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6:00 am CT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on Transportation Security Administration’s rule ... Telephone lines were open for comments on Transportation Security Administration’s rule changes that would allow items such as small knives and golf clubs on airplanes. 4:40 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Online Piracy Panelists talked about Internet users' compliance with copyright restrictions for online ... Panelists talked about Internet users' compliance with copyright restrictions for online content. They focused on implementation of a Copyright Alert System that would to inform subscribers that they had downloaded and/or shared copyrighted content. They also answered questions from the audience. 5:39 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Future of the Federal Communications Commission ; Richard Wiley talked about Federal Communications Commission (FCC) policies and their role in the ... Richard Wiley talked about Federal Communications Commission (FCC) policies and their role in the future of Internet accessibility. He focused on the wireless spectrum, broadcast ownership rules, and speculation that FCC chairman Julius Genachowski may resign this year. He also responded to questions from the audience.
6:50 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE February Jobs Report ; Christopher Rugaber analyzed the February jobs numbers, and he responded to telephone calls and ... Christopher Rugaber analyzed the February jobs numbers, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. In February 2013 236,000 jobs were added, and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent. 6:13 am CT Approx. 45 min. Summit on Childhood Obesity First lady Michelle Obama gave a keynote address at a childhood obesity summit which looked at ... First lady Michelle Obama gave a keynote address at a childhood obesity summit which looked at ways the private sector can help parents promote a healthy lifestyle to their children. Mayor Corey Booker announced the winner of the End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge. Kathleen Tullie introduced a video of the Build Our Kids' Success (BOKS) program that included Peyton Manning. Eli Manning, also a BOKS ambassador, introduced the first lady.
This was the closing plenary session of “Building a Healthier Future,” the Partnership for a Healthier America’s second summit on childhood obesity, which was held at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium.
7:01 am CT Approx. 39 min. Walter Cronkite Interview Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight ... Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight Eisenhower’s military and political career. Mr. Cronkite knew President Eisenhower in England during World War II and recalled the President’s “white hat” reputation among his troops and the wartime press. Mr. Cronkite also described how Eisenhower made the transition from war hero to president. This interview was part of a documentary series on President Eisenhower’s military and political career.
7:40 am CT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Young Voters ; Andy MacCracken talked about his organization’s efforts to engage young voters on a national ... Andy MacCracken talked about his organization’s efforts to engage young voters on a national level about a variety of issues including the national debt, fiscal responsibility, college affordability and youth voter turnout. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:01 am CT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on On Saudi Arabia Karen Elliott House, former publisher of the Wall Street Journal, talked about her book, ... Karen Elliott House, former publisher of the Wall Street Journal, talked about her book, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines - and Future, in which she provides an inside look at the history, culture, and politics of Saudi Arabia, which she has covered for 30 years. Ms. House spoke at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. 7:42 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Eugenics in Early 20th Century America Professor Robert Rydell of Montana State University talked about the history of eugenics in early ... Professor Robert Rydell of Montana State University talked about the history of eugenics in early 20th century America. Eugenics is a science that advocates improving the hereditary qualities of a race through controlled mating. Professor Rydell talked about some of the eugenics studies and experiments that took in the United States, as well as eugenics-based forced sterilization laws passed by several states that targeted the so-called “feebleminded.”
8:19 am CT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ; Clifford Rossi talked about the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He responded to ... Clifford Rossi talked about the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:56 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. In Depth with Larry Schweikart ; Author, editor, and historian Larry Schweikart talked about his life and career. Topics ... Author, editor, and historian Larry Schweikart talked about his life and career. Topics included the Founding Fathers, America’s wars, and key events in American history. He had written, co-written and edited more than 20 books, including What Would the Founders Say?, America’s Victories, and A Patriot’s History of the Modern World. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:16 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. How Mexican Food Conquered the World Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of ... Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of Mexican cuisine in the U.S., from its indigenous origins in Mesoamerica to the present era of global commercialization. Panelists included Jeffrey Pilcher, historian and author of Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food, Gustavo Arellano, syndicated columnist and author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and Smithsonian curator Rayna Green.
