C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, June 22 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on the topic “NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Charged With ... Telephone lines were open for comments on the topic “NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Charged With Espionage.” 6:27 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Airline Consolidation Government and industry officials testified on the pending merger between US Airways and American ... Government and industry officials testified on the pending merger between US Airways and American Airlines. 6:17 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Federal Communications Commission Chair Nomination Hearing, Part 2 The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Thomas Wheeler to serve as chair ... The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Thomas Wheeler to serve as chair of the Federal Communications Commission.
7:48 am ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Anthony Sanders on Chair Bernanke's Stimulus Policies ; George Mason University Distinguished Professor of Finance Anthony Sanders talked about Federal ... George Mason University Distinguished Professor of Finance Anthony Sanders talked about Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke’s announcement earlier in the week that the Federal Reserve Board planned to start winding down the central bank’s stimulus policies during the year. A video clip was shown of Chair Bernanke’s quarterly news conference on June 19, 2013, and remarks in response the next day by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) at the National Association of Manufacturers. Professor Sanders responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:01 am ET Approx. 58 min. Book Discusssion The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973 Kathleen Frydl talked about her book, The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973, in which she ... Kathleen Frydl talked about her book, The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973, in which she argues that contrary to common perception, the war on drugs did not begin with President Nixon’s pronouncement in 1971, but was rather a further development of preexisting initiatives. She spoke at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C. 7:42 am ET Approx. 17 min. Governor Rick Perry Remarks Texas Governor Rick Perry, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, talked about how the ... Texas Governor Rick Perry, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, talked about how the Bible’s teachings can translate to lessons for the Republican Party to adhere to its principles and values. 
This speech was part of the third day of the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” conference at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.
8:34 am ET Approx. 44 min. LIVE Young Americans and Politics ; Matthew Segal talked about issues pertinent to young Americans, including student loan rates, ... Matthew Segal talked about issues pertinent to young Americans, including student loan rates, youth unemployment, and the National Security Agency (NSA) data collection programs. He talked about how his organization, Our Time, tried to reach the young audience and what his organization was doing to create awareness and encourage political involvement. Topics included the overall opinion of President Obama and politics. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a special line for those 18 to 30 years old. 9:01 am ET Approx. 48 min. Book Discussion on And the Mountains Echoed ; Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his ... Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his travels around Afghanistan and the relief work he had been doing there with the United Nations high commissioner for refugees. During this event, held at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hosseini was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell of NBC News. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Dorothy Landsberg Interview Dorothy Landsberg, a former researcher for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973-74, talked ... Dorothy Landsberg, a former researcher for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973-74, talked about President Nixon and the Watergate scandal. She spoke about the Nixon tape transcripts and the president’s resignation.
9:21 am ET Approx. 38 min. LIVE Facial-Recognition Technology ; Craig Timberg talked about his Washington Post front page story Monday, June 17, 2013, ... Craig Timberg talked about his Washington Post front page story Monday, June 17, 2013, about facial-recognition systems. His article focused on the searchable photo database of about 120 million people that state officials had originally created to prevent driver’s-license fraud but that was increasingly used by police to identify suspects in criminal investigations. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:52 am ET Approx. 8 min. Summer Reading with Representative James Clyburn Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
9:33 am ET Approx. 9 min. President Kennedy in Berlin Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a ... Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception of West Berlin to President Kennedy was chronicled.

The wall between East and West Berlin had been erected by the Communist East Berlin two years before. 
10:00 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 20 min. Federal Bureau of Investigation Operations and NSA Surveillance Programs FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of ... FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation which focused on National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs. In his testimony he outlined several instances in which the surveillance program had assisted the bureau’s investigations and thwarted terrorist plots. Senators also questioned him on the use of drones, the Boston Marathon bombings, the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the Guantanamo detention facility. 10:01 am ET Approx. 57 min. The National Security Agency Before and After September 11, 2001 A collection of segments from Book TV programs features author talks about publishing government ... A collection of segments from Book TV programs features author talks about publishing government secrets and the history and function of the National Security Agency (NSA) from before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Segments included in this program are:
James Bamford on his book Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency in program 170569-1,
Matthew Aid on his book The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency in program 294938-1,
Patrick Radden Keefe on his book Chatter: Dispatches from the Secret World of Global Eavesdropping in program 185888-1,
and Dana Priest being interviewed by Douglas Feith about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State in program
301319-1, “After Words with Dana Priest.”
