C-SPAN Schedule

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5:00 am MT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for answers to the question “White House 2016: Your ... Telephone lines were open for answers to the question “White House 2016: Your Choice?”
Video clips were shown of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Vice President Joe Biden (D) speaking in South Carolina the previous day.
The program concluded with a video clip promoting the Local Content Vehicle visit to Yuma, Arizona.
5:02 am MT Approx. 57 min. After Words with John Mackey ; John Mackey talked about his book, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of ... John Mackey talked about his book, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business, in which he argued that capitalism did not have to be a zero-sum game. He highlighted the practices of companies like Whole Foods and Southwest that seek to increase value for their shareholders by creating value for their customers and employees as well. He discussed what he believed was a better business model with the Wall Street Journal’s Kim Strassel. 4:58 am MT Approx. 29 min. Health and Fitness Inventions Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. ... Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and toured an exhibit about health and fitness inventions. Topics included 19th century patent medicines, a mechanical horse used by President Calvin Coolidge, the origins of Gatorade and Nike, and the trademarks and patents of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was designated in the Constitution and originated in 1790.
5:50 am MT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Ylan Mui on Latest Unemployment Numbers ; Ylan Mui discussed the latest unemployment numbers for April 2013, released the previous ... Ylan Mui discussed the latest unemployment numbers for April 2013, released the previous day. The unemployment rate for April 20123 was 7.5 per cent and 165,000 jobs were added that month. She responded to electronic communications and to telephone calls from those employed, unemployed, and those who had stopped looking for work.
The program concluded with a video clip of Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL) being interviewed on May 2, 2013, for “Newsmakers.”
6:04 am MT Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Obama's Four Horsemen David Harsanyi talked about his book, Obama’s Four Horsemen: The Disasters Unleashed by ... David Harsanyi talked about his book, Obama’s Four Horsemen: The Disasters Unleashed by Obama’s Reelection, in which he presents his criticisms of the Obama administration. The author discussed four issues, including dependence on the government and an expanding national debt, that he believes are hurting the country. Mr. Harsanyi spoke at the 2013 Peak Freedom Festival in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The annual festival was sponsored by the Peak Freedom Forum and the Center for the Study of Government and the Individual at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. 5:29 am MT Approx. 29 min. B&O Railroad and the Civil War Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad ... Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the ongoing exhibit “The War Came by Train.”
6:38 am MT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Investigation of Improper IRS Payments ; Stephen Ellis, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed a recent investigation by ... Stephen Ellis, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed a recent investigation by the Treasury Department inspector general for tax administration that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) made billions in improper refunds to low-income workers. The report issued the previous week found that 20 to 25 per cent of Earned Income Tax Credits were awarded incorrectly in 2012. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
A video clip was shown of Acting IRS Commissioner Steve Miller testifying on April 25, 2013.
6:55 am MT Approx. 4 min. Michael Moss Online Book Club A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants ... A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, was shown as the Book TV Online Book Club discussion of May 28, 2013, was promoted. 6:00 am MT Approx. 15 min. Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols about Freeman Hrabowski, Part 1 ; ; Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history ... Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history interview given by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, on July 14, 2011. Initiated by Congress in 2009, the Civil Rights Oral History Project was conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 
7:21 am MT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Emergency Management Lessons from the Boston Bombings ; Michael Greenberger talked about what was learned about homeland security capabilities and ... Michael Greenberger talked about what was learned about homeland security capabilities and emergency preparedness and management during and after the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Toics included the coordination of law enforcement and intelligence gathering at local, state, federal, and international levels; exercise and training; strategic planning; counter-terrorism efforts; and the role played by first responders, traditional and social media, and private players in the crisis such as medical institutions. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 7:02 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Book Discussion on Game Over Dave Zirin, sports columnist for The Nation, spoke about the intersection of politics and ... Dave Zirin, sports columnist for The Nation, spoke about the intersection of politics and sports. His essays ranged from soccer riots in Egypt and the 2012 NFL lockout, to the inner-workings of the NCAA. Dave Zirin spoke at Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon and responded to questions from the audience. 6:16 am MT Approx. 35 min. Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s ... Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County since 1992, he was a twelve year-old boy living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr., appealed to children to march for civil rights. This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
8:01 am MT Approx. 59 min. StudentCam Roundtable Every year since 2006, C-SPAN invited students to take part in a StudentCam video documentary ... Every year since 2006, C-SPAN invited students to take part in a StudentCam video documentary competition and join in on the debate over the nation’s public policy issues. The theme for 2013 was, “What’s the most important issue the president should consider in 2013?” Out of more than 3,500 participants, five students earned top honors. Three of them participated in a roundtable discussion of why they chose their particular issue and more specifically why President Obama should make it his top priority. Two of the the students had chosen the economy as an issue, which was the top issue among all StudentCam entries. Josh Stokes won the grand prize with his video, Unemployment in America. Alan Shimp won first place in the high school section with his video, Free Candy. Parin Bhaduri, with his partners, Austin Hoag and Nalin Varma, won first place in the middle school section with their video, Public Transportation in the Nation. Their videos were shown. 8:13 am MT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on The Savior Generals ; Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved ... Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq.
