C-SPAN Schedule

< Sunday, April 7 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget ... Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal. It includes Social Security and Medicare reforms and tax increases on high income earners.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
6:47 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Contested Waters April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado ... April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River, in which she explores the history of the Colorado River and its importance to the American Southwest.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
7:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Clint Hill ; Clint Hill discussed Mrs. Kennedy and Me, his historical narrative of his assignment ... Clint Hill discussed Mrs. Kennedy and Me, his historical narrative of his assignment to guard the wife of former President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline, from shortly after the November 1960 election until after the 1964 presidential election. He shared stories about the former first lady’s travels to Europe, Asia, and South America, detailed the birth of her sons John and Patrick and Patrick’s sudden death. He described being in the Dallas motorcade when President Kennedy was killed, and its effect on his own life. He talked about his own boyhood growing up as an adopted child in North Dakota.

Clint Hill worked for five presidents. After Mrs. Kennedy, he was assigned to President Johnson. In 1967 he became the special agent in charge (SAIC) of presidential protection. In 1972, Hill was promoted to the position of assistant director of the Secret Service, responsible for all protective forces. He retired in 1975.
7:51 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Congressional Agenda ; ; Political strategists Robert Raben and John Feehery talked about the congressional agenda as the ... Political strategists Robert Raben and John Feehery talked about the congressional agenda as the House and Senate returned from recess, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included President Obama’s budget proposal, gun control and bills, immigration reform, President Obama’s relationship with Congress, and political implications of Korean peninsula tensions. 7:03 am ET Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on Turnaround Peter Blair Henry argued that the U.S. should look to China, Brazil, Mexico, and other developing ... Peter Blair Henry argued that the U.S. should look to China, Brazil, Mexico, and other developing countries to develop its own plan for prosperity. He also answered questions from the audience. 8:01 am ET Approx. 27 min. American Artifacts, USS Monitor Sailors' Burial ; Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ... Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Experts also spoke about the history of ironclads and the effort to identify the sailors remains.
8:39 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Housing Market ; ; Lawrence Yun talked about the U.S. housing market, and he responded to telephone calls and ... Lawrence Yun talked about the U.S. housing market, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the March 2013 jobs numbers, Obama administration efforts to boost the housing market, and the real estate markets in individual states.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
7:50 am ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on When Hollywood Was Right Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls ... Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls and Big Business Remade American Politics, in which he looks at the history of the Conservative Movement in Hollywood.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:30 am ET Approx. 58 min. JFK, History and the Politics of Memory Historians spoke about memory and understanding politics through history. They focused on ... Historians spoke about memory and understanding politics through history. They focused on understanding milestones, the changing nature of history, and ways in which people form recollections. They responded to questions from the audience.
9:21 am ET Approx. 39 min. LIVE Robert Litwak on North Korea ; Robert Litwak talked about the latest developments in tensions on the Korean peninsula and how the ... Robert Litwak talked about the latest developments in tensions on the Korean peninsula and how the U.S. should approach such “rogue” states such as North Korea and Iran. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Robert Litwak is the author of Outlier States: American Strategies to Contain, Change, or Engage Regimes.
7:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on April 5, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. 9:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. World War II and Pop Culture Professor Randy Roberts talked about the connections between popular culture and World War II in ... Professor Randy Roberts talked about the connections between popular culture and World War II in films such as Casablanca and The Fighting Seabees and in songs such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.” Professor Roberts also described how patriotic sentiments made their way into comic books like Captain America. He responded to questions from students in the audience.
10:01 am ET Approx. 30 min. Newsmakers with Larry Pratt Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America and its opposition to gun control measures such as ... Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America and its opposition to gun control measures such as universal background checks, assault weapons bans, and stricter gun trafficking laws. Topics included the differences between his group and the National Rifle Association, allowing teachers to carry concealed weapons at schools, and Mayors Against Illegal Guns. 8:01 am ET 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. 10:51 am ET Approx. 7 min. Hohokam Civilization in the Salt River Valley Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day ... Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day Arizona. He toured the massive ruin of adobe walls and platforms and explored the mound built by the ancient civilization that thrived from AD 1100 to AD 1400.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
10:32 am ET Approx. 31 min. President Obama on Gun Violence President Obama called on Congress to pass firearm measures to reduce gun violence. He was ... President Obama called on Congress to pass firearm measures to reduce gun violence. He was joined by law enforcement officials on the dais at the Denver Police Academy in Colorado. In his remarks he praised lawmakers in Colorado for their efforts to craft gun control legislation which closed regulatory loopholes and expand background checks. 9:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. 11:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Civil War Battlefield Trauma Civil War scholars gave a historical perspective on the physical and mental trauma suffered by ... Civil War scholars gave a historical perspective on the physical and mental trauma suffered by soldiers fighting the bloodiest war in American history.*More than 625,000 Americans died in the Civil War and the death toll may have exceeded 700,000.