Each of these programs is available to watch in full online.
9:44 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. World War II and New York City ; Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during ... Mike Wallace and Kenneth Jackson talked about the important role played by New York City during World War II and its aftermath. Mr. Wallace argued that the city was the center of political action and thought during the era, and that New Yorkers views on racism inspired their hatred of fascism in Western Europe. Mr. Jackson spoke about the social and industrial impact of World War II within the city and how New York was major producer of equipment for the war effort.
12:23 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. House Debate on Banning Abortion After 20 Weeks Members of the House of Representatives debated a bill to ban abortions 20 weeks after conception. Members of the House of Representatives debated a bill to ban abortions 20 weeks after conception. 11:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Last Days of Kim Jong-il ; Bruce Bechtol talked about his book, The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: The North Korean Threat in a ... Bruce Bechtol talked about his book, The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: The North Korean Threat in a Changing Era, in which he looks at the prospects for North Korea following the death of Kim Jong-il and assesses the competency of his son, Kim Jong-un. This event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 11:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Kearny's March Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers ... Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers who marched from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to California in 1846. General Kearney was under orders from President James Polk to acquire Mexico’s northern territories, land that would make up a large portion of America’s southwestern states. Mr. Groom examines General Kearney’s travels, the acquisition of land, and the rapid westward expansion of the United States. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program of the Georgia Center for the Book was held at the Decatur Library, the main library of the DeKalb County Public Library in Decatur, Georgia.
1:43 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Senators Boxer and Murray on House Abortion Bill ; Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) condemned the abortion bill passed by the ... Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) condemned the abortion bill passed by the House that would ban late-term abortions. 11:56 am ET Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Anna Eshoo Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
1:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. 1890s American Populist Movement Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The ... Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The discussion centered on Charles Postel’s book, The Populist Vision, which followed the Populist movement from the rise of the Farmers' Alliance to its transformation into the Peoples' Party.
The class took place at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
2:03 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Border Surge Amendment to Immigration Bill Announcement Senators Hoeven (R-ND) and Corker (R-TN) announced on the Senate floor what they called the ... Senators Hoeven (R-ND) and Corker (R-TN) announced on the Senate floor what they called the Hoeven-Corker Border Security Amendment to the Immigration Bill. It was also being called the “Border Surge Amendment.” Under the plan they outlined the U.S. Border Patrol would double in size with the addition of 20,000 new agents, 700 more miles of fencing would be completed, and an additional dozen unarmed surveillance drones would be purchased. The plan also calls for installation of an array of high-tech devices to monitor the U.S. border with Mexico, to include fixed camera towers and mobile surveillance systems. Opponents asked how they would pay for it. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Book Discussion on Identical ; Scott Turow, president of the Authors Guild, talked about authors in the digital age of publishing ... Scott Turow, president of the Authors Guild, talked about authors in the digital age of publishing and about his forthcoming book Identical, a novel based loosely on the myth of Castor and Pollux. Mr. Turow was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known. 3:01 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville ; Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ... Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville and spoke about General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack. The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was fought April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Many historians consider the battle to be Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Facing a Union Army more than twice the size of his own, Lee divided his forces, sending 27,000 men under General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson on a 12-mile march to deliver a flank attack on May 2, 1863.
3:15 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address, urging Congress to pass immigration reform ... President Obama delivered his weekly address, urging Congress to pass immigration reform legislation. 12:20 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Book and Author Breakfast Representative John Lewis (D-GA), co-author of the March trilogy, Diana Gabaldon, author of ... Representative John Lewis (D-GA), co-author of the March trilogy, Diana Gabaldon, author of Written In My Own Heart’s Blood: A Novel, and Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, talked about their books. Chris Matthews, news anchor and author of Tip and The Gipper: When Politics Worked, moderated the event.
This event took place at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held May 29- June 1, 2013, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
3:30 pm ET Approx. 52 min. A Conversation with Former First Ladies Laura and Barbara Bush Former first ladies Laura and Barbara Bush talked about their years in the White House, including ... Former first ladies Laura and Barbara Bush talked about their years in the White House, including their work with literacy, and their memories of former first lady Betty Ford. They also reminisced about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who had died that day. They were interviewed on stage by David Ferriero.
