C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, April 5 >

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7:00 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Are Local Newspapers Still ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Are Local Newspapers Still Relevant?” The topic was inspired by the staff cuts to the New Jersey Star Ledger announced on April 3, 2014.

Rick Edmonds, media business analyst for The Poynter Institute, also spoke by telephone about the future of the local newspaper industry and how it has been impacted by digital media.
6:18 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Caterpillar's Offshore Tax Strategies Law professors, tax experts, and executives from Caterpillar testified on the offshore tax ... Law professors, tax experts, and executives from Caterpillar testified on the offshore tax strategies of the Peoria, Illinois, manufacturing company. In his opening remarks Subcommittee Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) outlined the committee’s report on Caterpillar’s operations, stressing his concerns that the company had shifted $8 billon in profits through Switzerland to avoid $2.4 billion in taxes. 

Law professors in the first panel analyzed Caterpillar’s tax avoidance actions and gave recommendations for corporate tax rates. 

In panel two, tax experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers, consultants for Caterpillar, explained Caterpillar’s transfer of profits to Switzerland. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) voiced his opposition to the hearing by saying Caterpillar should be praised for their actions and not chastised, and that the U.S. tax code should be on trial instead.

In panel three, Caterpillar Vice President Julie Legacy repeatedly stated that the company was complying with the U.S. tax code.
6:10 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. United Nations and Foreign Operations Funding U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget ... U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the U.N. and international organizations. She covered a range of subjects, including ongoing talks with Iran and Syria, and Russian intervention in Ukraine.
7:02 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. LIVE Rick Edmonds on the Local Newspaper Industry ; Rick Edmonds spoke by telephone about the future of the local newspaper industry and how it has ... Rick Edmonds spoke by telephone about the future of the local newspaper industry and how it has been impacted by digital media. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Body Counts Sean Strub, founder of POZ magazine, talked about his his memoir, Body Counts: A Memoir of ... Sean Strub, founder of POZ magazine, talked about his his memoir, Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival, in which he discusses his life and his efforts to bring awareness to the AIDS epidemic during the 1980s. In 1990, Mr. Strub, who himself has lived with AIDS for over three decades, became the first openly gay, HIV positive person to run for Congress. This event was hosted by Books Inc. in San Francisco. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 28 min. 1954 U.S. Army Film NATO Maneuvers This film is a 1954 U.S. Army “Big Picture” report on North Atlantic Treaty ... This film is a 1954 U.S. Army “Big Picture” report on North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) cooperative military exercises in Europe to contain the Soviet Union and protect strategic assets such as the Suez canal. The films begins in March 1954 with Exercise Medflex Able, which was held in the Mediterranean Sea near Gibraltar. Also profiled were Exercise Keystone in September 1954, which began near the Achilles Line in Northern Greece, and Exercise Indian Summer, held in the U.S. zone of Germany.
7:48 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Unemployment and March 2014 Job Numbers ; Wall Street Journal correspondent Pedro da Costa talked about unemployment and job numbers ... Wall Street Journal correspondent Pedro da Costa talked about unemployment and job numbers for March 2014 which were released the previous day. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers added 192,000 jobs in March 2014 and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent.

The program included a video clip of President’s Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Jason Furman being interviewed the previous day for “Newsmakers” and a video clip of that day’s weekly Republican address by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).
9:02 AM EDT Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on Taxifornia James Lacy talked about his book Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America. He ... James Lacy talked about his book Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America. He argued that if Americans want to know what their country would be like if liberals had their way on taxation, they need look no further than California, where citizens are taxed more heavily than anywhere else in the country. Mr. Lacy said that, thanks to liberals, California’s once prosperous economy was on the verge of collapse. This was part of the Spring Conference for high school students, “A Time for Choosing,” held by the Young America’s Foundation at the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California. 8:29 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Book Discussion on George Washington's Eye ; Joseph Manca talked about his book, George Washington’s Eye: Landscape, Architecture and ... Joseph Manca talked about his book, George Washington’s Eye: Landscape, Architecture and Design at Mount Vernon, in which he talks about how the grounds and architecture at Mount Vernon, his Virginia home, reflect the independence and democratic ideals of the young country he led in war and peace. Washington, as Mr. Manca puts it, was building “a new American garden” that rejected European extravagance for what was called a “plain and neat” sensibility more suited to a republic. Mr. Manca spoke at Mount Vernon’s new National Library for the Study of George Washington.
8:36 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. LIVE Federal Tax Preparation Advice ; Kevin McCormally offered advice to those preparing their 2013 federal taxes. Topics included ... Kevin McCormally offered advice to those preparing their 2013 federal taxes. Topics included what people should be doing now, tax law changes, often overlooked tax deductions, tax prep software available, and audit fears. 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 50 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Gun Control Authors gave various viewpoints on the Second Amendment and gun control. The panel was ... Authors gave various viewpoints on the Second Amendment and gun control. The panel was moderated by Paul Barrett.

Emily Miller is the author of Emily Gets Her Gun: But Obama Wants to Take Yours. Craig Whitney is the author of Living With Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment. Daniel Webster is the co-author of Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis. Paul Barrett is the author of Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun.