The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on April 24, 2013.
6:52 am MT Approx. 5 min. Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols about Freeman Hrabowski, Part 2 ; ; Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history ... Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history interview given by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, on July 14, 2011. Initiated by Congress in 2009, the Civil Rights Oral History Project was conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 
9:01 am MT Approx. 52 min. Early Childhood Education Funding The National Institute for Early Education Research announced the results of its annual report on ... The National Institute for Early Education Research announced the results of its annual report on early childhood education funding and quality. The findings showed that funding cuts at the state level resulted in a ten-year low point in support for early childhood education and that state funding for the 2011-2012 school year decreased by $500 million. Secretaries Arne Duncan and Kathleen Sebelius addressed the group on President Obama’s commitment to make pre-kindergarten education more widely available. 8:20 am MT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on Unflinching Courage Former Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about her book, Unflinching Courage: Pioneering ... Former Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about her book, Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas, in which she profiles numerous women integral to the history of the state of Texas. Kay Bailey Hutchison spoke at The Hall of State at Fair Park in Dallas. 6:57 am MT Approx. 39 min. Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview, Part 2 ; Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s ... Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County since 1992, he was a twelve year-old boy living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr., appealed to children to march for civil rights. This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
9:58 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Social Media and Employment Panelists spoke about the privacy, social and policy implications that arise when employers use ... Panelists spoke about the privacy, social and policy implications that arise when employers use social media and other publicly available electronic information to gather personal data of potential employees during the hiring process. The concentrated on how research gained through social media must adhere to the guidelines of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). 8:50 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book Discussion on Improbable Scholars ; David Kirp talked about his book, Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School ... David Kirp talked about his book, Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools, in which he profiles the Union City, New Jersey public school system. In his book, the author reports that Union City, once one of the worst school systems in the state, now graduates ninety percent of its high school students and sixty percent of them go to college. Mr. Kirp argued that these gains have been achieved by an emphasis on early education, support of teachers, and outreach to parents. Mr. Kirp spoke at Union City High School in Union City, New Jersey. 7:40 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 1963 Birmingham Campaign Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 ... Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 Birmingham Campaign and its importance to the Civil Rights Movement. The year 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham civil rights campaign. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his famed “Letter from Birmingham Jail” after being arrested for taking part in the protests. The campaign gained national attention after local officials used dogs and water cannons on kids after they took to the streets in what was known as the “Children’s Crusade.” Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
11:30 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. U.S. Holocaust Museum 20th Anniversary Tribute Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel spoke at an event marking the ... Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel spoke at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the Holocaust Museum. Both recalled the dedication ceremony for the museum, where Mr. Wiesel called on President Clinton to do something about the genocide and ethnic cleansing taking place in Yugoslavia and Bosnia. 9:59 am MT Approx. 33 min. Book TV in Yuma, Arizona C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona, on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. 
These were the programs shown during the Yuma, Arizona, LCV Weekend on Book TV:
Book Discussion on The Longest Flight 312410-1
The Corner Bookshop 312412-1
One Book Yuma 312411-1
Book Discussion on Purchasing Wars 312466-1
Book Discussion on Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature 312464-1
9:01 am MT Approx. 48 min. Letter from Birmingham Jail Historical Marker Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and CEO of the King Center, and others spoke ... Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and CEO of the King Center, and others spoke at a ceremony for the unveiling of the historical marker for Dr. King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” On April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” while being held in prison for his involvement in the 1963 Birmingham Campaign, a city-wide civil rights protest.
12:37 pm MT Approx. 29 min. Terrorism Trends ; Amos Yadlin talked about efforts to defeat terrorism. He said that elimination of terrorism ... Amos Yadlin talked about efforts to defeat terrorism. He said that elimination of terrorism was impossible but that terrorists can only defeat a country when citizens change their values and way of life in response. He also talked about Syria, declaring that the international community was neglecting its duty by not responding with stronger actions in Syria against the Assad regime. He also responded to written questions from audience members.
This was the keynote address at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) centennial summit.
