C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, August 16 >

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7:00 AM EDT Approx. 49 min. LIVE Open Phones Ylan Mui Phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Do you trust Wall Street?” ... Phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Do you trust Wall Street?” Topics discussed included callers' perceptions of changes in Wall Street practices and ethics and how the Dodd-Frank law had worked.

Zachary Goldfard, Washington Post White House and economics correspondent, was interviewed by telephone about the impact of the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law four years after its implementation and whether the law was working as intended.

A video clip was shown of former Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) and the House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) speaking July 23, 2014.
6:48 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Book Discussion on Hard Choices Hillary Rodham Clinton; Bradley Graham; Lissa Muscatine Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices ... Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices and challenges she faced during her four-year tenure as America’s 67th secretary of state, and how those experiences influence her view of the future. Mrs. Clinton spoke on stage in Lisner Auditorium with Lissa Muscatine, former speechwriter for Mrs. Clinton and co-owner of Politics and Prose Bookstore. This event was part of The Newsmakers Series, a partnership of Politics and Prose and George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium. 6:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Pedestrianism in 19th Century Matthew Algeo Matthew Algeo talked about his book, Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was ... Matthew Algeo talked about his book, Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport. During the 1870s and 1880s competitive walking became a popular sport in many major eastern cities including New York and Philadelphia. Mr. Algeo talked about how the sport came to be, some of its most famous athletes, and its sudden decline.
7:01 AM EDT Approx. 10 min. LIVE Dodd-Frank Law Four Years Later Zachary A. Goldfarb; Ylan Mui Zachary Goldfard was interviewed by telephone about the impact of the Dodd-Frank financial ... Zachary Goldfard was interviewed by telephone about the impact of the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law four years after its implementation and whether the law was working as intended. He reacted to a video clip of former Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) speaking July 23, 2014. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Spies, Patriots, and Traitors Kenneth Daigler; Vince Houghton Kenneth Daigler talked about his book, Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in ... Kenneth Daigler talked about his book, Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War, in which he looks at U.S. intelligence during the Revolutionary War and its role in defeating the British. Mr. Daigler spoke at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. 8:00 AM EDT Approx. 34 min. 1963 Film The U.S. Army Unit Advisor in Vietnam This 1963 U.S. Army educational film featured 34-year-old Captain William Johnston and his ... This 1963 U.S. Army educational film featured 34-year-old Captain William Johnston and his advisory work with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam from May 1962 to April 1963. American advisers like Johnston aided South Vietnam in its war against communist North Vietnam before President Johnson and Congress paved the way for escalating American involvement with the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution; signed by President Johnson on August 10, 1964.
7:51 AM EDT Approx. 38 min. LIVE U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Cedric Leighton; Ylan Mui Colonel Cedric Leighton (Ret.) talked about the U.S. campaign in Iraq, including the airstrikes ... Colonel Cedric Leighton (Ret.) talked about the U.S. campaign in Iraq, including the airstrikes that day near Mosul Dam in northern Iraq, and the potential endgame for operations there. Topics included the changing government as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki plans to step down and the ethnic and sectarian strife. 8:55 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Publisher Interview with Lissa Warren Lissa Warren Lissa Warren talked about recent and forthcoming books from publisher Da Capo Press. She was ... Lissa Warren talked about recent and forthcoming books from publisher Da Capo Press. She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.  8:34 AM EDT Approx. 8 min. Fort Caspar's Pioneer and Military History Rick Young Rick Young talked about the history of the Fort Caspar and told the story of the 1865 Battle of ... Rick Young talked about the history of the Fort Caspar and told the story of the 1865 Battle of Platte Bridge, in which 3,000 Native Americans attacked the area. Fort Caspar was a United States Army military post built in 1859 to protect citizens and the telegraph lines against raids from the Lakota and Cheyenne nations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
8:32 AM EDT Approx. 43 min. LIVE Larry Sabato on Campaign 2014 Ylan Mui; Larry J. Sabato Larry Sabato gave a preview of the November 2014 midterm elections, including voter attitudes and ... Larry Sabato gave a preview of the November 2014 midterm elections, including voter attitudes and which races to watch. He also talked about the political news of the day including elections in Hawaii and Kentucky. Topics included the possibility that Republicans could gain control of the Senate. The program included a video clip of EMILY’s List president Stephanie Schriock being interviewed the previous day for “Newsmakers.”

