C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, March 18 >

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6:00 AM CDT Approx. 51 min. LIVE Open Phones Steven Scully Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the questions, “Are the sanctions against ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the questions, “Are the sanctions against Russia announced by President Obama enough?”

Chicago Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet, speaking by phone, previewed primary races in Illinois. They included the Republican contest for the party’s gubernatorial nominee and a handful of key congressional races.
6:01 AM CDT Approx. 29 min. After Words with Angela Stent Dimitri K. Simes; Angela E. Stent Angela Stent talked about her book, The Limits of Partnership, in which she argued that the ... Angela Stent talked about her book, The Limits of Partnership, in which she argued that the U.S. relationship with Russia remainss a top priority in the post-Cold War era because of the considerable Russian nuclear arsenal. She asked for a reassessment of the tactics and practices that guide U.S.-Russia relations and argued for a more productive strategy. She spoke with Dimitri Simes, president and CEO of Center for the National Interest and former chair of the Center for Russian and Eurasian Programs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 5:44 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Senator Marco Rubio on Economic Growth James Kemp; Marco Rubio Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) presented his ideas for encouraging economic growth, including ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) presented his ideas for encouraging economic growth, including auctioning off parts of the wireless spectrum to private companies, fast tracking authority for free trade agreements, and creating a “National Regulatory Budget.” Senator Rubio also said the international community needs to respond strongly to Russian actions in Ukraine in order to discourage China from acting more aggressively in the South China Sea. The event took place at the Washington, DC offices of Google.
6:41 AM CDT Approx. 8 min. LIVE Illinois Primary Races Lynn Sweet; Steven Scully Lynn Sweet previewed primary races in Illinois. They included the Republican contest for the ... Lynn Sweet previewed primary races in Illinois. They included the Republican contest for the party’s gubernatorial nominee and a handful of key congressional races. 6:32 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Federal Reserve, National Credit Union, and HUD Nominations The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and ... The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations for Federal Reserve, Housing and Urban Development Department, and National Credit Union Administration positions. 6:55 AM CDT Approx. 36 min. Douglas Elmendorf Remarks Douglas W. Elmendorf Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf spoke at the 2014 National Association for ... Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf spoke at the 2014 National Association for Business Economics conference. Mr. Elmendorf, using many charts graphs, gave an in-depth presentation on the most recent CBO budget and economic outlook.
6:53 AM CDT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Investigations of General Motors Jeff Bennett; Nancy Calo; Steven Scully Wall Street Journal automotive reporter Jeff Bennett talked about the criminal, civil, and ... Wall Street Journal automotive reporter Jeff Bennett talked about the criminal, civil, and congressional investigations of General Motors over its recall of 1.6 million vehicles due to faulty ignition switches. Among the topics he discussed was GM’s response to the recall.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
8:04 AM CDT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Telecommunications Policy, Commissioner Clyburn Remarks Mignon Clyburn; Randolph May; Deborah Taylor Tate Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn gave the opening keynote ... Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn gave the opening keynote address at the Free State Foundation day-long conference on the Federal Communications Commission and telecommunications policy. She disputed the argument for increased deregulation, citing the FCC’s policy on Wifi had led to a billion dollar wireless industry. She also said that marketplace realities show that the FCC cannot be in “standby” mode. 7:37 AM CDT Approx. 56 min. LIVE Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Saeb Erekat; Jane Harman; Aaron David Miller The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb ... The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb Erekat talked about the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the two-state solution.
7:35 AM CDT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Harry Holzer on President Obama's Executive Actions Nancy Calo; Harry J. Holzer; Steven Scully Harry Holzer talked about President Obama’s executive order that directed the Labor ... Harry Holzer talked about President Obama’s executive order that directed the Labor Department to recommend rules requiring businesses to pay more overtime to workers who had been exempted in the past. He also talked about the effort to raise the minimum wage and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the program.
8:47 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. LIVE Telecommunications Policy, Executives Panel Senior executives from Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T talked about future needs in telecommunications ... Senior executives from Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T talked about future needs in telecommunications policy. Their top concern was spectrum and the upcoming spectrum auction. They also discussed new Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler, FCC rulemaking authority, and what’s next for “net neutrality” in light of the DC Circuit Court’s decision in the case Verizon v. FCC. 8:36 AM CDT Approx. 25 min. Senator Pat Toomey Remarks Pat Toomey Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) spoke at a conference hosted by the Federation of American ... Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) spoke at a conference hosted by the Federation of American Hospitals. His remarks focused on concerns about the national debt and slow economic growth. He cited the health care law as an example of government regulation slowing the economy.
8:24 AM CDT Approx. 36 min. LIVE Doctors and the Affordable Care Act Ardis D. Hoven M.D.; Steven Scully Dr. Ardis Hoven talked about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on doctors and others in ... Dr. Ardis Hoven talked about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on doctors and others in the medical profession. She said the American Medical Association approved of many elements of the health care law, and was “all-in-all a good thing,” but imperfect and needing improvements. Topics included projected primary care physician shortages, and her American Medical Association group’s opposition to the House-passed “doc fix” legislation that would be paid for by repealing the ACA’s individual mandate. 