8:59 am CT Approx. 21 min. Senators McCain and Gillibrand on U.S.-Israel Policy Senators McCain (R-AZ) and Gillibrand (D-NY) spoke about U.S. relations with Israel. Senator ... Senators McCain (R-AZ) and Gillibrand (D-NY) spoke about U.S. relations with Israel. Senator McCain criticized the Obama administration for allowing too many concessions to Iran and promoting the notion that Israel and the U.S. were not in complete agreement, saying “There can be no daylight between the U.S. and Israel.” They were joined by is a retired deputy commander of the Israeli Air Force. Dan Senor moderated.
This was a session of the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference held in the Washington Convention Center.
11:23 am CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party Goes to Washington ; Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked about his service in the U.S. Senate since January 2011 and the impact that the tea party movement has had on the government and how it has been misrepresented. Senator Paul was interviewed while at FreedomFest, the largest libertarian conference in the U.S., held annually in Las Vegas. 10:53 am CT Approx. 6 min. Casa San Ysidro Deb Slaney toured Casa San Ysidro, credited as being the first home to create a new type of ... Deb Slaney toured Casa San Ysidro, credited as being the first home to create a new type of “Territorial Style” of architecture, which combined traditional Spanish adobe and the Greek revival style that was popular in the eastern U.S. at this time.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Albuquerque, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:22 am CT Approx. 39 min. Vice President Biden on U.S.-Israel Policy ; Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Israel, noting new threats Israel faced ... Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Israel, noting new threats Israel faced from the destabilization of Egypt to Iran’s nuclear program. 
This was a session of the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference held in the Washington Convention Center.
11:41 am CT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 3-9-13 A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of March 9, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of March 9, 2013 was shown. 11:00 am CT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Bound for the Promised Land ; Kate Larson talked about her book Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an ... Kate Larson talked about her book Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an Ameican Hero, published by Ballantine Books. In it the author chronicled the life of one of the leaders of the Underground Railroad movement to free slaves before the Emancipation Proclamation. Ms. Larson wrote the book because she said the last adult biography written about Ms. Tubman was in 1943 and she wanted to create a new written record that included any documents and artifacts discovered in the last sixty years. Following her remarks she responded to questions from members of the audience.
10:02 am CT Approx. 11 min. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyhu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the annual American Israel Public Affairs ... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference in the Washington Convention Center live by satellite from Israel. He warned that time was running out for Iran to halt its nuclear program, reiterating his “red line” warning and saying that to stop Iran “sanctions must be coupled with a clear and credible military threat.” 11:42 am CT Approx. 6 hr. 17 min. LIVE 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, Saturday Events shown during the first day of the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books included:

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Events shown during the first day of the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books included:

Book Discussion on Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
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Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature
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Panel Discussion on Navy SEALs
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Book Discussion on Zoobiquity
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Panel Discussion on The Alamo
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11:59 am CT Approx. 51 min. Lincoln's Indispensable Man Author Walter Stahr spoke at the Kansas City Public Library about Abraham Lincoln’s former ... Author Walter Stahr spoke at the Kansas City Public Library about Abraham Lincoln’s former presidential rival, William Henry Seward, who eventually became Lincoln’s Secretary of State and closest adviser.
