C-SPAN Schedule

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4:00 am PT Approx. 47 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for comments on “Judge Overturns Age Limit to Buy ‘Plan ... Telephone lines were open for comments on “Judge Overturns Age Limit to Buy ‘Plan B’ Contraceptive.” The previous day Senior Judge Edward Korman in the U.S. Eastern District of New York issued an opinion that rebuked actions by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in restricting the sales of this “morning after” pill. Christie Smythe, a reporter covering Brooklyn and Manhattan courts for Bloomberg News, talked by telephone about the history of the drug Plan B One-Step and the judge’s ruling. A video clip was played of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney the previous day expressing the president’s support of the administration decisions.
The program closed with a preview clip from Book TV of the Local Content Vehicle coverage from Mesa, Arizona, siring during the weekend.
2:01 am PT Approx. 2 hr. 58 min. In Depth with Senator Tom Coburn ; Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about his political career, politics in Washington, and his book, ... Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) talked about his political career, politics in Washington, and his book, The Debt Bomb: A Bold Plan to Stop Washington from Bankrupting America. In 2012 Senator Coburn also published Money for Nothing, Oklahoma Waste Report: Exposing Washington’s Wasteful Spending Habits in our Own Backyard, and Subsidies of the Rich and Famous. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 3:54 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Battle Over the Equal Rights Amendment Fordham University history professor Kirsten Swinth delivered a lecture about the consideration of ... Fordham University history professor Kirsten Swinth delivered a lecture about the consideration of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and 1980s. The Equal Rights Amendment was a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would guarantee certain rights for women. It passed Congress but was not ratified by the required number of state legislatures.
4:48 am PT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Danielle Kurtzleben on Jobs Numbers Report ; Danielle Kurtzleben talked about the jobs numbers released the previous day and responded to ... Danielle Kurtzleben talked about the jobs numbers released the previous day and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that U.S. employers added 88,000 jobs in March, which was the fewest in nine months, but the unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent. She explained that the fall in official unemployment rates was due to the large number of people who had stopped looking for work. Topics included the demographic shifts that influence the employment figures. 
The program closed with a video clip of Larry Pratt being interviewed the previous day about gun ownership by Greta Brawner for “Newsmakers.”
5:02 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Book Discussion on Power to the Poor Gordon Mantler talked about his book, Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight ... Gordon Mantler talked about his book, Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974, in which he recounts the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968. The author examined the antipoverty effort, organized by Martin Luther King, Jr., and the relationship between African-Americans and Mexican-Americans within the movement. Gordon Mantler spoke at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, North Carolina. 5:00 am PT Approx. 10 min. Civil Rights Oral History Project, Part 1 ; ; Lonnie Bunch, the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History ... Lonnie Bunch, the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, and curator Elaine Nichols introduced the Civil Rights Oral History Project. Initiated by Congress in 2009, the 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. They also talked about the June 6, 2011, oral history interview with the Reverend Joseph Lowery.
5:33 am PT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Pipeline Safety and Regulation ; Andrew Black talked about the aging pipeline system in the country as well as regulation and the ... Andrew Black talked about the aging pipeline system in the country as well as regulation and the economics of the industry. The rupture on March 29, 2013, of an Exxon Mobil pipe line carrying heavy tar-sand crude oil in Mayflower, Arkansas, was discussed. Video clips of the spill from Huffington Post were shown. Topics included the implications for the approval of the Keystone XL pipe line. Mr. Black responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 6:08 am PT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Educating America's Military Joan Johnson-Freese argued that the U.S. War College system was broken and no longer properly ... Joan Johnson-Freese argued that the U.S. War College system was broken and no longer properly educated senior military officers. Professor Johnson-Freese spoke at the Harvard Coop in Cambridge, Massachusetts and responded to questions from the audience. 5:10 am PT Approx. 28 min. Joseph Lowery Oral History Interview, Part 1 ; The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights ... The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights movement. He was a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He reflected on the effectiveness of nonviolence, the libel suit against him, sit-ins across the country, and the Selma to Montgomery March. 

This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, by Joseph Mosnier.
6:18 am PT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Presidential BRAIN Initiative ; Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), talked about ... Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), talked about President Obama’s call for $100 million to fund the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative. The NIH is one of the three agencies that would receive initial funding for the project. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
The program opened with a video clip of President Obama’s speech on April 2, 2013.
