porch campaign.” She was involved in political appointments, re-opened the White House to the public and led tours, and resumed the Easter Egg Roll. One of her notable causes was veterans' affairs. When the “Teapot Dome” scandal erupted after President Harding’s death in office, she burned many of his papers in an effort to protect his legacy. She died soon after. 

An audio clip of Senator Warren Harding was played. Many silent film clips of the Hardings were played.

Video clips were shown of Sherry Hall giving a tour of the Harding home in Marion, Ohio.

This was the 20th episode in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
4:45 pm AKT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on Adventures in Yellowstone M. Miller M. Mark Miller talked about his book, Adventures in Yellowstone, in which he tells the ... M. Mark Miller talked about his book, Adventures in Yellowstone, in which he tells the stories of some the first visitors to Yellowstone National Park. Mr. Miller also read some letters recalling their encounters with bears and the first time they saw Old Faithful.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:00 am AKT Approx. 29 min. Fashioning the New Woman, 1890-1925 Alden O'Brien Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum ... Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum exhibit, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890 to 1925,” which detailed how women’s clothing changed as women’s roles in society changed during the progressive era. She also showed examples, beginning with elaborate 1890s bustle dresses and ending with flapper dresses and World War I Red Cross uniforms.
4:35 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Religious Services for Military and Furloughed Worker Pay Members debated a non-binding resolution allowing military chaplains to continue performing ... Members debated a non-binding resolution allowing military chaplains to continue performing religious services on military property. 5:01 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Lincoln's Battle with God Stephen Mansfield Stephen Mansfield talked about his book, Lincoln’s Battle with God: A President’s ... Stephen Mansfield talked about his book, Lincoln’s Battle with God: A President’s Struggle with Faith and What It Meant for America, in which he discusses Lincoln’s spiritual beliefs, which evolved throughout the former president’s life. This event was part of the 2013 Fall for the Book Festival, and annual book festival held at George Mason University and other locations in and around Fairfax, Virginia. 11:30 am AKT Approx. 52 min. Roosevelt Funeral Train Carl Lindblade Carl Lindblade talked about President Franklin Roosevelt’s funeral train. The ... Carl Lindblade talked about President Franklin Roosevelt’s funeral train. The presidential train was converted so that the casket could be seen by Americans who lined the thousand-mile route, from Warm Springs, Georgia, to Washington, D.C., and from there on to Hyde Park, New York. The trip took four days in April 1945 and the train carried most of the U.S. government, including one dead president and one live one, both of their families, the Cabinet and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the diplomatic corps, leaders of both houses of Congress, and the nine justices of the Supreme Court. Mr. Lindblade talked about the interactions of the people aboard, including Eleanor Roosevelt, who had just discovered that her husband’s mistress was in the room with him when he died and President Harry S. Truman who was learning atomic secrets the former president had never shared with him. 

