C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the topic, “Time Magazine: Security ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the topic, “Time Magazine: Security Vs. Civil Liberties.” 6:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Blood of Tyrants ; Logan Beirne talked about his book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the ... Logan Beirne talked about his book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency, in which he explores George Washington’s thoughts on politics and government during wartime. The author discussed Washington’s thoughts on a range of subjects, from military tribunals and the use of torture to citizen’s rights during a time of war. Mr. Beirne spoke at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut. 6:46 am ET Approx. 39 min. Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview, Part 2 ; Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s ... Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County since 1992, he was a twelve year-old boy living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr., appealed to children to march for civil rights. 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 on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
7:50 am ET Approx. 29 min. LIVE The State of the U.S. Workforce ; Ben Casselman spoke about the declining share of the U.S. population looking for work. He ... Ben Casselman spoke about the declining share of the U.S. population looking for work. He talked about the decline. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:38 am ET Approx. 23 min. U.S.-U.K. Military Relations ; Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond spoke to reporters ... Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond spoke to reporters about joint security interests.*They also responded to several questions about civil war in Syria, including abut suggestions that the U.S. arm Syrian rebel forces. 7:29 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. First Person Accounts from 1963 Birmingham Campaign Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the ... Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the protest. They were joined by the president and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Lawrence Pijeaux, and Barnett Wright, author of 1963: How the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement Changed America and the World. They also responded to questions from the audience at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
8:23 am ET Approx. 59 min. LIVE Hedrick Smith on the Declining Middle Class ; The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream?", ... The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream?", detailed the decline of the middle class over the past 50 years as well as the political and economic decisions which led to it. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:04 am ET Approx. 34 min. LIVE Mary Jo White Remarks ; Security and Exchange Commissioner Mary Jo White spoke to financial industry members about the ... Security and Exchange Commissioner Mary Jo White spoke to financial industry members about the role of the SEC and the impact of regulation on international financial markets. She responded to questions from the audience. 9:09 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Medicare Reform Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments ... Panelists talked about possible Medicare reforms. Topics included premium adjustments according to income, increasing the role of private insurance companies, and restructuring payment to physicians and hospitals. They agreed that Medicare was unsustainable in its currently form.
“Reforming Medicare: Fiscal Challenges and Policy Solutions” was a program of Governance Studies at Brookings.
9:26 am ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Round Table Discussion on Child Care in U.S. ; ; Linda Laughlin and Barbara Gault talked about a Census Bureau report, “Who’s Minding ... Linda Laughlin and Barbara Gault talked about a Census Bureau report, “Who’s Minding the Kids,” which examined child care in the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were the cost of child care, non-parental care, kinds of child care arrangements, families in poverty, and how the U.S. ranked internationally. They also talked about the role that schools and workplaces played in child care. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
8:40 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Impact of Social Media on Journalism Bill Grueskin, academic dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, talked about ... Bill Grueskin, academic dean of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, talked about the use of social media in reporting. Reporters have gone from virtual anonymity to having thousands of followers, but this branding has risks and rewards for journalists and institutions. There is an economic incentive for news organization to control social media as they lose some of those followers if the journalist changes jobs, but some have been fired for opinions expressed on social media. The need to be provocative to obtain more followers can call the journalist’s fairness into question. Topics included the tension between the necessary spontaneity of social media and careful editing.
“Reporting in a Social Media World” was a program held at the Commerce Club by the Atlanta Press Club with the Columbia School of Journalism.
10:48 am ET Approx. 1 hr. German Finance Minister on the Eurozone ; German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble talked about market regulation and the state of the ... German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble talked about market regulation and the state of the European Union. 
10:05 am ET Approx. 23 min. The State of the U.S. Workforce ; Ben Casselman spoke about the declining share of the U.S. population looking for work. He ... Ben Casselman spoke about the declining share of the U.S. population looking for work. He talked about the decline. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:44 am ET Approx. 26 min. Women and Technology Panelists talked about women and technology, including women in senior-manangement positions in ... Panelists talked about women and technology, including women in senior-manangement positions in technology companies, and the the number of women pursuing degrees in science and technology. This panel was moderated by Chelsea Clinton and took place at Daily Beast/Newsweek’s 2013 Women in the World Summit in New York City. 11:42 am ET Approx. 53 min. Report on Detainee Treatment The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the ... The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the treatment of suspected terrorists during the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations. The two-year investigation was conducted by a bipartisan task force made up of former members of Congress, as well as former State and Homeland Security Department officials. The investigation confirmed that the U.S. used torture tactics such as waterboarding on detained suspected terrorists in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attack. Task force members criticized both the Obama and Bush administrations and questioned the value of information gained from the questioning. They responded to questions from members of the audience at the National Press Club, including medical aspects of various torture tactics and the question of closing the Guantanamo Bay facility.