“Doc fix” is the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. 
10:21 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. LIVE Telecommunications Priorities, Academic, FCC, and Congressional Panel Law professors, congressional aides, and other stakeholders discussed telecommunications ... Law professors, congressional aides, and other stakeholders discussed telecommunications priorities. They focused primarily on spectrum policy, with most of the panelists agreeing that additional spectrum and the upcoming spectrum auction were the most important priorities for the FCC. 

This discussion was part of a Free State Foundation day-long conference on the Federal Communications Commission and telecommunications policy.
9:19 AM CDT Approx. 31 min. LIVE Democratic Party Agenda Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a press conference on the ... Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a press conference on the Republican National Committee’s 2013 Growth and Opportunity Project report. She criticized the Republican Party for alienating immigrants, women, and others. She also responded to Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus' comment at a Christian Science Monitor event earlier in the day that the Democratic Party was “in the dumps.”
9:03 AM CDT Approx. 26 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Douglas Elmendorf Steven C. Clemons; Nancy Cook; Douglas W. Elmendorf Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and ... Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and about the U.S. economy. He said the economy remains about 6 million jobs short of where it needs to be. He spoke with with Nancy Cook of the National Journal, who asked if the CBO Director has been pressured by the White House after releasing reports on health care and the minimum wage. This discussion was part of an economic conference hosted by the The Atlantic in Washington, D.C. 12:01 PM CDT Approx. 54 min. LIVE Interview with Michael O'Rielly Randolph May; Michael O'Rielly FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly was the luncheon interview at the Free State Foundation ... FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly was the luncheon interview at the Free State Foundation day-long conference on the Federal Communications Commission and telecommunications policy. He described the principles that guide him in his work. He also talked about his 20-year career working for Republicans in the House and Senate and the influence of that experience on his work at the Federal Communications Commission. 9:52 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 54 min. OMB Director Burwell on Fiscal Year 2015 Budget White House Budget Director Sylvia Burwell testified at a Senate Budget Committee hearing on ... White House Budget Director Sylvia Burwell testified at a Senate Budget Committee hearing on President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal. Topics included defense budget cuts, the overall amount of spending called for in the plan, infrastructure and early childhood education programs, and health care spending.
9:30 AM CDT Approx. 31 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Representative Chris Van Hollen Steven C. Clemons; David A. Graham; Christopher Van Hollen Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House ... Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House Republicans were considering a budget plan that would change the terms of the Ryan-Murray budget compromise passed late the previous year. Representative Van Hollen also talked about tax code reform, health care, and infrastructure spending. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 12:56 PM CDT Approx. 40 min. LIVE Telecommunications Policy, FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen Remarks Randolph May; Maureen K. Ohlhausen Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen made closing remarks at the Free State Foundation ... Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen made closing remarks at the Free State Foundation day-long conference on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and telecommunications policy. She compared Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and FCC rule-making approaches, concluding that the FTC’s case-by-case approach was a better one. 11:51 AM CDT Approx. 35 min. Doctors and the Affordable Care Act Ardis D. Hoven M.D.; Steven Scully Dr. Ardis Hoven talked about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on doctors and others in ... Dr. Ardis Hoven talked about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on doctors and others in the medical profession. She said the American Medical Association approved of many elements of the health care law, and was “all-in-all a good thing,” but imperfect and needing improvements. Topics included projected primary care physician shortages, and her American Medical Association group’s opposition to the House-passed “doc fix” legislation that would be paid for by repealing the ACA’s individual mandate. 