7:03 am PT Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion with Melanie Warner, Pandora's Lunchbox Melanie Warner spoke about food science and ways in which it had created inexpensive products that ... Melanie Warner spoke about food science and ways in which it had created inexpensive products that were devoid of nutritional value, addictive, and of potential harm to one’s health. She examined the proclivity of processed foods and commonly used ingredients, which made up approximately 70% of calories consumed in the United States. She spoke at Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver and responded to questions from the audience. 5:39 am PT Approx. 11 min. Civil Rights Oral History Project, Part 2 ; ; Lonnie Bunch, the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History ... Lonnie Bunch, the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, and curator Elaine Nichols introduced the Civil Rights Oral History Project. Initiated by Congress in 2009, the 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. They also talked about the June 6, 2011, oral history interview with the Reverend Joseph Lowery.
6:59 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Greg Smith Remarks on Business Ethics ; Wall Street executive Greg Smith spoke to Stanford students about his time at the Goldman Sachs, ... Wall Street executive Greg Smith spoke to Stanford students about his time at the Goldman Sachs, why he quit and the ethics of Wall Street investment firms. He resigned from Goldman Sachs in March of 2012, and wrote an op-ed in the New York Times decrying the firm’s change in culture and loss of client focus. He has since written a book called Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story. He also responded to questions from the audience. 7:51 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Book Discussion with Elliott Abrams, Tested by Zion ; Elliott Abrams, who served on President George W. Bush’s national security staff, talked ... Elliott Abrams, who served on President George W. Bush’s national security staff, talked about the accomplishments and failures of the Bush administration regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mr. Abrams spoke about his book at the New York Historical Society and responded to questions from the audience. 5:51 am PT Approx. 31 min. Joseph Lowery Oral History Interview, Part 2 ; The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights ... The Reverend Joseph Lowery talked about his life and his involvement in the civil rights movement. He was a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He reflected on the effectiveness of nonviolence, the libel suit against him, sit-ins across the country, and the Selma to Montgomery March. 

This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted at Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, by Joseph Mosnier.
8:04 am PT Approx. 54 min. Political and Economic Changes in China ; ; Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about economic and political changes in ... Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about economic and political changes in China. Among the topics he addressed were the state of U.S.-China relations, cyber threats, China’s economic and environmental policies, the new Chinese government, and corruption and economic reforms. He also responded to questions from the audience. He was interviewed by Ancy Serwer at George Washington University as a prelude to the Fortune Global Forum tat would be held June 2013 in Chengdu, China. 8:58 am PT Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. 6:24 am PT Approx. 5 min. Segregation and the Alston House ; A C-SPAN crew toured the Alston House in Mesa, Arizona. Built in the 1920s, it was home and ... A C-SPAN crew toured the Alston House in Mesa, Arizona. Built in the 1920s, it was home and office of Dr. Lucius Alston, the first black doctor to practice in Mesa. During an era of segregation, Dr. Alston and his wife, Velma, a nurse, treated members of the African-American, Hispanic, and American-Indian communities.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:03 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Iran's Nuclear Program Security specialists and policy experts talked about the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force ... Security specialists and policy experts talked about the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force report on U.S. immediate and long-term strategy in dealing with Iran’s nuclear program. Among other topics, they discussed the impact of economic sanctions on Iran, Iran’s reasons for wanting a nuclear weapon and the consequences of the country obtaining one, and the impact of ongoing Middle East upheaval on Iran’s power. 8:59 am PT Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on April 5, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. 6:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Rosa Parks' 100th Birthday Commemoration Panelists, including Darlene Clark Hine, Douglas Brinkley, Danielle McGuire, and Jeanne Theoharis, ... Panelists, including Darlene Clark Hine, Douglas Brinkley, Danielle McGuire, and Jeanne Theoharis, spoke at an event commemorating Rosa Parks' 100th birthday. The “National Day of Courage” event took place inside the Henry Ford Museum in Dearbon, Michigan.
10:34 am PT Approx. 59 min. Energy Policy and Fracking ; ; Following Gale Norton’s introductory remarks, Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer talked about ... Following Gale Norton’s introductory remarks, Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer talked about their documentary, FrackNation: The Miracle and the Madness. In their speech, they detailed how they evolved from being liberal European journalists to making a film to address what they call misinformation about the process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for natural gas.
This event was part of the annual Leadership Program of the Rockies retreat, a Colorado institute that provides economic and political leadership training.