“Who Has the Right to Bear Arms?” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland
9:45 AM EDT Approx. 13 min. Bend, Oregon's Lumber Industry Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum talked about Bend, ... Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum talked about Bend, Oregon’s origins as a mill town, explained what life was like while the mills were in operation, and discussed the impact of their closing. Two of the largest lumber mills of their time were located in Bend. Brooks-Scanlon and Shevlin-Hixon opened in 1916 and were located on opposite sides of the Deschutes River in Bend. Both mills were a major part of the city’s economy during much of the 20th century. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:32 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. David Drucker on Congressional Agenda David Drucker talked about the week ahead in Congress. David Drucker talked about the week ahead in Congress. 10:57 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of April 7, 2014 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of April 7, 2014 was shown. 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 28 min. Tenement Museum Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an ... Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
9:39 AM EDT Approx. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer commentary on news of the day.

The program ...
Telephone lines were open for viewer commentary on news of the day.

The program concluded with a video clip from the C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) stop on their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon.
10:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Open Phones on Flash Boys ; Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of several books about Wall Street, published his latest, ... Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of several books about Wall Street, published his latest, titled Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, on Monday, March 31, 2014. The following Saturday he answered viewer questions about the book by telephone, electronic mail, Facebook, and Twitter.

In his book, Mr. Lewis looks at the world of high-frequency stock trading and argues that high-frequency traders and big Wall Street banks have rigged the system to gain an advantage over regular investors. He also talked about a group of traders who, having discovered how the market now operates, created their own stock exchange to try to level the playing field.
10:31 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Origins of the Cell Phone ; Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and ... Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, interviewed Martin Cooper about the development of the first cell phones and current innovative smart phone models. Martin Cooper was one of the inventors of the first handheld cellular phone, and placed the first public cell phone call in 1973.
10:02 AM EDT Approx. 57 min. Afghan Electons ; ; Former officials from the Obama and George W. Bush administrations previewed the Afghanistan ... Former officials from the Obama and George W. Bush administrations previewed the Afghanistan presidential and provincial council elections and warned against not judging Afghan elections by Western standards. The panel talked about the lack of a long-term security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan. The event was hosted by the Alliance in Support of the Afghan People. 12:03 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Upcoming Book TV Events Events Book TV would be covering April 9 and 10, 2014, were shown. Events Book TV would be covering April 9 and 10, 2014, were shown. 11:51 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Deschutes Railroad War Railroad historian and attorney Martin Hansen talks about the Deschutes Railroad War, the race ... Railroad historian and attorney Martin Hansen talks about the Deschutes Railroad War, the race between two railroad barons to build a railroad line through central Oregon. James Hill and Edward Herriman began building competing lines to cross over the Crooked River Gorge just north of Bend, Oregon in 1909. James Hill arrived first and nailed the golden spike at the Train Depot in Bend. The “Hill” line opened Bend for the lumber industry and made it possible to transport thousands of pounds of lumber from that part of the state.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
11:03 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. Marine Corps Readiness ; ; General James Amos talked about proposed cuts to the Defense Department’s budget and the ... General James Amos talked about proposed cuts to the Defense Department’s budget and the impact of those cuts on the Marine Corps' ability to defend U.S. interests.  12:05 PM EDT Approx. 18 min. Book Party for HRC Book TV attended a book party for the publication of HRC by Amie Parnes and Jonathan ... Book TV attended a book party for the publication of HRC by Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen. The co-authors spoke with guests and made informal remarks. The party, co-hosted by The Hill and Bloomberg, was held at the W Hotel in Washington, DC. 12:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Death in the White House Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John ... Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event “When Life Strikes the White House: Death, Scandal, Illness, and the Responsibilities of a President,” hosted by Southern Methodist University’s Tower Center for Political Studies and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
12:20 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. United Nations and Foreign Operations Funding U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget ... U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the U.N. and international organizations. She covered a range of subjects, including ongoing talks with Iran and Syria, and Russian intervention in Ukraine. 12:28 PM EDT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Presidents Eisenhower and Obama ; ; Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama ... Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency and Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, talked about the presidencies of Dwight Eisenhower and Barack Obama. The authors talked about the similarities in style of the two presidents despite the differences in their backgrounds. The panel was moderated by Stephen Wrage, editor of Immaculate Warfare: Participants Reflect on the Air Campaigns over Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

“Is Barack Like Ike?” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. 
1:35 PM EDT Approx. 24 min. Jennifer Keene and Christopher Capozzola on World War I ; ; Historians Jennifer Keene and Christopher Capozzola talked about the global ramifications of World ... Historians Jennifer Keene and Christopher Capozzola talked about the global ramifications of World War I. This interview was conducted at the 2014 American Historical Association conference in Washington, DC.
2:10 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Global Economic Inequality ; Jim Yong Kim talked about World Bank’s efforts to address global economic inequality, ... Jim Yong Kim talked about World Bank’s efforts to address global economic inequality, announcing plans to end extreme poverty by 2030. He also talked about building a hydro-electric plant in Africa and linking climate change to energy. He spoke a good deal about climate change and how the World Bank, through targeting investments in developing countries, could bring a sustained power source while reducing the carbon footprint in the developing world. CNBC’s Chief International Correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera was the moderator. 1:29 PM EDT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing ; ; Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as ... Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The panel was moderated by Professor Geltman, who began with an illustrated overview of fracking. 