“America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy Luncheon” was held at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the birth of first lady Betty Ford.*It was part of the Legacies of America’s First Ladies Conferences series held at various
3:18 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Weekly Republican Address House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly ... House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly Republican address. He urged President Obama to demonstrate leadership in the student loan interest rate debate and encouraged the Senate to take action. 1:04 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Radiance of Tomorrow ; Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of ... Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil war in Sierra Leone. Mr. Beah was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known. 4:24 pm ET Approx. 5 min. The Monuments of Gettysburg, 123rd New York Monument Carol Reardon and Colonel Tom Vossler talked about the three-day Battle of Gettysburg through a ... Carol Reardon and Colonel Tom Vossler talked about the three-day Battle of Gettysburg through a selection of their favorite monuments. 
The two have been giving tours of Gettysburg battlefield for many years and co-authored the book “A Field Guide to Gettysburg.” This sixty minute tour spends about twenty minutes on each of the three days, revealing the events and people of the battle and also describing how the monuments were designed and dedicated.
3:20 pm ET Approx. 43 min. Anthony Sanders on Chair Bernanke's Stimulus Policies ; George Mason University Distinguished Professor of Finance Anthony Sanders talked about Federal ... George Mason University Distinguished Professor of Finance Anthony Sanders talked about Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke’s announcement earlier in the week that the Federal Reserve Board planned to start winding down the central bank’s stimulus policies during the year. A video clip was shown of Chair Bernanke’s quarterly news conference on June 19, 2013, and remarks in response the next day by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) at the National Association of Manufacturers. Professor Sanders responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 1:19 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Panel on Self-Publishing Panelists talked about the impact of self-publishing on the book industry. They also ... Panelists talked about the impact of self-publishing on the book industry. They also responded to questions from the audience.
This event took place at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held May 29- June 1, 2013, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
4:31 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. James Weldon Johnson and the History of Harlem Jonathan Gill, author of the book, Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Villages to ... Jonathan Gill, author of the book, Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Villages to Capital of Black America, talked about James Weldon Johnson, a poet, songwriter, author, educator, diplomat, and civil rights activist.
4:05 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Nomination ; ; President*Obama announced the nomination of James Comey as the next director of the Federal Bureau ... President*Obama announced the nomination of James Comey as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.*Mr.*Comey served as deputy attorney general under President*George W. Bush and,*if confirmed, would replace FBI Director Robert Mueller in September. 2:10 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on Hitler's Furies ; Historian Wendy Lower talked about her forthcoming book, Hitler’s Furies: German Women in ... Historian Wendy Lower talked about her forthcoming book, Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields, in which she explores the role of German women on the Nazi eastern front. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known. 5:43 pm ET Approx. 12 min. North Carolina State Capitol Deanna Mitchell, site administrator for the North Carolina State Capitol, visited the building and ... Deanna Mitchell, site administrator for the North Carolina State Capitol, visited the building and talked about its history. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Raleigh, North Carolina, from May 13-17 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:19 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Federal Communications Commission Chair Nomination Hearing, Part 1 The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Thomas Wheeler to serve as chair ... The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Thomas Wheeler to serve as chair of the Federal Communications Commission. 2:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Book Discussion on The End Is Near and It's Going to Be Awesome ; ; Kevin Williamson talked about his book, The End Is Near and It’s Going to Be Awesome: How ... Kevin Williamson talked about his book, The End Is Near and It’s Going to Be Awesome: How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier, and More Secure, in which he argues that the collapse of the modern welfare state in the U.S. presents an opportunity for market-driven alternatives to be explored. Mr. Williamson spoke at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC. Nick Gillespie, editor in chief of Reason.com and Reason TV, moderated. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Vicksburg Civil War Campaign ; Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy ... Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy to take Vicksburg, the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. He talked about Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s series of strategic maneuvers that led to a prolonged siege and ultimately the fall of the fortified city on July 4, 1863. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event.
4:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Federal Communications Commission Chair Nomination Hearing, Part 2 The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Thomas Wheeler to serve as chair ... The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Thomas Wheeler to serve as chair of the Federal Communications Commission. 3:50 pm ET Approx. 1 min. IndieBound Best-Sellers List The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. 7:15 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Margaret Fuller: A New American Life Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of ... Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of the 19th century editor, war correspondent and front-page columnist for the New York Tribune. Ms. Marshall talked about Margaret Fuller’s experience as the first female war correspondent and Ms. Fuller’s death at sea at the age of 40.
6:26 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Weekly Political Addresses President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline ...
President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly Republican address, about student loan interest rates.