Professor Sabato spoke by remote video from the University of Virginia Center for Politics in Charlottesville, Virginia.
9:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Strange Glory Charles Marsh Charles Marsh talked about his book, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in which ... Charles Marsh talked about his book, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in which he recalls the life of German theologian, pastor, and Nazi dissident, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. In his book, the author recounts Bonhoeffer’s formative education, which included ten months in the United States, and his constant denunciation of the Nazi regime. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed at Flossenburg concentration camp in 1945 at the age of 39. Charles Marsh spoke at The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles. 8:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. History of Yosemite National Park Anthea M. Hartig; Jen Huntley Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a ... Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a National Park. The Yosemite Grant Act, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was the first land grant act passed by Congress to protect wild lands for enjoyment by the American public. Ms. Huntley is the author of The Making of Yosemite: James Mason Hutchings and the Origin of America’s Most Popular National Park. The California Historical Society hosted this event.
9:18 AM EDT Approx. 41 min. LIVE Ferguson, Missouri, Police Shooting and Protests Ylan Mui; Cathy Lisa Schneider Cathy Schneider talked by remote video from New York City about how law enforcement reacted to ... Cathy Schneider talked by remote video from New York City about how law enforcement reacted to protests following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the so-called “militarization” of local police forces. Professor Schneider, the author of Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York, talked about past riots, the psychology of these events, and lessons learned from them. She gave her views on police over-reaction and harsh tactics and what should be done in Ferguson. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for Missouri residents. 10:10 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Publisher Interview with Helene Atwan Helene Atwan Helene Atwan talked about recent and forthcoming books from publisher Beacon Press.  She ... Helene Atwan talked about recent and forthcoming books from publisher Beacon Press.  She was interviewed at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. 9:54 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Dick Cheney's High School Years T.J. Claunch T.J. Claunch talked about former Vice President Dick Cheney’s high school years at Natrona ... T.J. Claunch talked about former Vice President Dick Cheney’s high school years at Natrona County High School in Caspar, Wyoming. Mr. Claunch, a former classmate of the vice president’s, showed pictures taken in 1959 of a young Dick Cheney, talked about his years at the high school, and explained how he met his wife, Lynne Cheney.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
10:01 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Smartphones and Veterans' Health Care Newt Leroy Gingrich Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) talked about his plan to improve veterans' health ... Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) talked about his plan to improve veterans' health care through the use of smartphones. He criticized government bureaucracy and said that technology needed to be better harnessed in veterans' health care, contracting, and at the Pentagon. 

The event “Veterans and Their Smartphones: Creating a 21st-Century Veterans Service System” was held at the American Enterprise Institute.
10:15 AM EDT Approx. 26 min. Book Discussion on Emily Gets Her Gun Anne Cori; Emily J. Miller Emily Miller spoke about her book, Emily Gets Her Gun: …But Obama Wants to Take Yours. ... Emily Miller spoke about her book, Emily Gets Her Gun: …But Obama Wants to Take Yours. She spoke at the 21st Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the Heritage Foundation. 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 27 min. New York Transit Museum Gabrielle Shubert Gabrielle Shubert talked about the New York Transit Museum. Housed in a 1936 subway station ... Gabrielle Shubert talked about the New York Transit Museum. Housed in a 1936 subway station in Brooklyn, the New York Transit museum records the history of the city’s public transportation systems through exhibits and a station full of vintage subway cars.
11:05 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Affordable Care Act Lawsuits Jonathan H. Adler; Michael F. Cannon; John Maniscalco Legal scholars talked about conflicting rulings in two Affordable Care Act cases, King v. ... Legal scholars talked about conflicting rulings in two Affordable Care Act cases, King v. Burwell and Halbig v. Burwell. Both cases challenged the IRS’s statutory authority to give federal subsidies to individuals purchasing health care through exchanges implemented by the federal government. In the discussion, the panelists focused more on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling on Halbig v. Burwell. They argued in favor of the ruling, saying that Congress only authorized subsidies for states that had their own exchanges and not for ones established by the federal government. 10:42 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Peter DeFazio Peter A. DeFazio Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 10:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Capitol Hill Preservation Stephen T. Ayers; Elizabeth Wilkie Stephen Ayers talked about his role in the maintenance and preservation of some of Washington, ... Stephen Ayers talked about his role in the maintenance and preservation of some of Washington, D.C.'s most significant buildings, including the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and the many House and Senate buildings near the Capitol. He spoke about his team’s preservation projects, including the Capitol dome work to repair 1,300 deficiencies in the cast iron structure. This event was hosted by the Smithsonian Associates.
12:14 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Cedric Leighton; Ylan Mui Colonel Cedric Leighton (Ret.) talked about the U.S. campaign in Iraq, including the airstrikes ... Colonel Cedric Leighton (Ret.) talked about the U.S. campaign in Iraq, including the airstrikes that day near Mosul Dam in northern Iraq, and the potential endgame for operations there. Topics included the changing government as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki plans to step down and the ethnic and sectarian strife. 10:45 AM EDT Approx. 19 min. Book Discussion on Death of a King Peter Slen; Tavis Smiley Tavis Smiley talked about his book Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther ... Tavis Smiley talked about his book Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.

The interview took place at the 2014 BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
11:47 AM EDT Approx. 12 min. National Historic Trails Interpretive Center Bruce Berst Bruce Berst gave a tour of the National Historic Trails Center, which recreates the experience of ... Bruce Berst gave a tour of the National Historic Trails Center, which recreates the experience of the settlers who traveled the four historic routes that passed through Casper, Wyoming. During the 19th century, Immigrants traveling the Oregon Trail, the Mormon Trail, the Pony Express, and the California Trail traveled through Casper in order to reach their final destinations as they settled the American West.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
12:16 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program Panelists talked about the roles of states and localities in implementing the Deferred Action for ... Panelists talked about the roles of states and localities in implementing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and its impact in metropolitan areas. The program was implemented in June 2012 by the Obama administration and provided a two-year protection from deportation, allowing for young undocumented immigrants to live and work legally in the United States. 11:05 AM EDT Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on West of the Revolution Claudio Saunt Professor Claudio Saunt talked about his book, West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of ... Professor Claudio Saunt talked about his book, West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, in which he recounts the events that took place outside of the British colonies in America in 1776, including Spain’s colony in San Francisco and the movement and territorial expansion of Native American tribes. Professor Saunt spoke at the Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York City. 12:00 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. Gerald Ford Sworn in as President of the United States Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. Vice President Gerald Ford was sworn-in as 38th President of the United States at noon on August ... Vice President Gerald Ford was sworn-in as 38th President of the United States at noon on August 9, 1974, shortly after President Richard Nixon, who announced his resignation the night before, departed the White House for civilian life. In his speech, President Ford acknowledged that he was not elected to the office of either President or Vice President, and alluded to President Nixon’s Watergate scandal, saying “My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.”
1:51 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. U.S.-Korea-Japan Trade Ellen Kim; Jin Park Park Jin talked about the relationship between the U.S., Japan, and South Korea, and the South ... Park Jin talked about the relationship between the U.S., Japan, and South Korea, and the South Korean view toward cooperation between the three countries. He addressed several issues, including U.S.-China relations, China-Japan relations, the history of strain between Japan and Korea, and North Korean threats. He asked the Japanese government to “come to terms” with its history, and apologize to the South Korean people for past wrongs. 12:02 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Book TV in Casper, Wyoming 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 Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.