9:01 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book TV in Mesa, Arizona These are the programs shown during the Mesa LCV Weekend on Book TV:
April Summitt’s ...
These are the programs shown during the Mesa LCV Weekend on Book TV:
April Summitt’s Contested Waters 311751-1
Thomas Wilson’s Mesa 311754-1
Don Critchlow’s When Hollywood Was Right 311749-1
Valerie Adams' Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows 311753-1
Donald Fixico’s Indian Resilience & Rebuilding 311752-1
Gary Stuart’s Innocent Until Interrogated 311750-1
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:44 am PT Approx. 8 min. Career of Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr. ; Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The ... Arizona Congressman John J. Rhodes Jr., who served as House Minority Leader from 1973 to 1981. The first Republican ever elected to represent Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was present at the August 7, 1974 meeting with President Richard Nixon at which he, Barry Goldwater, and Senator Hugh Scott informed Nixon that he no longer had enough support in the House to prevent his impeachment - The President announced his resignation the next day. Hear his son Tom Rhodes share the story and talk about the impact his father made in politics.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
11:34 am PT Approx. 42 min. Pipeline Safety and Regulation ; Andrew Black talked about the aging pipeline system in the country as well as regulation and the ... Andrew Black talked about the aging pipeline system in the country as well as regulation and the economics of the industry. The rupture on March 29, 2013, of an Exxon Mobil pipe line carrying heavy tar-sand crude oil in Mayflower, Arkansas, was discussed. Video clips of the spill from Huffington Post were shown. Topics included the implications for the approval of the Keystone XL pipe line. Mr. Black responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 9:01 am PT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Contested Waters April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado ... April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River, in which she explores the history of the Colorado River and its importance to the American Southwest.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:53 am PT Approx. 6 min. American Artifacts, USS Monitor Sailors' Burial Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ... Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
12:18 pm PT Approx. 8 min. In Sickness and in Health Care Aaron Mirtes and Chaz Olivier’s video, In Sickness and in Health Care, was one of the ... Aaron Mirtes and Chaz Olivier’s video, In Sickness and in Health Care, was one of the high school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were twelfth graders at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee.
The local cable provider was Comcast.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
9:16 am PT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Mesa Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, ... Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, Arizona as a Mormon settlement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:00 am PT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on The Girls of the Atomic City Denise Kiernan talked about her book, The Girls of the Atomic City, in which she tells the ... Denise Kiernan talked about her book, The Girls of the Atomic City, in which she tells the story of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, a town created in 1942 as one of the Manhattan Project’s secret cities. The city was home to more than 75,000 people, many of them young women recruited from small towns across the South.
12:29 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Wall Street Journal Viewpoints Breakfast with John Donahue ; John Donahoe talked about the future of eBay, describing efforts to take advantage of growth in ... John Donahoe talked about the future of eBay, describing efforts to take advantage of growth in mobile commerce. He called the congressional impasse over the budget deficit “enormously frustrating,” encouraging President Obama and Congress to consider a framework similar to the Simpson-Bowles National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform plan. A former colleague of Mitt Romney’s at Bain & Company, Mr. Donahoe confessed that he supported President Obama in his bid for re-election, mostly because his wife was U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Council. 9:21 am PT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on When Hollywood Was Right Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls ... Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls and Big Business Remade American Politics, in which he looks at the history of the Conservative Movement in Hollywood.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:00 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King ; William Pepper talked about his book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King, ... William Pepper talked about his book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King, published by Verso. The book is about his friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr., their work together in opposing the Vietnam War and on the Poor Peoples Campaign, and Dr. King’s assassination. Mr. Pepper argues that James Earl Ray, the man convicted of assassinating Dr. King, was only a “patsy” and that the men who conspired to kill Dr. King -- at least one of whom is still alive -- have never been brought to justice. Mr. Pepper also talks about the 1999 wrongful death lawsuit brought, and won, by the King family against Memphis restaurant owner Lloyd Jowers, on the grounds that he conspired to kill Dr. King. He answered questions from members of the audience following his remarks.
1:35 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Reforms to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Privacy specialists considered the growth of communications tools like e-mail and the use of ... Privacy specialists considered the growth of communications tools like e-mail and the use of global positioning systems (GPS), as well as the government’s ability to monitor personal information. Panelists focused on efforts to reform the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that regulated government access to electronic communications, to more clearly protect digital privacy rights. They responded to questions from the audience.