“Doc fix” is the formula used for paying doctors under Medicare. 
10:02 AM CDT Approx. 50 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared ... Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for a Responsible Budget, and Yves Smith, Publisher of the blog Naked Capitalism. They spoke about different options for dealing with long term deficits and short term economic growth.

“A Domestic Economic Outlook” was a panel of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton.
1:39 PM CDT Approx. 54 min. Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Saeb Erekat; Jane Harman; Aaron David Miller The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb ... The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb Erekat talked about the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the two-state solution. 12:26 PM CDT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
10:54 AM CDT Approx. 34 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Grover Norquist Steven C. Clemons; Grover Norquist; Derek Thompson Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 ... Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 presidential election. He said Republicans have a 50 percent chance of winning a Senate majority in the midterm elections. Mr. Norquist also said the field of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 is much stronger than in past cycles, naming Governors Chris Christie, Scott Walker and Bobby Jindal as top contenders. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 2:35 PM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. LIVE Medal of Honor Ceremony Barack Obama; Donald L. Rutherford Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during ... Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The recipients were found to have been wrongly denied the nation’s highest military award because of prejudice. The ceremony was attended by the three living recipients and family members of those no longer alive. 1:10 PM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Federation of American Hospitals Policy Conference Charles "Chip" N. Kahn; David Vandewater; Ronald "Ron" Lee Wyden The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) held its annual policy conference iwith remarks by FAH ... The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) held its annual policy conference iwith remarks by FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn, and Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Roy Blunt (R-MO). Senator Wyden said the government faced some tough budget choices as it considered a permanent fix to Medicare’s system for paying hospitals. Chip Kahn, told the audience that the latest research on slowing health spending points to structural changes as a bigger factor than the economy, and he called on lawmakers in Washington to avoid more hospital industry cuts.

The event began with a video and sound recording of Ray Charles singing “America the Beautiful.”
11:28 AM CDT Approx. 44 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, McIntire and Vague Steven C. Clemons; Lee McIntire; Richard Vague Lee McIntire, chair of the construction and engineering firm CH2M Hill, spoke about infrastructure ... Lee McIntire, chair of the construction and engineering firm CH2M Hill, spoke about infrastructure development. He was followed by Richard Vague, former CEO of First USA Bank, who talked about the potential threat of privately-held debt to the global economy. 

This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit.

Approximately three minutes of video is missing due to a pre-emption for a House pro forma session, which occurred about 30 minutes into the program.
3:54 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with RNC Chair Reince Priebus Reince Priebus Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a ... Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke at length about the 2014 midterm elections and his party’s efforts to increase its appeal to women, minorities, and younger voters. He predicted that the 2014 elections would be a “tsunami” for Republican candidates. He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and possible convention cities. 2:19 PM CDT Approx. 26 min. Update on Affordable Care Act Implementation Charles "Chip" N. Kahn; Marilyn B. Tavenner Marilyn Tavenner gave an update on the implementation of the health care law and pending ... Marilyn Tavenner gave an update on the implementation of the health care law and pending regulations. She talked about changes to the Medicare payment system for services, regulations on payment for overnight hospital stays, and growth in Medicaid enrollments.

After her speech Charles Kahn showed some pictures that he had tried to show during the first session of the conference earlier that morning.
12:00 PM CDT Approx. 3 min. LIVE House Pro Forma Session Patrick J. Conroy; Thomas "Tom" Petri The House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session. The House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session. 3:56 PM CDT Approx. 1 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against ... During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against Russia would be coming, and Russia’s move to formally annex Crimea would not be recognized. He also talked about the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment into the health care exchanges. He emphasized the importance to young people of coverage for sports injuries. Other topics included the November 2014 elections. 2:48 PM CDT Approx. 46 min. Interview with Alan Greenspan Alan Greenspan; Michael McDonough Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan was interviewed at the year’s National ... Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan was interviewed at the year’s National Association for Business Economics conference. Topics included immigration reform, the ongoing economic recovery, the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, and income inequality. Mr. Greenspan said the U.S. was making a mistake with its immigration system.
12:13 PM CDT Approx. 30 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Michael Froman Steven C. Clemons; Michael "Mike" B. Froman; Edward Luce Michael Froman was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. He ... Michael Froman was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. He talked about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations. He said the administration will continue to work with Congress on trade promotion authority and will push the benefits of trade agreements. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 3:59 PM CDT Approx. 8 min. Illinois Primary Races Lynn Sweet; Steven Scully Lynn Sweet previewed primary races in Illinois. They included the Republican contest for the ... Lynn Sweet previewed primary races in Illinois. They included the Republican contest for the party’s gubernatorial nominee and a handful of key congressional races. 3:36 PM CDT Approx. 49 min. Minimum Wage Increase Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that ... Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs. Ms. Rivlin was in support of raising minimum wage regardless of job loss because of the number of people it would raise out of poverty. Mr. Holtz-Eakin was against it, calling a minimum wage increase a “terrible anti-poverty tool.”