3:52 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Summer Reading with Representative James Clyburn Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative James E. Clyburn (D-SC) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Evolving Nature of the Civil War Stephen Engle talked about the evolving nature of the Civil War. He spoke about President ... Stephen Engle talked about the evolving nature of the Civil War. He spoke about President Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation in the middle of the war, and to use former slaves as troops, and how these ideas changed the Civil War from a fight to preserve the Union to one about abolishing slavery.
6:33 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Communicators with Pat Esser and John Skipper ; ; Pat Esser and John Skipper talked about new products and services available through their ... Pat Esser and John Skipper talked about new products and services available through their respective Cox Communications and ESPN companies at the Cable Show in Washington, D.C. They also discussed issues relevant to the cable industry such as consumer privacy, regulatory concerns. and the future of their industry. 4:01 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Drone Warfare ; Medea Benjamin talked about her book, Drone Warfare: Killing By Remote Control. She spoke ... Medea Benjamin talked about her book, Drone Warfare: Killing By Remote Control. She spoke with Media on Demand’s Colin McMahon.
This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, Illinois.
8:59 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Founding Finance ; William Hogeland talked about his book, Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, ... William Hogeland talked about his book, Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation, in which he presents the conflicting views of economics and class among America’s founders that influenced the debate over the Constitution. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event.
6:58 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in ... A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included invocations, color guard, and the U.S. Army Chorus. One of the speakers was his great-great-granddaughter, Nettie Washington Douglass.
The statue is the only one allotted to the District of Columbia. In remarks, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said D.C. residents deserved full statehood. Frederick Douglass lived in Washington, D.C., for 23 years and was an advocate for D.C. congressional voting rights and self-governance.
4:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Southern League ; Larry Colton talked about his book, Southern League: A True Story of Baseball, Civil Rights, ... Larry Colton talked about his book, Southern League: A True Story of Baseball, Civil Rights, and the Deep South’s Most Compelling Pennant Race, in which he recounts the story of the Birmingham Barons, the first integrated baseball team in the state of Alabama. Larry Colton spoke at Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon. 10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Vicksburg Civil War Campaign ; Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy ... Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy to take Vicksburg, the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. He talked about Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s series of strategic maneuvers that led to a prolonged siege and ultimately the fall of the fortified city on July 4, 1863. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event.
7:02 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Rating the First Ladies ; John Roberts talked about his book Rating the First Ladies: The Women Who Influenced the ... John Roberts talked about his book Rating the First Ladies: The Women Who Influenced the Presidency, published by Citadel Press. In the book, he analyzes the first ladies as political partners rather than wives and mothers. During his presentation, the author detailed the personal lives and administrative influence of several first ladies, including Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy, and Lady Bird Johnson. He also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Bent Creek Country Club. "Skeletons and Scandals: First Ladies and Political Crisis" was the annual dinner of The James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. 5:52 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 4 Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Facebook responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the posts are not known.
11:15 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Margaret Fuller: A New American Life Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of ... Megan Marshall talked about her book Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, a biography of the 19th century editor, war correspondent and front-page columnist for the New York Tribune. Ms. Marshall talked about Margaret Fuller’s experience as the first female war correspondent and Ms. Fuller’s death at sea at the age of 40.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in ... A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included invocations, color guard, and the U.S. Army Chorus. One of the speakers was his great-great-granddaughter, Nettie Washington Douglass.
The statue is the only one allotted to the District of Columbia. In remarks, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said D.C. residents deserved full statehood. Frederick Douglass lived in Washington, D.C., for 23 years and was an advocate for D.C. congressional voting rights and self-governance.
5:55 pm ET Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Anna Eshoo Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
12:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Evolving Nature of the Civil War Stephen Engle talked about the evolving nature of the Civil War. He spoke about President ... Stephen Engle talked about the evolving nature of the Civil War. He spoke about President Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation in the middle of the war, and to use former slaves as troops, and how these ideas changed the Civil War from a fight to preserve the Union to one about abolishing slavery.
9:10 pm ET Approx. 57 min. Protection of Newsgathering Practices ; Gary Pruitt outlined ways to protect news agencies from government interference in the wake of the ... Gary Pruitt outlined ways to protect news agencies from government interference in the wake of the Department of Justice’s seizure of Associated Press phone records. He said the department had violated its own rules and called the move “intrusive” and in violation of reporters' First Amendment rights. Following his prepared remarks he responded to written questions from reporters in the audience. 5:57 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. 1:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Founding Finance ; William Hogeland talked about his book, Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, ... William Hogeland talked about his book, Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a Nation, in which he presents the conflicting views of economics and class among America’s founders that influenced the debate over the Constitution. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event.