Seamus McGraw is the author of The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone. Tom Wilber is the author of Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale. Elizabeth Glass Geltman is the author of Recycling Land: Understanding the Legal Landscape of Brownfield Development and Modern Environmental Law: Policy and Practice.

“Fracking: Energy Solution or Environmental Disaster?” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. 
2:00 PM EDT Approx. 50 min. General Ulysses S. Grant Author and professor Jean Edward Smith talked about the military career of Ulysses S. Grant, from ... Author and professor Jean Edward Smith talked about the military career of Ulysses S. Grant, from his entry into West Point through his service and leadership of Union forces in the Civil War. The New York Historical Society hosted this event.
3:12 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Jason Furman Jason Furman, the chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, talked about the ... Jason Furman, the chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, talked about the latest jobs report, the debate on raising the minimum wage, income inequality, and the Affordable Care Act. He was interviewed by remote video from the grounds of the White House. After the interview, the reporters in the studio discussed his responses with the host. 2:29 PM EDT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on the Civil Rights Movement Authors talked about their books on the history of the civil rights movement. In the year ... Authors talked about their books on the history of the civil rights movement. In the year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, they explored the political and social climate of the 1960s and the struggle for equality. The panel was moderated by Robert McCarthy.


Todd Purdumis the author of An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Juan Williams is the author of Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965. David L. Chappell is the author of Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr..

“The Civil Rights Movement” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. 
2:54 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Bend Emblem Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum, talked about the Bend ... Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum, talked about the Bend Emblem, which was created as the city logo 100 years ago by the Bend Emblem Club. Club members swore an oath to wear a pin emblazoned with the image until the town reached 100,000 inhabitants. They also employed creative marketing tactics to promote the city. In 2014, the population is nearly 80,000 and the logo shows up all over the city.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:16 PM EDT Approx. 47 min. March 2014 Unemployment Numbers Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner Erica Groshen testified before the Joint Economic ... Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner Erica Groshen testified before the Joint Economic Committee on the March 2014 employment report released that day. The report revealed the unemployment rate remained at 6.7 percent and 192,000 jobs were added with the net job growth occurring in the private sector. 3:26 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Upcoming Book TV Events Events Book TV would be covering April 9 and 10, 2014, were shown. Events Book TV would be covering April 9 and 10, 2014, were shown. 3:00 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. Literature of the Early American Republic Miami University professor Andrew Cayton talked about the literature of the early American ... Miami University professor Andrew Cayton talked about the literature of the early American republic. From the end of the American Revolution through the 1830's the country rapidly grew in size and population. As these transformations were taking place the importance of newspapers, books and letters grew. Professor Cayton argued that the culture of printed material that evolved encouraged civility and allowed people to stay connected after moving to developing parts of the country with people who were strangers to them.
4:05 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. Unemployment and March 2014 Job Numbers ; Wall Street Journal correspondent Pedro da Costa talked about unemployment and job numbers ... Wall Street Journal correspondent Pedro da Costa talked about unemployment and job numbers for March 2014 which were released the previous day. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers added 192,000 jobs in March 2014 and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent.

The program included a video clip of President’s Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Jason Furman being interviewed the previous day for “Newsmakers” and a video clip of that day’s weekly Republican address by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).
3:28 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Panel Discussion on Politics ; ; Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich (R), author of America: Hope for Change and Al ... Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich (R), author of America: Hope for Change and Al From, author of The New Democrats and the Return to Power, talked about politics, the current polarization of the American
government, and the direction the country was headed. The panel was moderated by Charles Flanagan, director of educational programs at the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives.

“Changing the Future of American Politics” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place at 11 a.m. in Katharine Hall.
4:00 PM EDT Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on The House ; House Historian Robert Remini talked about his book, The House, published by Collins, in ... House Historian Robert Remini talked about his book, The House, published by Collins, in which he described the U.S. House of Representatives' responses to the Cold War, the Great Depression, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and Watergate throughout the 20th century. He talked about the “conservative revolution” of the 1980s and 1990s, and responded to audience members' questions.

Robert Remini is the author of Andrew Jackson and the Bank War, The Life of Andrew Jackson Vols. 1 - 3, The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson, The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America’s First Military Victory, and Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars.
4:50 PM EDT Approx. 22 min. Representatives Cantor and Hoyer on House Agenda Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer spoke on the House floor about the ... Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer spoke on the House floor about the upcoming week’s schedule of work on the fiscal year 2015 budget. They then traded views on unemployment insurance extension, immigration, and the “doc fix” for Medicare payments. 4:34 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Book TV in Bend, Oregon C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

Programs included in the Book TV segment were:

Book Discussion on Bong Hits 4 Jesus 318240-1

Atelier 6000 Printmaking and Book Arts Studio 318243-1

Book Discussion on Homestead 318241-1

Book Discussion on Gather at the Table 318242-1
4:49 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Harlem in the Early 20th Century ; Barry Lewis talked about the history of Harlem’s buildings and people. Founded as a ... Barry Lewis talked about the history of Harlem’s buildings and people. Founded as a 17th century Dutch outpost, Harlem was developed during the Reconstruction Era as a white middle class neighborhood. African Americans moved into Harlem around the turn of the 20th century, and the city became segregated on north-south lines.
5:13 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. House Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Markup, Part 1 The House Budget Committee considered the fiscal year 2015 budget resolution introduced by ... The House Budget Committee considered the fiscal year 2015 budget resolution introduced by Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI). Part 1 includes opening remarks and debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act, and cuts to nutrition programs and education and infrastructure investments. In addition, this session includes questions and answers with the House Budget Committee staff.