“Is Privacy a Thing of the Past? How Technology has Outpaced the Law on Government Access to Electronic Communications” was a presentation by the Constitution Project at the Google office in Washington, D.C.
9:29 am PT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Eisenhower's Fine Group of Fellows Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes ... Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes about President Eisenhower’s use of civilians in helping craft foreign and domestic policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:09 am PT Approx. 5 min. Mormon Settlers in Mesa, Arizona Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on ... Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on the city of Mesa.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:22 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the budget deal that he had ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the budget deal that he had again offered to Republicans. 9:37 am PT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indian Resilience and Rebuilding Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he ... Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he discusses the history of Indian gaming and its impact on the community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:15 am PT Approx. 42 min. Enduring Relevance of Alexander Hamilton New York University’s Richard Sylla talks about Alexander Hamilton’s legacy, focusing ... New York University’s Richard Sylla talks about Alexander Hamilton’s legacy, focusing on his ideas about economics and finance, and how they are relevant to the present day. Alexander Hamilton served as the first Treasury Secretary of the United States. The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society hosted this event at Trinity Church in New York City
3:26 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Kansas Governor Sam Brownback delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Kansas Governor Sam Brownback delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the governing initiatives being successfully carried out at the state level rather than the federal level. 9:50 am PT Approx. 23 min. Book Discussion on Innocent Until Interrogated Gary Stuart talked about his book, Innocent Until Interrogated, in which he chronicles the ... Gary Stuart talked about his book, Innocent Until Interrogated, in which he chronicles the 1991 case of the mass killing of a group of monks in a Buddhist Temple outside Phoenix and the subsequent interrogations and confessions of the suspects.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:00 am PT Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Clint Hill ; Clint Hill discussed Mrs. Kennedy and Me, his historical narrative of his assignment ... Clint Hill discussed Mrs. Kennedy and Me, his historical narrative of his assignment to guard the wife of former President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline, from shortly after the November 1960 election until after the 1964 presidential election. He shared stories about the former first lady’s travels to Europe, Asia, and South America, detailed the birth of her sons John and Patrick and Patrick’s sudden death. He described being in the Dallas motorcade when President Kennedy was killed, and its effect on his own life. He talked about his own boyhood growing up as an adopted child in North Dakota.

Clint Hill worked for five presidents. After Mrs. Kennedy, he was assigned to President Johnson. In 1967 he became the special agent in charge (SAIC) of presidential protection. In 1972, Hill was promoted to the position of assistant director of the Secret Service, responsible for all protective forces. He retired in 1975.
3:33 pm PT Approx. 26 min. The Communicators with Robert Litan and Hal Singer ; ; Robert Litan and Hal Singer, co-authors of The Need for Speed, talked about their book, ... Robert Litan and Hal Singer, co-authors of The Need for Speed, talked about their book, which promotes less regulation and more competition for broadband development in the U.S. 10:26 am PT Approx. 10 min. Book Discussion on How to Succeed in College (While Really Trying) ; Jon Gould talked about his book, How to Succeed in College (While Really Trying): A ... Jon Gould talked about his book, How to Succeed in College (While Really Trying): A Professor’s Inside Advice , in which he gives advice to students who are entering college. Professor Gould argued that while there are many books telling high school students how to get into college, there are very few that tell students what they need to know in order to succeed once they get there. This interview was part of Book TV’s College Series. 12:00 pm PT Approx. 28 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
4:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. First Ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler Edna Greene Medford and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first ladies Anna ... Edna Greene Medford and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*Among the topics addressed were the short presidency of William Henry Harrison, the death of Letitia Taylor in the White House, and the president’s marriage to Julia Gardiner and her role as first lady. Julia Gardiner Tyler was known as an outwardly social first lady who brought European dancing to the White House and cultivated a public image as a trend-setter. She also helped in her husband’s efforts to annex Texas. Christopher Leahy spoke by telephone about his work editing her papers.
Video was shown from Colonial Williamsburg and the Tyler’s Sherwood Forest plantation home in Charles City, Virginia. Harrison Tyler and his wife Payne spoke in videos recorded at Sherwood Forest.
This was the sixth installment in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
10:38 am PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown. New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown. 12:30 pm PT Approx. 52 min. Michael Nelson Discusses the U.S. Constitution and Power of the Presidency Michael Nelson discusses the United States Constitution and the power of the ... Michael Nelson discusses the United States Constitution and the power of the presidency. Nelson is a Rhodes College political science professor and a senior fellow at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center of Public Affairs.