11:04 am ET Approx. 30 min. David Keene at Lincoln Day Dinner David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association, spoke at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner ... David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association, spoke at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner of the Franklin County Republican Party at Green Grove Gardens outside Greencastle, Pennsylvania. He criticized the Obama administration for using the December 2012 school shooting in Connecticut to try to take guns away from people. He noted political actions the administration had taken in the past. Mr. Keene also talked about the NRA commissioner report that recommends having trained armed guards at schools to protect the children. 9:16 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Contested Waters April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado ... April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River, in which she explores the history of the Colorado River and its importance to the American Southwest.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
12:18 pm ET 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.
11:37 am ET Approx. 56 min. Valerie Jarrett on Women in Politics ; Valerie Jarrett was interviewed by Linda Douglass the the Atlantic's “Women in ... Valerie Jarrett was interviewed by Linda Douglass the the Atlantic's “Women in Washington” event. She talked about her role in the Obama administration, gun control and immigration, and criticisms that President Obama did not have enough women in his Cabinet, women’s ability to have both a career and children at the same time, as well as other issues. She also answered audience members' questions. 9:30 am ET Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Mesa Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, ... Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, Arizona as a Mormon settlement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. John Dewey and Progressivism University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Wilfred McClay talked about the life, works and ... University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Wilfred McClay talked about the life, works and philosophies of John Dewey, a leader in the progressive movement in education and philosophical movement know as pragmatism.
12:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Federal Debt and the Economy ; ; Former White House Budget Director David Stockman and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker ... Former White House Budget Director David Stockman and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker talked about the impact of national debt on the economy. They criticized the economic and monetary policies of President Obama, Congress, and the Federal Reserve.
“The New Austerity: Pain Now or Pain Later?” was part of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers 50th anniversary spring conference, held at George Washington University’s Marvin Center.
9:36 am ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on When Hollywood Was Right Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls ... Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls and Big Business Remade American Politics, in which he looks at the history of the Conservative Movement in Hollywood.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
2:51 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Career of Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr. ; Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The ... Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The first Republican ever elected to represent Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was present at the August 7, 1974 meeting with President Richard Nixon at which he, Barry Goldwater, and Senator Hugh Scott informed Nixon that he no longer had enough support in the House to prevent his impeachment - The President announced his resignation the next day. Hear his son Tom Rhodes share the story and talk about the impact his father made in politics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
1:48 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Education Across the Nation Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, ... Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, was one of the middle school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee. 
The local cable company was Charter Communications. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
9:44 am ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Eisenhower's Fine Group of Fellows Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes ... Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes about President Eisenhower’s use of civilians in helping craft foreign and domestic policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
3:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Joseph Lowery Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights ... The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights movement. He was a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He reflected on the effectiveness of nonviolence, the libel suit against him, sit-ins across the country, and the Selma to Montgomery March. 

This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, by Joseph Mosnier.
1:56 pm ET Approx. 22 min. Congressional Agenda ; ; Political strategists Robert Raben and John Feehery talked about the congressional agenda as the ... Political strategists Robert Raben and John Feehery talked about the congressional agenda as the House and Senate returned from recess, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included President Obama’s budget proposal, gun control and bills, immigration reform, President Obama’s relationship with Congress, and political implications of Korean peninsula tensions. 9:52 am ET Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indian Resilience and Rebuilding Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he ... Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he discusses the history of Indian gaming and its impact on the community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
4:26 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Mormon Settlers in Mesa, Arizona Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on ... Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on the city of Mesa.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
2:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Lessons from the War in Afghanistan Three scholars talked about the lessons that could be learned from the war in ... Three scholars talked about the lessons that could be learned from the war in Afghanistan. They examined what went wrong and how to avoid those mistakes in the future. Topics included Ambassador James Dobbins, the U.S. representative at the December 2001 Bonn Conference where the international community determined to end the conflict in Afghanistan, speaking on inadequate forces and resources; Rajiv Chandrasekaran, who reported from Afghanistan and Iraq, saying that the U.S. squandered the first year of President Obama’s surge; and Colonel Gian Gentile, a former Army Combat Unit Commander in Baghdad, on why U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq did not work. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The War in Afghanistan: What Went Wrong?” was held at the Cato institute.