This program was part of the 2014 National Association for Business Economics conference.
12:43 PM CDT Approx. 32 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Alice Rivlin M. Scott Havens; Alice M. Rivlin; Derek Thompson Alice Rivlin was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. She talked ... Alice Rivlin was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. She talked about the Affordable Care Act, the federal budget, the earned income tax credit, and the U.S. trade agenda. She said the technical glitches with the health care.gov Web site were extremely unfortunate but that enrollment numbers were up and the site had improved. 4:09 PM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Climate Change, Austerity, and the Return of Authoritarianism A panel discussion was held on topics such as science, moral issues in economics, climate change ... A panel discussion was held on topics such as science, moral issues in economics, climate change and the use of non-violent civil disobedience.

Michael Ash is an author of an essay pointing out errors in an economic study widely cited by advocates of austerity programs. Stephanie Herring published a report on human-caused climate change. Erica Chenoweth talked about of non-violent civil disobedience, explaining why sanctions often do not work, with examples from her research on Occupy Wall Street and civil rights era. Former Ambassador Christopher Hill moderated.


“Global Challenges: Climate Change, Austerity, and the Return of Authoritarianism” was a panel of the event, Transformational Voices: An Afternoon with Leading Global Thinkers," featured six of Foreign Policy magazine’s “100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2013” held by the Josef Korbel School and its Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy.
4:28 PM CDT Approx. 57 min. Affordable Care Act Update Panelists talked about the status of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Dan ... Panelists talked about the status of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Dan Durham said that repealing or delaying the health care law’s individual mandate would be a bad idea. He also described a number of challenges facing the law, including tax provisions and other factors that could lead to higher premiums.

This panel was part of the 2014 National Association for Business Economics conference.
1:16 PM CDT Approx. 33 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Judd Gregg Judd Alan Gregg; M. Scott Havens; Michael Hirsh Former Senate Budget Committee Chair Judd Gregg (R-NH) was interviewed at The Atlantic's ... Former Senate Budget Committee Chair Judd Gregg (R-NH) was interviewed at The Atlantic's the third annual Economy Summit. He talked about the Republican Party, sanctions against Russia, financial regulations, and the U.S. economy. He said Republicans need to compromise with President Obama on issues such as immigration and tax reform. 5:33 PM CDT Approx. 3 min. Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
5:27 PM CDT Approx. 53 min. Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform Panelists talked about the potential economic benefits of immigration reform. The described ... Panelists talked about the potential economic benefits of immigration reform. The described scenarios that increase economic growth, more jobs, and more workers supporting a growing retired population. 

This event was part of the 2014 National Association for Business Economics conference.
1:49 PM CDT Approx. 20 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Sylvia Mathews Burwell Sylvia Mathews Burwell; Margaret Carlson; Steven C. Clemons White House Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell talked about the Obama administration’s ... White House Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell talked about the Obama administration’s 2014 budget request, and said progress ccould be made with House Speaker John Boehner and Republicans regarding federal appropriations and the budget process. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 5:37 PM CDT Approx. 52 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against ... During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against Russia would be coming, and Russia’s move to formally annex Crimea would not be recognized. He also talked about the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment into the health care exchanges. He emphasized the importance to young people of coverage for sports injuries. Other topics included the November 2014 elections. 6:24 PM CDT Approx. 35 min. Financial Architecture Thomas M. Hoenig; Emily Kolinski Morris Thomas Hoenig talked about the status of financial markets. He said “too big to ... Thomas Hoenig talked about the status of financial markets. He said “too big to fail” banks still threatened the global economy and that top executives at the largest banks did not understand regulations aimed at ensuring adequate capital levels.