10:29 am ET Approx. 30 min. LIVE President Obama Speech to Mexican Students President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and ... President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics he addressed were immigration, cross-border drug and weapon trafficking, and economic cooperation. In his remarks President Obama conceded that demand for drugs in the United States was at the root of much of the violence in Mexico. He spoke at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. 10:12 am ET Approx. 22 min. Violence Against Women in India Indian journalists and human rights advocates talked about violence against women in ... Indian journalists and human rights advocates talked about violence against women in India. Much of their discussion focused on issues of sexual assault, including a brutal gang rape on a bus in Delhi. They also talked about the impact of the incident on public discussion of women’s issues and the criminal justice system in India. 12:35 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Employment and the Global Economy ; Kenneth Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express, described the state of the global economy ... Kenneth Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express, described the state of the global economy and the engines of job creation and financial growth. He was interviewed by David Rubenstein, President of the Economic Club of Washington, DC and responded to audience questions.
11:02 am ET Approx. 57 min. Social Media and Breaking News ; ; Panelists talked about the use of social media and the speed of “bad information” ... Panelists talked about the use of social media and the speed of “bad information” following breaking national news stories such as recent school shootings in Connecticut and the Boston Marathon bombing. The principal of Newtown High School talked about his use of Twitter during his school’s lockdown at the time of the elementary school shootings. Andy Carvin described his use of 90,000 Twitter followers to help fact check false rumors. 10:35 am ET Approx. 55 min. LIVE Economic Outlook and Fiscal Policy ; ; Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the ... Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the nation’s fiscal policies. Other topics included budget sequestration, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy actions, and the Dodd-Frank financial law. They responded to questions from the audience. 1:20 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 38 min. Keystone Pipeline Issues Witnesses testified at a hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline approval process and Representative ... Witnesses testified at a hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline approval process and Representative Lee Terry’s (R-KS) legislation that would remove the need for a presidential permit for this specific pipeline.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 4 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session The House meets in a pro forma session. The House meets in a pro forma session. 11:35 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Social Media and Employment Panelists spoke about the privacy, social and policy implications that arise when employers use ... Panelists spoke about the privacy, social and policy implications that arise when employers use social media and other publicly available electronic information to gather personal data of potential employees during the hiring process. The concentrated on how research gained through social media must adhere to the guidelines of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). 4:02 pm ET Approx. 42 min. Nuclear Safety and Security ; Allison Macfarlane was the luncheon keynote speaker at the Carnegie Endowment for International ... Allison Macfarlane was the luncheon keynote speaker at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s nuclear policy conference. She stressed the importance of nuclear safety and security, emphasizing the responsibilities that accompany the rights to use nuclear technology for peaceful purposes. After her speech she was interviewed by Michael Wald, and responded to audience members' questions.
12:05 pm ET Approx. 6 min. Online Sales Tax ; Gautham Negesh talked about the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would will allow state governments ... Gautham Negesh talked about the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would will allow state governments to require internet retailers to collect sales tax from buyers, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics arguments for and against the bill, and complications related to online sale tax collection. 1:07 pm ET Approx. 52 min. Retirement Savings Programs Panelists talked about a joint effort by labor groups and employers to preserve private employer ... Panelists talked about a joint effort by labor groups and employers to preserve private employer pension programs. They discussed details of the proposal and some of the concerns of employee advocates. The program included questions from audience members. 4:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Washington Classroom with Bill Galston ; ; Bill Galston talked about the current state of politics in the government at the time, which he ... Bill Galston talked about the current state of politics in the government at the time, which he characterized as gridlocked by partisanship. He traced the history of that development and offered possible solutions.
12:14 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. News Coverage of Connecticut Elementary School Shooting A selectwoman, a police spokesperson, a community radio station news director, and a ... A selectwoman, a police spokesperson, a community radio station news director, and a photojournalist, all from Newtown, Connecticut, talked about their experiences in the immediate aftermath of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in their city. 