10:05 am ET Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on Innocent Until Interrogated Gary Stuart talked about his book, Innocent Until Interrogated, in which he chronicles the ... Gary Stuart talked about his book, Innocent Until Interrogated, in which he chronicles the 1991 case of the mass killing of a group of monks in a Buddhist Temple outside Phoenix and the subsequent interrogations and confessions of the suspects.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
4:32 pm ET Approx. 27 min. American Artifacts, USS Monitor Sailors' Burial ; Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ... Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Experts also spoke about the history of ironclads and the effort to identify the sailors remains.
3:55 pm ET Approx. 54 min. Defense Department Strategic and Fiscal Challenges ; Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talked about the impact on the military of prior fiscal year budget ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talked about the impact on the military of prior fiscal year budget reductions and current year sequestration cuts. He also detailed the ongoing Strategic Choices and Management Review to decrease spending and programs, and outlined his vision of the global role of the U.S. military. Topics during the audience question portion included North Korea’s nuclear threat and Defense Department employee furloughs.
This was Secretary Hagel’s first major speech since being confirmed as secretary of defense.
10:29 am ET Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on Out of Order Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: ... Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court, in which she presents a history of the High Court and profiles several of its former Justices. She spoke at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. 5:01 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Hohokam Civilization in the Salt River Valley Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day ... Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day Arizona. He toured the massive ruin of adobe walls and platforms and explored the mound built by the ancient civilization that thrived from AD 1100 to AD 1400.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
4:52 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Care of Returning Veterans ; ; Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted ... Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted the needs of veterans returning from World War II and the Korea and Vietnam wars with the those returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. Other topics included women veterans. In her speech she told several stories and detailed various statistics on veterans. The program also included questions from audience members.
Schwartz is the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner, the immediate past president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs, and a former Air Force flight nurse and veterans activist
11:06 am ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Saving Justice Frank Easterbrook, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, talked about the late ... Frank Easterbrook, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, talked about the late Robert Bork’s last book, Saving Justice: Watergate, the Saturday Night Massacre, and Other Adventures of a Solicitor General. Judge Bork had finished writing the draft of this book prior to his death in December 2012. 5:01 pm ET Approx. 34 min. American History TV in Mesa, Arizona C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
These are the programs shown during the Mesa LCV Weekend on AHTV:
Hohokam Civilization in the Salt River Valley 311824-1
Career of Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr. 11823-1
Mormon Settlers in Mesa 311819-1
Segregation and the Alston House 311821-1
British Pilot Training During World War II 311822-1
6:00 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Newsmakers with Larry Pratt Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America and its opposition to gun control measures such as ... Larry Pratt talked about Gun Owners of America and its opposition to gun control measures such as universal background checks, assault weapons bans, and stricter gun trafficking laws. Topics included the differences between his group and the National Rifle Association, allowing teachers to carry concealed weapons at schools, and Mayors Against Illegal Guns. 11:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown. New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown. 5:09 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Career of Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr. ; Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The ... Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The first Republican ever elected to represent Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was present at the August 7, 1974 meeting with President Richard Nixon at which he, Barry Goldwater, and Senator Hugh Scott informed Nixon that he no longer had enough support in the House to prevent his impeachment - The President announced his resignation the next day. Hear his son Tom Rhodes share the story and talk about the impact his father made in politics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
6:33 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Interview with Departing Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar ; Secretary Salazar talked about his tenure as secretary of the Interior. Topics included ... Secretary Salazar talked about his tenure as secretary of the Interior. Topics included BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill, drilling off the coast of Alaska, the Department of the Interior’s role in renewable energy issues, his service in the Senate and role as Colorado attorney general during the Columbine shooting, and his future political plans. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. In Depth with Amy Goodman ; “Democracy Now!” host and executive producer Amy Goodman responded to viewers' calls, ... “Democracy Now!” host and executive producer Amy Goodman responded to viewers' calls, Facebook comments, emails and tweets on topics such as war, politics and grass-roots activism, among others. Ms. Goodman has authored or co-authored five non-fiction books, including The Exception to the Rulers, Standing Up to the Madness, and The Silenced Majority. 5:18 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Mormon Settlers in Mesa, Arizona Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on ... Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on the city of Mesa.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