10:00 am MT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on The Longest Flight Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for ... Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for the Future: Sixty Years Later, talked about a 1949 publicity stunt orchestrated to keep Yuma Army Air Field from closing. Two pilots, including Ms. Murdock’s brother, stayed in the air for 47 days straight.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
9:50 am MT Approx. 6 min. 16th St. Baptist Church The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He ... The Reverend Arthur Price talked about the history of the 16th Street Baptist Church. He focused on activities of the civil rights movement and the Sunday, September 15, 1963, bombing of the church that killed four girls and marked a turning point in the civil rights movement.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:07 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Intelligence and Counterterrorism Policy Panelists talked about intelligence and counterterrorism efforts domestically and ... Panelists talked about intelligence and counterterrorism efforts domestically and internationally. Eliot Abrams named Syria as “jihadi central” and the area of greatest concern for future terror threats, and said that the U.S. should also focus on on Mali and North and Sub-saharan Africa as well. Other topics included security cameras and monitoring public spaces, and the Boston Marathon bombings.
This discussion was part of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) centennial summit.
10:11 am MT Approx. 3 min. The Corner Bookshop Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in ... Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in Yuma and the independent book business. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
10:00 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. First Person Accounts from 1963 Birmingham Campaign Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the ... Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the protest. They were joined by the president and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Lawrence Pijeaux, and Barnett Wright, author of 1963: How the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement Changed America and the World. They also responded to questions from the audience at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
2:16 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Media Coverage of Crime and Mass Casualties Panelists talked about media coverage of the perpetrators of mass casualty crimes. Topics ... Panelists talked about media coverage of the perpetrators of mass casualty crimes. Topics included the the December 2012 Connecticut elementary shooting, gun control efforts, and media portrayal of mental illness. Following their discussion, they answered audience members questions.
This forum was part of a Columbia University Journalism School conference on news and social media coverage of the Connecticut elementary school shootings and the Boston Marathon bombings.
10:15 am MT Approx. 4 min. One Book Yuma ; Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s ... Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s history, criteria for choosing books, and community response.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:36 am MT Approx. 11 min. Yuma Territorial Prison Tina Clark toured Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park. A total of 3,069 prisoners, ... Tina Clark toured Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park. A total of 3,069 prisoners, including 29 women, were incarcerated in the prison during its 33 years of operation. On July 1, 1876, the first seven inmates entered the prison and were locked into the new cells they had built themselves. Now a museum, the building houses photographs and exhibits of the prisoners and their lives.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:32 pm MT Approx. 46 min. Ylan Mui on Latest Unemployment Numbers ; Ylan Mui discussed the latest unemployment numbers for April 2013, released the previous ... Ylan Mui discussed the latest unemployment numbers for April 2013, released the previous day. The unemployment rate for April 20123 was 7.5 per cent and 165,000 jobs were added that month. She responded to electronic communications and to telephone calls from those employed, unemployed, and those who had stopped looking for work.
The program concluded with a video clip of Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL) being interviewed on May 2, 2013, for “Newsmakers.”
10:19 am MT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Purchasing Wars Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of ... Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of government procurement and its effect on taxpayers. He argued that the practice of giving preference to certain companies for factors other than winning bids is poor public policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:47 am MT Approx. 3 min. B&O Railroad Museum American History TV visited the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum to look at examples of ... American History TV visited the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum to look at examples of historic railroad equipment, including stagecoaches and wagons used on the National Road, and the first diesel locomotive.
4:20 pm MT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address from Mexico City. He talked about expanding ... President Obama delivered his weekly address from Mexico City. He talked about expanding trade with Latin America and reforming the immigration system. 10:28 am MT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature Sam Metta Bexar talked about her book, Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature: Memoir, Folklore ... Sam Metta Bexar talked about her book, Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature: Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900-1950, in which she explores how Chicana literature, specifically the genres of memoir, folklore, and fiction, arose on the U.S.-Mexico border during the first half of the twentieth century.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:53 am MT Approx. 5 min. Interview with Richard Norton Smith ; Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, ... Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, “Mr. Lincoln’s War.” The tour was to take place in June 2013, and was in honor of 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
4:23 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Governor Pat McCrory (R-NC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Governor Pat McCrory (R-NC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the power of states to make innovative and effective changes whenever the federal government supports rather than hinders them. 10:34 am MT Approx. 4 min. Michael Moss Online Book Club A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants ... A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, was shown as the Book TV Online Book Club discussion of May 28, 2013, was promoted. 12:00 pm MT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Kevin Phillips ; Historian and commentator Kevin Phillips talked about his book, 1775: A Good Year for ... Historian and commentator Kevin Phillips talked about his book, 1775: A Good Year for Revolution, in which he suggests that the year 1775 was a critical launching point of both the Revolutionary War and American independence from Britain. He argued that the year 1776 has incorrectly emerged as a watershed year due to historical hype and confusion. He detailed American colonial successes such as importing vital cannon and gunpowder, enlisting Indian tribes as allies, and launching a trade war with Britain through the Continental Association as examples of 1775's historical significance. Mr. Phillips listed some of his favorite colonial leaders such as Samuel Adams, and ventured his opinions on modern day presidents as well. He also discussed his career in politics and portions of his fourteen other books, including American Theocracy and Bad Money. A video clip of his appearance on “Booknotes” was shown.