This program was part of the 2014 National Association for Business Economics conference.
2:10 PM CDT Approx. 33 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Sheila Bair Sheila C. Bair; Steven C. Clemons; Deborah Solomon Sheila Bair talked about the U.S. economy, the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, and the ... Sheila Bair talked about the U.S. economy, the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, and the housing market.  This discussion was part of an economic conference hosted by the The Atlantic in Washington, D.C. 6:32 PM CDT Approx. 27 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Douglas Elmendorf Steven C. Clemons; Nancy Cook; Douglas W. Elmendorf Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and ... Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and about the U.S. economy. He said the economy remains about 6 million jobs short of where it needs to be. He spoke with with Nancy Cook of the National Journal, who asked if the CBO Director has been pressured by the White House after releasing reports on health care and the minimum wage. This discussion was part of an economic conference hosted by the The Atlantic in Washington, D.C. 7:01 PM CDT Approx. 25 min. History of Heroin The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium ... The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium and the development of heroin. The film describes how organized crime transports the drug to the United States, depicts the problems of heroin addiction, and relates the history of government strategies for combating the problem. The film was narrated by actor Paul Newman, and was sponsored by George Washington University and the National Institute of Mental Health. The film was followed by a February 2014 C-SPAN Washington Journal clip in which USA Today correspondent Donna Leinwand Leger talked about heroin abuse.
2:44 PM CDT Approx. 26 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Jason Furman Peter Beinart; Steven C. Clemons; Jason Furman Jason Furman talked about the U.S. economy, the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, and the U.S. ... Jason Furman talked about the U.S. economy, the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, and the U.S. trade agenda. 

This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic.
7:00 PM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Book Discussion on Surge Peter L. Bergen; Peter R. Mansoor; Joel Rayburn Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his ... Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his book, Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War, in which he examines the short and long-term impact of the troop surge in Iraq. 20,000 additional troops were sent to the country in 2007 to stabilize it. This event was hosted by the New America Foundation in Washington, DC. 7:27 PM CDT Approx. 3 min. Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
3:10 PM CDT Approx. 40 min. LIVE 2014 Economy Summit, Richard Trumka Richard Trumka was interviewed at The Atlantic’s the third annual Economy Summit. He ... Richard Trumka was interviewed at The Atlantic’s the third annual Economy Summit. He talked about labor unions, the U.S. trade agenda, collective bargaining rights, and the state of the economy. Mr. Trumka said American labor unions were leading the fight regarding immigration reform and increasing the minimum wage. 8:28 PM CDT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Plenty of Time When We Get Home Kayla Williams Iraq War veteran Kayla Williams talked about her book, Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love ... Iraq War veteran Kayla Williams talked about her book, Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War, in which she talks about her and her husband’s return from Iraq and the major problems they faced reintegrating into American society. Kayla Williams' husband returned home after receiving a serious head injury and both suffered from PTSD. This event was held at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 7:30 PM CDT Approx. 28 min. The Plow That Broke the Plains The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells ... The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells the history of the great plains region from the 1880s to the Dust Bowl of the early 1930s in order to spotlight New Deal programs. In 1999 the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation by the National Film Registry because it is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Directed by Pare Lorenz, this was the first film that the U.S. government produced for commercial release and distribution. 