7:07 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Interview with Departing Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood ; Ray LaHood talked about his tenure as secretary of the Department of Transportation. Topics ... Ray LaHood talked about his tenure as secretary of the Department of Transportation. Topics included high speed rail, his campaign against texting and driving, U.S. highway infrastructure, the Republican Party, his personal relationship with President Obama, and his future political plans. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on Immigration Wars ; Jeb Bush talked about his book, Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution, in which he ... Jeb Bush talked about his book, Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution, in which he argues that the our immigration policy should be overhauled to reflect our current economic needs, but also clear enough to enforce properly. Mr. Bush spoke at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California. 5:23 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Segregation and the Alston House ; A C-SPAN crew toured the Alston House in Mesa, Arizona. Built in the 1920s, it was home and ... A C-SPAN crew toured the Alston House in Mesa, Arizona. Built in the 1920s, it was home and office of Dr. Lucius Alston, the first black doctor to practice in Mesa. During an era of segregation, Dr. Alston and his wife, Velma, a nurse, treated members of the African-American, Hispanic, and American-Indian communities.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
7:44 pm ET Approx. 15 min. BRAIN Initiative ; President Obama announced his new initiative, Brain Research through Advancing Innovative ... President Obama announced his new initiative, Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Nanotechnologies (BRAIN). The program aims to
to help researchers find new ways to treat, cure, and prevent brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s, epilepsy and traumatic brain injury.
3:53 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Online Book Club Comments Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were ... Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were shown and the next meeting on April 30, 2013, was promoted. 5:29 pm ET Approx. 6 min. British Pilot Training During World War II ; Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World ... Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World War II. Hear WWII Veteran Richard “Dick” Cooper share stories of what it was like to be a young pilot in training.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q & A with Tom Korologos ; Tom Korologos talked about his recent Washington Post opinion piece about White House ... Tom Korologos talked about his recent Washington Post opinion piece about White House nomination battles titled “A History of Nomination Train Wrecks.” He also spoke about about his service in the Reagan administration as director of congressional relations and his volunteer service assisting in various Senate confirmations in both the Reagan and Bush administrations. He pointed to the failed confirmation of Judge Robert Bork in 1987 as the most difficult proceeding he was involved with, and pointed out several key mistakes the nominee made. He also reviewed the nomination hearing for William Rehnquist to be associate justice. 3:54 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indian Resilience and Rebuilding Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he ... Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he discusses the history of Indian gaming and its impact on the community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
5:35 pm ET Approx. 25 min. Old North Church, Part 1 Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, ... Bob Damon toured Boston’s Christ Church, better known as Old North Church. The church, built in 1723, is best-known for its steeple, where in 1775 patriots hung two lanterns to signal that British troops were moving by water out of Boston, leading to the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. This is the first of a two-part program on the Old North Church.
9:01 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Federal Debt and the Economy ; ; Former White House Budget Director David Stockman and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker ... Former White House Budget Director David Stockman and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker talked about the impact of national debt on the economy. They criticized the economic and monetary policies of President Obama, Congress, and the Federal Reserve.
“The New Austerity: Pain Now or Pain Later?” was part of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers 50th anniversary spring conference, held at George Washington University’s Marvin Center.
4:07 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Eisenhower's Fine Group of Fellows Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes ... Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes about President Eisenhower’s use of civilians in helping craft foreign and domestic policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
6:02 pm ET Approx. 57 min. JFK, History and the Politics of Memory Historians spoke about memory and understanding politics through history. They focused on ... Historians spoke about memory and understanding politics through history. They focused on understanding milestones, the changing nature of history, and ways in which people form recollections. They responded to questions from the audience.