4:29 pm MT Approx. 30 min. Communicators with Blair Levin and Justin Lilley Blair Levin and Justin Lilley talked about telecommunications issues facing the Federal ... Blair Levin and Justin Lilley talked about telecommunications issues facing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as President Obama announced his nomination of venture capitalist Tom Wheeler to chair the five-member commission. Among the issues ahead for the FCC was an auction of television airwaves due in 2014, Internet freedom, media ownership and mergers, and 911 emergency network reliability. 10:38 am MT Approx. 18 min. Book Discussion on Reclaiming Fair Use ; American University professor Patricia Aufderheide talked about her book, Reclaiming Fair ... American University professor Patricia Aufderheide talked about her book, Reclaiming Fair Use, a primer on properly using copyrighted material in a world where everything is copyrighted. This interview, conducted at American University, was part of Book TV’s college series. 1:01 pm MT Approx. 29 min. B&O Railroad and the Civil War Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad ... Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the ongoing exhibit “The War Came by Train.”
5:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. First Lady Eliza Johnson Jacqueline Berger and Kendra Hinkle talked about the life and influence of first lady Eliza ... Jacqueline Berger and Kendra Hinkle talked about the life and influence of first lady Eliza Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. President Johnson, who served in a tumultuous time during Reconstruction and after President Lincoln’s assassination, was most noted as the first president to be impeached despite a long career. Topics included Mrs. Johnson’s role in his career, their family, and their hardships during the Civil War. Her ill health was a major issue and her daughters served as the White House hostesses. A video clip was shown of the Yellow Oval Room from the documentary The White House: Inside America’s Most Famous Home and video clips were shown from the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee. 
This was the tenth presentation in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
10:58 am MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released by May 7, 2013, were shown. New books being released by May 7, 2013, were shown. 1:30 pm MT Approx. 36 min. Presidential Retreats ; Author Peter Hannaford talked about his book, Presidential Retreats: Where the Presidents Went ... Author Peter Hannaford talked about his book, Presidential Retreats: Where the Presidents Went and Why They Went There. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation hosted this event.
6:34 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. National Rifle Association Annual Meeting Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, President David Keene, and Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox gave ... Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, President David Keene, and Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox gave keynote addresses at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The main topic was gun owners' rights and congressional action on gun laws. 10:59 am MT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on Race-Baiter ; Eric Deggans talked about his book, Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide ... Eric Deggans talked about his book, Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
He was interviewed while at the 2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California. 
2:08 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Yuma's Growth and the Colorado River Charles Flynn spoke about the role of the Colorado River throughout the history of Yuma, ... Charles Flynn spoke about the role of the Colorado River throughout the history of Yuma, Arizona. He talked about the role of the river during the Gold Rush, attempts to control the river after severe floods destroyed Yuma, and contemporary concerns such as overuse and pollution. He also spoke about efforts to conserve and protect the environment surrounding the Colorado River near Yuma.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:56 pm MT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address from Mexico City. He talked about expanding ... President Obama delivered his weekly address from Mexico City. He talked about expanding trade with Latin America and reforming the immigration system. 11:28 am MT Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of May 2, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of May 2, 2013 was shown. 2:16 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. How Mexican Food Conquered the World Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of ... Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of Mexican cuisine in the U.S., from its indigenous origins in Mesoamerica to the present era of global commercialization. Panelists included Jeffrey Pilcher, historian and author of Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food, Gustavo Arellano, syndicated columnist and author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and Smithsonian curator Rayna Green.
7:59 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Governor Pat McCrory (R-NC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Governor Pat McCrory (R-NC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the power of states to make innovative and effective changes whenever the federal government supports rather than hinders them. 11:30 am MT Approx. 1 hr. Book Discussion on The Elected and the Chosen Denis Brian talked about his book, The Elected and the Chosen: Why American Presidents Have ... Denis Brian talked about his book, The Elected and the Chosen: Why American Presidents Have Supported Jews and Israel, in which he discusses the historic support given to Jews and Israel by American presidents. Mr. Brian spoke at the Baywinds Community Association in West Palm Beach, Florida. 3:53 pm MT Approx. 6 min. Yuma Historic Quartermaster Depot Tammy Snook toured the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park in Yuma, Arizona. For ... Tammy Snook toured the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park in Yuma, Arizona. For nearly 20 years, beginning in 1864, the U.S. Army used the depot to store and distribute supplies for military posts in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and Texas. The Army also kept a six-month supply of clothing, food, ammunition and other goods at all times. The site is now a 10-acre park, which also includes exhibits describing the engineering used to bring irrigation to the Yuma Valley in 1912.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:04 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Media Coverage of Trayvon Martin Case Charles Blow talked about media coverage of race in general, and the Trayvon Martin case ... Charles Blow talked about media coverage of race in general, and the Trayvon Martin case specifically. He laid out out the facts of the case, how the media covered it, and racial data about coverage, and also addressed comparisons to the O.J. Simpson and Emmett Till trials. Mr. Blow answered audience members' questions following his remarks.