10:15 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 56 min. Defense Authorization for Central Command and Special Operations Central and Special Operations Commands leaders testified on funding for 2014 military ... Central and Special Operations Commands leaders testified on funding for 2014 military programs. General James Mattis, the head of military operations in the Middle East and Central Asia, said that his personal recommendation to President Obama was that the U.S. should leave 13,600 troops in Afghanistan after 2014. He also told the committee that military plans for taking out Iran’s nuclear program are “fully developed” if negotiations on that issue were to fail. 11:42 am CT Approx. 19 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher Timothy Egan talked about his book, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and ... Timothy Egan talked about his book, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis. He spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013. Due to technical difficulties the event was joined in progress, and the full event is not available. 12:53 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Coronado State Monument Scott Smith talked about the history of the Coronado State Monument and about conquistador and ... Scott Smith talked about the history of the Coronado State Monument and about conquistador and explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado. Coronado, with 300 soldiers and 800 Indian allies from New Spain, was looking for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold and instead found villages inhabited by prosperous native people from the area. This is New Mexico’s first state park. Although named after Coronado, it is also an archaelogical site featuring a pueblo settlement dating back to 1300.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Albuquerque, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:15 pm CT Approx. 12 min. British Policy Toward Syria William Hague made a statement on British policy on the civil war in Syria, and responded to ... William Hague made a statement on British policy on the civil war in Syria, and responded to questions from members of the government and opposition. 12:02 pm CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released 3/11/13 A list of new books being released the week of March 11, 2013 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of March 11, 2013 was shown. 1:00 pm CT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Antony Beevor ; Antony Beevor talked about his newly released historical narrative, The Second World War. ... Antony Beevor talked about his newly released historical narrative, The Second World War. He spoke about the origins of the conflict spanning from before Hitler’s invasion of Poland to the aftermath of the war, and its global impact on the major powers of the day. He described Adolf Hitler’s dark and chaotic final days, including his marriage to Eva Braun and the couple’s subsequent suicide. He outlined the origins of the war, and he discussed actions taken by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur to suppress information at the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal in 1946. He also focused on the research process and efforts to write the book.
1:28 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. President Barack Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. 12:22 pm CT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Hemingway's Boat From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, Paul Hendrickson talked about ... From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, Paul Hendrickson talked about his book, Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost. 2:00 pm CT Approx. 30 min. The Space Age Valerie Neal tours the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., ... Valerie Neal tours the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., where she visits the the Space Shuttle Discovery and looks at some of the earliest capsules from the beginning of the Space Age.
1:31 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Weekly Republican Address Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) gave the weekly Republican address. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) gave the weekly Republican address. 12:30 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature Editor Santino Rivera and contributors Andrea Serrano, Lizz Huerta, and Gustavo Arellano talked ... Editor Santino Rivera and contributors Andrea Serrano, Lizz Huerta, and Gustavo Arellano talked about their book, ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature, an anthology of stories and poems from an Hispanic perspective in America. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013. 2:31 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Roosevelt's War Elections ; ; Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. ... Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. Rooseveltand responded to questions from the audience. President Roosevelt’s last two campaigns, in 1940 and 1944, took place while the world was at war. The 1940 election secured FDR an unprecedented third term, and the 1944 contest was the first wartime White House campaign since the Civil War, but it elected a chief executive who would not live to see the war’s end.
1:40 pm CT Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. Cybersecurity Threats Witnesses testified on the implementation of President Obama’s executive order to address ... Witnesses testified on the implementation of President Obama’s executive order to address cyber threats to the U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in her testimony said the executive order was a step forward to addressing the nation’s cybersecurity threats but emphasized that the need remains great for comprehensive legislation in the area. 1:31 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Publishing News 3-8-13 Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown. Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown. 4:00 pm CT Approx. 55 min. American Popular Art ; ; Art experts discuss the lives and cultural impact of Sculptor John Rogers and painter Norman ... Art experts discuss the lives and cultural impact of Sculptor John Rogers and painter Norman Rockwell, two of most popular and commercially successful American artists of all time. Speakers included Laurie Norton Moffatt, who heads the Norman Rockwell Museum, and Kimberly Orcutt, an American art curator at the New-York Historical Society.
4:13 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Senate Debate on Drone Usage Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) held a nearly 13-hour filibuster of the confirmation of John Brennan as ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) held a nearly 13-hour filibuster of the confirmation of John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency as he challenged the administration’s authority to use drone strikes against people in the United States. Other senators periodically interrupted Senator Paul with questions. 1:33 pm CT Approx. 13 min. Biography and Fiction From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, biographer Robert Richardson ... From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, biographer Robert Richardson delivered a talk entitled, “In Search of Lost Time: Biography and Fiction.” 5:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and U.S. Colored Troops Scholars talked about the contributions, sacrifices, and challenges faced by African Americans who ... Scholars talked about the contributions, sacrifices, and challenges faced by African Americans who served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. Under the terms of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Union Army began recruiting so-called colored troops for the first time.