9:31 pm ET Approx. 33 min. Interview with Departing Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar ; Secretary Salazar talked about his tenure as secretary of the Interior. Topics included ... Secretary Salazar talked about his tenure as secretary of the Interior. Topics included BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill, drilling off the coast of Alaska, the Department of the Interior’s role in renewable energy issues, his service in the Senate and role as Colorado attorney general during the Columbine shooting, and his future political plans. 4:15 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Book Discussion on Out of Order Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: ... Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court, in which she presents a history of the High Court and profiles several of its former Justices. She spoke at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. 7:00 pm ET Approx. 27 min. American Artifacts, USS Monitor Sailors' Burial ; Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ... Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Experts also spoke about the history of ironclads and the effort to identify the sailors remains.
10:05 pm ET Approx. 35 min. Interview with Departing Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood ; Ray LaHood talked about his tenure as secretary of the Department of Transportation. Topics ... Ray LaHood talked about his tenure as secretary of the Department of Transportation. Topics included high speed rail, his campaign against texting and driving, U.S. highway infrastructure, the Republican Party, his personal relationship with President Obama, and his future political plans. 4:51 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on When Hollywood Was Right Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls ... Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls and Big Business Remade American Politics, in which he looks at the history of the Conservative Movement in Hollywood.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
7:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Joseph Lowery Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights ... The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights movement. He was a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He reflected on the effectiveness of nonviolence, the libel suit against him, sit-ins across the country, and the Selma to Montgomery March. 

This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, by Joseph Mosnier.
10:42 pm ET Approx. 9 min. President Obama on Personnel Nominations President Obama nominated Wal-Mart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next ... President Obama nominated Wal-Mart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next director of the Office and Management and Budget (OMB), Gina McCarthy for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, and MIT Professor Ernest Moniz as energy secretary. 5:00 pm ET Approx. 49 min. "Let's Write Together" Campaign ; Lynn University Professor Robert Watson and his son Alex talk about their campaign to get families ... Lynn University Professor Robert Watson and his son Alex talk about their campaign to get families to read and write together. Professor Watson and his son wrote a book for children titled Tsunami. They spoke at the Delray Beach Public Library. 8:54 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Segregation and the Alston House ; A C-SPAN crew toured the Alston House in Mesa, Arizona. Built in the 1920s, it was home and ... A C-SPAN crew toured the Alston House in Mesa, Arizona. Built in the 1920s, it was home and office of Dr. Lucius Alston, the first black doctor to practice in Mesa. During an era of segregation, Dr. Alston and his wife, Velma, a nurse, treated members of the African-American, Hispanic, and American-Indian communities.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
10:52 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Education Across the Nation Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, ... Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, was one of the middle school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee. 
The local cable company was Charter Communications. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
5:51 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. 9:01 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 27 min. Life Portrait of James K. Polk In the eleventh in a series on American presidents, the life and career of James Polk was ... In the eleventh in a series on American presidents, the life and career of James Polk was discussed. Mr. Seale talked about President Polk and the events of his presidency, including the acquisition of Oregon and Texas, his dark horse candidacy, and the Mexican War. Mr. Holtzapple provided a tour of Polk’s home and talked about some of the furnishings and about Polk’s personal life. Various rooms of the house and the exterior were shown throughout the program. A fifth grade student was interviewed about President Polk, in honor of whom her school was named.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q & A with Tom Korologos ; Tom Korologos talked about his recent Washington Post opinion piece about White House ... Tom Korologos talked about his recent Washington Post opinion piece about White House nomination battles titled “A History of Nomination Train Wrecks.” He also spoke about about his service in the Reagan administration as director of congressional relations and his volunteer service assisting in various Senate confirmations in both the Reagan and Bush administrations. He pointed to the failed confirmation of Judge Robert Bork in 1987 as the most difficult proceeding he was involved with, and pointed out several key mistakes the nominee made. He also reviewed the nomination hearing for William Rehnquist to be associate justice. 5:52 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Mesa Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, ... Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, Arizona as a Mormon settlement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
11:29 pm ET Approx. 27 min. American Artifacts, USS Monitor Sailors' Burial ; Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ... Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Experts also spoke about the history of ironclads and the effort to identify the sailors remains.
12:01 am ET Approx. 26 min. Michael O'Neill on the State of the U.S. Economy ; Michael O’Neill spoke at the annual Export-Import Bank Conference. He said some of his ... Michael O’Neill spoke at the annual Export-Import Bank Conference. He said some of his top concerns included congressional gridlock, the European economy and cyber security. in Washington, He expressed confidence in the state of the banking industry, saying financial institutions were ready to start lending more money once demand in the economy picked up. 5:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on April 5, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. 12:00 am ET Approx. 57 min. JFK, History and the Politics of Memory Historians spoke about memory and understanding politics through history. They focused on ... Historians spoke about memory and understanding politics through history. They focused on understanding milestones, the changing nature of history, and ways in which people form recollections. They responded to questions from the audience.
