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7:00 AM EDT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the status of U.S. security following Edward ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the status of U.S. security following Edward Snowden’s revelations about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs. The question was derived from a Politico article titled, “Would You Rather Not Know?” 6:51 AM EDT Approx. 8 min. Wallace Stegner Collection Gregory Thompson talked about the Wallace Stegner Collection at the University of Utah’s J. ... Gregory Thompson talked about the Wallace Stegner Collection at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. The collection features multiple items, including Stegner’s manuscripts and journals, which he left to the University of Utah after his death in 1993. Known as “The Dean of Western Writers,” Wallace Stegner was born in 1909 in Lake Mills, Iowa, before moving to Salt Lake City in 1921. Over the next sixty years he wrote thirty books about the need to preserve the West, including Angle of Repose and Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
6:06 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Simeon Wright Oral History Interview ; Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of ... Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till, talked about the kidnap and murder of his cousin, Emmet Till. Mr. Wright was 12 years-old when his cousin from Chicago was kidnapped and murdered while visiting relatives in Mississippi. Emmett Till was taken from his uncle’s home in the middle of the night on August 25, 1955. Days later his body was found in the Tallahatchie River. No one was ever convicted of the murder. 

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 in the Chicago suburb of Argo, Illinois, by Joseph Mosnier.
7:49 AM EDT Approx. 42 min. LIVE News Review with Lauren French ; ; Lauren French previewed the week ahead in Congress. She also talked about stories in the ... Lauren French previewed the week ahead in Congress. She also talked about stories in the news, including the Veterans Administration and meetings on the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay who were released to Qatar.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
7:00 AM EDT Approx. 59 min. Book TV on Afghanistan A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about Afghanistan and ... A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about Afghanistan and U.S.-Afghan relations.

The following are the programs that appear in this block. 

Games without Rules by Tamim Ansary

Little America by Rajiv Chandrasekaran

The Outpost by Jake Tapper

Into the Fire by Dakota Meyer

The Wrong Enemy by Carlotta Gall

Balochistan by Willem Marx
7:35 AM EDT Approx. 11 min. U.S. Fugitive Slaves in Mexico ; Mekala Audain talked about the history of U.S. fugitive slaves in Mexico. This interview was ... Mekala Audain talked about the history of U.S. fugitive slaves in Mexico. This interview was from the Organization of American Historians 2014 annual meeting in Atlanta.
8:32 AM EDT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Medicaid Enrollments and the Affordable Care Act ; ; Rebecca Adams the results of a CQ Roll Call survey that found at least 2.9 million Americans who ... Rebecca Adams the results of a CQ Roll Call survey that found at least 2.9 million Americans who applied for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act were still waiting for their applications to be processed. Some were not receiving benefits or postponing medical care.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
8:00 AM EDT Approx. 29 min. The Communicators with Larry Downes ; Larry Downes talked about the book he co-wrote with Paul Nunes, Big Bang Disruption: Strategy ... Larry Downes talked about the book he co-wrote with Paul Nunes, Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation, on the origins and development of technology. In the book he said rapid changes were unsettling to all types of business, not just computers and consumer electronics but any business from taxis and hotels to music, medicine, energy, and more. He advised companies on ways to keep up with technology in order to survive. 7:47 AM EDT Approx. 11 min. Great Salt Lake Greg Smoak, director of the American West Center at the University of Utah, talked about ... Greg Smoak, director of the American West Center at the University of Utah, talked about Utah’s Great Salt Lake, the Native Americans who used the land, and the European explorers who first saw the Lake. He visited sites that attracted vacationers and tourists during the late 19th and early 20th century, and talked about some industries that have grown in the area due to the resources that the lake has to offer.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 4-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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.
9:16 AM EDT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Redundant Federal Programs ; Nicole Clowers talked about the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) fourth annual ... Nicole Clowers talked about the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) fourth annual report on federal programs that are duplicated in other branches of the government. The 2014 report highlighted over 26 new areas where redundancy took place. Past GAO reports, however, highlighted over 160 areas of redundancy.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.
8:31 AM EDT Approx. 46 min. U.S. Response to Ukraine ; Tony Blinken talked about the U.S. response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. He ... Tony Blinken talked about the U.S. response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. He detailed the recent history of how the crisis came to fruition, and efforts by the U.S. and international community to politically isolate Russia. He also explained the reasons he believed Crimea would eventually become an albatross for Russia. 