Programs included in the Book TV segment were:

Book Discussion on Wyoming Range War 320521-1

Wind City Books 320525-1

Book Discussion on Valentine T. McGillycuddy 320523-1

Book Discussion on Wagon Wheels 320524-1

Book Discussion on Arapaho Journeys 320522-1

Book Discussion on Devil’s Gate 320526-1
12:12 PM EDT Approx. 32 min. Ford Address to Joint Session of Congress Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. President Ford delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress three days after ... President Ford delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress three days after becoming president upon the resignation of President Nixon. President Ford said that his administration would seek unity and dignity, and that he hoped to restore confidence in government.
3:18 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and ... Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and the role that women voters could play. Topics included the candidates the group was supporting, and efforts to increase voter turnout among women. She also commented on the Kentucky Senate race between Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Texas governor’s race and the prospects for Democratic candidate Wendy Davis, and the North Carolina Senate race. After the interview the reporters discussed her responses with the host. 12:03 PM EDT Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on Wyoming Range War John Davis John Davis talked about his book, Wyoming Range War: The Infamous Invasion of Johnson ... John Davis talked about his book, Wyoming Range War: The Infamous Invasion of Johnson County, in which he chronicles the Johnson County War and Wyoming’s history of vigilantism. In April of 1892, a group of cattlemen “invaded” Johnson County, Wyoming, with a list of men they intended to kill. The residents of Johnson County argued that these were wealthy cattlemen who were trying to run out simple homesteaders for control of the land. President Benjamin Harrison was eventually forced to send the U.S. Calvary to stop the fighting. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. 
12:45 PM EDT Approx. 27 min. President Ford's First News Conference Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. In his news conference two weeks after being sworn in, President Ford answered questions from ... In his news conference two weeks after being sworn in, President Ford answered questions from reporters about his plans, his budget and other topics. He would not say whether he would pardon former President Nixon.
3:20 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. National World War I Memorial Edwin L. Fountain; Anthony E. Gallo Edwin Fountain talked about legislation to authorize the redevelopment of Pershing Park in ... Edwin Fountain talked about legislation to authorize the redevelopment of Pershing Park in Washington, D.C., as a national World War I memorial after efforts to place a memorial on the National Mall failed due to opposition from Washington, D.C. local government officials. He said there was no significant opposition to the legislation and that he expected fundraising to begin after approval by Congress. He described the proposed location on Pennsylvania Avenue where there was a small memorial to General John Pershing who commanded the American Expeditionary Forces during World War One. 12:17 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Wind City Books Morgan Reimann Morgan Reimann talked about Wind City Books in Casper, Wyoming, as well as the book business and ... Morgan Reimann talked about Wind City Books in Casper, Wyoming, as well as the book business and literary scene in the city.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:14 PM EDT Approx. 7 min. Salt Creek Oilfield Everett DeWitt Everett DeWitt gave a tour of the Salt Creek Oil Field, explained how oil was first discovered ... Everett DeWitt gave a tour of the Salt Creek Oil Field, explained how oil was first discovered there, and talked about what life was like for the people who worked in the fields during the first half of the 20th century. Located 40 miles north of Casper, the field is currently owned and operated by the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, and was once considered one of the largest producing oil fields in the world.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:08 PM EDT Approx. 6 min. Major General Harold Greene Burial Service Harld J. Greene The burial service for U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene was held at Arlington National ... The burial service for U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene was held at Arlington National Cemetery. Major General Greene was killed in Afghanistan on August 5, 2014, when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier fired on allied troops. The 55-year-old soldier was the highest-ranking U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan and the first general since Vietnam to be killed overseas. 12:21 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. Book Discussion on Valentine T. McGillycuddy Candy Moulton Candy Moulton talked about her book, Valentine T. McGillycuddy: Army Surgeon, Agent of the ... Candy Moulton talked about her book, Valentine T. McGillycuddy: Army Surgeon, Agent of the Sioux, in which she explores the life and career of U.s Army surgeon Valentine T. McGillycuddy, known as the doctor who treated Crazy Horse.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
1:25 PM EDT Approx. 36 min. Alexander Hamilton and the Idea of Honor David J. Cowen; Joanne B. Freeman Joanne Freeman talked about how the 18th century concept of honor helped shape Alexander Hamilton ... Joanne Freeman talked about how the 18th century concept of honor helped shape Alexander Hamilton throughout his life. Professor Freeman argued that Hamilton’s desire to maintain his honor was so strong it led to his duel with Aaron Burr that ultimately killed him. The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society hosted this event.
4:15 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. What's So Great About America? William C. Ayers; Dinesh D'Souza; Nick Desatnick Author and documentary director Dinesh D’Souza and activist and author Bill Ayers ... Author and documentary director Dinesh D’Souza and activist and author Bill Ayers participated in a debate titled, “What’s so Great About America?” Following their opening remarks, they asked questions of each other for ten minutes arguing such topics as Israel, weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, the Second Amendment, and religious freedom. They then responded to questions from audience members and made closing statements. 12:37 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Wagon Wheels Ben Kern Ben Kern talked about the book, Wagon Wheels: A Contemporary Journey on the Oregon Trail, ... Ben Kern talked about the book, Wagon Wheels: A Contemporary Journey on the Oregon Trail, in which he and co-author Candy Moulton chronicle Mr. Kern’s experience traveling the Oregon trail in a covered wagon pulled by a team of mules. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
2:05 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Addiction in Early America Panelists talked about how different social groups used and abused laudanum, opium, and alcohol in ... Panelists talked about how different social groups used and abused laudanum, opium, and alcohol in the 19th century. They said alcoholism was primarily a male problem, while thousands of women were addicted to laudanum. The panel also talked about how these addictions were treated and perceived across race, gender, and social class. This discussion was part of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic conference in Philadelphia.
6:16 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address Barack Obama President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the importance of higher ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the importance of higher education and his efforts to make it more affordable. 12:49 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. Book Discussion on Arapaho Journeys Sara Wiles Sara Wiles talked about her book, Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River ... Sara Wiles talked about her book, Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation, in which she shares photographs and stories of the Arapaho Indian Tribe and her experiences as a social worker on the Wind River reservation. The Arapaho arrived at the Wind River Reservation in 1878. Since their arrival, they have tried to make strides both economically and politically while maintaining their traditions and culture. 