12:28 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Competition in Global Markets Panelists spoke about international trade and business competition. Among the topics they ... Panelists spoke about international trade and business competition. Among the topics they addressed were education, energy policy, and immigration. They also talked about partisanship in Washington and its impact on policy making. They responded to questions from the audience. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Online Book Club Comments Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were ... Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were shown and the next meeting on April 30, 2013, was promoted. 1:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King ; William Pepper talked about his book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King, ... William Pepper talked about his book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King, published by Verso. The book is about his friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr., their work together in opposing the Vietnam War and on the Poor Peoples Campaign, and Dr. King’s assassination. Mr. Pepper argues that James Earl Ray, the man convicted of assassinating Dr. King, was only a “patsy” and that the men who conspired to kill Dr. King -- at least one of whom is still alive -- have never been brought to justice. Mr. Pepper also talks about the 1999 wrongful death lawsuit brought, and won, by the King family against Memphis restaurant owner Lloyd Jowers, on the grounds that he conspired to kill Dr. King. He answered questions from members of the audience following his remarks.
1:29 am ET Approx. 20 min. Ray LaHood on Transportation Infrastructure ; Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said President Obama was committed to expanded rail service ... Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said President Obama was committed to expanded rail service including a north to south corridor in California. He also talked about transportation safety, foreign investment in the U.S. and the impact of automatic spending cuts on air travel. He responded to questions from the audience. 6:02 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on At the Edge of the Precipice Robert Remini, historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, presents a history of the ... Robert Remini, historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, presents a history of the Compromise of 1850 brokered between the North and South by Kentucky Senator Henry Clay. The Compromise was born from a debate between Northern and Southern politicians who argued whether America’s newest states, gained following the Mexican war, should be free or allow slavery. The Compromise collapsed ten years after it’s agreement and led to the South’s succession. Robert Remini discussed his book at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the opening of the “Discovering the Civil War” exhibit which launches the sesquicentennial commemoration of the war’s beginning. 2:08 am ET Approx. 6 min. British Pilot Training During World War II ; Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World ... Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World War II. Hear WWII Veteran Richard “Dick” Cooper share stories of what it was like to be a young pilot in training.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
1:50 am ET Approx. 35 min. Vice President Biden on U.S. and Global Economy ; Vice President Biden spoke at the Export-Import Bank’s 2013 Annual Conference. Among ... Vice President Biden spoke at the Export-Import Bank’s 2013 Annual Conference. Among the topics he addressed were international trade and competition, expanding markets in Asia, domestic job creation, and intellectual property issues. 6:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown. New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown. 2:15 am ET Approx. 42 min. Enduring Relevance of Alexander Hamilton New York University’s Richard Sylla talks about Alexander Hamilton’s legacy, focusing ... New York University’s Richard Sylla talks about Alexander Hamilton’s legacy, focusing on his ideas about economics and finance, and how they are relevant to the present day. Alexander Hamilton served as the first Treasury Secretary of the United States. The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society hosted this event at Trinity Church in New York City
2:27 am ET Approx. 7 min. Education Across the Nation Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, ... Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, was one of the middle school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee. 
The local cable company was Charter Communications. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
7:01 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Book Discussion on Living with the UN ; American University professor Kenneth Anderson talked about his book, Living with the UN: ... American University professor Kenneth Anderson talked about his book, Living with the UN: American Responsibilities and International Order, in which he argues that some UN organizations are worth supporting while others are not. This interview, conducted at American University, was part of Book TV’s College Series. 3:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Clint Hill ; Clint Hill discussed Mrs. Kennedy and Me, his historical narrative of his assignment ... Clint Hill discussed Mrs. Kennedy and Me, his historical narrative of his assignment to guard the wife of former President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline, from shortly after the November 1960 election until after the 1964 presidential election. He shared stories about the former first lady’s travels to Europe, Asia, and South America, detailed the birth of her sons John and Patrick and Patrick’s sudden death. He described being in the Dallas motorcade when President Kennedy was killed, and its effect on his own life. He talked about his own boyhood growing up as an adopted child in North Dakota.