The other parts of the hearing are available using program identification numbers 318635-2 (Part 2) and 318635-101 (Part 3).
4:36 PM EDT Approx. 18 min. Book Discussion on Bong Hits 4 Jesus James Foster talked about his book, Bong Hits 4 Jesus: A Perfect Constitutional Storm in ... James Foster talked about his book, Bong Hits 4 Jesus: A Perfect Constitutional Storm in Alaska’s Capital, in which he discusses Morse v. Frederick, the Supreme Court case that addressed free speech in an American high school. In January 2002, as the Olympic torch was being carried down the main street of Juneau, Alaska, High School senior Joseph Frederick unraveled a banner reading “BONG HITS 4 JESUS.” The principal, Deborah Morse, ordered Frederick to immediately take down the banner. He refused saying that Morse was violating his First Amendment rights.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
6:01 PM EDT Approx. 36 min. 1864 Union Raid on Richmond Kelly Hancock talked about a thwarted Union raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia ... Kelly Hancock talked about a thwarted Union raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia in late February and early March of 1864. Among several goals of the operation was the rescue of Union prisoners of war. The efforts proved unsuccessful, and over the course of the raid’s unraveling, one of the commanding officers, Colonel Ulric Dahlgren, was killed. A set of papers found on his body contained orders to burn the city of Richmond and kill Confederate president Jefferson Davis and his cabinet.
6:24 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address. He advocated for his budget plan rather than ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He advocated for his budget plan rather than the one put forth by the Republican majority in the House of Representatives. 4:54 PM EDT Approx. 13 min. Atelier 6000 Printmaking and Book Arts Studio ; ; Interim Executive Director Julie Winter talked about Atelier 6000, Bend, Oregon’s local ... Interim Executive Director Julie Winter talked about Atelier 6000, Bend, Oregon’s local printmaking and book arts studio, where local authors and artists come together to combine text and art in a unique way. Ms. Winter explained the mission of Atelier 6000 and spoke about the benefits of having books put together by hand. Local printmaker and illustrator Ron Schultz, and author Sandy Anderson also spoke about the studio.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:42 PM EDT Approx. 13 min. John Fremont's Oregon Expedition Photographer Loren Irving talked about John C. Fremont’s expedition through central ... Photographer Loren Irving talked about John C. Fremont’s expedition through central Oregon. Fremont was an American military officer tapped to map and describe the Oregon Trail in the 1840s. Once he completed his journey, Fremont decided to continue his travels south through Central Oregon, Nevada and California. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:26 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act that would help the unemployed and underemployed learn new job skills and that would consolidate duplicate federal workforce training programs “into one flexible Workforce Investment Fund.” The legislation had been passed by House, but when he introduced it in the Senate it was blocked by the Democrats. 5:08 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Homestead Jane Kirkpatrick talked about her book, Homestead: Modern Pioneers Pursuing the Edge of ... Jane Kirkpatrick talked about her book, Homestead: Modern Pioneers Pursuing the Edge of Possibility, in which she recounts the journey she and her husband undertook to become modern pioneers. Following a family tragedy, Jane and her husband Jerry quit their jobs, purchased a plot of land two and a half hours outside of Bend, Oregon, and decided to try to make a living as modern pioneers. For the next 27 years, Jane and her husband lived in eastern Oregon, experiencing many challenges including flood, fire, and a plane crash.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
6:55 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. 1965 Film From Kitty Hawk to Aerospace The 1965 Department of Defense film From Kitty Hawk to Aerospace traces the history of ... The 1965 Department of Defense film From Kitty Hawk to Aerospace traces the history of American aviation and the influence of science and technology on its advancement. The film includes interviews with Generals James Doolittle, Benjamin Foulois, and Bernard Schriever.
6:30 PM EDT Approx. 27 min. Television Station Ownership ; ; Armstrong Williams talked about the impact of a March 31, 2014, Federal Communications Commission ... Armstrong Williams talked about the impact of a March 31, 2014, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling that television station owners cannot control more than one station in the same local market via the use of joint sales agreements and shared services agreements, often known as “sidecar” deals. Mr. Armstrong, who owns two TV stations through a sidecar agreement with Sinclair Broadcasting, argued that the ruling could cause minority owners, and small station owners more generally, to be forced out of existence. The program began with a telephone interview with Gautham Nagesh, about the FCC ruling. 5:27 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on Gather at the Table Tom DeWolf talked about the book, Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of ... Tom DeWolf talked about the book, Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade, in which he and his co-author, Sharon Morgan, tell the story of two people confronting the legacy of slavery and racism in America. DeWolf is the descendent of one of the largest slave trading families in U.S. history and Morgan is a descendent of slaves. Over a three year period, they traveled to visit each other’s families, went to ancestral towns and historic sites while engaging in conversation on how race has impacted their lives.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
7:00 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. George Washington and the Battle of Trenton ; Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise ... Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America. in which he provides an in-depth look at the events of the Battle of Trenton. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, General Washington relied on conventional warfare tactics and suffered a series of defeats. However, his crossing of the Delaware River and the Battle of Trenton signaled a change in tactics and altered the course of the war.
6:59 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Northwest v. Ginsberg Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Northwest v. Ginsberg on whether an ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Northwest v. Ginsberg on whether an airline need any reason to drop customers from its frequent flyer program. Northwest Airlines had dropped Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg from his WorldPerks program because, according to the airline, he had abused the program. At issue was whether under contract law Northwest Airlines had the sole right to terminate the agreement and whether Rabbi Ginsberg had a right under state law to bring his case or whether it was preempted by the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978.