This film was shown as part of American History TV’s Reel America.
3:51 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 9:21 PM CDT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on The Wrong War Bing West Bing West argues that a reliance on counterinsurgency strategy has led the U.S. astray in ... Bing West argues that a reliance on counterinsurgency strategy has led the U.S. astray in Afghanistan and says that we need to shift the responsibility for the fighting over to the Afghans and remove most of our troops from the country. Mr. West spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 7:59 PM CDT Approx. 20 min. World War II Homefront Films Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a ... Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a “News Parade” film produced by Castle Films in 1942 called Washington in War Time. The ten-minute newsreel documented how the nation’s capital was coping with the war, including a doubling of the population. The second was a 1943 film titled Women on the Warpath, produced by Ford Motor Company. It was shot at the Willow Run B-24 Liberator Bomber plant near Ann Arbor, Michigan. This ten-minute color film program depicted bomber production and encouraged women to do all they could for the war effort when production was slowed by a labor shortage.
3:56 PM CDT Approx. 27 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Douglas Elmendorf Steven C. Clemons; Nancy Cook; Douglas W. Elmendorf Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and ... Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and about the U.S. economy. He said the economy remains about 6 million jobs short of where it needs to be. He spoke with with Nancy Cook of the National Journal, who asked if the CBO Director has been pressured by the White House after releasing reports on health care and the minimum wage. This discussion was part of an economic conference hosted by the The Atlantic in Washington, D.C. 10:10 PM CDT Approx. 41 min. Navy Yard Shooting Security Review Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus briefed reporters on the results of the ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus briefed reporters on the results of the department’s internal security review after the September 16, 2013, shooting at the Washington Navy Yard when 12 employees were killed. Recommendations included reducing the the number of security clearances by 10 percent. Other officials outlined recommendations from external reviews, including that security should be built from within rather than the outdated perimeter security approach that had been used. 8:20 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with RNC Chair Reince Priebus Reince Priebus Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a ... Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke at length about the 2014 midterm elections and his party’s efforts to increase its appeal to women, minorities, and younger voters. He predicted that the 2014 elections would be a “tsunami” for Republican candidates. He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and possible convention cities.
4:24 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with RNC Chair Reince Priebus Reince Priebus Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a ... Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke at length about the 2014 midterm elections and his party’s efforts to increase its appeal to women, minorities, and younger voters. He predicted that the 2014 elections would be a “tsunami” for Republican candidates. He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and possible convention cities. 10:53 PM CDT Approx. 53 min. Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Saeb Erekat; Jane Harman; Aaron David Miller The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb ... The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb Erekat talked about the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the two-state solution. 8:25 PM CDT Approx. 30 min. 1953 U.S. Army Film ICECAP-I The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. ... The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. Army Transportation Corps expedition across the Greenland ice cap in the spring and summer of 1952. The mission was a scouting trip for a possible base on the east side of Greenland for the Cold War purpose of having a closer proximity to the Soviet Union.
4:26 PM CDT Approx. 1 min. Democratic Party Agenda Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a press conference on the ... Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a press conference on the Republican National Committee’s 2013 Growth and Opportunity Project report. She criticized the Republican Party for alienating immigrants, women, and others. She also responded to Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus' comment at a Christian Science Monitor event earlier in the day that the Democratic Party was “in the dumps.” 11:49 PM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Book Discussion on Surge Peter L. Bergen; Peter R. Mansoor; Joel Rayburn Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his ... Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his book, Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War, in which he examines the short and long-term impact of the troop surge in Iraq. 20,000 additional troops were sent to the country in 2007 to stabilize it. This event was hosted by the New America Foundation in Washington, DC. 8:55 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against ... During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against Russia would be coming, and Russia’s move to formally annex Crimea would not be recognized. He also talked about the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment into the health care exchanges. He emphasized the importance to young people of coverage for sports injuries. Other topics included the November 2014 elections.
4:28 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 1:17 AM CDT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Plenty of Time When We Get Home Kayla Williams Iraq War veteran Kayla Williams talked about her book, Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love ... Iraq War veteran Kayla Williams talked about her book, Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War, in which she talks about her and her husband’s return from Iraq and the major problems they faced reintegrating into American society. Kayla Williams' husband returned home after receiving a serious head injury and both suffered from PTSD. This event was held at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 9:00 PM CDT Approx. 29 min. Prelinger Archives, Part 1 Rick Prelinger Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a ... Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. Rick Prelinger began collecting the films in 1982 when the switch from film to video meant that many of these productions were being discarded. In 2002 the collection was aquired by the Library of Congress. This is the first part of a two-part series.
4:31 PM CDT Approx. 53 min. Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Saeb Erekat; Jane Harman; Aaron David Miller The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb ... The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb Erekat talked about the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the two-state solution. 2:10 AM CDT Approx. 46 min. Book Discussion on The Wrong War Bing West Bing West argues that a reliance on counterinsurgency strategy has led the U.S. astray in ... Bing West argues that a reliance on counterinsurgency strategy has led the U.S. astray in Afghanistan and says that we need to shift the responsibility for the fighting over to the Afghans and remove most of our troops from the country. Mr. West spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 9:30 PM CDT Approx. 29 min. Prelinger Archives, Part 2 Rick Prelinger Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a ... Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In this second of a two-part look at the Prelinger Archives, founder Rick Prelinger spoke about his project to collect and digitize thousands of home movies . He also talked about some of his favorite industrial films.
5:25 PM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with RNC Chair Reince Priebus Reince Priebus Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a ... Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke at length about the 2014 midterm elections and his party’s efforts to increase its appeal to women, minorities, and younger voters. He predicted that the 2014 elections would be a “tsunami” for Republican candidates. He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and possible convention cities. 3:00 AM CDT Approx. 41 min. Navy Yard Shooting Security Review Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus briefed reporters on the results of the ... Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus briefed reporters on the results of the department’s internal security review after the September 16, 2013, shooting at the Washington Navy Yard when 12 employees were killed. Recommendations included reducing the the number of security clearances by 10 percent. Other officials outlined recommendations from external reviews, including that security should be built from within rather than the outdated perimeter security approach that had been used. 10:00 PM CDT Approx. 25 min. History of Heroin The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium ... The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium and the development of heroin. The film describes how organized crime transports the drug to the United States, depicts the problems of heroin addiction, and relates the history of government strategies for combating the problem. The film was narrated by actor Paul Newman, and was sponsored by George Washington University and the National Institute of Mental Health. The film was followed by a February 2014 C-SPAN Washington Journal clip in which USA Today correspondent Donna Leinwand Leger talked about heroin abuse.
6:29 PM CDT Approx. 30 min. Democratic Party Agenda Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a press conference on the ... Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a press conference on the Republican National Committee’s 2013 Growth and Opportunity Project report. She criticized the Republican Party for alienating immigrants, women, and others. She also responded to Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus' comment at a Christian Science Monitor event earlier in the day that the Democratic Party was “in the dumps.” 3:43 AM CDT Approx. 53 min. Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Saeb Erekat; Jane Harman; Aaron David Miller The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb ... The Wilson Center held a briefing and discussion with Palestinian Authority Lead Negotiator Saeb Erekat talked about the state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the two-state solution. 10:26 PM CDT Approx. 3 min. Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
7:00 PM CDT Approx. 45 min. Russian President on Crimean Annexation Vladimir Putin President Vladimir Putin defended Russia’s move to annex the region of Crimea in an address ... President Vladimir Putin defended Russia’s move to annex the region of Crimea in an address to a joint session of parliament. He said Crimea had always been an integral part of Russia, and insisted that the move to annex was in line with international law.