This forum was part of a Columbia University Journalism School conference on news and social media coverage of the Connecticut elementary school shootings and the Boston Marathon bombings.
1:59 pm ET Approx. 1 min. LIVE Senate Pro Forma Session The Senate met in a pro forma session. The Senate met in a pro forma session. 6:21 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report Richard Cordray outlined a number of developing rules and initiatives under consideration at his ... Richard Cordray outlined a number of developing rules and initiatives under consideration at his agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB). In his testimony he said the CFPB had no interest in accessing personal financial data on individual consumers. Other topics included agency info-gathering, rural lenders, student aid, and the CFPB’s consumer complaint line.
1:21 pm ET Approx. 1 min. President Obama Speech to Mexican Students President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and ... President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics he addressed were immigration, cross-border drug and weapon trafficking, and economic cooperation. In his remarks President Obama conceded that demand for drugs in the United States was at the root of much of the violence in Mexico. He spoke at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. 2:02 pm ET Approx. 1 min. President Obama Speech to Mexican Students President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and ... President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics he addressed were immigration, cross-border drug and weapon trafficking, and economic cooperation. In his remarks President Obama conceded that demand for drugs in the United States was at the root of much of the violence in Mexico. He spoke at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. 8:00 pm ET 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.
1:24 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Media Coverage of Trayvon Martin Case Charles Blow talked about media coverage of race in general, and the Trayvon Martin case ... Charles Blow talked about media coverage of race in general, and the Trayvon Martin case specifically. He laid out out the facts of the case, how the media covered it, and racial data about coverage, and also addressed comparisons to the O.J. Simpson and Emmett Till trials. Mr. Blow answered audience members' questions following his remarks.
This was the keynote address at a conference on the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida.
2:03 pm ET Approx. 3 hr. 2 min. State of Latino America, Panel 1 Tavis Smiley moderated a panel on the state of Latino America, focusing on issues of concern to ... Tavis Smiley moderated a panel on the state of Latino America, focusing on issues of concern to the community, civil rights, and inequality. Among the topics they addressed were immigration policy, employment and the business environment, gun control, foreign relations policy in Latin America, media portrayals of the Latino community, education, and building coalitions with other minority communities.
“Latino Nation: Beyond The Numbers” was held at Chicago State University.
8:31 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Revolutionary Era Printing James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings ... James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings from the American Revolutionary period.
The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. The library’s holdings include more than four million items, and its collection of American printed materials prior to 1825 is the most extensive in the world.
2:44 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Foreign Service Memorial Plaque Ceremony ; ; Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial ... Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial Plaque Ceremony. He was joined Vice President Joe Biden in honoring the dedication of colleagues in the Foreign Service.
The AFSA Memorial Plaque Ceremony honors those who lost their lives while serving overseas in the line of duty or under heroic or other inspirational circumstances. AFSA President Susan R. Johnson hosted the ceremony and delivered welcoming remarks.
5:07 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 52 min. State of Latino America, Panel 2 Fernando Espuelas moderated a panel on the state of Latino Americas. Among the issues they ... Fernando Espuelas moderated a panel on the state of Latino Americas. Among the issues they addressed were immigration policy, Hispanic economic and political power, educational inequality, societal depictions of Hispanics, the use of terms “wetback” and "illegal alien", business, home ownership, and health care.
“Latino Nation: Beyond The Numbers” was held at Chicago State University.
9:01 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.
2:50 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Economic Outlook and Fiscal Policy ; ; Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the ... Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the nation’s fiscal policies. Other topics included budget sequestration, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy actions, and the Dodd-Frank financial law. They responded to questions from the audience. 8:02 pm 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. 9:30 pm ET Approx. 27 min. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s ... Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s Dulles Airport, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans aloft since the earliest days of the 20th century.
3:45 pm ET Approx. 33 min. Mary Jo White Remarks ; Security and Exchange Commissioner Mary Jo White spoke to financial industry members about the ... Security and Exchange Commissioner Mary Jo White spoke to financial industry members about the role of the SEC and the impact of regulation on international financial markets. She responded to questions from the audience. 9:06 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on The People's Pension ; Eric Laursen talked about his book, The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social ... Eric Laursen talked about his book, The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security. He spoke and took questions at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013. 9:58 pm ET Approx. 29 min. Health and Fitness Inventions Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. ... Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and toured an exhibit about health and fitness inventions. Topics included 19th century patent medicines, a mechanical horse used by President Calvin Coolidge, the origins of Gatorade and Nike, and the trademarks and patents of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was designated in the Constitution and originated in 1790.