Audio of the arguments was presented with still images of participants as they spoke. Justice Thomas did not speak.
5:43 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Seven Men ; Eric Metaxas talked about his book, Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness, in which ... Eric Metaxas talked about his book, Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness, in which he profiles seven men who, he argues, should serve as models for men today. He was interviewed at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC. 7:56 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Gilded Age New York ; Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York ... Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York and spoke about how New York City’s wealthiest lived in the 19th century. The exhibit, “Gilded New York,” includes paintings, jewelry, gowns, and decorative arts used by the wealthiest New Yorkers at that time.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. Edward Snowden Revelations Panel The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security ... The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) files were interviewed. They all appeared via Skype from foreign countries for fear of prosecution. They also talked about Mr. Snowden’s jeopardy and his situation in Russia, particularly with the current Russian intervention in Ukraine. Topics included the global impact of Mr. Snowden revelations on the state of privacy, journalism, leaks, and national security. 

“The Snowden Revelations” was a panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security” was a conference held at The TimesCenter presented by the George Polk Awards and hosted by The New York Times in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute.
6:04 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on It Doesn't Take A Hero ; General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed ... General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed his autobiography It Doesn’t Take A Hero, published by Bantam Books. The general talked about his decisions in the Persian Gulf War, as well as other moments in his long military career, including his experiences in Vietnam. 8:01 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. World War II, the Pacific, and the Atomic Bomb U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about ... U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about America’s use of atomic bombs against Japan at the end of World War Two. Professor Weller and his class discussed American and Japanese military strategies in the months leading up to the attacks at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The class also covered Japanese social and political attitudes, American motivation for dropping the bomb and the considerations involved in choosing target cities. Professor Weller argued that the atomic bomb fit into America’s goal of “absolute military victory,” avoided a large-scale invasion, and lead to Japan’s surrender weeks after the bombs were used.
8:48 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. Obama Administration Report Card ; Elbert Guillory spoke at the annual Leadership Program of the Rockies retreat, a Colorado ... Elbert Guillory spoke at the annual Leadership Program of the Rockies retreat, a Colorado institute that provides economic and political leadership training. He is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate who switched to the Democratic Party in 2007 and back to being a Republican in 2013. in his speech he graded the Obama administration on its record in protecting the “American dream” belief that all citizens have a chance at economic prosperity through hard work. He gave the president a failing grade according to his criteria with the exception of an “A” for lying. 7:01 PM EDT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Not Cool ; Greg Gutfeld talked about his book, Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You, in ... Greg Gutfeld talked about his book, Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You, in which he argues that there is a hipster elite in America that determines how our government is run, how the news is reported, and how our children are educated. He argued that this elite sets the guidelines for what is “cool” and ostracizes anyone who does not meet the criteria. Mr. Gutfeld spoke at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas. 8:55 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Fraunces Tavern Museum Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and ... Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and talked about the history of the reconstructed 1719 building where General George Washington bid farewell to his officers in 1783.
9:35 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. United Negro College Fund Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for ... Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama administration’s parent plus loan program, calling it “bad policy” toward low income students. Afterward, he was joined by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) and took written questions from a National Press Club audience. 7:59 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Upcoming Book TV Events Events Book TV would be covering April 9 and 10, 2014, were shown. Events Book TV would be covering April 9 and 10, 2014, were shown. 9:00 PM EDT Approx. 52 min. Congress at 225 Years Panelists talked about the the First United States Congress, which met from March 4, 1789 to March ... Panelists talked about the the First United States Congress, which met from March 4, 1789 to March 4, 1791 to implement the Constitution and create a new government. Charlene Bickford, director of the First Federal Congress Project, and Christine Blackerby, educational specialist at the Center for Legislative Archives, spoke about finding and preserving the documents of the First Congress. Historian Fergus Bordewich shared observations as a user of these records in his research on the First Congress.The event “Congress at 225 Years: Where it All Began” took place at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center and was part of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress' (ACSC) “Congress Week,” from April 1-7, 2014.
10:39 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. President Obama Meets 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Teams ; President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic ... President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Athletes to the White House. During their remarks they also paid tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at Fort Hood the previous day, noting the contributions of wounded veterans to the games. The president and first lady were presented with flags signed by the athletes. 8:03 PM EDT Approx. 21 min. Book Discussion on Learning to Love Form 1040 ; Duke University professor Lawrence Zelenak talked about his book, Learning to Love Form 1040: ... Duke University professor Lawrence Zelenak talked about his book, Learning to Love Form 1040: Two Cheers for the Return-Based Mass Income Tax, in which he looks at the history of mass-based federal income tax and discusses why our process of paying taxes, once viewed as a matter of civic duty, is now largely viewed in negative terms. He also talked about ways to make paying taxes a means to increasing fiscal citizenship in the country. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, took place at the Washington Duke Inn on the campus of Duke University. 9:54 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Bend Emblem Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum, talked about the Bend ... Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum, talked about the Bend Emblem, which was created as the city logo 100 years ago by the Bend Emblem Club. Club members swore an oath to wear a pin emblazoned with the image until the town reached 100,000 inhabitants. They also employed creative marketing tactics to promote the city. In 2014, the population is nearly 80,000 and the logo shows up all over the city.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
11:00 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. Edward Snowden Revelations Panel The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security ... The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) files were interviewed. They all appeared via Skype from foreign countries for fear of prosecution. They also talked about Mr. Snowden’s jeopardy and his situation in Russia, particularly with the current Russian intervention in Ukraine. Topics included the global impact of Mr. Snowden revelations on the state of privacy, journalism, leaks, and national security. 