4:45 pm CT Approx. 32 min. Violence Against Women Act Signing ; ; Members of Congress, tribal leaders, and law enforcement officials joined President Obama as he ... Members of Congress, tribal leaders, and law enforcement officials joined President Obama as he signed into law the Violence Against Women Act. The legislation, first approved in 1994, aims to create and expand programs that support victims of sexual and domestic violence. 2:01 pm CT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Navy SEALs ; ; Authors Howard Wasdin, Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper, and Brandon ... Authors Howard Wasdin, Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper, and Brandon Webb, The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy SEAL Sniper Corps and How I Trained America’s Deadliest Marksmen, talked about the U.S. Navy SEALs, the U.S. Navy’s special operations force. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013. 6:00 pm CT Approx. 51 min. Pathfinder of the West ; ; Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump, talked about John C. Fremont, who was an explorer, ... Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump, talked about John C. Fremont, who was an explorer, mapmaker, U.S. Senator from California, two-time Republican presidential candidate, Governor of the Arizona territory and a Union General during the Civil War.
5:18 pm CT Approx. 2 min. LIVE Gridiron Club Dinner Arrivals Guests were shown arriving at the annual Gridiron dinner. Guests were shown arriving at the annual Gridiron dinner. 3:00 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 3-9-13 A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of March 9, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of March 9, 2013 was shown. 6:51 pm CT Approx. 7 min. Petroglyph National Monument Diane Souder toured the Petroglyph National Monument and looked at some of the approximately ... Diane Souder toured the Petroglyph National Monument and looked at some of the approximately 24,000 examples of ancient rock drawings left by the Pueblo people that help tell their story and the history of the area. The site is co-managed by the National Park Service and the city of Albuquerque.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their 2013 LCV Cities Tour in Albuquerque, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:21 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. President Barack Obama delivered the weekly presidential address. 3:25 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Publishing News 3-8-13 Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown. Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown. 7:00 pm CT Approx. 48 min. Electioneering in the New Republic Professor Robert Watson lectured about the 1824 and 1828 elections, focusing on the role these ... Professor Robert Watson lectured about the 1824 and 1828 elections, focusing on the role these elections played in shaping not only the practice of campaigns and elections but the practice of democracy in the early American Republic. The 1824 and 1828 elections resulted in victories for John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, who became the sixth and seventh presidents of the United States. According to Professor Robert Watson, these two elections were among the most important--and scandalous--in American history. 
This was a class at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.
5:24 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Weekly Republican Address Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) gave the weekly Republican address. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) gave the weekly Republican address. 3:30 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Zoobiquity ; ; Kathryn Bowers and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz talked about their book, Zoobiquity: What Animals ... Kathryn Bowers and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz talked about their book, Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013. 7:50 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. New York Jews in the Age of Immigration Co-authors Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer talked about their book, Emerging Metropolis: New ... Co-authors Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer talked about their book, Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Age of Immigration 1840-1920. Using photographs and first person accounts, they describe in their book how New York City influenced Jewish immigrants, and how the immigrants in turn transformed the city.
5:31 pm CT Approx. 2 min. LIVE Gridiron Club Dinner Arrivals, Part 2 Guests were shown arriving at the annual Gridiron dinner. Guests were shown arriving at the annual Gridiron dinner. 4:35 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party Goes to Washington ; Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked about his service in the U.S. Senate since January 2011 and the impact that the tea party movement has had on the government and how it has been misrepresented. Senator Paul was interviewed while at FreedomFest, the largest libertarian conference in the U.S., held annually in Las Vegas. 9:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and U.S. Colored Troops Scholars talked about the contributions, sacrifices, and challenges faced by African Americans who ... Scholars talked about the contributions, sacrifices, and challenges faced by African Americans who served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. Under the terms of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Union Army began recruiting so-called colored troops for the first time.