5:35 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Stephanie Schriock on Women in Politics Stephanie Schriock talked about the challenges related to women running for and getting elected to ... Stephanie Schriock talked about the challenges related to women running for and getting elected to public office. She detailed the history EMILY’s List, which was formed because the Democratic Party establishment would not fund women’s campaigns. She also talked about the importance of having more women in leadership roles in business, law, and the academic arenas. After her speech, she responded to audience members questions. 
This was the keynote address at the “Gender Matters: Women, Social Policy, and the 2012 Election” symposium at American University Washington College of Law, presented by the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law and the Program on Women and the Law.
10:45 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Book Discussion on Black Against Empire Waldo Martin and Joshua Bloom talked about their book, Black Against Empire: The History and ... Waldo Martin and Joshua Bloom talked about their book, Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party. The authors recalled the organization’s founding, its proliferation of offices in over sixty cities across the country, and its political ideologies and inner workings. Waldo Martin and Joshua Bloom were joined by Ula Taylor, associate African-American studies professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party. They spoke at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco. 1:24 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Jefferson-Hamilton Debate on How to Stimulate the Economy ; ; In the 1790 s Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton held conflicting views ro the role and size ... In the 1790 s Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton held conflicting views ro the role and size of the new federal government. Hamilton believed in an active, powerful central government that would nurture commerce, while Jefferson thought that the states must retain enough power to check the central government. Assuming the roles of Jefferson and Hamilton, two University of Maryland history professors debated the nature of federalism in the new republic.
This is about 1 hour and 30 minutes
6:50 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Resettlement of Refugees, Part 1 Panelists talked about the resettlement of refugees and the administration of refugee assistance ... Panelists talked about the resettlement of refugees and the administration of refugee assistance programs in various regions, including Syria, Afghanistan, and Haiti. They responded to questions from the audience. 12:34 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Eisenhower's Fine Group of Fellows Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes ... Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes about President Eisenhower’s use of civilians in helping craft foreign and domestic policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Civil War Battlefield Trauma Civil War scholars gave a historical perspective on the physical and mental trauma suffered by ... Civil War scholars gave a historical perspective on the physical and mental trauma suffered by soldiers fighting the bloodiest war in American history.*More than 625,000 Americans died in the Civil War and the death toll may have exceeded 700,000.
7:58 pm PT Approx. 49 min. Resettlement of Refugees, Part 2 ; ; Mark Cetron and Liz Mclaughlin talked about the Center for Disease Control’s efforts to ... Mark Cetron and Liz Mclaughlin talked about the Center for Disease Control’s efforts to screen refugees for diseases and the unintended consequences for host countries taking in refugees. Cases specific to the conflict in Syria were presented. 12:42 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Publishing News on April 5, 2013 Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. Publishing news from the week ending April 5, 2013. 4:17 pm PT Approx. 39 min. Walter Cronkite Interview Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight ... Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight Eisenhower’s military and political career. Mr. Cronkite knew President Eisenhower in England during World War II and recalled the President’s “white hat” reputation among his troops and the wartime press. Mr. Cronkite also described how Eisenhower made the transition from war hero to president. This interview was part of a documentary series on President Eisenhower’s military and political career.
8:49 pm PT Approx. 8 min. In Sickness and in Health Care Aaron Mirtes and Chaz Olivier’s video, In Sickness and in Health Care, was one of the ... Aaron Mirtes and Chaz Olivier’s video, In Sickness and in Health Care, was one of the high school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were twelfth graders at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee.
The local cable provider was Comcast.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
12:44 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Online Book Club Comments Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were ... Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were shown and the next meeting on April 30, 2013, was promoted. 5:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 49 min. John Dewey and Progressivism University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Wilfred McClay talked about the life, works and ... University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Wilfred McClay talked about the life, works and philosophies of John Dewey, a leader in the progressive movement in education and philosophical movement know as pragmatism.
9:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Stephanie Schriock on Women in Politics Stephanie Schriock talked about the challenges related to women running for and getting elected to ... Stephanie Schriock talked about the challenges related to women running for and getting elected to public office. She detailed the history EMILY’s List, which was formed because the Democratic Party establishment would not fund women’s campaigns. She also talked about the importance of having more women in leadership roles in business, law, and the academic arenas. After her speech, she responded to audience members questions. 
