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7:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for comments on “President Obama’s Plan for Climate ... Telephone lines were open for comments on “President Obama’s Plan for Climate Change.” Video clips were shown from the president’s speech on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. 4:32 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. Federal Reserve and Large Financial Institutions Current and former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) officials and Federal Reserve Bank ... Current and former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) officials and Federal Reserve Bank presidents testified about provisions of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law regarding “Too Big to Fail” bank bailouts. 6:07 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Medicare Drug Prescription Abuse Officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ... Officials from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Health and Human Services Department testified on prescription drug abuse in the Medicare program. They spoke about initiatives by the Obama Administration to reduce the fraudulent diversion of prescription drugs from the Medicare program, as well as additional opportunities to improve oversight. They also spoke about opportunities for stronger coordination among federal agencies, private sector entities and others.
8:01 am ET Approx. 59 min. LIVE President Obama's Plan for Climate Change ; ; Joshua Zive and Bob Deans talked about President Obama’s plan for addressing climate ... Joshua Zive and Bob Deans talked about President Obama’s plan for addressing climate change. The proposal released earlier in the week calls for more regulatory efforts at coal plants, money for clean-air technologies, and new efficiency goals for appliances. They gave their perspectives on what the goals would accomplish, how fossil fuel industries would be affected, and related topics such as the future of the Keystone XL pipeline and President Obama’s choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. They responded to video clips of Senators Durbin (D-IL) and McConnell (R-KY) speaking in the Senate on June 25, 2013. The guests responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:34 am ET Approx. 26 min. Women and Finance ; ; Sallie Krawcheck and Alexa Von Tobel talked with Steve Clemons about women working in Wall Street ... Sallie Krawcheck and Alexa Von Tobel talked with Steve Clemons about women working in Wall Street financial firms. The discussed the impact on business when women are in positions of power, financial literacy, and how women advance in the finance field.
“The Girls Club: Women and Wall Street” was a presentation of the 2nd Annual New York Ideas forum, held at the New York Historical Society, co-sponsored by Atlantic magazine and the Aspen Institute.
8:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Robert Sack Interview Robert Sack, who served as senior associate special counsel for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee ... Robert Sack, who served as senior associate special counsel for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee from 1973 to 1974, talked about President Nixon and the Watergate investigation. He recalled lying on the floor of the staff offices, straining to understand the often poor quality of the Nixon tapes and realizing he believed that there was ample evidence for impeachment. Robert Sack was appointed as a Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1998, a position he retains today.
9:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. LIVE Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about ... Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would lead to. Cases included using race-conscious policies in university and college admissions, the Voting Rights Act, search and seizure, how laws and the Constitution are applied to new technologies, and the same-sex marriage decisions. Theodore Olson, who was the lead attorney arguing against California’s same-sex marriage ban, talked about his victory in that case earlier in the week, noting that the respondents were married the day before.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. After the panel, Judge Gregory, the program committee chair, talked about the conference.
8:01 am ET Approx. 50 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. 9:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Eisenhower and Foreign Policy Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Middle East policies and the ... Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Middle East policies and the Eisenhower Doctrine. 
The panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike Reconsidered: Lessons from the Eisenhower Legacy for the 21st Century,” co-hosted by Hunter College, City University of New York, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and the Eisenhower Foundation.
10:51 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE Chief Justice John Roberts Remarks ; ; Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some ... Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some of the lesser-known cases from the 2012-2013 term and how sequestration and budgetary concerns would potentially affect the Court. He also acknowledged that the justices might have a tendency to ask too many questions from the bench during oral argument, saying that there were times he acted as a referee. He was interviewed by Judge Wilkinson and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
8:52 am ET Approx. 5 min. Publisher Interview with Cynthia Sherry ; Cynthia Sherry, publisher at Chicago Review Press, previewed some of her company’s fall 2013 ... Cynthia Sherry, publisher at Chicago Review Press, previewed some of her company’s fall 2013 books. 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. 11:00 am ET Approx. 59 min. Rededication of Iowa State Memorial Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) and former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) commemorated the Iowa ... Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) and former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) commemorated the Iowa soldiers who fought and died during the Siege of Vicksburg. They spoke at a rededication of the Iowa State Monument, which honors the contributions of Iowa troops to the Union victory.