5:33 pm CT Approx. 16 min. Communicators with Representative Mac Thornberry ; Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, ... Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, talked about President Obama’s February 14, 2013, cyber security executive order. He was interviewed remotely from Capitol Hill. Video clips of White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniels talking about the order on February 22, 2013, were played. 5:01 pm CT Approx. 58 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on The Alamo Authors James Donovan, The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo - and the ... Authors James Donovan, The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo - and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation, Stephen Harrigan, The Gates of the Alamo, and Michael Wallis, David Crockett: The Lion of the West, talked about the Battle of the Alamo. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013. 10:00 pm CT Approx. 51 min. Pathfinder of the West ; ; Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump, talked about John C. Fremont, who was an explorer, ... Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump, talked about John C. Fremont, who was an explorer, mapmaker, U.S. Senator from California, two-time Republican presidential candidate, Governor of the Arizona territory and a Union General during the Civil War.
5:49 pm CT Approx. 12 min. Communicators with Senator Jay Rockefeller ; Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), chairman of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, ... Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), chairman of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, talked about President Obama’s February 14, 2013, cyber security executive order. He was interviewed in his office. 6:01 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on Taps on the Walls ; Retired Major General John Borling talked about his book, Taps on the Walls: Poems from the ... Retired Major General John Borling talked about his book, Taps on the Walls: Poems from the Hanoi Hilton, in which he shares his experiences and the poetry he composed and kept memorized during his six and a half year imprisonment at the Hanoi Hilton. General Borling, who was shot down over North Vietnam in June 1966, was released on February 12, 1973. He spoke at Seattle’s Town Hall. 10:53 pm CT Approx. 6 min. Casa San Ysidro Deb Slaney toured Casa San Ysidro, credited as being the first home to create a new type of ... Deb Slaney toured Casa San Ysidro, credited as being the first home to create a new type of “Territorial Style” of architecture, which combined traditional Spanish adobe and the Greek revival style that was popular in the eastern U.S. at this time.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Albuquerque, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:02 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. First Lady Abigail Adams Edith Gelles and Jim Taylor talked about the life and influence of first lady Abigail Adams and ... Edith Gelles and Jim Taylor talked about the life and influence of first lady Abigail Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Others spoke in videos from several building in the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts, and from the archives of the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston. Topics included her relationship with and influence upon her husband, the story of her life and raising her family, the importance to history of her letters, and her role in the history of America and of women.
This was the second presentation in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
7:14 pm CT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on The Price of Politics ; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward talked about his book, The Price of ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward talked about his book, The Price of Politics. It is an examination of how President Obama and the Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress attempted to restore the American economy and improve the federal government’s fiscal condition over a three-and-a-half year period. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program opened with scenes of the festival and scheduling information.
11:00 pm CT Approx. 48 min. Electioneering in the New Republic Professor Robert Watson lectured about the 1824 and 1828 elections, focusing on the role these ... Professor Robert Watson lectured about the 1824 and 1828 elections, focusing on the role these elections played in shaping not only the practice of campaigns and elections but the practice of democracy in the early American Republic. The 1824 and 1828 elections resulted in victories for John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, who became the sixth and seventh presidents of the United States. According to Professor Robert Watson, these two elections were among the most important--and scandalous--in American history. 
This was a class at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.
7:35 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Women in Politics Symposium Panelists explored the landscape for women as candidates for elected office in the United States, ... Panelists explored the landscape for women as candidates for elected office in the United States, especially in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. Topics included media coverage relations, campaign fundraising, and candidate recruitment.
This was a portion of a “Women In Politics” Symposium held at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University. 
8:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Book Discussion on The AIG Story ; Maurice Greenberg, former CEO of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), talked about his ... Maurice Greenberg, former CEO of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), talked about his book, The AIG Story, in which he chronicles the rise and fall of the international insurance and financial products company. During this event, hosted by the Center for the National Interest in Washington, DC, Mr. Greenberg was joined by Paula Dobriansky, former Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs. 11:49 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. New York Jews in the Age of Immigration Co-authors Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer talked about their book, Emerging Metropolis: New ... Co-authors Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer talked about their book, Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Age of Immigration 1840-1920. Using photographs and first person accounts, they describe in their book how New York City influenced Jewish immigrants, and how the immigrants in turn transformed the city.