Clint Hill worked for five presidents. After Mrs. Kennedy, he was assigned to President Johnson. In 1967 he became the special agent in charge (SAIC) of presidential protection. In 1972, Hill was promoted to the position of assistant director of the Secret Service, responsible for all protective forces. He retired in 1975.
2:36 am ET Approx. 44 min. National Rifle Association School Gun Violence Report Asa Hutchinson outlined the findings of the National School Shield Initiative (NSSI) task force ... Asa Hutchinson outlined the findings of the National School Shield Initiative (NSSI) task force report on increasing school safety. NSSI was commissioned by the National Rifle Association (NRA). One of the recommendations was that school teachers be allowed to carry firearms if they receive proper training. In his comments Mr. Hutchinson said NSSI, working independently of the NRA, did not consider the potential impact of expanding background checks or banning high-capacity ammunition magazines. 7:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Book Discussion on Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family ; ; Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a former White House Health Care Adviser, and brother to Chicago Mayor ... Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a former White House Health Care Adviser, and brother to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Hollywood Talent Agent Ari Emanuel, talked about his new memoir, Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family. He spoke at the Historic Sixth and I Synagogue in Washington.
Rahm Emanuel was President Obama’s first Chief of Staff. Ari Emanuel is widely credited as the inspiration for the popular TV series “Entourage.” Ezekiel Emanuel is a bioethicist who holds joint appointments at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School of Business.
4:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Joseph Lowery Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights ... The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights movement. He was a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He reflected on the effectiveness of nonviolence, the libel suit against him, sit-ins across the country, and the Selma to Montgomery March. 

This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, by Joseph Mosnier.
3:23 am ET Approx. 58 min. Representative Jim McGovern on Congressional Agenda Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) talked about his congressional agenda at the Woman’s ... Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) talked about his congressional agenda at the Woman’s National Democratic Club. In his speech he focused on his anti-poverty efforts. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience on such topics as drones, sequestration, national debt and the budget deficit, and gun violence. 8:56 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Online Book Club Comments Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were ... Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were shown and the next meeting on April 30, 2013, was promoted. 5:24 am ET Approx. 5 min. Mormon Settlers in Mesa, Arizona Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on ... Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on the city of Mesa.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
4:24 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Media Coverage of Race and Social Mobility Panelists talked about media coverage of racial issues. Topics included changing journalistic ... Panelists talked about media coverage of racial issues. Topics included changing journalistic and U.S. racial demographics; the controversy surrounding Philadelphia Magazine’s cover story, “Being White in Philly"; social media; and media funding issues. They also discussed the Associated Press' announcement that "illegal immigrant” was no longer an appropriate term for people living in the United States without legal permission. The program included questions from audience members. 8:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on April 5, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. 5:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Rosa Parks' 100th Birthday Commemoration Panelists, including Darlene Clark Hine, Douglas Brinkley, Danielle McGuire, and Jeanne Theoharis, ... Panelists, including Darlene Clark Hine, Douglas Brinkley, Danielle McGuire, and Jeanne Theoharis, spoke at an event commemorating Rosa Parks' 100th birthday. The “National Day of Courage” event took place inside the Henry Ford Museum in Dearbon, Michigan.
5:50 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q & A with Tom Korologos ; Tom Korologos talked about his recent Washington Post opinion piece about White House ... Tom Korologos talked about his recent Washington Post opinion piece about White House nomination battles titled “A History of Nomination Train Wrecks.” He also spoke about about his service in the Reagan administration as director of congressional relations and his volunteer service assisting in various Senate confirmations in both the Reagan and Bush administrations. He pointed to the failed confirmation of Judge Robert Bork in 1987 as the most difficult proceeding he was involved with, and pointed out several key mistakes the nominee made. He also reviewed the nomination hearing for William Rehnquist to be associate justice. 9:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. After Words with Neil Irwin ; Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on ... Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, in which he explores the events that resulted in the financial crisis of 2008. He spoke with the Wall Street Journal's David Wessel. 6:43 am ET Approx. 6 min. American Artifacts, USS Monitor Sailors' Burial Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ... Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
6:50 am ET Approx. 8 min. The Significance of Small Businesses Julie Doyle and Joshua Thompson’s video, The Significance of Small Businesses, was ... Julie Doyle and Joshua Thompson’s video, The Significance of Small Businesses, was one of the high school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were twelfth graders at Cedar Falls High School in Cedar Falls, Iowa. 