This lecture at the Epsom Public Library was part of their Adult Summer Reading Program.
5:53 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. House Republican Leaders on Furloughed Federal Worker Pay House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the ... House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the federal government shutdown. 6:00 pm AKT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Bob Lutz Deborah Dingell; Bob Lutz Bob Lutz talked about his book, Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership, in which he ... Bob Lutz talked about his book, Icons and Idiots: Straight Talk on Leadership, in which he discusses the leaders that made the strongest impression on him during his career in the auto industry. He spoke with former auto industry executive and consultant to the American Automobile Policy Council, Debbie Dingell. 12:25 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. First Congress and the Bill of Rights Gordon Lloyd Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about how the first Congress dealt with the Bill of ... Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about how the first Congress dealt with the Bill of Rights, and the views of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson on the document. He spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California.
6:06 pm AKT Approx. 42 min. House Democratic Leaders Press Conference House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. 7:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards The 78th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to books that have “made important ... The 78th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to books that have “made important contributions to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures.” Jury chair Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presented a lifetime achievement award to Nigerian author and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka. Awards were also presented to Andrew Solomon, author of Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, Kevin Powers, author of [The Yellow Birds: A Novel, Laird Hunt, author of Kind One: A Novel, and poet Eugene Gloria for My Favorite Warlord. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards took place at the Ohio Theatre in Cleveland. Ohio. 1:11 pm AKT Approx. 48 min. Constitutional Powers and Individual Rights Gordon Lloyd Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about the balance between the powers allotted by the ... Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about the balance between the powers allotted by the Constitution and the rights reserved to the people in the Bill of Rights. He spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California.
6:50 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Presidential Address Barack Obama In his weekly address President Obama talked about the federal government shutdown. In his weekly address President Obama talked about the federal government shutdown. 8:44 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Book Discussion on The Devil That Never Dies Daniel Goldhagen Daniel Jonah Goldhagen talked about his book, [The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of ... Daniel Jonah Goldhagen talked about his book, [The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism, in which he argues that antisemitism is more threatening today than at any other time since the Holocaust. This talk was hosted by Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline, Massachusetts. 2:00 pm AKT Approx. 46 min. Battle of Chickamauga Will Glasco Will Glasco talked about the second bloodiest battle in the Civil War, the Battle of Chickamauga, ... Will Glasco talked about the second bloodiest battle in the Civil War, the Battle of Chickamauga, which was fought in northwestern Georgia September 19-20, 1863. The campaign started with a successful Union advance against Chattanooga, forcing the Confederate Army of Tennessee to retreat into Georgia. But the battle took a turn at Chickamauga Creek, with a timely Confederate charge routing Federal troops and resulting in the Union’s most significant loss in the Western Theater. Mr. Glasco examined the fighting at Chickamauga Creek and the opportunities missed by the Confederates in trying to regain control of Chattanooga.