This was the keynote address at the “Gender Matters: Women, Social Policy, and the 2012 Election” symposium at American University Washington College of Law, presented by the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law and the Program on Women and the Law.
12:45 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on Persecuted Co-authors Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert, and Nina Shea talked about their book, Persecuted: The ... Co-authors Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert, and Nina Shea talked about their book, Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians, in which they look at the persecution of Christians around the world. Their discussion, hosted by the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC, was moderated by Eric Metaxas, author of Bonhoeffer. 6:52 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Hohokam Civilization in the Salt River Valley Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day ... Jerry Howard talked about the Hohokam civilization and how they lived in the lands of present-day Arizona. He toured the massive ruin of adobe walls and platforms and explored the mound built by the ancient civilization that thrived from AD 1100 to AD 1400.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:15 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Resettlement of Refugees, Part 1 Panelists talked about the resettlement of refugees and the administration of refugee assistance ... Panelists talked about the resettlement of refugees and the administration of refugee assistance programs in various regions, including Syria, Afghanistan, and Haiti. They responded to questions from the audience. 2:02 pm PT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on At the Edge of the Precipice Robert Remini, historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, presents a history of the ... Robert Remini, historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, presents a history of the Compromise of 1850 brokered between the North and South by Kentucky Senator Henry Clay. The Compromise was born from a debate between Northern and Southern politicians who argued whether America’s newest states, gained following the Mexican war, should be free or allow slavery. The Compromise collapsed ten years after it’s agreement and led to the South’s succession. Robert Remini discussed his book at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the opening of the “Discovering the Civil War” exhibit which launches the sesquicentennial commemoration of the war’s beginning. 7:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Civil War Battlefield Trauma Civil War scholars gave a historical perspective on the physical and mental trauma suffered by ... Civil War scholars gave a historical perspective on the physical and mental trauma suffered by soldiers fighting the bloodiest war in American history.*More than 625,000 Americans died in the Civil War and the death toll may have exceeded 700,000.
11:23 pm PT Approx. 49 min. Resettlement of Refugees, Part 2 ; ; Mark Cetron and Liz Mclaughlin talked about the Center for Disease Control’s efforts to ... Mark Cetron and Liz Mclaughlin talked about the Center for Disease Control’s efforts to screen refugees for diseases and the unintended consequences for host countries taking in refugees. Cases specific to the conflict in Syria were presented. 2:59 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. 8:18 pm PT Approx. 39 min. Walter Cronkite Interview Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight ... Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight Eisenhower’s military and political career. Mr. Cronkite knew President Eisenhower in England during World War II and recalled the President’s “white hat” reputation among his troops and the wartime press. Mr. Cronkite also described how Eisenhower made the transition from war hero to president. This interview was part of a documentary series on President Eisenhower’s military and political career.
12:14 am PT Approx. 8 min. In Sickness and in Health Care Aaron Mirtes and Chaz Olivier’s video, In Sickness and in Health Care, was one of the ... Aaron Mirtes and Chaz Olivier’s video, In Sickness and in Health Care, was one of the high school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were twelfth graders at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee.
The local cable provider was Comcast.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
3:01 pm PT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on First Mothers ; Ms. Angelo talked about her book, First Mothers: The Women Who Shaped the Presidents, ... Ms. Angelo talked about her book, First Mothers: The Women Who Shaped the Presidents, published by William Morrow. She told some of the stories of the mothers of eleven presidents of the 20th century with personal anecdotes, some of which were obtained through interviews with living relatives. 9:00 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. John Dewey and Progressivism University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Wilfred McClay talked about the life, works and ... University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor Wilfred McClay talked about the life, works and philosophies of John Dewey, a leader in the progressive movement in education and philosophical movement know as pragmatism.
12:25 am PT Approx. 54 min. Women and the Middle East ; Tara Sonenshine talked about some of the advances and continued challenges for women in the Arab ... Tara Sonenshine talked about some of the advances and continued challenges for women in the Arab world. She argued the importance of including women in political and social affairs in the Middle East and North Africa. After her remarks, “Women in a Changing Middle East,” she was interviewed by former Assistant Secretary of State Wittes and also responded to questions from members of the audience. 3:58 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Online Book Club Comments Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were ... Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were shown and the next meeting on April 30, 2013, was promoted. 10:52 pm PT Approx. 6 min. British Pilot Training During World War II ; Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World ... Learn about how Falcon Field was used as a training ground for the Royal Air Force during World War II. Hear WWII Veteran Richard “Dick” Cooper share stories of what it was like to be a young pilot in training.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:22 am PT Approx. 54 min. Politico Playbook Breakfast on the Obama Administration Agenda ; Dan Pfeiffer talked about Obama administration second-term agenda issues, including gun control, ... Dan Pfeiffer talked about Obama administration second-term agenda issues, including gun control, immigration, and the budget. Other topics included President Obama’s news reading habits and relationship with the media. He was interviewed by Mike Allen at the Mayflower Hotel as part of his Politico Playbook Breakfast series.