10:11 pm ET Approx. 35 min. School Prayer ; Lee Lawrence talked about her Christian Science Monitor cover story, “Prayer in ... Lee Lawrence talked about her Christian Science Monitor cover story, “Prayer in School,” on the Supreme Court 1962 and 1963 decisions on school-sponsored prayer, and how the issue was making a comeback in schools across the country. Among the topics she discussed were the history of the court cases, the make-up of the Court in the 1960s, more recent cases challenging the decisions.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Michael Hastings ; Michael Hastings discussed his book, The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of ... Michael Hastings discussed his book, The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan, which expands upon his June 2010 Rolling Stone article that resulted in the firing of General Stanley McChrystal. He described how he was granted access to the general and his closest staff, and his surprise upon hearing the them make blunt remarks about political leaders, leading diplomats, and European allies. He addressed criticism of his reporting techniques and talked about other war reporters dating back to Neil Sheehan and David Halberstam during the Vietnam War. 
Michael Hastings graduated from New York University with a degree in English and was a Newsweek war correspondent from 2002 to 2008. His first book, I Lost My Love in Baghdad chronicles the death of his fiancée in a terrorist bombing in Iraq.
2:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville ; Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ... Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville and spoke about General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack. The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was fought April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Many historians consider the battle to be Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s greatest victory. Facing a Union Army more than twice the size of his own, Lee divided his forces, sending 27,000 men under General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson on a 12-mile march to deliver a flank attack on May 2, 1863.
10:50 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Weekly Political Addresses President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline ...
President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly Republican address, about student loan interest rates.
7:01 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Flight of the Eagle ; Conrad Black talked by video link from Toronto about his book, Flight of the Eagle, in ... Conrad Black talked by video link from Toronto about his book, Flight of the Eagle, in which he describes the emergence of the United States as a world power as a series of strategic decisions that occurred in phases, rather than an as accident of geography and demographics. He spoke about those strategic decisions and the leaders who made them. 2:30 am ET Approx. 52 min. A Conversation with Former First Ladies Laura and Barbara Bush Former first ladies Laura and Barbara Bush talked about their years in the White House, including ... Former first ladies Laura and Barbara Bush talked about their years in the White House, including their work with literacy, and their memories of former first lady Betty Ford. They also reminisced about former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who had died that day. They were interviewed on stage by David Ferriero.
“America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy Luncheon” was held at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the birth of first lady Betty Ford.*It was part of the Legacies of America’s First Ladies Conferences series held at various
10:58 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in ... A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included invocations, color guard, and the U.S. Army Chorus. One of the speakers was his great-great-granddaughter, Nettie Washington Douglass.
The statue is the only one allotted to the District of Columbia. In remarks, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said D.C. residents deserved full statehood. Frederick Douglass lived in Washington, D.C., for 23 years and was an advocate for D.C. congressional voting rights and self-governance.
7:45 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Told You So Ralph Nader talked about his book, Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns, in which he ... Ralph Nader talked about his book, Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns, in which he presents a selection of his opinion columns from over four decades of writing on subjects that range from auto safety to the Freedom of Information Act. Ralph Nader spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 3:24 am ET Approx. 4 min. The Monuments of Gettysburg, 24th Michigan Monument American History TV joined historian Carol Reardon and Col. Tom Vossler to learn the story of ... American History TV joined historian Carol Reardon and Col. Tom Vossler to learn the story of the three-day Battle of Gettysburg through a selection of their favorite monuments. 
The two have been giving tours of Gettysburg battlefield for many years and co-authored the book “A Field Guide to Gettysburg.” This sixty minute tour spends about twenty minutes on each of the three days, revealing the events and people of the battle and also describing how the monuments were designed and dedicated.
12:08 am ET Approx. 57 min. Protection of Newsgathering Practices ; Gary Pruitt outlined ways to protect news agencies from government interference in the wake of the ... Gary Pruitt outlined ways to protect news agencies from government interference in the wake of the Department of Justice’s seizure of Associated Press phone records. He said the department had violated its own rules and called the move “intrusive” and in violation of reporters' First Amendment rights. Following his prepared remarks he responded to written questions from reporters in the audience. 8:55 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. New books being released June 24, 25, and 28, 2013, were shown. 3:31 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. James Weldon Johnson and the History of Harlem Jonathan Gill, author of the book, Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Villages to ... Jonathan Gill, author of the book, Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Villages to Capital of Black America, talked about James Weldon Johnson, a poet, songwriter, author, educator, diplomat, and civil rights activist.