“The Battle of Chickamauga: The Confederate High Tide in the West” was the monthly sesquicentennial Brown Bag Lunch Talk at the Museum of the Confederacy.
6:55 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address John Cornyn Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) gave the weekly Republican address. He talked about the shutdown ... Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) gave the weekly Republican address. He talked about the shutdown of the federal government. 10:06 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Crow Indians in Montana Henry Real Bird Crow Indian Poet Henry Real Bird talked about the history of the Crow Indians and the importance ... Crow Indian Poet Henry Real Bird talked about the history of the Crow Indians and the importance of preserving Native American history.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
2:49 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Pompeys Pillar National Monument Jeff Kitchens Jeff Kitchens talked about Pompey’s Pillar National Monument and why the site was so ... Jeff Kitchens talked about Pompey’s Pillar National Monument and why the site was so important to the growth of Billings. Pompey’s Pillar is the only site existing today that shows physical evidence of Lewis and Clarks' expedition.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
7:00 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. Senate Debate on Ending Government Shutdown In a rare Saturday session senators debated ending the government shutdown. In a rare Saturday session senators debated ending the government shutdown. 10:15 pm AKT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on The Idealist Gene Epstein; Nina Munk Nina Munk talked about her book, The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, ... Nina Munk talked about her book, The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, in which she chronicles the promise and eventual failure of Jeffrey Sachs' Millennium Village Project that had the end goal of eradicating poverty around the world. She spent 6 years following Jeffrey Sachs and his project team in Africa. During this event, hosted by the Reason Foundation, Ms. Munk spoke with Gene Epstein of Barron’s Financial Weekly. 3:00 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. National Statuary Hall Collection William DiGiacomantonio; Donald Kennon U.S. Capitol Historical Society associate historian William diGiacomantonio led a virtual tour of ... U.S. Capitol Historical Society associate historian William diGiacomantonio led a virtual tour of National Statuary Hall. He spoke about the process by which statues enter the collection and the themes that have emerged from his research
8:04 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Religious Services for Military and Furloughed Worker Pay Members debated a non-binding resolution allowing military chaplains to continue performing ... Members debated a non-binding resolution allowing military chaplains to continue performing religious services on military property. 11:04 pm AKT Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on The Patriarch Dennis Drabelle; David Nasaw David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of ... David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the political family that included President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward Kennedy. He spoke at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22, 2013 by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 3:55 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Civil Rights Activist Hazel Hunkins Hallinan Kevin Kooistra Western Heritage Center’s Kevin Kooistra talked about the life of Billings born suffragist ... Western Heritage Center’s Kevin Kooistra talked about the life of Billings born suffragist and human rights activist Hazel Hunkins Hallinan. Ms. Hallinan was an activist who left Billings to join protests on the White House lawn and attracted national media attention for her role as a suffragette. Ms. Hallinan continued to fight for civil rights throughout her life and at 87 years old, news reports called her Hazel the “hell-raiser.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
9:23 pm AKT Approx. 11 min. House Republican Leaders on Furloughed Federal Worker Pay House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the ... House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the federal government shutdown. 11:45 pm AKT Approx. 38 min. Open Phones with David Nasaw David Nasaw David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of ... David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22, 2013 by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 4:00 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. 1944 Presidential Election Michael Davis Michael Davis taught a class about the 1944 presidential election, in which President Franklin D. ... Michael Davis taught a class about the 1944 presidential election, in which President Franklin D. Roosevelt, challenged by New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey, sought his fourth term in office. He used slides throughout his presentation.
This class was from a course on “Modern America, 1917-1945.”
9:35 pm AKT Approx. 42 min. House Democratic Leaders Press Conference House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. 12:30 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Pandemics Peter Doherty Peter Doherty talked about his book, Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know, in which he ... Peter Doherty talked about his book, Pandemics: What Everyone Needs to Know, in which he discusses the history of pandemics and examples of current ones (SARS, H1N1, and HIV). He also talked about what makes pandemics possible. Dr. Doherty spoke at the Mercy Corps Action Center in Portland, Oregon. 4:59 pm AKT Approx. 54 min. Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney David Cowen; Malcolm MacKay Malcolm MacKay talked about his book, Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard ... Malcolm MacKay talked about his book, Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney, in which he details Whitney’s journey from New York Stock Exchange president to convicted white collar criminal. The Museum of American Finance hosted the event.
10:20 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Presidential Address Barack Obama In his weekly address President Obama talked about the federal government shutdown. In his weekly address President Obama talked about the federal government shutdown. 1:48 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Literary Culture of Billings, Montana Craig Lancaster Former Billings Gazette Book Editor Craig Lancaster talked about the literary culture of ... Former Billings Gazette Book Editor Craig Lancaster talked about the literary culture of Billings, Montana.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
5:54 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Huntley Irrigation Project Melissa Koch Melissa Koch talked about the Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture, the impact of the ... Melissa Koch talked about the Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture, the impact of the Huntley Irrigation Project, how the system worked and why it was such a success in south central Montana. Agriculture is Montana’s largest industry.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:24 pm AKT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address John Cornyn Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) gave the weekly Republican address. He talked about the shutdown ... Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) gave the weekly Republican address. He talked about the shutdown of the federal government. 1:54 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Billings Public Library Bookmobile Patti Skonicki Bill Cochran, director of the Billings Public Library, talked about the Library’s ... Bill Cochran, director of the Billings Public Library, talked about the Library’s Bookmobile. On board are computers, audio books, music CDs and over 3,000 books available for check out. The bookmobile is the public library’s effort to bring the library to rural communities of Montana.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
6:01 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. Battle of Chickamauga Will Glasco Will Glasco talked about the second bloodiest battle in the Civil War, the Battle of Chickamauga, ... Will Glasco talked about the second bloodiest battle in the Civil War, the Battle of Chickamauga, which was fought in northwestern Georgia September 19-20, 1863. The campaign started with a successful Union advance against Chattanooga, forcing the Confederate Army of Tennessee to retreat into Georgia. But the battle took a turn at Chickamauga Creek, with a timely Confederate charge routing Federal troops and resulting in the Union’s most significant loss in the Western Theater. Mr. Glasco examined the fighting at Chickamauga Creek and the opportunities missed by the Confederates in trying to regain control of Chattanooga.