“The Snowden Revelations” was a panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security” was a conference held at The TimesCenter presented by the George Polk Awards and hosted by The New York Times in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute.
8:29 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Book Discussion on Capitalism: A Ghost Story Arundhati Roy talked about her book, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, in which she discusses the ... Arundhati Roy talked about her book, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, in which she discusses the impact of economic globalization on Third World countries. She argues that the exploitation of workers on the margins of the global capitalist system goes largely unnoticed, even though the negative impact is huge. Ms. Roy spoke at an event hosted by the New School in New York City. 10:01 PM EDT Approx. 36 min. 1864 Union Raid on Richmond Kelly Hancock talked about a thwarted Union raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia ... Kelly Hancock talked about a thwarted Union raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia in late February and early March of 1864. Among several goals of the operation was the rescue of Union prisoners of war. The efforts proved unsuccessful, and over the course of the raid’s unraveling, one of the commanding officers, Colonel Ulric Dahlgren, was killed. A set of papers found on his body contained orders to burn the city of Richmond and kill Confederate president Jefferson Davis and his cabinet.
11:48 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. Obama Administration Report Card ; Elbert Guillory spoke at the annual Leadership Program of the Rockies retreat, a Colorado ... Elbert Guillory spoke at the annual Leadership Program of the Rockies retreat, a Colorado institute that provides economic and political leadership training. He is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate who switched to the Democratic Party in 2007 and back to being a Republican in 2013. in his speech he graded the Obama administration on its record in protecting the “American dream” belief that all citizens have a chance at economic prosperity through hard work. He gave the president a failing grade according to his criteria with the exception of an “A” for lying. 10:02 PM EDT Approx. 57 min. After Words with Zachary Karabell ; Zachary Karabell talked about his book, The Leading Indicators: A Short History of the Numbers ... Zachary Karabell talked about his book, The Leading Indicators: A Short History of the Numbers that Rule Our World, in which he argues that gross national product, balance of trade, unemployment, inflation, and consumer confidence should no longer be the primary basis for business plans or monetary policy. He argued that the information revolution has made considerably more data available. He spoke with Wall Street Journal reporter Kimberly Strassel. 10:40 PM EDT Approx. 13 min. Bend, Oregon's Lumber Industry Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum talked about Bend, ... Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum talked about Bend, Oregon’s origins as a mill town, explained what life was like while the mills were in operation, and discussed the impact of their closing. Two of the largest lumber mills of their time were located in Bend. Brooks-Scanlon and Shevlin-Hixon opened in 1916 and were located on opposite sides of the Deschutes River in Bend. Both mills were a major part of the city’s economy during much of the 20th century. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:34 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. United Negro College Fund Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for ... Michael Lomax talked about the importance of education and the importance of funding education for low-income students of color. In his remarks he criticized the Obama administration’s parent plus loan program, calling it “bad policy” toward low income students. Afterward, he was joined by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) and took written questions from a National Press Club audience. 11:01 PM EDT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Asia's Cauldron ; Robert Kaplan talked about his book, Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of ... Robert Kaplan talked about his book, Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific, in which he discusses China’s efforts to control the South China Sea, a body of water that has large oil and gas reserves and is used by more than half the world’s merchant fleets. He said that aggressive efforts by China in this area could lead to a conflict that will involve the U.S. During this event hosted by the Center for a New American Security, Mr. Kaplan spoke with Steve Inskeep. 10:55 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Tenement Museum Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an ... Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
1:36 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Obama delivered his weekly address. He advocated for his budget plan rather than ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He advocated for his budget plan rather than the one put forth by the Republican majority in the House of Representatives. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Open Phones on Flash Boys ; Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of several books about Wall Street, published his latest, ... Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of several books about Wall Street, published his latest, titled Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, on Monday, March 31, 2014. The following Saturday he answered viewer questions about the book by telephone, electronic mail, Facebook, and Twitter.