Mr. Blinken’s speech was part of a conference on Europe hosted by the Brookings Institution and King’s College of London.
8:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Recommendations Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on the recommendations of their task ... Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on the recommendations of their task force created after the 2011 Fukishima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Some of the issues discussed included the closure of several U.S. plants, waivers granted by the NRC to facilities concerning evacuation plans, and documents that the NRC refused to supply to the committee concerning a nuclear plant investigation.
10:02 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Student Loan Debt Witnesses testified on student loan debt and its effects on borrowers, career choice, and the ... Witnesses testified on student loan debt and its effects on borrowers, career choice, and the economy. Brittany Jones talked about her struggles with student loan debt impeded her desire to become a teacher. Senators Ayotte, Kaine, and King all asked questions on the reasons for the cost of higher education. Senator King suggested another hearing with institution leaders to explain to the committee why tuition cost so much. 9:19 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. First Responder Wildfire Training Witnesses testified on the training and resources available to firefighters and first responders ... Witnesses testified on the training and resources available to firefighters and first responders in communities threatened by wildfires. Mayor Navarre testified by remote video from Alaska. The bulk of the hearing dealt with funding resources needed to combat the growing number of wildfires across the country, and ways to better coordinate among the federal, state, and local levels. 9:54 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Surface Transportation Reauthorization Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding ... Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding surface transportation programs and the safety and effectiveness of rail, motor carrier, and hazardous materials. Topics included funding, penalties for safety violations, and the implementation of regulations. Witnesses also talked about the 2013 Metro-North Commuter Rail accident that resulted in four deaths and many injuries, and how it could have been prevented.
11:34 AM EDT Approx. 25 min. News Review with Lauren French ; ; Lauren French previewed the week ahead in Congress. She also talked about stories in the ... Lauren French previewed the week ahead in Congress. She also talked about stories in the news, including the Veterans Administration and meetings on the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay who were released to Qatar.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
10:21 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Combating Al-Qaeda ; ; Foreign policy experts talked about the strength of al-Qaida and other terrorist groups ... Foreign policy experts talked about the strength of al-Qaida and other terrorist groups resurfacing as the Obama administration continued to wind down the war in Afghanistan. Topics included the differences between the many factions of al-Qaida.


“Battling al Qaeda: Is the United States Winning?” was held at the American Enterprise Institute, with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
11:54 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Treasury Department Financial Tools and National Security ; ; Tom Donilon and Stephen Haldley talked about their experiences as National Security ... Tom Donilon and Stephen Haldley talked about their experiences as National Security Advisers. Topics included the effectiveness of sanctions against Russia and Iran, the impact of National Security Agency documents leaker Edward Snowden, and cyber theft charges brought by the U.S. against China. Both agreed that the consequences for China’s intelligence theft should be more severe.

“Leveraging Financial Tools to Advance National Security” was the first panel of the Treasury’s Department’s Terrorism and Financial Institution day-long tenth anniversary forum titled, “TFI@10: The Evolution of Treasury’s National Security Role,” held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
12:00 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. LIVE Morning Hour ; ; The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 11:56 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with John Podesta ; John Podesta talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian ... John Podesta talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. Topics included the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) power plant emission rule, the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, veterans' health care, and the possibility of Hillary Clinton running for president. 1:05 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. LIVE Russia-China Relations Panelists talked about the implications of improving relations between Russia and ... Panelists talked about the implications of improving relations between Russia and China. Following the May 20-21, 2014, summit in Shanghai between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the two countries signed a $400 billion deal for Russia to pipe natural gas across the border to China. The panelists agreed that the deal was mutually beneficial for both sides but that China was walking away with the better deal.
12:12 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. European Economic Future Panelists talked about Europe’s economic future following European parliamentary elections ... Panelists talked about Europe’s economic future following European parliamentary elections and Europe’s financial crisis. Topics included the future of the eurozone, solutions for long-term economic reform, and the role of the European Union. 

The discussion was part of a conference on Europe hosted by the Brookings Institution and King’s College of London.
12:58 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. South Carolina Republican Senate Primary Debate Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) debated six Republican challengers for his seat in the South ... Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) debated six Republican challengers for his seat in the South Carolina primary election which was were scheduled for June 10, 2014. This was the first time Senator Graham had faced his opponents during the campaign and one issue was whether the election was a referendum on Senator Graham himself. Topics addressed included immigration, the federal health care law, the role of government, and the influence of the tea party movement in the campaign.