“The Battle of Chickamauga: The Confederate High Tide in the West” was the monthly sesquicentennial Brown Bag Lunch Talk at the Museum of the Confederacy.
10:29 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. Senate Debate on Ending Government Shutdown In a rare Saturday session senators debated ending the government shutdown. In a rare Saturday session senators debated ending the government shutdown. 1:59 am AKT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Behind the Kitchen Door Saru Jayaraman; Paul Kinsey Saru Jayaraman talked about her book, Behind the Kitchen Door, in which she discusses the ... Saru Jayaraman talked about her book, Behind the Kitchen Door, in which she discusses the experiences of U.S. food industry workers, who make up the second largest private sector workforce in the country. She argued that these individuals, even those who work at restaurants that champion fair-trade food options, are paid the lowest wages and experience some of the worst working conditions of any workers in the country. Ms. Jayaraman spoke at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Maryland. 6:50 pm AKT Approx. 6 min. Pompeys Pillar National Monument Jeff Kitchens Jeff Kitchens talked about Pompey’s Pillar National Monument and why the site was so ... Jeff Kitchens talked about Pompey’s Pillar National Monument and why the site was so important to the growth of Billings. Pompey’s Pillar is the only site existing today that shows physical evidence of Lewis and Clarks' expedition.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:32 pm AKT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Life Expectancy Rate and Impact on Married Couples Panelists talked about the impact of increasing lifespans on married couples. Joel Garreau ... Panelists talked about the impact of increasing lifespans on married couples. Joel Garreau began the discussion by outlining four possible scenarios for life in the year 2030 if life expectancy grows to 150 years. Topics included the reasons people marry, family-based and institutional medical care, and divorce rates.

This program was part of a New America Foundation, Slate Magazine, and Arizona State University forum on how living longer affects society and public policy.
7:00 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. National Statuary Hall Collection William DiGiacomantonio; Donald Kennon U.S. Capitol Historical Society associate historian William diGiacomantonio led a virtual tour of ... U.S. Capitol Historical Society associate historian William diGiacomantonio led a virtual tour of National Statuary Hall. He spoke about the process by which statues enter the collection and the themes that have emerged from his research
12:35 am AKT Approx. 40 min. Life Expectancy Rate and Retirement Retirement and financial planning professionals talked about the implications of increased life ... Retirement and financial planning professionals talked about the implications of increased life expectancy on the workplace and financial planning. Topics included Social Security and Medicare, and personal financial planning, and the economy. 

This program was part of a New America Foundation, Slate Magazine, and Arizona State University forum on how living longer affect society and public policy.
7:54 pm AKT Approx. 4 min. Civil Rights Activist Hazel Hunkins Hallinan Kevin Kooistra Western Heritage Center’s Kevin Kooistra talked about the life of Billings born suffragist ... Western Heritage Center’s Kevin Kooistra talked about the life of Billings born suffragist and human rights activist Hazel Hunkins Hallinan. Ms. Hallinan was an activist who left Billings to join protests on the White House lawn and attracted national media attention for her role as a suffragette. Ms. Hallinan continued to fight for civil rights throughout her life and at 87 years old, news reports called her Hazel the “hell-raiser.”

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
1:16 am AKT Approx. 46 min. Life Expectancy Rate and the Public and Private Sector Panelists talked about the impact of increased life expectancy on health, business, and ... Panelists talked about the impact of increased life expectancy on health, business, and education.