This was the keynote address at a conference on the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida.
12:30 pm MT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on The Longest Flight Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for ... Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for the Future: Sixty Years Later, talked about a 1949 publicity stunt orchestrated to keep Yuma Army Air Field from closing. Two pilots, including Ms. Murdock’s brother, stayed in the air for 47 days straight.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. African American Soldiers and Emancipation ; James McPherson and Barbara Fields spoke about the history of African-American soldiers during the ... James McPherson and Barbara Fields spoke about the history of African-American soldiers during the Civil War, including issues related to inequality, racism and recruiting. They also talked about the war effort and the motives behind emancipation. They spoke at the African Americans and the Civil War Conference, hosted by the Catoctin Center for Regional Studies at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland.
9:26 pm MT Approx. 45 min. Ylan Mui on Latest Unemployment Numbers ; Ylan Mui discussed the latest unemployment numbers for April 2013, released the previous ... Ylan Mui discussed the latest unemployment numbers for April 2013, released the previous day. The unemployment rate for April 20123 was 7.5 per cent and 165,000 jobs were added that month. She responded to electronic communications and to telephone calls from those employed, unemployed, and those who had stopped looking for work.
The program concluded with a video clip of Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL) being interviewed on May 2, 2013, for “Newsmakers.”
12:41 pm MT Approx. 4 min. One Book Yuma ; Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s ... Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s history, criteria for choosing books, and community response.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
5:54 pm MT Approx. 5 min. Interview with Richard Norton Smith ; Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, ... Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, “Mr. Lincoln’s War.” The tour was to take place in June 2013, and was in honor of 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
10:13 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. National Rifle Association Annual Meeting Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, President David Keene, and Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox gave ... Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, President David Keene, and Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox gave keynote addresses at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The main topic was gun owners' rights and congressional action on gun laws. 12:46 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Book Discussion on Gospel of Freedom ; ; Jonathan Rieder talked about his book, Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter From ... Jonathan Rieder talked about his book, Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter From Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed A Nation, in which he recounts Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” The civil rights leader penned the letter after being jailed for his involvement in a protest in Birmingham, Alabama on April 12, 1963 and wrote it in rebuttal to a statement made by eight clergymen who deemed the protest, “untimely.” Mr. Reider spoke about the effect the letter had on the civil rights movement and King’s belief in the urgency of the movement. Jonathan Rieder spoke with Diane McWhorter, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama - The Climatic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution, at the Birmingham Public Library in Birmingham, Alabama. 6:01 pm MT Approx. 15 min. Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols about Freeman Hrabowski, Part 1 ; ; Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history ... Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history interview given by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, on July 14, 2011. Initiated by Congress in 2009, the Civil Rights Oral History Project was conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 
11:36 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Media Coverage of Trayvon Martin Case Charles Blow talked about media coverage of race in general, and the Trayvon Martin case ... Charles Blow talked about media coverage of race in general, and the Trayvon Martin case specifically. He laid out out the facts of the case, how the media covered it, and racial data about coverage, and also addressed comparisons to the O.J. Simpson and Emmett Till trials. Mr. Blow answered audience members' questions following his remarks.
This was the keynote address at a conference on the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida.
2:03 pm MT Approx. 3 min. The Corner Bookshop Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in ... Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in Yuma and the independent book business. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:16 pm MT Approx. 35 min. Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s ... Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County since 1992, he was a twelve year-old boy living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr., appealed to children to march for civil rights. This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
12:57 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Open Learning and the Future of Education Panelists talked about the impact of online teaching on higher education, focusing on massive, ... Panelists talked about the impact of online teaching on higher education, focusing on massive, open online courses (MOOCS). They discussed the benefits of MOOCs including accessibility and low costs, as well as their potential for decreasing the quality of education. The program included questions from audience members. 2:06 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Purchasing Wars Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of ... Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of government procurement and its effect on taxpayers. He argued that the practice of giving preference to certain companies for factors other than winning bids is poor public policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:52 pm MT Approx. 5 min. Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols about Freeman Hrabowski, Part 2 ; ; Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history ... Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history interview given by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, on July 14, 2011. Initiated by Congress in 2009, the Civil Rights Oral History Project was conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 
2:32 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. News Coverage of Connecticut Elementary School Shooting A selectwoman, a police spokesperson, a community radio station news director, and a ... A selectwoman, a police spokesperson, a community radio station news director, and a photojournalist, all from Newtown, Connecticut, talked about their experiences in the immediate aftermath of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in their city. 