4:19 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Foreign Service Memorial Plaque Ceremony ; ; Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial ... Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial Plaque Ceremony. He was joined Vice President Joe Biden in honoring the dedication of colleagues in the Foreign Service.
The AFSA Memorial Plaque Ceremony honors those who lost their lives while serving overseas in the line of duty or under heroic or other inspirational circumstances. AFSA President Susan R. Johnson hosted the ceremony and delivered welcoming remarks.
10:10 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with John Mackey ; John Mackey talked about his book, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of ... John Mackey talked about his book, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business, in which he argued that capitalism did not have to be a zero-sum game. He highlighted the practices of companies like Whole Foods and Southwest that seek to increase value for their shareholders by creating value for their customers and employees as well. He discussed what he believed was a better business model with the Wall Street Journal’s Kim Strassel. 10:30 pm ET Approx. 29 min. B&O Railroad and the Civil War Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad ... Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the ongoing exhibit “The War Came by Train.”
4:26 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Hedrick Smith on the Declining Middle Class ; The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream?", ... The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream?", detailed the decline of the middle class over the past 50 years as well as the political and economic decisions which led to it. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:10 pm ET Approx. 28 min. The State of the U.S. Workforce ; Ben Casselman spoke about the declining share of the U.S. population looking for work. He ... Ben Casselman spoke about the declining share of the U.S. population looking for work. He talked about the decline. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 10:59 pm ET 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.
5:27 pm ET Approx. 1 min. President Obama Speech to Mexican Students President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and ... President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics he addressed were immigration, cross-border drug and weapon trafficking, and economic cooperation. In his remarks President Obama conceded that demand for drugs in the United States was at the root of much of the violence in Mexico. He spoke at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. 11:39 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Hedrick Smith on the Declining Middle Class ; The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream?", ... The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Hedrick Smith, author of "Who Stole the American Dream?", detailed the decline of the middle class over the past 50 years as well as the political and economic decisions which led to it. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 11:31 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Revolutionary Era Printing James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings ... James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings from the American Revolutionary period.
The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. The library’s holdings include more than four million items, and its collection of American printed materials prior to 1825 is the most extensive in the world.
5:29 pm ET Approx. 52 min. 21st Century Foreign Policy Threats and Challenges ; ; Former Secretary of State Albright talked about future foreign policy challenges and the ability ... Former Secretary of State Albright talked about future foreign policy challenges and the ability of future administrations to respond to threats. She said the U.S. could take more aggressive steps in Syria without backing from the U.N. as long as the effort was supported by a coalition of nations like NATO or the Arab League. She also defended President Obama’s approach to foreign policy, describing it as conveying “confidence, not arrogance.” She responded to questions from the audience. She was also presented with a plaque.
This was the opening keynote speech at the Truman National Security Project Conference,
“An Enduring Worldview - 21st Century Threats and Challenges.” It was held in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building.
12:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Social Media and Breaking News ; ; Panelists talked about the use of social media and the speed of “bad information” ... Panelists talked about the use of social media and the speed of “bad information” following breaking national news stories such as recent school shootings in Connecticut and the Boston Marathon bombing. The principal of Newtown High School talked about his use of Twitter during his school’s lockdown at the time of the elementary school shootings. Andy Carvin described his use of 90,000 Twitter followers to help fact check false rumors. 12:01 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.
6:22 pm ET Approx. 27 min. President Obama Speech to Mexican Students President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and ... President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics he addressed were immigration, cross-border drug and weapon trafficking, and economic cooperation. In his remarks President Obama conceded that demand for drugs in the United States was at the root of much of the violence in Mexico. He spoke at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. 1:47 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. 12:30 am ET Approx. 27 min. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s ... Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s Dulles Airport, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans aloft since the earliest days of the 20th century.
6:51 pm ET Approx. 37 min. Foreign Service Memorial Plaque Ceremony ; ; Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial ... Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial Plaque Ceremony. He was joined Vice President Joe Biden in honoring the dedication of colleagues in the Foreign Service.
The AFSA Memorial Plaque Ceremony honors those who lost their lives while serving overseas in the line of duty or under heroic or other inspirational circumstances. AFSA President Susan R. Johnson hosted the ceremony and delivered welcoming remarks.