9:07 pm CT Approx. 2 min. Gridiron Club Dinner Arrivals Guests were shown arriving at the annual Gridiron dinner. Guests were shown arriving at the annual Gridiron dinner. 8:59 pm CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released 3/11/13 A list of new books being released the week of March 11, 2013 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of March 11, 2013 was shown. 1:00 am CT Approx. 30 min. The Space Age Valerie Neal tours the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., ... Valerie Neal tours the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., where she visits the the Space Shuttle Discovery and looks at some of the earliest capsules from the beginning of the Space Age.
9:11 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Business and Society in The Lorax Scholars talked about the role of corporations in advancing the economy and society as related to ... Scholars talked about the role of corporations in advancing the economy and society as related to the concepts arising in Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Topics included corporate social responsibility, land use and regulation, and property rights. The program included questions from audience at the end of the discussion.
This was part of a New York Law School Law Review and New York Law School Racial Justice Project event titled, “Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss.”
9:01 pm CT Approx. 58 min. After Words with Ken Stern ; Ken Stern talked about his book, With Charity for All: Why Charities are Failing and a Better ... Ken Stern talked about his book, With Charity for All: Why Charities are Failing and a Better Way to Give, in which he explores what he calls the “vast and unaccountable” world of U.S. charities and how they are managed. He spoke with Ken Berger, CEO of Charity Navigator, a non-profit that evaluates the financial health and efficacy of charitable organizations. 1:31 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Roosevelt's War Elections ; ; Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. ... Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. Rooseveltand responded to questions from the audience. President Roosevelt’s last two campaigns, in 1940 and 1944, took place while the world was at war. The 1940 election secured FDR an unprecedented third term, and the 1944 contest was the first wartime White House campaign since the Civil War, but it elected a chief executive who would not live to see the war’s end.
10:10 pm CT Approx. 39 min. Violence in Entertainment ; Tim Gray talked about Variety Magazine’s special report on violence and ... Tim Gray talked about Variety Magazine’s special report on violence and entertainment. This particular issue contained no advertising. Topics included some of the findings of the report and its contributors, the history of violence in cinema, and Variety's readership. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
10:01 pm CT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Generation Roe Women’s health activist Sarah Erdreich talked about her book, Generation Roe: inside the ... Women’s health activist Sarah Erdreich talked about her book, Generation Roe: inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement, in which she presents her thoughts on the pro-choice movement forty years after the Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade. Sarah Erdreich spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 4:00 am CT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Bound for the Promised Land ; Kate Larson talked about her book Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an ... Kate Larson talked about her book Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an Ameican Hero, published by Ballantine Books. In it the author chronicled the life of one of the leaders of the Underground Railroad movement to free slaves before the Emancipation Proclamation. Ms. Larson wrote the book because she said the last adult biography written about Ms. Tubman was in 1943 and she wanted to create a new written record that included any documents and artifacts discovered in the last sixty years. Following her remarks she responded to questions from members of the audience.
10:51 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Women in Politics Symposium Panelists explored the landscape for women as candidates for elected office in the United States, ... Panelists explored the landscape for women as candidates for elected office in the United States, especially in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. Topics included media coverage relations, campaign fundraising, and candidate recruitment.
This was a portion of a “Women In Politics” Symposium held at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University. 
10:53 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Publishing News 3-8-13 Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown. Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown. 5:00 am CT Approx. 51 min. Lincoln's Indispensable Man Author Walter Stahr spoke at the Kansas City Public Library about Abraham Lincoln’s former ... Author Walter Stahr spoke at the Kansas City Public Library about Abraham Lincoln’s former presidential rival, William Henry Seward, who eventually became Lincoln’s Secretary of State and closest adviser.