Due to audio difficulties, a five-minute portion of this interview was not airable.
4:01 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Book Discussion on Army of God ; Author David Axe and illustrator Tim Hamilton talked about their book, Army of God: Joseph ... Author David Axe and illustrator Tim Hamilton talked about their book, Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central Africa, in which they chronicle the crimes of Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army in Central Africa. Mr. Axe and Mr. Hamilton spoke at the City University of New York’s Hunter College. 11:00 pm PT Approx. 28 min. National Museum of African American History and Culture The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on ... The National Museum of African American History and Culture would be opened by the Smithsonian on the National Mall in 2015. Lonnie Bunch, the founding director, talked about the mission and vision of the museum as he displayed an architectural model in the museum staff’s temporary office space. He then gave a tour of the storage facility where he showed artifacts that would be on display in the new building.
2:17 am PT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the budget deal that he had ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the budget deal that he had again offered to Republicans. 5:02 pm PT Approx. 22 min. Book Discussion on Innocent Until Interrogated Gary Stuart talked about his book, Innocent Until Interrogated, in which he chronicles the ... Gary Stuart talked about his book, Innocent Until Interrogated, in which he chronicles the 1991 case of the mass killing of a group of monks in a Buddhist Temple outside Phoenix and the subsequent interrogations and confessions of the suspects.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:31 pm PT Approx. 52 min. Michael Nelson Discusses the U.S. Constitution and Power of the Presidency Michael Nelson discusses the United States Constitution and the power of the ... Michael Nelson discusses the United States Constitution and the power of the presidency. Nelson is a Rhodes College political science professor and a senior fellow at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center of Public Affairs.
2:22 am PT Approx. 4 min. Weekly Republican Address Kansas Governor Sam Brownback delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Kansas Governor Sam Brownback delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the governing initiatives being successfully carried out at the state level rather than the federal level. 5:25 pm PT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Mesa Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, ... Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, Arizona as a Mormon settlement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:24 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Jefferson-Hamilton Debate on How to Stimulate the Economy ; ; In the 1790 s Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton held conflicting views ro the role and size ... In the 1790 s Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton held conflicting views ro the role and size of the new federal government. Hamilton believed in an active, powerful central government that would nurture commerce, while Jefferson thought that the states must retain enough power to check the central government. Assuming the roles of Jefferson and Hamilton, two University of Maryland history professors debated the nature of federalism in the new republic.
This is about 1 hour and 30 minutes
2:29 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Government Surveillance of Air Travelers ; ; Panelists talked about their opposition to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) air ... Panelists talked about their opposition to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) air passenger security measures. They focused primarily on body scanning machines and enhanced pat-downs. Edward Hasbrouck gave an extensive description of the various ways the tracks travelers. The program also included questions from audience members. 5:31 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Book Discussion on Rethinking Money ; Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne talked about their book, Rethinking Money: How New Currencies ... Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne talked about their book, Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity, in which they argue that our monetary system is antiquated and that a new system of complimentary currencies could help improve the economy in our communities and states. This talk was hosted by the World Affairs Forum of Stamford, Connecticut. 2:01 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Book Discussion on An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King ; William Pepper talked about his book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King, ... William Pepper talked about his book An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King, published by Verso. The book is about his friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr., their work together in opposing the Vietnam War and on the Poor Peoples Campaign, and Dr. King’s assassination. Mr. Pepper argues that James Earl Ray, the man convicted of assassinating Dr. King, was only a “patsy” and that the men who conspired to kill Dr. King -- at least one of whom is still alive -- have never been brought to justice. Mr. Pepper also talks about the 1999 wrongful death lawsuit brought, and won, by the King family against Memphis restaurant owner Lloyd Jowers, on the grounds that he conspired to kill Dr. King. He answered questions from members of the audience following his remarks.