2:51 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on The People's Pension ; Eric Laursen talked about his book, The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social ... Eric Laursen talked about his book, The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security. He spoke and took questions at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on the campus of the University of Arizona on March 9-10, 2013. 12:58 am ET Approx. 29 min. Health and Fitness Inventions Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. ... Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and toured an exhibit about health and fitness inventions. Topics included 19th century patent medicines, a mechanical horse used by President Calvin Coolidge, the origins of Gatorade and Nike, and the trademarks and patents of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was designated in the Constitution and originated in 1790.
7:28 pm ET Approx. 6 min. LIVE Road to the White House 2016 ; C-SPAN’s Road to the White House 2016 coverage kicked off with coverage of possible ... C-SPAN’s Road to the White House 2016 coverage kicked off with coverage of possible contenders in the 2016 presidential election giving keynote speeches at the South Carolina party conventions in Columbia, S.C.
Ed O’Keefe was interviewed by telephone from the Republican state convention at the State Fairgrounds. Live scenes were shown from that convention and the Democratic convention at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
3:55 am ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with John Mackey ; John Mackey talked about his book, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of ... John Mackey talked about his book, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business, in which he argued that capitalism did not have to be a zero-sum game. He highlighted the practices of companies like Whole Foods and Southwest that seek to increase value for their shareholders by creating value for their customers and employees as well. He discussed what he believed was a better business model with the Wall Street Journal’s Kim Strassel. 1:29 am ET Approx. 29 min. B&O Railroad and the Civil War Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad ... Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the ongoing exhibit “The War Came by Train.”
7:35 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. LIVE Vice President Biden at South Carolina Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s ... Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner held in the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. In his remarks he focused on current issues and the political climate in Washington, and argued that Republicans were simply copying the Democratic Party’s message to help the middle class.
Others speakers included House Assistant Minority Leader Jim Clyburn (D-SC), State Representative Mia McLeod (D), and 2014 state gubernatorial Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen, who ran unsuccessfully against Governor Nikki Haley in 2010. South Carolina had scheduled the first southern presidential primary in 2016.
4:55 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. 1:59 am ET 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.
9:00 pm ET Approx. 17 min. LIVE Senator Cruz at South Carolina Republican Dinner Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South ... Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South Carolina’s Republican Senators and Gov. Nikki Haley (R). Former Senator Jim DeMint also addresses the dinner. 5:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on The People's Pension ; Eric Laursen talked about his book, The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social ... Eric Laursen talked about his book, The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security. He spoke and took questions 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 am ET Approx. 28 min. Revolutionary Era Printing James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings ... James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings from the American Revolutionary period.
The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. The library’s holdings include more than four million items, and its collection of American printed materials prior to 1825 is the most extensive in the world.
9:17 pm ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE Open Phones on 2016 Presidential Candidates Telephones lines were open for comments on possible contenders in the 2016 presidential ... Telephones lines were open for comments on possible contenders in the 2016 presidential election.
Video clips were shown in the background of speeches just heard from Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Vice President Joe Biden (D) speaking in South Carolina.
3:01 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.
9:43 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Senator Cruz at South Carolina Republican Dinner Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South ... Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South Carolina’s Republican Senators and Gov. Nikki Haley (R). Former Senator Jim DeMint also addresses the dinner. 3:30 am ET Approx. 27 min. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s ... Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s Dulles Airport, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans aloft since the earliest days of the 20th century.
10:12 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Vice President Biden at South Carolina Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s ... Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner held in the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. In his remarks he focused on current issues and the political climate in Washington, and argued that Republicans were simply copying the Democratic Party’s message to help the middle class.
Others speakers included House Assistant Minority Leader Jim Clyburn (D-SC), State Representative Mia McLeod (D), and 2014 state gubernatorial Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen, who ran unsuccessfully against Governor Nikki Haley in 2010. South Carolina had scheduled the first southern presidential primary in 2016.
3:58 am ET Approx. 29 min. Health and Fitness Inventions Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. ... Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and toured an exhibit about health and fitness inventions. Topics included 19th century patent medicines, a mechanical horse used by President Calvin Coolidge, the origins of Gatorade and Nike, and the trademarks and patents of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was designated in the Constitution and originated in 1790.
10:52 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Economic Outlook and Fiscal Policy ; ; Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the ... Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the nation’s fiscal policies. Other topics included budget sequestration, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy actions, and the Dodd-Frank financial law. They responded to questions from the audience. 4:29 am ET Approx. 29 min. B&O Railroad and the Civil War Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad ... Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the ongoing exhibit “The War Came by Train.”