C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:44 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. Teapot Dome Scandal Phil Roberts Phil Roberts talked about the history of the Teapot Dome Scandal, its connection to Casper, ... Phil Roberts talked about the history of the Teapot Dome Scandal, its connection to Casper, Wyoming, and the impact it had on oil production. The scandal was a bribery incident that took place from 1920 to 1923, during the administration of President Harding. Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall leased Navy petroleum reserves at Teapot Dome in Wyoming and two other locations in California to private oil companies at low rates without competitive bidding. In 1922 and 1923, the leases became the subject of an investigation. Secretary Fall was later convicted of accepting bribes from the oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
6:20 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Republican Address Doug Collins Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address from Brenau University ... Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. He talked about more than 40 jobs bills passed by the House which the Democratic-controlled Senate had not addressed. 12:59 PM EDT Approx. 24 min. Book Discussion on Devil's Gate Tom Rea Tom Rea shared a chapter from his book, Devil’s Gate: Owning the Land, Owning the ... Tom Rea shared a chapter from his book, Devil’s Gate: Owning the Land, Owning the Story, in which he discusses alleged cattle rustlers Ella Watson and James Averell, who were lynched by a group of wealthy ranchers in 1889. In his book, the author explores how this event was reported in newspapers around Wyoming and how exaggeration and misinformation can become historical fact.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Book Discussion on Confronting Iran Ali Massoud Ansari; Mahvash Shahegh; Tony Young Ali Ansari talked about his book Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and ... Ali Ansari talked about his book Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East, published by Perseus Books Group. In his book the author examines U.S.-Iran relations from the early 20th century. During his discussion, Mr. Ansari detailed how the overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossaddeq in 1953, the 1991 Gulf War, and the current Iraq War have impacted the U.S. and Iranian governments. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.
6:23 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and ... Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and the role that women voters could play. Topics included the candidates the group was supporting, and efforts to increase voter turnout among women. She also commented on the Kentucky Senate race between Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Texas governor’s race and the prospects for Democratic candidate Wendy Davis, and the North Carolina Senate race. After the interview the reporters discussed her responses with the host. 1:28 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. NPR Nonfiction Best-Sellers List The National Public Radio (NPR) list of best-selling nonfiction books for the week of August 7, ... The National Public Radio (NPR) list of best-selling nonfiction books for the week of August 7, 2014. 5:38 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. Life and Career of Dick Cheney Geoff O'Gara Geoffrey O’Gara talked about the life and career of former Vice President Dick ... Geoffrey O’Gara talked about the life and career of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Mr. O’Gara shared stories about the former Vice President’s time as a student at Natrona County High School in Casper, Wyoming, his life after leaving Yale, and his rise as a state and then national politician. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
6:29 PM EDT Approx. 25 min. Communicators at the Consumer Electronics Show, Part 1 Exhibitors at an annual technology fair on Capitol Hill were interviewed about their start-up and ... Exhibitors at an annual technology fair on Capitol Hill were interviewed about their start-up and established tech companies and their new devices. They demonstrated products such as wearable electronics and weather data collection devices. Exhibitors and members of Congress were interviewed about policy concerns such as privacy, intellectual property, and electronic waste.

CES on the Hill, sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), was held in the cafeteria of the Rayburn House Office Building to expose members of Congress and their staff to technology companies and products that could be of use to them or are at the center of some of the current technology policy debates.
1:30 PM EDT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Chasing History Bob Clark; David Cross David Cross talked about his book, Chasing History: One Man’s Road Trip Through the ... David Cross talked about his book, Chasing History: One Man’s Road Trip Through the Presidential Libraries, in which he tells the story of his journey through the U.S. to visit the thirteen official presidential libraries.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
6:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Slavery and Cinema Panelists talked about the evolution of slavery as depicted in film since the 1930s. They spoke ... Panelists talked about the evolution of slavery as depicted in film since the 1930s. They spoke about how filmmakers have framed the idea of slavery, how portrayals of race relations and gender have changed, and how slave characters have shifted from the background to leading roles. This event was from the Society of Civil War Historians biennial meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.
6:58 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Ohio Same-Sex Marriage Oral Argument A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the ... A three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in the government’s appeal of the consolidated cases James Obergefell, et al. v. Lance D. Himes, et al. and Brittani Henry, et al. v. Lance Himes, et al. The cases involved same-sex couples legally married in other states seeking to have their unions recognized in Ohio on death and birth certificates.