This program was part of a New America Foundation, Slate Magazine and Arizona University form on how living longer affect society and public policy.
8:00 pm AKT Approx. 55 min. 1944 Presidential Election Michael Davis Michael Davis taught a class about the 1944 presidential election, in which President Franklin D. ... Michael Davis taught a class about the 1944 presidential election, in which President Franklin D. Roosevelt, challenged by New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey, sought his fourth term in office. He used slides throughout his presentation.
This class was from a course on “Modern America, 1917-1945.”
2:03 am AKT Approx. 11 min. House Republican Leaders on Furloughed Federal Worker Pay House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the ... House Republican leaders discussed a proposal to pay furloughed federal workers following the federal government shutdown. 9:00 pm AKT Approx. 53 min. Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney David Cowen; Malcolm MacKay Malcolm MacKay talked about his book, Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard ... Malcolm MacKay talked about his book, Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney, in which he details Whitney’s journey from New York Stock Exchange president to convicted white collar criminal. The Museum of American Finance hosted the event.
2:15 am AKT Approx. 42 min. House Democratic Leaders Press Conference House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. House Democratic leaders held a press conference to discuss the government shutdown. 9:54 pm AKT Approx. 5 min. Frederick Billings Kevin Kooistra Kevin Kooistra talked about the life of Frederick Billings, a gold rush lawyer, railroad magnate, ... Kevin Kooistra talked about the life of Frederick Billings, a gold rush lawyer, railroad magnate, and conservationist. Frederick Billings is the namesake of Billings, Montana, and was president of the Northern Pacific Railway from 1879 to 1881. Although he never owned a home in Billings, he played an important role in the city’s development and current look.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
10:00 pm AKT Approx. 29 min. Fashioning the New Woman, 1890-1925 Alden O'Brien Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum ... Curator Alden O’Brien gave a group a tour of the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum exhibit, “Fashioning the New Woman: 1890 to 1925,” which detailed how women’s clothing changed as women’s roles in society changed during the progressive era. She also showed examples, beginning with elaborate 1890s bustle dresses and ending with flapper dresses and World War I Red Cross uniforms.
10:30 pm AKT Approx. 52 min. Roosevelt Funeral Train Carl Lindblade Carl Lindblade talked about President Franklin Roosevelt’s funeral train. The ... Carl Lindblade talked about President Franklin Roosevelt’s funeral train. The presidential train was converted so that the casket could be seen by Americans who lined the thousand-mile route, from Warm Springs, Georgia, to Washington, D.C., and from there on to Hyde Park, New York. The trip took four days in April 1945 and the train carried most of the U.S. government, including one dead president and one live one, both of their families, the Cabinet and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the diplomatic corps, leaders of both houses of Congress, and the nine justices of the Supreme Court. Mr. Lindblade talked about the interactions of the people aboard, including Eleanor Roosevelt, who had just discovered that her husband’s mistress was in the room with him when he died and President Harry S. Truman who was learning atomic secrets the former president had never shared with him. 

This lecture at the Epsom Public Library was part of their Adult Summer Reading Program.
11:24 pm AKT Approx. 45 min. First Congress and the Bill of Rights Gordon Lloyd Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about how the first Congress dealt with the Bill of ... Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about how the first Congress dealt with the Bill of Rights, and the views of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson on the document. He spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California.
12:11 am AKT Approx. 48 min. Constitutional Powers and Individual Rights Gordon Lloyd Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about the balance between the powers allotted by the ... Public Policy Professor Gordon Lloyd talked about the balance between the powers allotted by the Constitution and the rights reserved to the people in the Bill of Rights. He spoke at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California.
1:00 am AKT Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on Richard G. Lugar, Statesman of the Senate Brian Howey; John Shaw John Shaw, congressional correspondent and vice president of Market News International, recounts ... John Shaw, congressional correspondent and vice president of Market News International, recounts the political career of six-term Republican Senator Richard Lugar from Indiana. Mr.Shaw focuses on Senator Lugar’s foreign policy work, from his chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to his deliberations on arms control. Mr. Shaw responded to questions from members of the audience at the Indiana Landmarks Center in Indianapolis.
1:39 am AKT Approx. 4 min. Arlington House Adam Gresek; David Olin; Kimberly Robinson American History TV visited Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial. Built by George ... American History TV visited Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial. Built by George Washington Parke Custis, step-grandson of George Washington, Arlington House was originally a memorial to the first president.*Robert E. Lee married Custis' daughter, Mary, who was the great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, and it was at Arlington House that Lee resigned from the U.S. Army at the outset of the Civil War.*Arlington House is the only national memorial to a former Confederate leader, and recognizes Lee’s post-war public efforts at reconciliation.
1:44 am AKT Approx. 11 min. Pictograph Cave State Park Jarret Kostrba; Tim Urbaniak Jarret Kostrba visited Pictograph Cave State Park and talked about pictographs left behind by the ... Jarret Kostrba visited Pictograph Cave State Park and talked about pictographs left behind by the Native Americans, as well as 3D mapping technology that has helped recreate the site and how it looked before excavations. Excavations performed at the site in the late 1930s uncovered nearly 30,000 artifacts that gave insight into the lives of people who inhabited the area at least 9,000 years ago.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Billings, Montana from September 9-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:00 am AKT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Impact of 1968 Leonard Steinhorn Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet ... Leonard Steinhorn talked about consequential events that happened in 1968, including the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and President Lyndon Johnson’s decision not to seek re-election. He also talked about the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, as well as the violent clashes between protesters and police at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. This class took place at American University in Washington, DC.