The fall of Vicksburg, the last major Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, came on July 4, 1863, a day after the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg.
11:36 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. IRS Scrutiny of Non-Profit Organizations Daniel Werfel testified on the status of the investigation into the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ... Daniel Werfel testified on the status of the investigation into the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and its reported targeting of tax-exempt status applicants for more stringent review based on their ideology. Mr. Werfel testified that his review had found ideological diversity in the groups flagged by the tax exempt division, and that groups on both sides of the political spectrum were being considered for expedited tax exempt status. He also said he cannot go into detail about which groups received deeper scrutiny due to privacy laws. 8:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading E-Mails, 2 Book TV viewers responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The ...
Book TV viewers responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the e-mails are not known.
12:01 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century ; Mr. Farrell talked about his book, Tip O’Neill and the Democratic Century, ... Mr. Farrell talked about his book, Tip O’Neill and the Democratic Century, published by Little, Brown & Company. The book is the first full-scale biography of the late speaker of the House. The author talks about Tip O’Neill’s political relationships with figures ranging from Richard Nixon to Newt Gingrich. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience.
2:02 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Internal Revenue Service Targeting Investigation, Part 1 Committee members debated whether IRS employee Lois Lerner waived her 5th Amendment rights during ... Committee members debated whether IRS employee Lois Lerner waived her 5th Amendment rights during a May 22 hearing on the tax-exempt program by giving an opening statement before invoking the 5th amendment. 9:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on A Chain of Thunder Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, ... Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, in which he recalls the standoff between the Union and Confederate armies at Vicksbug, Mississippi in 1863. The forces led by Ulysses S. Grant had pressed the Confederate army to retreat to Vicksburg and held the location under siege until the Confederates surrendered on July 4, 1863, ceding control of the Mississippi River. Jeff Shaara spoke at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi. 1:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Freedmen's Cemetery Memorial Lecture ; Specialists on Alexandria, Virginia’s African American history and archeology talked about ... Specialists on Alexandria, Virginia’s African American history and archeology talked about the results of their investigation into Freedmen’s Cemtary, a “rediscovered” cemetery used by African Americans who came to the city to escape slavery. 
During the Civil War, the Union military governor in charge of Alexandria, Virginia, established a cemetery to be used by African Americans who came to the city to escape slavery. Some 1800 freedmen were eventually buried there, but the property became neglected and in the 1950s a gas station was built on the site. The cemetery was “re-discovered” in the late 20th century, and the city has investigated the history and archeology of the property.
3:07 pm ET Approx. 18 min. Internal Revenue Service Targeting Investigation, Part 2 Committee members debated whether IRS employee Lois Lerner waived her 5th Amendment rights during ... Committee members debated whether IRS employee Lois Lerner waived her 5th Amendment rights during a May 22 hearing on the tax-exempt program by giving an opening statement before invoking the 5th amendment. The committee approved a resolution along a party line vote of 22 to 17 stating that she had waived her rights and could be compelled to testify before the committee. 10:13 am 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.
2:29 pm ET Approx. 20 min. Interview with Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert talked about consulting the work of Native American historians and ... Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert talked about consulting the work of Native American historians and other thinkers when researching and writing about indigenous communities. He was interviewed at the 2013 Organization of American Historians meeting in San Francisco, California.
3:29 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Immigration Policy Outlook ; ; Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) talked about the prospects of an ... Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) talked about the prospects of an immigration bill passing in the House the day after comprehensive immigration reform passed in the Senate. Among the issues they addressed were the future of a “pathway to citizenship” and the reluctance of House leadership to consider the Senate bill. They responded to questions from the audience. 10:15 am 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. 2:52 pm ET Approx. 7 min. The Life of Anna Julia Cooper Michelle Lanier of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission talked about Anna J. ... Michelle Lanier of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission talked about Anna J. Cooper, who was born into slavery and went on to become an author, educator and speaker and one of the most prominent African American scholars in US history. Cooper was a native of Raleigh and attended St. Augustine’s Normal School and Collegiate Institute (currently St. Augustine University) in Raleigh. She lived to be 105 and is buried in Raleigh.