This program contains the audio recording released by the court. Still images of participants were shown on the screen as they spoke. 
2:13 PM EDT Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on The Forgotten Man Bob Clark; Amity Shlaes Amity Shlaes talked about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great ... Amity Shlaes talked about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, in which she examines the financial history of the Great Depression and critiques the New Deal.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
7:30 PM EDT Approx. 28 min. U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 1 Kaleb Dissinger; James "Jim" McNally The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was ... The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Highlights were shown from over 65,000 objects stored at the archives, including a hat worn by Union General William Tecumseh Sherman during his March to the Sea, a 1911 colt pistol that Elvis Presley gave to General Omar Bradley as a Christmas gift, and a painting done in Vietnam that hung in the headquarters of the 3rd brigade of the 9th Infantry Division illustrating their area of operations.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Government and the Free Press News executives from the New York Times, the Associated Press, and Reuters talked about ... News executives from the New York Times, the Associated Press, and Reuters talked about government restrictions on the press, the future of whistleblowers, and accusations of media bias in covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Stephen Adler in his remarks said that the Obama administration was supposed to be the “transparent administration” yet restricts the press more than past presidencies. ABC News correspondent Pierre Thomas moderated the event.

“W.E.B. Du Bois Plenary: Government and the Media” took place during the 2014 National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair, which took place from July 30-August 3 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
2:55 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on No End Save Victory Bob Clark; David E. Kaiser David Kaiser talked about his book, No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War, ... David Kaiser talked about his book, No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War, in which he chronicles President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s preparations for World War II and America’s entry into the conflict.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Presidents and the Press Martha Joynt Kumar Professor Martha Joynt Kumar talked about presidents and their relationships with the press, ... Professor Martha Joynt Kumar talked about presidents and their relationships with the press, focusing on the ways the White House press corps and coverage of presidents have evolved from the mid-19th century into the 20th century. She also spoke about changes in press access to presidents and the growth of the public’s interest in stories about the first family’s personal lives. This class was from a course called, “White House Communications Operations.”
9:02 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and ... Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and the role that women voters could play. Topics included the candidates the group was supporting, and efforts to increase voter turnout among women. She also commented on the Kentucky Senate race between Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Texas governor’s race and the prospects for Democratic candidate Wendy Davis, and the North Carolina Senate race. After the interview the reporters discussed her responses with the host. 3:40 PM EDT Approx. 36 min. Book Discussion on America 1933 Bob Clark; Michael Golay Michael Golay talked about his book, America 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor ... Michael Golay talked about his book, America 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal, in which he tells the story of Ms. Hickok, who was hired to travel to the areas of America most affected by the Great Depression and report back to Eleanor Roosevelt on what she observed.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
9:53 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Dick Cheney's High School Years T.J. Claunch T.J. Claunch talked about former Vice President Dick Cheney’s high school years at Natrona ... T.J. Claunch talked about former Vice President Dick Cheney’s high school years at Natrona County High School in Caspar, Wyoming. Mr. Claunch, a former classmate of the vice president’s, showed pictures taken in 1959 of a young Dick Cheney, talked about his years at the high school, and explained how he met his wife, Lynne Cheney.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
9:04 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Freedom of the Press James Risen and other journalism advocates spoke at a press conference on freedom of the press and ... James Risen and other journalism advocates spoke at a press conference on freedom of the press and Obama administration efforts to compel New York Times reporter James Risen to disclose a confidential source. Mr. Risen was subpoenaed in 2008 to testify at the trial of a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer accused of leaking information on Iran’s nuclear program. Mr. Risen refused to name a source for information about a CIA operation in Iran that appeared in his book, State of War. Journalists and journalism advocacy groups have supported a petition to the Justice Department to cancel the subpoena. National Press Club president Myron Belkind also spoke about the arrest of journalists covering protests in response to the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 4:17 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Man He Became James E. Tobin James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the ... James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, in which he examines Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life with polio, which Roosevelt contracted in 1921 at the age of thirty-nine.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
10:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Slavery and Cinema Panelists talked about the evolution of slavery as depicted in film since the 1930s. They spoke ... Panelists talked about the evolution of slavery as depicted in film since the 1930s. They spoke about how filmmakers have framed the idea of slavery, how portrayals of race relations and gender have changed, and how slave characters have shifted from the background to leading roles. This event was from the Society of Civil War Historians biennial meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.
10:16 PM EDT Approx. 41 min. Ferguson, Missouri, Police Shooting and Protests Ylan Mui; Cathy Lisa Schneider Cathy Schneider talked by remote video from New York City about how law enforcement reacted to ... Cathy Schneider talked by remote video from New York City about how law enforcement reacted to protests following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the so-called “militarization” of local police forces. Professor Schneider, the author of Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York, talked about past riots, the psychology of these events, and lessons learned from them. She gave her views on police over-reaction and harsh tactics and what should be done in Ferguson. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for Missouri residents. 5:13 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Doug Collins Doug Collins Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 11:30 PM EDT Approx. 28 min. U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 1 Kaleb Dissinger; James "Jim" McNally The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was ... The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Highlights were shown from over 65,000 objects stored at the archives, including a hat worn by Union General William Tecumseh Sherman during his March to the Sea, a 1911 colt pistol that Elvis Presley gave to General Omar Bradley as a Christmas gift, and a painting done in Vietnam that hung in the headquarters of the 3rd brigade of the 9th Infantry Division illustrating their area of operations.
11:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Government and the Free Press News executives from the New York Times, the Associated Press, and Reuters talked about ... News executives from the New York Times, the Associated Press, and Reuters talked about government restrictions on the press, the future of whistleblowers, and accusations of media bias in covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Stephen Adler in his remarks said that the Obama administration was supposed to be the “transparent administration” yet restricts the press more than past presidencies. ABC News correspondent Pierre Thomas moderated the event.