11:48 pm ET Approx. 53 min. 21st Century Foreign Policy Threats and Challenges ; ; Former Secretary of State Albright talked about future foreign policy challenges and the ability ... Former Secretary of State Albright talked about future foreign policy challenges and the ability of future administrations to respond to threats. She said the U.S. could take more aggressive steps in Syria without backing from the U.N. as long as the effort was supported by a coalition of nations like NATO or the Arab League. She also defended President Obama’s approach to foreign policy, describing it as conveying “confidence, not arrogance.” She responded to questions from the audience. She was also presented with a plaque.
This was the opening keynote speech at the Truman National Security Project Conference,
“An Enduring Worldview - 21st Century Threats and Challenges.” It was held in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building.
4:59 am ET 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.
12:46 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Senator Cruz at South Carolina Republican Dinner Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South ... Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South Carolina’s Republican Senators and Gov. Nikki Haley (R). Former Senator Jim DeMint also addresses the dinner. 5:31 am ET Approx. 28 min. Revolutionary Era Printing James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings ... James David Moran talked about selected items in the American Antiquarian Society’s holdings from the American Revolutionary period.
The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. The library’s holdings include more than four million items, and its collection of American printed materials prior to 1825 is the most extensive in the world.
2:15 am ET Approx. 38 min. Vice President Biden at South Carolina Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s ... Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner held in the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. In his remarks he focused on current issues and the political climate in Washington, and argued that Republicans were simply copying the Democratic Party’s message to help the middle class.
Others speakers included House Assistant Minority Leader Jim Clyburn (D-SC), State Representative Mia McLeod (D), and 2014 state gubernatorial Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen, who ran unsuccessfully against Governor Nikki Haley in 2010. South Carolina had scheduled the first southern presidential primary in 2016.
6:01 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.
2:56 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. News Coverage of Connecticut Elementary School Shooting A selectwoman, a police spokesperson, a community radio station news director, and a ... A selectwoman, a police spokesperson, a community radio station news director, and a photojournalist, all from Newtown, Connecticut, talked about their experiences in the immediate aftermath of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in their city. 
This forum was part of a Columbia University Journalism School conference on news and social media coverage of the Connecticut elementary school shootings and the Boston Marathon bombings.
6:30 am ET Approx. 27 min. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s ... Tom Crouch toured the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum facility near Washington, D.C.'s Dulles Airport, and spoke about the airplanes that have carried Americans aloft since the earliest days of the 20th century.
4:02 am ET Approx. 51 min. Social Media and Breaking News ; ; Panelists talked about the use of social media and the speed of “bad information” ... Panelists talked about the use of social media and the speed of “bad information” following breaking national news stories such as recent school shootings in Connecticut and the Boston Marathon bombing. The principal of Newtown High School talked about his use of Twitter during his school’s lockdown at the time of the elementary school shootings. Andy Carvin described his use of 90,000 Twitter followers to help fact check false rumors. 6:58 am ET Approx. 29 min. Health and Fitness Inventions Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. ... Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and toured an exhibit about health and fitness inventions. Topics included 19th century patent medicines, a mechanical horse used by President Calvin Coolidge, the origins of Gatorade and Nike, and the trademarks and patents of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was designated in the Constitution and originated in 1790.
4:56 am ET Approx. 53 min. Economic Outlook and Fiscal Policy ; ; Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the ... Former senators Kent Conrad (D-ND) and Judd Gregg (R-NH) evaluated proposals for reforming the nation’s fiscal policies. Other topics included budget sequestration, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy actions, and the Dodd-Frank financial law. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:52 am ET Approx. 38 min. Vice President Biden at South Carolina Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s ... Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner held in the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. In his remarks he focused on current issues and the political climate in Washington, and argued that Republicans were simply copying the Democratic Party’s message to help the middle class.
Others speakers included House Assistant Minority Leader Jim Clyburn (D-SC), State Representative Mia McLeod (D), and 2014 state gubernatorial Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen, who ran unsuccessfully against Governor Nikki Haley in 2010. South Carolina had scheduled the first southern presidential primary in 2016.
6:31 am ET Approx. 28 min. Senator Cruz at South Carolina Republican Dinner Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South ... Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) headlines a fundraising dinner featuring speeches from both of South Carolina’s Republican Senators and Gov. Nikki Haley (R). Former Senator Jim DeMint also addresses the dinner.