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.
4:22 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Senator King on Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Senator Angus King (I-ME) spoke on the Senate floor about the 150th anniversary of the Battle of ... Senator Angus King (I-ME) spoke on the Senate floor about the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. 11:28 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Tweets, 1 Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the tweets are not known.
3:00 pm ET Approx. 27 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.
4:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Broadcasting Board of Governors Witnesses testified on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency ... Witnesses testified on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency that includes the Voice of America, Radio Free Asia and other services. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the agency “defunct” during one of her last appearances before Congress. Former BBG Chairman James Glassman disputed that characterization, but said the agency should be supervised by the State Department, and its mission more clearly defined. 11:30 am ET Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on Masters of Nothing Matthew Hancock talked about his book, Masters of Nothing: Human Nature, Big Finance, and the ... Matthew Hancock talked about his book, Masters of Nothing: Human Nature, Big Finance, and the Fight for the Soul of Capitalism, in which he argues that until we have a better understanding of human nature, we will inevitably experience another economic crash. He spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 3:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. ... Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West Berlin. During his commencement address President Kennedy He called for high-level negotiations with the Soviet Union, a nuclear test ban treaty and an end to the Cold War.
6:18 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the plan he unveiled June 25, ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the plan he unveiled June 25, 2013, to confront the growing threat of climate change. He said that his plan would cut carbon pollution, protect the country from the impacts of climate change, and lead the world in a coordinated assault on a changing climate. 12:19 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.
4:51 pm 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. 
6:22 pm ET Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Kansas Senator Pat Roberts delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Kansas Senator Pat Roberts delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, noting that the deadline for millions of Americans to purchase health insurance in a special “exchange” was quickly approaching, yet the exchanges were not ready to enroll patients, or even answer some basic questions. 12:28 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on June 29, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending June 29, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending June 29, 2013. 5:03 pm ET Approx. 55 min. 1886 Haymarket Bombing and Trial ; Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in ... Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in the Gilded Age, talked about the events surrounding the 1886 Haymarket bombing and trial in Chicago, Illinois. This event was hosted by the Kansas City Public Library.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 32 min. Technology Legislation Reprentatives*Jared Polis (D-CO),*Justin Amash (R-MI), and Michael Capuano (D-MA) talked about ... Reprentatives*Jared Polis (D-CO),*Justin Amash (R-MI), and Michael Capuano (D-MA) talked about legislation they had introduced in 2013 on communications and technology issues. Topics included the Electronic Privacy Act, the Telephone Records Protection Act, and the We Are Watching You Act. 12:30 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on The Cushion in the Road Alice Walker talked about her book, The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the ... Alice Walker talked about her book, The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm’s Way, a collection of personal and political essays, letters, and poems. Ms. Walker, author of The Color Purple, talked about a range of topics, from health care to the Obama presidency. She spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia. 5:59 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Rededication of Iowa State Memorial Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) and former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) commemorated the Iowa ... Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) and former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) commemorated the Iowa soldiers who fought and died during the Siege of Vicksburg. They spoke at a rededication of the Iowa State Monument, which honors the contributions of Iowa troops to the Union victory.
The fall of Vicksburg, the last major Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, came on July 4, 1863, a day after the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg.
7:04 pm ET Approx. 53 min. First Ladies Through American History Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout ... Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first ladies?”
“Influence Makers: First Ladies through American History” was a panel of the conference, America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision. The conference was the second of three planned at presidential libraries in Texas, and was convened at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas as part of the conference series, “America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Vision.” It was co-sponsored by American University, Southern Methodist University, the White House Historical Association, the National Archives, and the other Texas presidential libraries.