This forum was part of a Columbia University Journalism School conference on news and social media coverage of the Connecticut elementary school shootings and the Boston Marathon bombings.
2:15 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. A Conversation with Edward Jay Epstein and Errol Morris ; Edward Jay Epstein, author of The Annals of Unsolved Crime, and Errol Morris, author of ... Edward Jay Epstein, author of The Annals of Unsolved Crime, and Errol Morris, author of A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald, talked about notorious crimes that were never solved or only partially solved. The authors spoke at the Harvard Coop in Cambridge, Massachusetts and responded to questions from the audience. 6:58 pm MT Approx. 39 min. Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview, Part 2 ; Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s ... Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County since 1992, he was a twelve year-old boy living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr., appealed to children to march for civil rights. This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
3:39 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. National Rifle Association Annual Meeting Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, President David Keene, and Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox gave ... Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, President David Keene, and Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox gave keynote addresses at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting at the George Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The main topic was gun owners' rights and congressional action on gun laws. 3:51 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature Sam Metta Bexar talked about her book, Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature: Memoir, Folklore ... Sam Metta Bexar talked about her book, Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature: Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900-1950, in which she explores how Chicana literature, specifically the genres of memoir, folklore, and fiction, arose on the U.S.-Mexico border during the first half of the twentieth century.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
7:40 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. 1963 Birmingham Campaign Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 ... Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 Birmingham Campaign and its importance to the Civil Rights Movement. The year 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham civil rights campaign. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his famed “Letter from Birmingham Jail” after being arrested for taking part in the protests. The campaign gained national attention after local officials used dogs and water cannons on kids after they took to the streets in what was known as the “Children’s Crusade.” Panelists responded to questions from the audience.
3:55 pm MT Approx. 4 min. Michael Moss Online Book Club A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants ... A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, was shown as the Book TV Online Book Club discussion of May 28, 2013, was promoted. 8:59 pm MT Approx. 47 min. Letter from Birmingham Jail Historical Marker Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and CEO of the King Center, and others spoke ... Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and CEO of the King Center, and others spoke at a ceremony for the unveiling of the historical marker for Dr. King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” On April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” while being held in prison for his involvement in the 1963 Birmingham Campaign, a city-wide civil rights protest.
4:00 pm MT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on No Crueler Tyrannies ; Ms. Rabinowitz talked about her book No Crueler Tyrannies: Accusation, False Witness, and ... Ms. Rabinowitz talked about her book No Crueler Tyrannies: Accusation, False Witness, and Other Terrors of Our Times, published by Wall Street Journal Books. The book collected her investigative stories on false accusations of sex crimes into one account of failed justice. She recalled the hysteria that accompanied the child sex-abuse witch-hunts of the 1980s and 1990s: how a single anonymous phone call could bring to bear an army of recovered-memory therapists, venal and ambitious prosecutors, and hypocritical judges that jailed hundreds of innocent Americans for crimes that did not even occur. 9:51 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Colonel Robert C. Kuckuk toured Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, one of the major employers in Yuma, ... Colonel Robert C. Kuckuk toured Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, one of the major employers in Yuma, Arizona. Colonel Kuckuk spoke about the history of the base, its role during World War II, and its contemporary role as the operating base for the F-35 fighter aircraft.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:58 pm MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released by May 7, 2013, were shown. New books being released by May 7, 2013, were shown. 10:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. First Person Accounts from 1963 Birmingham Campaign Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the ... Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the protest. They were joined by the president and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Lawrence Pijeaux, and Barnett Wright, author of 1963: How the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement Changed America and the World. They also responded to questions from the audience at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
5:00 pm MT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Beyond War David Rohde talked about his book, Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle ... David Rohde talked about his book, Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East, in which he argues that U.S. engagement in the Middle East should center on promoting American technology, trade, and education. He also gave his analysis of the Arab Srping, the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the Syrian Civil War. This event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 11:36 pm MT Approx. 14 min. Letter from a Birmingham Jail Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 ... Professor Jonathan Bass talked about the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.'s April 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” He wrote in response to a letter from eight white ministers published in a newspaper while the Reverend King was in jailed after a protest march. Professor Bass talked about the background events as well as the story of the “letter” itself. He was interviewed at the replica in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute of the Reverend Martin Luther King’s jail cell.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:53 pm MT Approx. 3 min. The Corner Bookshop Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in ... Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in Yuma and the independent book business. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:53 pm MT Approx. 5 min. Interview with Richard Norton Smith ; Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, ... Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, “Mr. Lincoln’s War.” The tour was to take place in June 2013, and was in honor of 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
5:56 pm MT Approx. 4 min. One Book Yuma ; Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s ... Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s history, criteria for choosing books, and community response.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
12:00 am MT Approx. 29 min. B&O Railroad and the Civil War Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad ... Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the ongoing exhibit “The War Came by Train.”