In his book, Mr. Lewis looks at the world of high-frequency stock trading and argues that high-frequency traders and big Wall Street banks have rigged the system to gain an advantage over regular investors. He also talked about a group of traders who, having discovered how the market now operates, created their own stock exchange to try to level the playing field.
11:01 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. George Washington and the Battle of Trenton ; Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise ... Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America. in which he provides an in-depth look at the events of the Battle of Trenton. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, General Washington relied on conventional warfare tactics and suffered a series of defeats. However, his crossing of the Delaware River and the Battle of Trenton signaled a change in tactics and altered the course of the war.
1:39 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the ... Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) Act that would help the unemployed and underemployed learn new job skills and that would consolidate duplicate federal workforce training programs “into one flexible Workforce Investment Fund.” The legislation had been passed by House, but when he introduced it in the Senate it was blocked by the Democrats. 1:04 AM EDT Approx. 50 min. Panel Discussion on Gun Control Authors gave various viewpoints on the Second Amendment and gun control. The panel was ... Authors gave various viewpoints on the Second Amendment and gun control. The panel was moderated by Paul Barrett.

Emily Miller is the author of Emily Gets Her Gun: But Obama Wants to Take Yours. Craig Whitney is the author of Living With Guns: A Liberal’s Case for the Second Amendment. Daniel Webster is the co-author of Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis. Paul Barrett is the author of Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun.

“Who Has the Right to Bear Arms?” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland
11:55 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Gilded Age New York ; Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York ... Curators Jeannine Falino and Phyllis Magidson gave a tour of the Museum of the City of New York and spoke about how New York City’s wealthiest lived in the 19th century. The exhibit, “Gilded New York,” includes paintings, jewelry, gowns, and decorative arts used by the wealthiest New Yorkers at that time.
1:44 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Politics of Tax Reform Tax policy scholars talked about tax code, reforms needed, and the political challenges lawmakers ... Tax policy scholars talked about tax code, reforms needed, and the political challenges lawmakers face in changing tax policy. They focused on tax reform during the Reagan administration and the differences in comparison to today. The panelists also suggested that the phrase “tax reform” is problematic and should instead be replaced with “tax revolution.” 1:54 AM EDT Approx. 52 min. Panel Discussion on Presidents Eisenhower and Obama ; ; Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama ... Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency and Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, talked about the presidencies of Dwight Eisenhower and Barack Obama. The authors talked about the similarities in style of the two presidents despite the differences in their backgrounds. The panel was moderated by Stephen Wrage, editor of Immaculate Warfare: Participants Reflect on the Air Campaigns over Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

“Is Barack Like Ike?” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. 
12:00 AM EDT Approx. 54 min. World War II, the Pacific, and the Atomic Bomb U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about ... U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about America’s use of atomic bombs against Japan at the end of World War Two. Professor Weller and his class discussed American and Japanese military strategies in the months leading up to the attacks at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The class also covered Japanese social and political attitudes, American motivation for dropping the bomb and the considerations involved in choosing target cities. Professor Weller argued that the atomic bomb fit into America’s goal of “absolute military victory,” avoided a large-scale invasion, and lead to Japan’s surrender weeks after the bombs were used.
3:14 AM EDT Approx. 6 min. Global Warming: The Dangers of Melting Ice Caps Natalie Daly, Alix Swann, and Max Tiefer’s Global Warming: The Dangers of Melting Ice ... Natalie Daly, Alix Swann, and Max Tiefer’s Global Warming: The Dangers of Melting Ice Caps was one of the middle school section second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest. They were eighth graders at Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. In the 2014 contest, participants were asked, “What’s the most important issue Congress should consider in 2014?”

The local cable company was Comcast. 
2:46 AM EDT Approx. 47 min. Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing ; ; Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as ... Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The panel was moderated by Professor Geltman, who began with an illustrated overview of fracking. 

Seamus McGraw is the author of The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone. Tom Wilber is the author of Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale. Elizabeth Glass Geltman is the author of Recycling Land: Understanding the Legal Landscape of Brownfield Development and Modern Environmental Law: Policy and Practice.

“Fracking: Energy Solution or Environmental Disaster?” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. 
12:55 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. Bend Emblem Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum, talked about the Bend ... Kelly Cannon-Miller, executive director of the Deschutes Historical Museum, talked about the Bend Emblem, which was created as the city logo 100 years ago by the Bend Emblem Club. Club members swore an oath to wear a pin emblazoned with the image until the town reached 100,000 inhabitants. They also employed creative marketing tactics to promote the city. In 2014, the population is nearly 80,000 and the logo shows up all over the city.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
5:05 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Caterpillar's Offshore Tax Strategies Law professors, tax experts, and executives from Caterpillar testified on the offshore tax ... Law professors, tax experts, and executives from Caterpillar testified on the offshore tax strategies of the Peoria, Illinois, manufacturing company. In his opening remarks Subcommittee Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) outlined the committee’s report on Caterpillar’s operations, stressing his concerns that the company had shifted $8 billon in profits through Switzerland to avoid $2.4 billion in taxes. 

Law professors in the first panel analyzed Caterpillar’s tax avoidance actions and gave recommendations for corporate tax rates. 