1:16 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on Viral Hate Christopher Wolf, co-author with Abraham Foxman of Viral Hate, talked about attacks on ... Christopher Wolf, co-author with Abraham Foxman of Viral Hate, talked about attacks on racial, ethnic, and religious minorities on the internet and what can be done about it. He argued that creating new laws to limit speech is not the answer and said that responsible citizens need to take action to limit the level of hate found online. Mr. Wolf spoke at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC. 7:02 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Vicksburg National Military Park Tim Kavanaugh toured Vicksburg National Military Park. The Siege of Vicksburg took place from ... Tim Kavanaugh toured Vicksburg National Military Park. The Siege of Vicksburg took place from May 18th to July 4th, 1863. After failing to take the city by force, Union General Ulysses S. Grant and the army of the Tennessee laid siege to the city, held by Confederate General John C. Pemberton and his forces. On July, 4th, after 47 days, General Pemberton surrendered, and Vicksburg was turned over to General Grant and the Union.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Chief Justice John Roberts Remarks ; ; Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some ... Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some of the lesser-known cases from the 2012-2013 term and how sequestration and budgetary concerns would potentially affect the Court. He also acknowledged that the justices might have a tendency to ask too many questions from the bench during oral argument, saying that there were times he acted as a referee. He was interviewed by Judge Wilkinson and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
1:56 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Bill Adair Bill Adair answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and ...
Bill Adair answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
7:49 pm 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.
8:38 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about ... Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would lead to. Cases included using race-conscious policies in university and college admissions, the Voting Rights Act, search and seizure, how laws and the Constitution are applied to new technologies, and the same-sex marriage decisions. Theodore Olson, who was the lead attorney arguing against California’s same-sex marriage ban, talked about his victory in that case earlier in the week, noting that the respondents were married the day before.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. After the panel, Judge Gregory, the program committee chair, talked about the conference.
1:59 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released the week of July 1, 2013 were shown. New books being released the week of July 1, 2013 were shown. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. History of American Reproductive Law Deirdre Condit spoke about the history of reproductive law in the United States. She talked ... Deirdre Condit spoke about the history of reproductive law in the United States. She talked about the 1965 U.S. Supreme Court case Griswold v. Connecticut, about the prohibited use of contraceptives and the right to marital privacy. She also spoke about the Roe v. Wade abortion case, argued before the Supreme Court in 1971 and 1973.
10:28 pm ET Approx. 37 min. Gerald Shur on Witness Protection Program ; Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is ... Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is accepted into the witness protection program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included security risks for those in the program, and the services provided and paid for with taxpayer money.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Book Discussion on When Armies Divide ; Brian Michael Jenkins talked about his book, When Armies Divide: The Security of Nuclear ... Brian Michael Jenkins talked about his book, When Armies Divide: The Security of Nuclear Arsenals During Revolts, Coups, and Civil Wars, in which he looks at the problem of securing nuclear weapons during times of rebellion, war, and political upheaval. He spoke at an event hosted by the Stimson Center in Washington, DC. 10:01 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Rededication of Iowa State Memorial Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) and former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) commemorated the Iowa ... Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) and former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) commemorated the Iowa soldiers who fought and died during the Siege of Vicksburg. They spoke at a rededication of the Iowa State Monument, which honors the contributions of Iowa troops to the Union victory.
The fall of Vicksburg, the last major Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, came on July 4, 1863, a day after the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg.
11:08 pm ET Approx. 38 min. Chief Justice John Roberts Remarks ; ; Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some ... Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some of the lesser-known cases from the 2012-2013 term and how sequestration and budgetary concerns would potentially affect the Court. He also acknowledged that the justices might have a tendency to ask too many questions from the bench during oral argument, saying that there were times he acted as a referee. He was interviewed by Judge Wilkinson and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
3:18 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Book Discussion on Death in the Baltic Cathryn Prince talked about her book, Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the ... Cathryn Prince talked about her book, Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, in which she recounts the sinking of the former cruise ship turned escape vessel that was transporting close to 10,000 German children, women, elderly, and wounded soldiers in the Baltic Sea on January 30, 1945. The ship was struck by a torpedo launched by a Soviet submarine, and the author reported that the sinking resulted in the deaths of over 9,000 people. Cathryn Prince spoke at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. 11:03 pm ET Approx. 45 min. Vicksburg National Military Park Tim Kavanaugh toured Vicksburg National Military Park. The Siege of Vicksburg took place from ... Tim Kavanaugh toured Vicksburg National Military Park. The Siege of Vicksburg took place from May 18th to July 4th, 1863. After failing to take the city by force, Union General Ulysses S. Grant and the army of the Tennessee laid siege to the city, held by Confederate General John C. Pemberton and his forces. On July, 4th, after 47 days, General Pemberton surrendered, and Vicksburg was turned over to General Grant and the Union.