The local cable provider was Mediacom.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
9:54 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Mesa Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, ... Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, Arizona as a Mormon settlement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
6:51 am ET Approx. 8 min. Career of Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr. ; Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The ... Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The first Republican ever elected to represent Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was present at the August 7, 1974 meeting with President Richard Nixon at which he, Barry Goldwater, and Senator Hugh Scott informed Nixon that he no longer had enough support in the House to prevent his impeachment - The President announced his resignation the next day. Hear his son Tom Rhodes share the story and talk about the impact his father made in politics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
10:00 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Storm Kings Lee Sandlin talks about his book, Storm Kings, in which he recalls the beginnings of modern ... Lee Sandlin talks about his book, Storm Kings, in which he recalls the beginnings of modern meteorology and the study of tornadoes throughout the American Midwest. The funnel clouds, given the moniker, “Storm King” by the region’s early settlers, attracted scientists that included the United States' first meteorologist, James Epsy. The author reported on several of the nation’s most destructive tornadoes and the scientific gains made to inform the population of potentially dangerous storms. Lee Sandlin speaks at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City, Iowa.
10:53 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Eisenhower's Fine Group of Fellows Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes ... Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes about President Eisenhower’s use of civilians in helping craft foreign and domestic policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
11:02 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Courageous Kristan Hawkins, executive director of the pro-life group, Students for Life of America, presented ... Kristan Hawkins, executive director of the pro-life group, Students for Life of America, presented a collection of essays that focus on students' efforts to stop abortion. Kristan Hawkins spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.
11:46 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Contested Waters April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado ... April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River, in which she explores the history of the Colorado River and its importance to the American Southwest.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
12:02 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. In Depth with Amy Goodman ; “Democracy Now!” host and executive producer Amy Goodman responded to viewers' calls, ... “Democracy Now!” host and executive producer Amy Goodman responded to viewers' calls, Facebook comments, emails and tweets on topics such as war, politics and grass-roots activism, among others. Ms. Goodman has authored or co-authored five non-fiction books, including The Exception to the Rulers, Standing Up to the Madness, and The Silenced Majority.
3:02 am ET Approx. 53 min. After Words with Neil Irwin ; Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on ... Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, in which he explores the events that resulted in the financial crisis of 2008. He spoke with the Wall Street Journal's David Wessel.
3:56 am ET Approx. 2 min. Book Discussion on Fast and Furious Katie Pavlich talked about her book Fast and Furious: Barack Obama’s Bloodiest Scandal ... Katie Pavlich talked about her book Fast and Furious: Barack Obama’s Bloodiest Scandal and the Shameless Cover-Up.
She was interviewed while at the American Conservative Unions 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference held at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, Maryland, March 14-16, 2013.
3:59 am ET Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on April 5, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013.
4:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on The Devil at Our Doorstep David Bego, president and CEO of Executive Management Services (EMS), a workplace maintenance ... David Bego, president and CEO of Executive Management Services (EMS), a workplace maintenance company that employs 5,000 people, talked about his book, The Devil at Our Doorstep, in which he discusses the power of unions in the United States. He also talked about his contentious relationship with the Service Employees International Union going back to 2006. During this event, hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, Mr. Bego was joined by Diana Furchtgott-Roth of the Manhattan Institute and Russ Brown of the Labor Relations Institute.
5:03 am ET Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indian Resilience and Rebuilding Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he ... Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he discusses the history of Indian gaming and its impact on the community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable 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.
5:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on Rethinking Money ; Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne talked about their book, Rethinking Money: How New Currencies ... Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne talked about their book, Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity, in which they argue that our monetary system is antiquated and that a new system of complimentary currencies could help improve the economy in our communities and states. This talk was hosted by the World Affairs Forum of Stamford, Connecticut.
6:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Book Discussion on Back to Full Employment ; Robert Pollin talked about his book, Back to Full Employment, in which he argues that the ... Robert Pollin talked about his book, Back to Full Employment, in which he argues that the U.S. government should be pushing for full employment (less than 4 percent unemployment), a policy goal which he says was abandoned in the 1970s when concerns about inflation began to take precedence. Professor Pollin spoke at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, Massachusetts.