The debate was the final of five primary debates sponsored by South Carolina Educational Television and a group of newspapers: The State, The Greenville News, The Beaufort Gazette, The Island Packet of Hilton Head, The Sun News of Myrtle Beach, The Herald of Rock Hill and The Item of Sumter, South Carolina.
2:35 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. Russian Politics ; ; Ilya Ponomarev, the only Russian lawmaker to vote against annexing Crimea, talked about Russian ... Ilya Ponomarev, the only Russian lawmaker to vote against annexing Crimea, talked about Russian politics, Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, and U.S.-Russia relations. Mr. Ponomarev said that President Putin was using anti-fascism propaganda as a reason for Russia’s activities in Ukraine. He said Putin was framing the narrative as Russia liberating Ukraine from the western fascists currently in power. 

Since Ponomarev’s vote against annexing Crimea, he was condemned as a “national traitor.” He was a member of the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of Parliament, representing Siberia’s largest city.
1:03 PM EDT Approx. 32 min. Judicial Independence and Politics Senior judges talked about the challenge of maintaining their independence when judges are ... Senior judges talked about the challenge of maintaining their independence when judges are increasingly subjected to partisan election campaigns. Speakers included one of the Florida judges involved in the 2000 Bush v Gore case, an Iowa judge who lost her job due to her ruling on same-sex marriage, and the President of the National Association of Women Judges. Columnist and National Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen moderated the event. 1:59 PM EDT Approx. 6 hr. 30 min. LIVE Senate Session The Senate convened with a period of Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to ... The Senate convened with a period of Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:30 p.m Eastern Daylight Time, the Senate was to hold three procedural roll call votes on district court nominations. 3:34 PM EDT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Border Security The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs held a hearing on the Border Patrol Agent Pay ... The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs held a hearing on the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2013, which addressed U.S. border security reforms and rates of pay for border patrol agents. Officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, and the National Border Patrol Council, which is the labor union representing border patrol agent, provided remarks.
1:43 PM EDT Approx. 16 min. Medicaid Enrollments and the Affordable Care Act ; ; Rebecca Adams the results of a CQ Roll Call survey that found at least 2.9 million Americans who ... Rebecca Adams the results of a CQ Roll Call survey that found at least 2.9 million Americans who applied for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act were still waiting for their applications to be processed. Some were not receiving benefits or postponing medical care.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
10:20 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. LIVE Veterans' Health Care, Part 1 Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government ... Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical facilities manipulating data to hide those delays. Debra Draper said “blind scheduling” was partly to blame for the issues. "Blind Scheduling" is a situation in which appointments are made for veterans without contacting them. 4:15 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Transatlantic Missile Defense Programs Panelists talked about transatlantic missile defense programs. Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO ... Panelists talked about transatlantic missile defense programs. Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker said he didn’t have much faith in negotiations with Iran on relinquishing its nuclear program. Other topics included Russia’s behavior in Ukraine and the differences between missile defense threats in the U.S. and Europe.
2:00 PM EDT Approx. 9 hr. 15 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 Following One Minute Speeches, the House began an hour of general debate on the ... Following One Minute Speeches, the House began an hour of general debate on the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill. The open rule, which provides for germane amendments to be offered as well as a motion to recommit prior to final passage, was approved May 30th. 11:33 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. The Communicators with Larry Downes ; Larry Downes talked about the book he co-wrote with Paul Nunes, Big Bang Disruption: Strategy ... Larry Downes talked about the book he co-wrote with Paul Nunes, Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation, on the origins and development of technology. In the book he said rapid changes were unsettling to all types of business, not just computers and consumer electronics but any business from taxis and hotels to music, medicine, energy, and more. He advised companies on ways to keep up with technology in order to survive. 5:26 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. Asia-Pacific Missile Defense ; ; Panelists talked about missile defense in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics included the ... Panelists talked about missile defense in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics included the nuclear threat from North Korea, and the regional influence of China and Japan. Former Principal Deputy National Intelligence Director David Gompert was part of the discussion. 