12:25 am CT Approx. 34 min. Business and Society in The Lorax Scholars talked about the role of corporations in advancing the economy and society as related to ... Scholars talked about the role of corporations in advancing the economy and society as related to the concepts arising in Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Topics included corporate social responsibility, land use and regulation, and property rights. The program included questions from audience at the end of the discussion.
This was part of a New York Law School Law Review and New York Law School Racial Justice Project event titled, “Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss.”
11:01 pm CT Approx. 5 hr. 28 min. 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, Saturday Events shown during the first day of the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books included:

Book ...
Events shown during the first day of the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books included:

Book Discussion on Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
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Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature
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Panel Discussion on Navy SEALs
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Book Discussion on Zoobiquity
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Panel Discussion on The Alamo
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5:53 am CT Approx. 6 min. Coronado State Monument Scott Smith talked about the history of the Coronado State Monument and about conquistador and ... Scott Smith talked about the history of the Coronado State Monument and about conquistador and explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado. Coronado, with 300 soldiers and 800 Indian allies from New Spain, was looking for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold and instead found villages inhabited by prosperous native people from the area. This is New Mexico’s first state park. Although named after Coronado, it is also an archaelogical site featuring a pueblo settlement dating back to 1300.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Albuquerque, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:25 am CT Approx. 39 min. Violence in Entertainment ; Tim Gray talked about Variety Magazine’s special report on violence and ... Tim Gray talked about Variety Magazine’s special report on violence and entertainment. This particular issue contained no advertising. Topics included some of the findings of the report and its contributors, the history of violence in cinema, and Variety's readership. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
11:01 pm CT Approx. 59 min. Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature Editor Santino Rivera and contributors Andrea Serrano, Lizz Huerta, and Gustavo Arellano talked ... Editor Santino Rivera and contributors Andrea Serrano, Lizz Huerta, and Gustavo Arellano talked about their book, ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature, an anthology of stories and poems from an Hispanic perspective in America. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013.
3:06 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 52 min. Automatic Education and Transportation Budget Cuts The Inspector General and Deputy Secretary of both the Transportation and Education departments ... The Inspector General and Deputy Secretary of both the Transportation and Education departments testified about their predictions on the impact of sequestration on various programs in their respective departments. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee discussed the implications of the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts and looked at recommendations that aimed to reduce spending by identifying fraud, abuse and redundancy in federal programs. 12:03 am CT Approx. 13 min. Biography and Fiction From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, biographer Robert Richardson ... From the 31st annual Key West Literary Seminar in Key West, Florida, biographer Robert Richardson delivered a talk entitled, “In Search of Lost Time: Biography and Fiction.”
12:31 am CT Approx. 58 min. Panel Discussion on Navy SEALs ; ; Authors Howard Wasdin, Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper, and Brandon ... Authors Howard Wasdin, Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper, and Brandon Webb, The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy SEAL Sniper Corps and How I Trained America’s Deadliest Marksmen, talked about the U.S. Navy SEALs, the U.S. Navy’s special operations force. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013.
3:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on Zoobiquity ; ; Kathryn Bowers and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz talked about their book, Zoobiquity: What Animals ... Kathryn Bowers and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz talked about their book, Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013.
4:05 am CT Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party Goes to Washington ; Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked about his service in the U.S. Senate since January 2011 and the impact that the tea party movement has had on the government and how it has been misrepresented. Senator Paul was interviewed while at FreedomFest, the largest libertarian conference in the U.S., held annually in Las Vegas.
4:31 am CT Approx. 57 min. Panel Discussion on The Alamo Authors James Donovan, The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo - and the ... Authors James Donovan, The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo - and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation, Stephen Harrigan, The Gates of the Alamo, and Michael Wallis, David Crockett: The Lion of the West, talked about the Battle of the Alamo. They spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013.
5:28 am CT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Released 3/11/13 A list of new books being released the week of March 11, 2013 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of March 11, 2013 was shown.
5:52 am CT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 3-9-13 A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of March 9, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of March 9, 2013 was shown.
5:58 am CT Approx. 1 min. Publishing News 3-8-13 Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown. Publishing news headlines from the week of March 8, 2013 were shown.