“W.E.B. Du Bois Plenary: Government and the Media” took place during the 2014 National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair, which took place from July 30-August 3 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
5:15 PM EDT Approx. 41 min. Book Discussion on Against the Grain Bill Courtney; Mike Gonzalez; John Edward Hilboldt Bill Courtney talked about his book, Against the Grain: A Coach’s Wisdom on Character, ... Bill Courtney talked about his book, Against the Grain: A Coach’s Wisdom on Character, Faith, Family, and Love, in which he argues the importance of character, service, faith, and other values, and discusses the further development of these values in America today. Mr. Courtney spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 11:59 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. A Conversation with Herbert Hoover Ray Henle; Herbert Hoover A Conversation with Herbert Hoover is a 1960 film in which Ray Henle interviews the 31st ... A Conversation with Herbert Hoover is a 1960 film in which Ray Henle interviews the 31st President of the United States. Among other topics, President Hoover talked about the Hoover Library on War and presented items from the collection.
12:02 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and ... Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and the role that women voters could play. Topics included the candidates the group was supporting, and efforts to increase voter turnout among women. She also commented on the Kentucky Senate race between Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Texas governor’s race and the prospects for Democratic candidate Wendy Davis, and the North Carolina Senate race. After the interview the reporters discussed her responses with the host. 6:00 PM EDT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir Dorothy I. Height; Brian Lamb Mrs. Height talked about her book, Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir, published by ... Mrs. Height talked about her book, Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir, published by PublicAffairs. Then 91, she had witnessed most of the major events in the African-American struggle for civil rights. She talked about her life work for her cause and about people she knew personally such as W.E.B. DuBois, Eleanor Roosevelt, and many others. She talked about the experience of leading the National Council of Negro Women for forty-one years. 

Ms. Height received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994.
12:05 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Presidents and the Press Martha Joynt Kumar Professor Martha Joynt Kumar talked about presidents and their relationships with the press, ... Professor Martha Joynt Kumar talked about presidents and their relationships with the press, focusing on the ways the White House press corps and coverage of presidents have evolved from the mid-19th century into the 20th century. She also spoke about changes in press access to presidents and the growth of the public’s interest in stories about the first family’s personal lives. This class was from a course called, “White House Communications Operations.”
12:05 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Freedom of the Press James Risen and other journalism advocates spoke at a press conference on freedom of the press and ... James Risen and other journalism advocates spoke at a press conference on freedom of the press and Obama administration efforts to compel New York Times reporter James Risen to disclose a confidential source. Mr. Risen was subpoenaed in 2008 to testify at the trial of a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer accused of leaking information on Iran’s nuclear program. Mr. Risen refused to name a source for information about a CIA operation in Iran that appeared in his book, State of War. Journalists and journalism advocacy groups have supported a petition to the Justice Department to cancel the subpoena. National Press Club president Myron Belkind also spoke about the arrest of journalists covering protests in response to the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 7:00 PM EDT Approx. 33 min. Book Discussion on The Canal Builders Julie Greene; Peter Slen Professor Julie Greene talked about her book, The Canal Builders: Making America’s Empire ... Professor Julie Greene talked about her book, The Canal Builders: Making America’s Empire at the Panama Canal.