The panel was part of the Atlantic Council’s fourth annual Global Missile Defense Conference, during which panelists talked about regional missile defense in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, as well as the future of missile defense operations.
11:17 PM EDT Approx. 17 min. White House Daily Briefing ; Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke at the daily While House briefing about changes to be made ... Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke at the daily While House briefing about changes to be made to student loan programs. Then, Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest took questions from reporters on a range of issues, including the newly released Veterans Affairs health care audit, the influx of minors entering the U.S. southern border, and the recent U.S.-Taliban prisoner exchange. 12:06 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Border Security The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs held a hearing on the Border Patrol Agent Pay ... The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs held a hearing on the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2013, which addressed U.S. border security reforms and rates of pay for border patrol agents. Officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, and the National Border Patrol Council, which is the labor union representing border patrol agent, provided remarks. 6:27 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Campaign Finance and Free Speech Panelists talked about Supreme Court rulings striking down campaign contribution limits, and how ... Panelists talked about Supreme Court rulings striking down campaign contribution limits, and how the issue relates to First Amendment free speech rights. Topics included a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning these court rulings, and the McCutcheon v. FEC Supreme Court case.
11:34 PM EDT Approx. 20 min. President Obama on Student Loan Debt President Obama made remarks before signing a Presidential Memorandum on reducing the payments ... President Obama made remarks before signing a Presidential Memorandum on reducing the payments of student loan debt. Changes included reducing monthly payments of student loan debt to ten percent of an individual’s income. President Obama also criticized Republicans for not fighting for students. 1:56 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Russia-China Relations Panelists talked about the implications of improving relations between Russia and ... Panelists talked about the implications of improving relations between Russia and China. Following the May 20-21, 2014, summit in Shanghai between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the two countries signed a $400 billion deal for Russia to pipe natural gas across the border to China. The panelists agreed that the deal was mutually beneficial for both sides but that China was walking away with the better deal. 7:29 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. LIVE Veterans' Health Care, Part 1 Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government ... Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical facilities manipulating data to hide those delays. Debra Draper said “blind scheduling” was partly to blame for the issues. "Blind Scheduling" is a situation in which appointments are made for veterans without contacting them.
11:57 PM EDT Approx. 40 min. News Review with Lauren French ; ; Lauren French previewed the week ahead in Congress. She also talked about stories in the ... Lauren French previewed the week ahead in Congress. She also talked about stories in the news, including the Veterans Administration and meetings on the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay who were released to Qatar.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
3:26 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Women in Leadership in the Military ; Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz talked about the difficulties women face as they try to reach the upper ... Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz talked about the difficulties women face as they try to reach the upper ranks of the military. She also described the links between women in the military and the women’s equality movement. Rear Admiral Stosz was the first woman to lead the Coast Guard Academy. She addressed students at Winthrop University’s Business College in Rock Hill, South Carolina. 8:35 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Future of the European Union Panelists talked about the future of the European Union. Topics included the results of the ... Panelists talked about the future of the European Union. Topics included the results of the European Parliamentary elections, the transatlantic relationship between the U.S. and E.U., and Europe’s response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. 

The discussion was part of a conference on Europe hosted by the Brookings Institution and King’s College of London.
12:38 AM EDT Approx. 6 min. Representative McKeon on U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange House Armed Services Committee Chair Buck McKeon (R-CA) reacted to the Obama ... House Armed Services Committee Chair Buck McKeon (R-CA) reacted to the Obama administration’s justification for not notifying members of Congress before the U.S.-Taliban prisoner exchange that secured the release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. He spoke after a closed-door briefing of all House lawmakers by Obama administration officials in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. He was concerned by the administration telling 80-90 people about the exchange, but no members of Congress. Other concerns included the increased risk to other armed forces. 4:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Border Security The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs held a hearing on the Border Patrol Agent Pay ... The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs held a hearing on the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2013, which addressed U.S. border security reforms and rates of pay for border patrol agents. Officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, and the National Border Patrol Council, which is the labor union representing border patrol agent, provided remarks. 9:50 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Treasury Department Financial Tools and National Security ; ; Tom Donilon and Stephen Haldley talked about their experiences as National Security ... Tom Donilon and Stephen Haldley talked about their experiences as National Security Advisers. Topics included the effectiveness of sanctions against Russia and Iran, the impact of National Security Agency documents leaker Edward Snowden, and cyber theft charges brought by the U.S. against China. Both agreed that the consequences for China’s intelligence theft should be more severe.