1:08 am ET Approx. 35 min. School Prayer ; Lee Lawrence talked about her Christian Science Monitor cover story, “Prayer in ... Lee Lawrence talked about her Christian Science Monitor cover story, “Prayer in School,” on the Supreme Court 1962 and 1963 decisions on school-sponsored prayer, and how the issue was making a comeback in schools across the country. Among the topics she discussed were the history of the court cases, the make-up of the Court in the 1960s, more recent cases challenging the decisions.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting magazine articles.
8:57 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Shane Goldmacher Shane Goldmacher answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The ...
Shane Goldmacher answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
4:43 am ET Approx. 8 min. Carbine Williams John Cope of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources visited an exhibit at the N.C. ... John Cope of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources visited an exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh featuring the original workshop of David Marshall Williams, better known as Carbine. Mr. Williams was a self-taught gunsmith from North Carolina who contributed to the design the U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1 (M1 Carbine), which became the standard firearm of American forces in World War II, the Korean War and the early years of Vietnam. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Raleigh, North Carolina, from May 13-17 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
1:48 am ET Approx. 5 min. Weekly Political Addresses President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline ...
President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly Republican address, about student loan interest rates.
8:59 pm ET Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on How the West Really Lost God Mary Eberstadt talked about her book, How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of ... Mary Eberstadt talked about her book, How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization, in which she argues that the decline of the family has led to the decline of religion in the Western world. She spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 4:52 am ET Approx. 4 min. The Monuments of Gettysburg, North Carolina Monument American History TV joined historian Carol Reardon and Col. Tom Vossler to learn the story of ... American History TV joined historian Carol Reardon and Col. Tom Vossler to learn the story of the three-day Battle of Gettysburg through a selection of their favorite monuments. 
The two have been giving tours of Gettysburg battlefield for many years and co-authored the book “A Field Guide to Gettysburg.” This sixty minute tour spends about twenty minutes on each of the three days, revealing the events and people of the battle and also describing how the monuments were designed and dedicated.
1:56 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Reverse Mortgages Witnesses testified about Home Equity Conversion Mortgages, or reverse mortgages, which allow ... Witnesses testified about Home Equity Conversion Mortgages, or reverse mortgages, which allow seniors to remain in their homes while receiving loans based on the equity of the property. Among the issues they discussed were advantages and disadvantages of the mortgages and to keep the program sustainable amid Federal Housing Authority fund issues. 9:51 pm ET Approx. 8 min. Summer Reading with Representative Gerald Connolly Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
4:58 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Discussion on Kearny's March Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers ... Winston Groom recounts General Stephen Watts Kearney’s command of 2,000 American soldiers who marched from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to California in 1846. General Kearney was under orders from President James Polk to acquire Mexico’s northern territories, land that would make up a large portion of America’s southwestern states. Mr. Groom examines General Kearney’s travels, the acquisition of land, and the rapid westward expansion of the United States. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program of the Georgia Center for the Book was held at the Decatur Library, the main library of the DeKalb County Public Library in Decatur, Georgia.
4:20 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Housing Finance Reform Panelists talked about changing the government’s role in housing finance housing finance. Panelists talked about changing the government’s role in housing finance housing finance. 9:59 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with Laurence Leamer ; Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and ... Laurence Leamer talked about his book, The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption, in which he chronicles legal battle to hold Massey Energy accountable to the West Virginia communities that it contaminated and controlled while supplying almost half of the nation’s coal-generated electric power. Mr. Leamer spoke with Neela Banerjee, Energy and Environment Reporter for the Los Angeles Times. 6:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. 1890s American Populist Movement Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The ... Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The discussion centered on Charles Postel’s book, The Populist Vision, which followed the Populist movement from the rise of the Farmers' Alliance to its transformation into the Peoples' Party.
The class took place at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
5:31 am ET Approx. 5 min. Weekly Political Addresses President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline ...
President Obama delivered his weekly address, about immigration.
Representative John Kline (R-MN) delivered the weekly Republican address, about student loan interest rates.