The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the Katherine Anne Porter Room in Hornbake Library at the University of Maryland, College Park.
2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Book Discussion on Confronting Iran Ali Massoud Ansari; Mahvash Shahegh; Tony Young Ali Ansari talked about his book Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and ... Ali Ansari talked about his book Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East, published by Perseus Books Group. In his book the author examines U.S.-Iran relations from the early 20th century. During his discussion, Mr. Ansari detailed how the overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossaddeq in 1953, the 1991 Gulf War, and the current Iraq War have impacted the U.S. and Iranian governments. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.
1:18 AM EDT Approx. 41 min. Ferguson, Missouri, Police Shooting and Protests Ylan Mui; Cathy Lisa Schneider Cathy Schneider talked by remote video from New York City about how law enforcement reacted to ... Cathy Schneider talked by remote video from New York City about how law enforcement reacted to protests following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the so-called “militarization” of local police forces. Professor Schneider, the author of Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York, talked about past riots, the psychology of these events, and lessons learned from them. She gave her views on police over-reaction and harsh tactics and what should be done in Ferguson. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for Missouri residents. 7:34 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. Berg Collection of English and American Literature Isaac Gewirtz; Peter Slen Curator Isaac Gewirtz gave a tour of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and ... Curator Isaac Gewirtz gave a tour of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature at the New York Public Library. 3:36 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Army-Navy Screen Magazine Youth Power This 1944 Army-Navy Screen Magazine profiled high school students at James A. Garfield High School ... This 1944 Army-Navy Screen Magazine profiled high school students at James A. Garfield High School in Los Angeles, who worked at the Lockheed and Douglas aircraft plants under a special program for the war effort.
2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Labor Union Membership Panelists talked about labor union membership and why members choose to leave their ... Panelists talked about labor union membership and why members choose to leave their unions. Panelist included teachers, former union members, and right-to-work activists, who discussed their experiences, and the reasons they would want to leave their unions. A Heritage Foundation poll released the same day suggested that millions of union members would choose to leave their unions if they could do so without penalty. 7:46 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Book Discussion on The Murder of the Middle Class Ziad Abdelnour; Wayne Allyn Root Wayne Allyn Root talked about his book, The Murder of the Middle Class: How to Save Yourself ... Wayne Allyn Root talked about his book, The Murder of the Middle Class: How to Save Yourself and Your Family from the Criminal Conspiracy of the Century, in which he argues that the Obama administration and its allies are actively destroying the middle class in the U.S. and suggests ways for Americans to protect themselves before it’s too late. Mr. Root spoke at a Financial Policy Council event held in New York City. 3:41 AM EDT Approx. 13 min. Wyoming Cattle War Patrick T. Holscher Patrick Holscher talked about the Johnson County War, thought to be the most notorious range war ... Patrick Holscher talked about the Johnson County War, thought to be the most notorious range war in Wyoming’s history, and how the incident was still impacting Wyoming’s cattle industry more than a century later. He explained that large cattle barons accused smaller cattle ranchers of stealing cattle and trespassing during the late 1880s. The cattle barons hired men to protect their property and murder those thought to have stolen or trespassed. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
3:07 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address Barack Obama President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the importance of higher ... President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the importance of higher education and his efforts to make it more affordable. 9:16 PM EDT Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on Shores of Knowledge Joyce O. Appleby; Peter Slen Joyce Appleby talked about her book, Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the ... Joyce Appleby talked about her book, Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination, in which she looks at the impact of explorers during the Age of Discovery on science and the study of nature. This interview, recorded at the University of California, Los Angeles, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 3:55 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 2 Karl Warner The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Guests ... The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Guests talked about the “Soldier Experience Gallery,” which traced Army history from the 1898 Spanish-American War to the present. They also discussed the center’s archive of over 65,000 objects and presented samples from its rare book collection.
3:10 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Weekly Republican Address Doug Collins Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address from Brenau University ... Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. He talked about more than 40 jobs bills passed by the House which the Democratic-controlled Senate had not addressed. 9:56 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of August 16, 2014 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of August 16, 2014 was shown. 4:00 AM EDT Approx. 34 min. 1963 Film The U.S. Army Unit Advisor in Vietnam This 1963 U.S. Army educational film featured 34-year-old Captain William Johnston and his ... This 1963 U.S. Army educational film featured 34-year-old Captain William Johnston and his advisory work with the Army of the Republic of Vietnam from May 1962 to April 1963. American advisers like Johnston aided South Vietnam in its war against communist North Vietnam before President Johnson and Congress paved the way for escalating American involvement with the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution; signed by President Johnson on August 10, 1964.
3:13 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Russian Intervention in Ukraine Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Andranik Migranyan, and others talked about Russia’s intervention in ... Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Andranik Migranyan, and others talked about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, and its policy options and goals as the conflict in Eastern Ukraine continued. Topics included Russia’s motivations and the potential implications for Europe and the United States. 10:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. After Words with Daniel Halper Daniel Halper; Juan Williams Daniel Halper talked about his book, Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political ... Daniel Halper talked about his book, Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine, in which he looks at what he calls the country’s most powerful political couple and how he says they were positioning themselves for a return to the White House. He spoke with The Hill's Juan Williams. 4:35 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Salt Creek Museum Sandra Schutte Sandra Schutte gave a tour of the Salt Creek Museum, showed some of the items used by the oilfield ... Sandra Schutte gave a tour of the Salt Creek Museum, showed some of the items used by the oilfield workers, and talked about why the development of Casper, Wyoming, was integral to the success of the oilfield. The museum features pictures and paraphernalia that depict life on the Salt Creek Oil Field from 1889 to present. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Casper, Wyoming, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments aired on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments aired on BookTV on C-SPAN2.
4:49 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and ... Stephanie Schriock talked about EMILY’s List priorities in the 2014 midterm elections and the role that women voters could play. Topics included the candidates the group was supporting, and efforts to increase voter turnout among women. She also commented on the Kentucky Senate race between Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Texas governor’s race and the prospects for Democratic candidate Wendy Davis, and the North Carolina Senate race. After the interview the reporters discussed her responses with the host. 11:02 PM EDT Approx. 52 min. Book Discussion on The Intel Trinity Michael S. Malone Michael Malone talked about his book, The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and ... Michael Malone talked about his book, The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove Built the World’s Most Important Company, in which he looks at the rise and importance of Intel and the men who created it. He spoke at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. 4:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. History of Yosemite National Park Anthea M. Hartig; Jen Huntley Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a ... Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a National Park. The Yosemite Grant Act, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was the first land grant act passed by Congress to protect wild lands for enjoyment by the American public. Ms. Huntley is the author of The Making of Yosemite: James Mason Hutchings and the Origin of America’s Most Popular National Park. The California Historical Society hosted this event.
4:52 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Dangerous Disease Investigators Government health experts tasked with tracking the spread of dangerous diseases such as monkey pox ... Government health experts tasked with tracking the spread of dangerous diseases such as monkey pox and human rabies spoke at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) “Disease Detectives” talked about their investigations of human and animal epidemics around the world, including the SARS and MERS viruses, as well as other threats like contaminated steroids and bioterrorism.