“Leveraging Financial Tools to Advance National Security” was the first panel of the Treasury’s Department’s Terrorism and Financial Institution day-long tenth anniversary forum titled, “TFI@10: The Evolution of Treasury’s National Security Role,” held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
12:45 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Representative Schakowsky on U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange House Intelligence Committee member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) reacted a closed-door briefing in the ... House Intelligence Committee member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) reacted a closed-door briefing in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center of all House lawmakers by Obama administration officials about the U.S.-Taliban prisoner exchange that secured the release of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. She expressed mystification about criticism of the operation. 6:21 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 7 min. Ukrainian Presidential Election Witnesses testified on the ongoing situation in Ukraine following the country’s May 25, ... Witnesses testified on the ongoing situation in Ukraine following the country’s May 25, 2014, presidential election. They offered policy recommendations, and urged additional economic sanctions on Russia. Other topics included corruption, the economy, Russian propaganda, and energy industry 10:52 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Private Sector Role in National Security Neil Wolin and Reubin Jeffrey talked about the private sector’s role in combating ... Neil Wolin and Reubin Jeffrey talked about the private sector’s role in combating terrorism. Topics included the ability of the Treasury Department and the private sector to work together, and U.S. relationships with China and Russia.

Closing remarks for the forum were made by Undersecretary Cohen.

“Increasing Financial Transparency and Protecting the U.S. Financial System” was the third panel of the Treasury’s Department’s Terrorism and Financial Institution day-long tenth anniversary forum titled, “TFI@10: The Evolution of Treasury’s National Security Role,” held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
12:51 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Veterans' Health Care, Part 1 Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government ... Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical facilities manipulating data to hide those delays. Debra Draper said “blind scheduling” was partly to blame for the issues. "Blind Scheduling" is a situation in which appointments are made for veterans without contacting them. 12:07 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Surface Transportation Reauthorization Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding ... Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding surface transportation programs and the safety and effectiveness of rail, motor carrier, and hazardous materials. Topics included funding, penalties for safety violations, and the implementation of regulations. Witnesses also talked about the 2013 Metro-North Commuter Rail accident that resulted in four deaths and many injuries, and how it could have been prevented.
3:35 AM EDT Approx. 40 min. Medicaid Enrollments and the Affordable Care Act ; ; Rebecca Adams the results of a CQ Roll Call survey that found at least 2.9 million Americans who ... Rebecca Adams the results of a CQ Roll Call survey that found at least 2.9 million Americans who applied for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act were still waiting for their applications to be processed. Some were not receiving benefits or postponing medical care.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
2:05 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Future of the European Union Panelists talked about the future of the European Union. Topics included the results of the ... Panelists talked about the future of the European Union. Topics included the results of the European Parliamentary elections, the transatlantic relationship between the U.S. and E.U., and Europe’s response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. 

The discussion was part of a conference on Europe hosted by the Brookings Institution and King’s College of London.
4:16 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Veterans' Health Care, Part 1 Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government ... Several Veterans Affairs Department officials and the inspector general from the Government Accountability Office testified on delays in veterans' health care and reports of some Veterans Administration medical facilities manipulating data to hide those delays. Debra Draper said “blind scheduling” was partly to blame for the issues. "Blind Scheduling" is a situation in which appointments are made for veterans without contacting them. 3:20 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Treasury Department Financial Tools and National Security ; ; Tom Donilon and Stephen Haldley talked about their experiences as National Security ... Tom Donilon and Stephen Haldley talked about their experiences as National Security Advisers. Topics included the effectiveness of sanctions against Russia and Iran, the impact of National Security Agency documents leaker Edward Snowden, and cyber theft charges brought by the U.S. against China. Both agreed that the consequences for China’s intelligence theft should be more severe.

“Leveraging Financial Tools to Advance National Security” was the first panel of the Treasury’s Department’s Terrorism and Financial Institution day-long tenth anniversary forum titled, “TFI@10: The Evolution of Treasury’s National Security Role,” held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
4:23 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Private Sector Role in National Security Neil Wolin and Reubin Jeffrey talked about the private sector’s role in combating ... Neil Wolin and Reubin Jeffrey talked about the private sector’s role in combating terrorism. Topics included the ability of the Treasury Department and the private sector to work together, and U.S. relationships with China and Russia.

Closing remarks for the forum were made by Undersecretary Cohen.

“Increasing Financial Transparency and Protecting the U.S. Financial System” was the third panel of the Treasury’s Department’s Terrorism and Financial Institution day-long tenth anniversary forum titled, “TFI@10: The Evolution of Treasury’s National Security Role,” held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
5:37 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Surface Transportation Reauthorization Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding ... Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding surface transportation programs and the safety and effectiveness of rail, motor carrier, and hazardous materials. Topics included funding, penalties for safety violations, and the implementation of regulations. Witnesses also talked about the 2013 Metro-North Commuter Rail accident that resulted in four deaths and many injuries, and how it could have been prevented.