10:57 pm ET Approx. 1 min. IndieBound Best-Sellers List The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013. The IndieBound list of bestselling nonfiction books as of June 20, 2013.
5:39 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Government Services Administration Nomination Hearing The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Services Committee heard testimony on the nomination ... The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Services Committee heard testimony on the nomination of Daniel Tangherlini to be administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA). Senators questioned the nominee on two recent Inspectors General reports involving GSA contracting issues and employee conferences. 11:00 pm ET Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on Intellectuals and Race Thomas Sowell talked about his book, Intellectuals and Race, in which he looks at the ways ... Thomas Sowell talked about his book, Intellectuals and Race, in which he looks at the ways intellectuals have influenced our thinking on race over the past century.
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on April 24, 2013.
11:22 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Megan Hughes Megan Hughes answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date ...
Megan Hughes answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
11:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on Dirty Wars Jeremy Scahill talked about his book, Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, in which he ... Jeremy Scahill talked about his book, Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, in which he explores the secret war against terrorism being fought around the world by elite soldiers serving with the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Special Activities Division and the Joint Special Operations Command. He spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
12:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Book Discussion on Brotherhood ; ; Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra talked about their book, Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the ... Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra talked about their book, Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream, in which they recount their immigration to the United States, their entry into the medical profession, and the differences between Eastern and Western medicine. The Chopras spoke at an event hosted by the Hudson Union Society in New York City.
2:00 am ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion with Karen Armstrong ; Karen Armstrong spoke about her transition from nun to author, the religions she has written ... Karen Armstrong spoke about her transition from nun to author, the religions she has written about, and her charitable foundation. Ms. Armstrong is the author of more than 20 books on religion and spirituality, including: Through the Narrow Gate; The First Christian: Saint Paul’s Impact on Christianity; The Gospel According to Woman: Christianity’s Creation of the Sex War in the West; Holy War: The Crusades and their Impact on Today’s World; Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet; A History of God; Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths; Buddha; Faith After September 11; Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time; The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions; The Bible: A Biography; The Case for God; Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life; and A Letter to Pakistan.
2:45 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Book Party for John Guntzelman Book TV attended a party for the release of cinematographer John Guntzelman’s book, The ... Book TV attended a party for the release of cinematographer John Guntzelman’s book, The Civil War in Color: A Photographic Reenactment of the War Between the States. The party was hosted at the offices of Wilson Grand Communications in Alexandria, Virginia.
3:48 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on The Autistic Brain Temple Grandin talked about her book, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum, in ... Temple Grandin talked about her book, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum, in which she presents autism research from the fields of neurology and psychology, and shares her own experience of living with autism. She spoke at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C.
4:56 am ET Approx. 3 min. Publisher Interview with Brian McLendon ; Brian McLendon, associate publisher at Grand Central Publishing and Twelve Books, previewed some ... Brian McLendon, associate publisher at Grand Central Publishing and Twelve Books, previewed some of his company’s fall 2013 books. He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013.
5:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book, Bunker Hill: A City, A Seige, A Revolution, in ... Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book, Bunker Hill: A City, A Seige, A Revolution, in which he recalls the lead-up to the first large-scale battle of the American Revolution, the Battle of Bunker Hill. In his book, the author recounts that Boston, then a city of 15,000 inhabitants and under British Army occupation, witnessed numerous conflicts between the local populace and soldiers following the Boston Tea Party eighteen months prior. The political climate spilled over on April 19, 1775 at Lexington and Concord and was succeeded two months later at Bunker Hill. Nathaniel Philbrick spoke at the Coolidge Theater in Brookline, Massachusetts.
5:48 am ET Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on David and Goliath ; Malcolm Gladwell talked about his book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of ... Malcolm Gladwell talked about his book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, in which he argues that society doesn’t understand the true meaning of advantages and disadvantages. He was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City May 29 - June 1, 2013. The date of this interview is not known.
6:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Book Discussion on Mortal Sins Michael D’Antonio talked about his book, Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic ... Michael D’Antonio talked about his book, Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal, in which he reports on the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. In his book, the author examines thirty years of sexual abuse claims against priests and the Church’s reaction. Mr. D’Antonio spoke on a panel with Barbara Blaine, president and founder of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, Reverend Thomas P. Doyle, attorney Jeff Anderson, and former priest and monk Patrick Wall. The event was hosted by the Culture Project at 45 Bleecker Street in New York City.