This forum was part of the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival held from June 24-July 3 in Aspen, Colorado.
11:55 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. New Books Being Published A list of new books being released the week of August 16, 2014 was shown. A list of new books being released the week of August 16, 2014 was shown. 5:55 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Soldier in Panama This is portion of Solider in Panama from the U.S. Army’s “The Big ... This is portion of Solider in Panama from the U.S. Army’s “The Big Picture” television series and highlighted the mission of U.S. soldiers in Panama and the Panama Canal.
5:54 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Global Health Innovators Health care professionals talked about their work in developing countries. They spoke about ... Health care professionals talked about their work in developing countries. They spoke about issues including reproductive health services, HIV/AIDS prevention, the use of technology to diagnose infectious disease, and medical facility construction. 

This forum was part of the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival held from June 24-July 3 in Aspen, Colorado.
11:56 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Summer Reading with Representative John Mica John Mica Representative John Mica (R-FL) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative John Mica (R-FL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 6:00 AM EDT Approx. 27 min. New York Transit Museum Gabrielle Shubert Gabrielle Shubert talked about the New York Transit Museum. Housed in a 1936 subway station ... Gabrielle Shubert talked about the New York Transit Museum. Housed in a 1936 subway station in Brooklyn, the New York Transit museum records the history of the city’s public transportation systems through exhibits and a station full of vintage subway cars.
12:00 AM EDT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on Chasing History Bob Clark; David Cross David Cross talked about his book, Chasing History: One Man’s Road Trip Through the ... David Cross talked about his book, Chasing History: One Man’s Road Trip Through the Presidential Libraries, in which he tells the story of his journey through the U.S. to visit the thirteen official presidential libraries.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
6:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Capitol Hill Preservation Stephen T. Ayers; Elizabeth Wilkie Stephen Ayers talked about his role in the maintenance and preservation of some of Washington, ... Stephen Ayers talked about his role in the maintenance and preservation of some of Washington, D.C.'s most significant buildings, including the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and the many House and Senate buildings near the Capitol. He spoke about his team’s preservation projects, including the Capitol dome work to repair 1,300 deficiencies in the cast iron structure. This event was hosted by the Smithsonian Associates.
12:42 AM EDT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on The Forgotten Man Bob Clark; Amity Shlaes Amity Shlaes talked about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great ... Amity Shlaes talked about her book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, in which she examines the financial history of the Great Depression and critiques the New Deal.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
1:25 AM EDT Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on No End Save Victory Bob Clark; David E. Kaiser David Kaiser talked about his book, No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War, ... David Kaiser talked about his book, No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War, in which he chronicles President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s preparations for World War II and America’s entry into the conflict.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
2:10 AM EDT Approx. 36 min. Book Discussion on America 1933 Bob Clark; Michael Golay Michael Golay talked about his book, America 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor ... Michael Golay talked about his book, America 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal, in which he tells the story of Ms. Hickok, who was hired to travel to the areas of America most affected by the Great Depression and report back to Eleanor Roosevelt on what she observed.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
2:47 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Book Discussion on The Man He Became James E. Tobin James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the ... James Tobin talked about his book, The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency, in which he examines Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life with polio, which Roosevelt contracted in 1921 at the age of thirty-nine.

The 2014 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center in Hyde Park, New York.
3:43 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. NPR Nonfiction Best-Sellers List The National Public Radio (NPR) list of best-selling nonfiction books for the week of August 7, ... The National Public Radio (NPR) list of best-selling nonfiction books for the week of August 7, 2014.
3:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Book Discussion on The Taliban Revival Hassan Abbas; Frederic Grare Hassan Abbas talked about his book, The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the ... Hassan Abbas talked about his book, The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier, in which he discusses the return to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan. He said that after being kicked out of power in 2001 by U.S. and NATO troops, the Taliban scattered around Afghanistan, but they eventually regrouped and had retaken large portions of the country. Professor Abbas spoke at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C.
5:18 AM EDT Approx. 28 min. Book Discussion on Falling in Love with America Again Anne Cori; James "Jim" DeMint Jim DeMint talked about his book, Falling in Love with America Again. He spoke at the 21st ... Jim DeMint talked about his book, Falling in Love with America Again. He spoke at the 21st Annual Eagle Forum Collegians Summit, held at the Heritage Foundation.
5:47 AM EDT Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on Bloody Spring Joseph Wheelan Joseph Wheelan talked about his book, Bloody Spring: Forty Days That Sealed the ... Joseph Wheelan talked about his book, Bloody Spring: Forty Days That Sealed the Confederacy’s Fate, in which he recounts the Ulysses S. Grant-led Union Army offensive into Virginia in May and June of 1864. In his book, the author reports that prior to General Grant’s incursion, Virginia had defended itself against four prior Union generals, and Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army felt assured they would succeed. Mr. Wheelan argued that over six weeks, General Grant’s Overland Campaign put an end to the South’s offensive capabilities, which ultimately led to General Lee’s surrender close to a year later. Joseph Wheelan spoke at Quail Ridge Books and Music in Raleigh, North Carolina
6:41 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. Summer Reading with Representative Eliot Engel Eliot Engel Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
6:45 AM EDT Approx. 37 min. Book Discussion on On Saudi Arabia Karen Elliott House; Peter Slen Karen Elliott House talked about her book, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault ... Karen Elliott House talked about her book, On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines, in which she provides an inside look at the history, culture, and politics of Saudi Arabia, which she covered as a reporter for 30 years. This interview was conducted at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and was part of Book TV’s College Series.