6:01 pm MT Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. 2013 William E. Colby Military Writers' Symposium Panel Panelists talked about the issues veterans confront when returning home from war. The ... Panelists talked about the issues veterans confront when returning home from war. The participants included Karl Marlantes, author of What It’s Like to Go to War, Dave McIntyre, author of Centerline, James Wright, author of Those Who Have Borne the Battle, and retired Colonel Jon Coffin, a psychologist with the National Guard. 
The panel “Coming Home: The Hopes, Fears, and Challenges of Veterans Returning from War” was part of the Colby Military Writers' Symposium, held annually at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.
12:30 am MT Approx. 36 min. Presidential Retreats ; Author Peter Hannaford talked about his book, Presidential Retreats: Where the Presidents Went ... Author Peter Hannaford talked about his book, Presidential Retreats: Where the Presidents Went and Why They Went There. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation hosted this event.
8:02 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. After Words with Vali Nasr ; Vali Nasr talked about his book, The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in ... Vali Nasr talked about his book, The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat, in which the he reveals that the foreign policy plan supported by late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was overruled by President Obama for political reasons. Mr. Nasr argued that the conflict over U.S. policy in Afghanistan has weakened America’s ability to shape policy in South Asia and the Middle East. He spoke about his contentions with National Defense University professor and former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) adviser Judith Yaphe. 1:08 am MT Approx. 7 min. Yuma's Growth and the Colorado River Charles Flynn spoke about the role of the Colorado River throughout the history of Yuma, ... Charles Flynn spoke about the role of the Colorado River throughout the history of Yuma, Arizona. He talked about the role of the river during the Gold Rush, attempts to control the river after severe floods destroyed Yuma, and contemporary concerns such as overuse and pollution. He also spoke about efforts to conserve and protect the environment surrounding the Colorado River near Yuma.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:03 pm MT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Lone Wolf Terror and the Rise of Leaderless Resistance George Michael talked about his book, Lone Wolf Terror and the Rise of Leaderless ... George Michael talked about his book, Lone Wolf Terror and the Rise of Leaderless Resistance, in which he argues that independent terrorists like Anders Behring, Timothy McVeigh, and Eric Robert Rudolph represent a new kind of warfare that will become far more prominent in the 21st century. He also spoke about the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Professor Michael spoke at Westfield State University in Massachusetts. 1:17 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. How Mexican Food Conquered the World Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of ... Panelists talked about the history of foods such as tacos, tamales, and chili, and popularity of Mexican cuisine in the U.S., from its indigenous origins in Mesoamerica to the present era of global commercialization. Panelists included Jeffrey Pilcher, historian and author of Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food, Gustavo Arellano, syndicated columnist and author of Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and Smithsonian curator Rayna Green.
9:47 pm MT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on The Longest Flight Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for ... Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for the Future: Sixty Years Later, talked about a 1949 publicity stunt orchestrated to keep Yuma Army Air Field from closing. Two pilots, including Ms. Murdock’s brother, stayed in the air for 47 days straight.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
2:54 am MT Approx. 6 min. Yuma Historic Quartermaster Depot Tammy Snook toured the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park in Yuma, Arizona. For ... Tammy Snook toured the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park in Yuma, Arizona. For nearly 20 years, beginning in 1864, the U.S. Army used the depot to store and distribute supplies for military posts in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and Texas. The Army also kept a six-month supply of clothing, food, ammunition and other goods at all times. The site is now a 10-acre park, which also includes exhibits describing the engineering used to bring irrigation to the Yuma Valley in 1912.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:00 pm MT Approx. 1 hr. 8 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. 3:01 am MT Approx. 29 min. B&O Railroad Museum American History TV visited the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum to look at examples of ... American History TV visited the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum to look at examples of historic railroad equipment, including stagecoaches and wagons used on the National Road, and the first diesel locomotive.
11:08 pm MT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Purchasing Wars Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of ... Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of government procurement and its effect on taxpayers. He argued that the practice of giving preference to certain companies for factors other than winning bids is poor public policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
3:31 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Samuel Clemens And The American Empire Professor Ned Blackhawk talked about the representation of indigenous peoples in the early ... Professor Ned Blackhawk talked about the representation of indigenous peoples in the early writings of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain). Professor Blackhawk is the author of Violence Over the Land: Indians And Empires In the Early American West.