11:46 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about ... Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would lead to. Cases included using race-conscious policies in university and college admissions, the Voting Rights Act, search and seizure, how laws and the Constitution are applied to new technologies, and the same-sex marriage decisions. Theodore Olson, who was the lead attorney arguing against California’s same-sex marriage ban, talked about his victory in that case earlier in the week, noting that the respondents were married the day before.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. After the panel, Judge Gregory, the program committee chair, talked about the conference.
4:15 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era Luis Fleischman talked about his book, Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era: The Security ... Luis Fleischman talked about his book, Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era: The Security Threat to the United States, in which he argues that Hugo Chavez laid the groundwork for the emergence of a socialist, authoritarian takeover of South and Central America that will eventually become a serious problem for the United States. This event was hosted by The Fund for American Studies in Washington, DC. 11:50 pm ET Approx. 5 min. The Research Triangle Bob Geolas, president and CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, talked about ... Bob Geolas, president and CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, talked about the region known as the “Research Triangle” and its impact on the Raleigh, North Carolina area.
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.
1:35 am ET Approx. 37 min. Gerald Shur on Witness Protection Program ; Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is ... Gerald Shur talked about the criteria used by the federal government in determining who is accepted into the witness protection program, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included security risks for those in the program, and the services provided and paid for with taxpayer money.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
5:16 pm ET Approx. 12 min. Book Party for Front Row Seat ; ; A publication party was held at the offices of Edelman for Eric Draper, chief White House ... A publication party was held at the offices of Edelman for Eric Draper, chief White House photographer during George W. Bush’s administration. Mr. Draper talked to guests and gave a brief presentation that featured photographs from his book, Front Row Seat. 12:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. History of American Reproductive Law Deirdre Condit spoke about the history of reproductive law in the United States. She talked ... Deirdre Condit spoke about the history of reproductive law in the United States. She talked about the 1965 U.S. Supreme Court case Griswold v. Connecticut, about the prohibited use of contraceptives and the right to marital privacy. She also spoke about the Roe v. Wade abortion case, argued before the Supreme Court in 1971 and 1973.
2:13 am ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the plan he unveiled June 25, ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the plan he unveiled June 25, 2013, to confront the growing threat of climate change. He said that his plan would cut carbon pollution, protect the country from the impacts of climate change, and lead the world in a coordinated assault on a changing climate. 5:30 pm ET Approx. 16 min. Book Discussion on Fear of Flying ; Erica Jong talked about the 40th anniversary edition of her book, Fear of Flying. She was ... Erica Jong talked about the 40th anniversary edition of her book, Fear of Flying. 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. 2:00 am ET Approx. 27 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.
2:17 am ET Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Kansas Senator Pat Roberts delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Kansas Senator Pat Roberts delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, noting that the deadline for millions of Americans to purchase health insurance in a special “exchange” was quickly approaching, yet the exchanges were not ready to enroll patients, or even answer some basic questions. 5:58 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 3 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.
2:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. ... Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West Berlin. During his commencement address President Kennedy He called for high-level negotiations with the Soviet Union, a nuclear test ban treaty and an end to the Cold War.