3:50 am PT Approx. 7 min. Education Across the Nation Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, ... Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon, and Maggie Murr’s video, Education Across the Nation, was one of the middle school section third prize-winning videos in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Farragut Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee. 
The local cable company was Charter Communications. 
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2013 contest participants were asked to send a message to the president on the issue they consider most important in 2013.
6:44 pm PT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Contested Waters April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado ... April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River, in which she explores the history of the Colorado River and its importance to the American Southwest.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:09 am PT Approx. 5 min. Mormon Settlers in Mesa, Arizona Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on ... Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on the city of Mesa.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
7:00 pm PT Approx. 55 min. After Words with Neil Irwin ; Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on ... Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, in which he explores the events that resulted in the financial crisis of 2008. He spoke with the Wall Street Journal's David Wessel. 3:16 am PT Approx. 42 min. Enduring Relevance of Alexander Hamilton New York University’s Richard Sylla talks about Alexander Hamilton’s legacy, focusing ... New York University’s Richard Sylla talks about Alexander Hamilton’s legacy, focusing on his ideas about economics and finance, and how they are relevant to the present day. Alexander Hamilton served as the first Treasury Secretary of the United States. The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society hosted this event at Trinity Church in New York City
7:54 pm PT Approx. 8 min. Book Discussion on When Hollywood Was Right Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls ... Don Critchlow talked about his book, When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls and Big Business Remade American Politics, in which he looks at the history of the Conservative Movement in Hollywood.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:04 pm PT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America Sam Roberts talked about his book, Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America, ... Sam Roberts talked about his book, Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America, in which he presents a history of New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, which opened on February 2, 1913. The author spoke about the Terminal’s development and construction and how it changed the urban landscape. Sam Roberts spoke at the New York Public Library.
9:01 pm PT Approx. 12 min. Book Discussion on Indian Resilience and Rebuilding Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he ... Donald Fixico talked about his book, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, in which he discusses the history of Indian gaming and its impact on the community.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:13 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Book TV Fairs and Festivals A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown. A list of upcoming book fairs and festivals as of April 4, 2013 was shown.
9:15 pm PT Approx. 38 min. Book Discussion on Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons ; Fiona Deans Halloran talked about her book, Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political ... Fiona Deans Halloran talked about her book, Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons, in which she recounts the life of political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902). A regular contributor to Harper’s Weekly, Nast made popular the donkey and elephant as symbols of the Democratic and Republican Parties. Ms. Halloran spoke about the role the cartoonist played in Gilded Age politics and his many detractors, William “Boss” Tweed, and friends, Mark Twain that he accrued throughout his career. Fiona Deans Halloran spoke at the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky.
9:54 pm PT Approx. 7 min. Book Discussion on Eisenhower's Fine Group of Fellows Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes ... Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes about President Eisenhower’s use of civilians in helping craft foreign and domestic policy.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:02 pm PT 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.
11:26 pm PT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown. New books being released April 9, 2013, were shown.
11:28 pm PT Approx. 1 min. Online Book Club Comments Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were ... Comments from the first online meeting of the Book TV Online Book Club on March 26, 2013, were shown and the next meeting on April 30, 2013, was promoted.
11:29 pm PT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Book Discussion on Bad History, Worse Policy Peter Wallison talked about his book, Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative about ... Peter Wallison talked about his book, Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative about the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act, in which he takes a critical look at the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and argues that it is based on a false narrative of what lead to the 2008 economic collapse. During this event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute, Mr. Wallison was joined by Wayne Abernathy, of the American Bankers Association, John Allison of the Cato Institute, and Hester Peirce of George Mason University.
1:01 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Book Discussion on Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice ; Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, ... Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke about her memoir, Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice, at the Cooper Union in New York City.
2:25 am PT Approx. 4 min. Book Discussion on Mesa Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, ... Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, Arizona as a Mormon settlement. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:30 am PT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on The Measure of Civilization ; Ian Morris looks at the development of civilizations over the past 15,000 years and uses current ... Ian Morris looks at the development of civilizations over the past 15,000 years and uses current measures for human development to explain why the center of advancement moved from the East to the West. Prof. Morris spoke at an event hosted by the World Affairs Council of Washington, DC.
3:47 am PT Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on Contested Waters April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado ... April Summitt talked about her book, Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River, in which she explores the history of the Colorado River and its importance to the American Southwest.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Mesa, Arizona, on March 4-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.