11:17 pm MT Approx. 39 min. Book Discussion on Leading the Way ; Lee Edwards talked about his book, Leading the Way: The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage ... Lee Edwards talked about his book, Leading the Way: The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation, in which he presents a history of the conservative think-tank, The Heritage Foundation, and profiles its founder, Ed Feulner. The Heritage Foundation, started in 1973 and based in Washington, D.C., has an annual budget of $75 million and hundreds of thousands of members. Lee Edwards spoke with Ed Feulner at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. 4:42 am MT Approx. 9 min. Immigration and Border Security in Arizona Russ Jones talked about the history and role of the border patrol in Arizona, and how that role ... Russ Jones talked about the history and role of the border patrol in Arizona, and how that role has changed since September 11, 2001. Topics included the how reinforcing the border has impacted crime in the area, and the challenges border patrol officers face. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:57 pm MT Approx. 4 min. One Book Yuma ; Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s ... Adrianne Wagner talked about the One Book Yuma literacy program, including the the program’s history, criteria for choosing books, and community response.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:52 am MT Approx. 5 min. Interview with Richard Norton Smith ; Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, ... Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, “Mr. Lincoln’s War.” The tour was to take place in June 2013, and was in honor of 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
12:02 am MT Approx. 28 min. Open Phones with Kathleen Sharp ; Kathleen Sharp talked about her book, Blood Medicine: Blowing the Whistle on One of the ... Kathleen Sharp talked about her book, Blood Medicine: Blowing the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 
She was interviewed while at the 2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held on the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.
12:30 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on The Black Russian Vladimir Alexandrov talked about his book, The Black Russian, in which he recounts the life ... Vladimir Alexandrov talked about his book, The Black Russian, in which he recounts the life of Frederick Bruce Thomas (1872-1928). Thomas, the son of former slaves, lived and worked throughout the United States before leaving for Europe and eventually immigrating to Russia in 1899 where he assumed the name Fyodor Fyodorovich Thomas. In Moscow, Thomas became a successful owner of numerous restaurants and theaters. He was forced to leave Russia following the Bolshevik Revolution and subsequently moved to Turkey, where he ran several nightclubs. Vladimir Alexandrov spoke at The Book Stall at Chestnut Court in Winnetka, Illinois.
1:40 am MT Approx. 4 min. Michael Moss Online Book Club A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants ... A video clip of Michael Moss talking about his book, Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, was shown as the Book TV Online Book Club discussion of May 28, 2013, was promoted.
1:45 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion on Big Data ; ; Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier talk about a new field of research that uses massive ... Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier talk about a new field of research that uses massive amounts of specific information to predict human behavior and events. The authors spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.
2:50 am MT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on The Longest Flight Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for ... Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for the Future: Sixty Years Later, talked about a 1949 publicity stunt orchestrated to keep Yuma Army Air Field from closing. Two pilots, including Ms. Murdock’s brother, stayed in the air for 47 days straight.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
3:02 am MT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Storm Kings Lee Sandlin talks about his book, Storm Kings, in which he recalls the beginnings of modern ... Lee Sandlin talks about his book, Storm Kings, in which he recalls the beginnings of modern meteorology and the study of tornadoes throughout the American Midwest. The funnel clouds, given the moniker, “Storm King” by the region’s early settlers, attracted scientists that included the United States' first meteorologist, James Epsy. The author reported on several of the nation’s most destructive tornadoes and the scientific gains made to inform the population of potentially dangerous storms. Lee Sandlin speaks at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City, Iowa.
3:55 am MT Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of May 2, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of May 2, 2013 was shown.
3:57 am MT Approx. 3 min. The Corner Bookshop Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in ... Jean Chism, co-owner of the Corner Bookshop in Yuma, Arizona, talked about the literary scene in Yuma and the independent book business. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:00 am MT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on Purchasing Wars Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of ... Lloyd Rain talked about his book, Purchasing Wars, in which he explores the process of government procurement and its effect on taxpayers. He argued that the practice of giving preference to certain companies for factors other than winning bids is poor public policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:09 am MT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature Sam Metta Bexar talked about her book, Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature: Memoir, Folklore ... Sam Metta Bexar talked about her book, Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature: Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900-1950, in which she explores how Chicana literature, specifically the genres of memoir, folklore, and fiction, arose on the U.S.-Mexico border during the first half of the twentieth century.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
4:13 am MT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released by May 7, 2013, were shown. New books being released by May 7, 2013, were shown.
4:15 am MT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. A Book Discussion with Representative John Lewis and John Carlos Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and John Carlos talked about their experiences fighting for civil ... Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and John Carlos talked about their experiences fighting for civil rights. Representative Lewis was the chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963 to 1966 and he drew from those experiences in his books Walking with the Wind and Across That Bridge. John Carlos won the bronze medal in the 200 meters at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. As the U.S. national anthem played at the awards ceremony, John Carlos and his gold medal-winning African-American teammate, Tommie Smith, wore black gloves and raised their fists in a black power salute to protest injustices faced by African Americans at home. Inducted into the U.S. Track and Field Hall of Fame, he is also a recipient of the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. He co-wrote The John Carlos Story. “American Icons” was part of the 2013 Virginia Festival of the Book. They were interviewed by Robert Vaughan on stage at the Paramount Theater and responded to audience members' questions.