2:21 am ET Approx. 13 min. Senator King on Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Senator Angus King (I-ME) spoke on the Senate floor about the 150th anniversary of the Battle of ... Senator Angus King (I-ME) spoke on the Senate floor about the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. 6:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Norman Rockwell: A Life ; Laura Claridge talked about her biography, Norman Rockwell: A Life, published by Random ... Laura Claridge talked about her biography, Norman Rockwell: A Life, published by Random House. It is the first serious critical biography of the famous painter and illustrator of middle class life in the U.S., and describes his career, his three marriages, and his relationship with his children. Ms. Claridge described the artist as a complicated man who was not well respected by critics. Norman Rockwell produced more than 4,000 paintings and earned millions of dollars. Ms. Claridge explained that his work is now seen in a more positive light by a new generation of critics. 3:51 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. 
2:36 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Chemical Threats ; ; Recent explosions at chemical plants in Texas and Louisiana killed 16 people and injured hundreds ... Recent explosions at chemical plants in Texas and Louisiana killed 16 people and injured hundreds of others. Witnesses testified on ways to mitigate chemical threats and avoid future disasters. 6:57 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Malcolm Gladwell Malcolm Gladwell answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
He was ...
Malcolm Gladwell answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
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.
4:02 am ET Approx. 55 min. 1886 Haymarket Bombing and Trial ; Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in ... Timothy Messer-Kruse, author of The Trial of the Haymarket Anarchists: Terrorism and Justice in the Gilded Age, talked about the events surrounding the 1886 Haymarket bombing and trial in Chicago, Illinois. This event was hosted by the Kansas City Public Library.
4:23 am ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the plan he unveiled June 25, ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the plan he unveiled June 25, 2013, to confront the growing threat of climate change. He said that his plan would cut carbon pollution, protect the country from the impacts of climate change, and lead the world in a coordinated assault on a changing climate. 7:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Book Discussion on What Then Must We Do Gar Alperovitz talked about his book, What Then Must We Do?: Straight Talk About the Next ... Gar Alperovitz talked about his book, What Then Must We Do?: Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution, in which he argues that the U.S. economy needs to be more responsive to ordinary citizens. He also talked about the need to build on the “Occupy” movement. Professor Alperovitz spoke at Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative in Madison, Wisconsin. 5:00 am ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century ; Mr. Farrell talked about his book, Tip O’Neill and the Democratic Century, ... Mr. Farrell talked about his book, Tip O’Neill and the Democratic Century, published by Little, Brown & Company. The book is the first full-scale biography of the late speaker of the House. The author talks about Tip O’Neill’s political relationships with figures ranging from Richard Nixon to Newt Gingrich. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience.
4:27 am ET Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Kansas Senator Pat Roberts delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Kansas Senator Pat Roberts delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, noting that the deadline for millions of Americans to purchase health insurance in a special “exchange” was quickly approaching, yet the exchanges were not ready to enroll patients, or even answer some basic questions. 8:33 pm ET Approx. 30 min. Book Discussion on Taking on Iran ; Abraham Sofaer talked about his book, Taking on Iran, in which he argues that the U.S. ... Abraham Sofaer talked about his book, Taking on Iran, in which he argues that the U.S. should stand up to Iran by directly confronting the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and its surrogates, which he says have attacked the U.S. and Israel with impunity for the past 30 years. This show of strength, he argued, will do more to get Iran to the bargaining table than will threats to bomb the country and its nuclear facilities. 
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on April 23, 2013.
6:01 am ET Approx. 20 min. Interview with Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert talked about consulting the work of Native American historians and ... Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert talked about consulting the work of Native American historians and other thinkers when researching and writing about indigenous communities. He was interviewed at the 2013 Organization of American Historians meeting in San Francisco, California.
4:33 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about ... Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would lead to. Cases included using race-conscious policies in university and college admissions, the Voting Rights Act, search and seizure, how laws and the Constitution are applied to new technologies, and the same-sex marriage decisions. Theodore Olson, who was the lead attorney arguing against California’s same-sex marriage ban, talked about his victory in that case earlier in the week, noting that the respondents were married the day before.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. After the panel, Judge Gregory, the program committee chair, talked about the conference.
9:03 pm ET Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on Midnight in Mexico ; ; Alfredo Corchado talked about his book, Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through ... Alfredo Corchado talked about his book, Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent into Darkness, in which he chronicles how Mexico has changed since he first began covering the country in 1994.