In panel two, tax experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers, consultants for Caterpillar, explained Caterpillar’s transfer of profits to Switzerland. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) voiced his opposition to the hearing by saying Caterpillar should be praised for their actions and not chastised, and that the U.S. tax code should be on trial instead.

In panel three, Caterpillar Vice President Julie Legacy repeatedly stated that the company was complying with the U.S. tax code.
3:33 AM EDT Approx. 52 min. Panel Discussion on the Civil Rights Movement Authors talked about their books on the history of the civil rights movement. In the year ... Authors talked about their books on the history of the civil rights movement. In the year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, they explored the political and social climate of the 1960s and the struggle for equality. The panel was moderated by Robert McCarthy.


Todd Purdumis the author of An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Juan Williams is the author of Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965. David L. Chappell is the author of Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr..

“The Civil Rights Movement” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association, held in Katharine Hall on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. 
1:00 AM EDT Approx. 52 min. Congress at 225 Years Panelists talked about the the First United States Congress, which met from March 4, 1789 to March ... Panelists talked about the the First United States Congress, which met from March 4, 1789 to March 4, 1791 to implement the Constitution and create a new government. Charlene Bickford, director of the First Federal Congress Project, and Christine Blackerby, educational specialist at the Center for Legislative Archives, spoke about finding and preserving the documents of the First Congress. Historian Fergus Bordewich shared observations as a user of these records in his research on the First Congress.The event “Congress at 225 Years: Where it All Began” took place at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center and was part of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress' (ACSC) “Congress Week,” from April 1-7, 2014.
4:26 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Panel Discussion on Politics ; ; Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich (R), author of America: Hope for Change and Al ... Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich (R), author of America: Hope for Change and Al From, author of The New Democrats and the Return to Power, talked about politics, the current polarization of the American
government, and the direction the country was headed. The panel was moderated by Charles Flanagan, director of educational programs at the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives.

“Changing the Future of American Politics” was a panel of the twelfth annual Annapolis Book Festival, hosted by the Key School Parents' Association and held on the Key School campus in Annapolis, Maryland. This panel took place at 11 a.m. in Katharine Hall.
1:54 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Fraunces Tavern Museum Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and ... Jessica Baldwin Phillips toured the Fraunces Tavern Museum on the southern tip of Manhattan, and talked about the history of the reconstructed 1719 building where General George Washington bid farewell to his officers in 1783.
5:33 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on Fragile by Design ; ; Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber talked about their book, Fragile by Design: The Political ... Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber talked about their book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, in which they analyze the banking systems in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil going back several decades to find out what makes banking systems unstable. They argued that the deciding factor is the level of political interference in the system. This event was hosted by Hoover Institution in Washington, D.C. 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on The House ; House Historian Robert Remini talked about his book, The House, published by Collins, in ... House Historian Robert Remini talked about his book, The House, published by Collins, in which he described the U.S. House of Representatives' responses to the Cold War, the Great Depression, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and Watergate throughout the 20th century. He talked about the “conservative revolution” of the 1980s and 1990s, and responded to audience members' questions.

Robert Remini is the author of Andrew Jackson and the Bank War, The Life of Andrew Jackson Vols. 1 - 3, The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson, The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America’s First Military Victory, and Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars.
6:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Book Discussion on Living with Lynching ; Korthia Mitchell talked about her book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, ... Korthia Mitchell talked about her book, Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930, in which she discusses the way lynching was depicted in plays and other performances in African-American communities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She argued that these public depictions of lynching helped African-American families understand and survive through that brutal period in American history. Professor Mitchell spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. 2:49 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Harlem in the Early 20th Century ; Barry Lewis talked about the history of Harlem’s buildings and people. Founded as a ... Barry Lewis talked about the history of Harlem’s buildings and people. Founded as a 17th century Dutch outpost, Harlem was developed during the Reconstruction Era as a white middle class neighborhood. African Americans moved into Harlem around the turn of the 20th century, and the city became segregated on north-south lines.
4:00 AM EDT Approx. 28 min. Tenement Museum Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an ... Kira Garcia talked about New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum, including an exhibit on how immigrant families coped with poverty and crowded conditions in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
4:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Origins of the Cell Phone ; Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and ... Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, interviewed Martin Cooper about the development of the first cell phones and current innovative smart phone models. Martin Cooper was one of the inventors of the first handheld cellular phone, and placed the first public cell phone call in 1973.
5:49 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Deschutes Railroad War Railroad historian and attorney Martin Hansen talks about the Deschutes Railroad War, the race ... Railroad historian and attorney Martin Hansen talks about the Deschutes Railroad War, the race between two railroad barons to build a railroad line through central Oregon. James Hill and Edward Herriman began building competing lines to cross over the Crooked River Gorge just north of Bend, Oregon in 1909. James Hill arrived first and nailed the golden spike at the Train Depot in Bend. The “Hill” line opened Bend for the lumber industry and made it possible to transport thousands of pounds of lumber from that part of the state.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Bend, Oregon, from March 3-5, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the BendBroadband Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
6:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Death in the White House Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John ... Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event “When Life Strikes the White House: Death, Scandal, Illness, and the Responsibilities of a President,” hosted by Southern Methodist University’s Tower Center for Political Studies and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.