Over the past 10 years, 70,000+ people have been killed in the Mexican drug wars, which Corchado has covered extensively. This talk was held at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University.
6:28 am 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.
6:19 am ET Approx. 38 min. Chief Justice John Roberts Remarks ; ; Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some ... Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some of the lesser-known cases from the 2012-2013 term and how sequestration and budgetary concerns would potentially affect the Court. He also acknowledged that the justices might have a tendency to ask too many questions from the bench during oral argument, saying that there were times he acted as a referee. He was interviewed by Judge Wilkinson and then responded to questions from members of the audience.
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 58 min. After Words with Victor Davis Hanson ; Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Commanders Saved Wars ... Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Commanders Saved Wars that Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq, in which he profiles five generals, including American Generals Sherman, Ridgway and Petraeus, who, he argues, single-handedly turned around losing wars. He spoke with Kimberly Kagan, president and founder of the Institute for the Study of War.
10:59 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Posts, 6 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.
11:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on Gettysburg: The Last Invasion Allen Guelzo talked about his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, in which he recounts the ... Allen Guelzo talked about his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, in which he recounts the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place on July 1-3, 1863. In his book, the author examines the lead-up to the conflict, profiles the leaders of the Union and Confederate armies, and recalls the three days of armed conflict that resulted in over 50,000 causalities. Allen Guelzo spoke at the Atlanta History Center.
12:10 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.
12:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on June 29, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending June 29, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending June 29, 2013.
12:15 am ET Approx. 59 min. Discussion on the Past, Present, and Future of Afghanistan ; ; Tamim Ansary, author of Games Without Rules: The Often Interrupted History of Afghanistan, ... Tamim Ansary, author of Games Without Rules: The Often Interrupted History of Afghanistan, and Atta Arghandiwal, author of Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story, talked about the past, present and future of Afghanistan, the homeland that they both left as young men. This talk was hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California.
1:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Chinese Girl in the Ghetto ; Ying Ma talked about her book, Chinese Girl in the Ghetto, in which she chronicles her ... Ying Ma talked about her book, Chinese Girl in the Ghetto, in which she chronicles her experiences after moving from China to Oakland, California at the age of ten. She expected to live a better life in California than she did in her birth country, but instead found Oakland to be a broken city. Ying Ma spoke at he Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley in Mountain View, California.
2:25 am ET Approx. 3 min. Summer Reading with Robert Costa Robert Costa answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date ...
Robert Costa answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The date and location of this interview are not known.
2:27 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released the week of July 1, 2013 were shown. New books being released the week of July 1, 2013 were shown.
2:31 am ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on The Third Coast ; Thomas Dyja talked about his book, The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream. ... Thomas Dyja talked about his book, The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream. He spoke with Elizabeth Taylor, Literary Editor at the Chicago Tribune.
This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, Illinois.
3:16 am ET Approx. 45 min. Future of Publishing A panel of graduate students in New York University’s publishing program talked about the ... A panel of graduate students in New York University’s publishing program talked about the future of publishing, particular through digital technology. They 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.
4:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 4 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.
5:14 am ET Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading Tweets, 1 Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this ... Book TV’s followers on Twitter responded to the question “What are you reading this summer?”
The dates of the tweets are not known.
5:16 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority Lori Wallach, co-author of The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority, talked about ... Lori Wallach, co-author of The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority, talked about her book, and co-author Todd Tucker explore how the process of creating U.S. trade agreements has changed throughout history. Ms. Wallach argues that the executive branch has increasingly gained control of U.S. trade through fast track negotiating authority, and that this development is bad for democracy. Fast track negotiating authority is the authority granted by Congress to the president to negotiate international trade agreements without going through the formal Congressional process. This event was held at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC.
6:30 am ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on A Man of Misconceptions and The Inventor and the Tycoon John Glassie, author of A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of ... John Glassie, author of A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change and Edward Ball, author of The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Picture, talked about their books. They spoke with Eric Banks, former president of the National Book Critics Circle.
This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago, Illinois.