Courtesy of Russia Today.

In Russian with English voice over interpretation.
4:39 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Book Discussion on Surge Peter L. Bergen; Peter R. Mansoor; Joel Rayburn Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his ... Peter Mansoor, General David Petraeus’s executive officer in 2007 and 2008, talked about his book, Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War, in which he examines the short and long-term impact of the troop surge in Iraq. 20,000 additional troops were sent to the country in 2007 to stabilize it. This event was hosted by the New America Foundation in Washington, DC. 10:29 PM CDT Approx. 28 min. The Plow That Broke the Plains The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells ... The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells the history of the great plains region from the 1880s to the Dust Bowl of the early 1930s in order to spotlight New Deal programs. In 1999 the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation by the National Film Registry because it is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Directed by Pare Lorenz, this was the first film that the U.S. government produced for commercial release and distribution. 

This film was shown as part of American History TV’s Reel America.
7:47 PM CDT Approx. 39 min. Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
10:58 PM CDT Approx. 20 min. World War II Homefront Films Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a ... Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a “News Parade” film produced by Castle Films in 1942 called Washington in War Time. The ten-minute newsreel documented how the nation’s capital was coping with the war, including a doubling of the population. The second was a 1943 film titled Women on the Warpath, produced by Ford Motor Company. It was shot at the Willow Run B-24 Liberator Bomber plant near Ann Arbor, Michigan. This ten-minute color film program depicted bomber production and encouraged women to do all they could for the war effort when production was slowed by a labor shortage.
8:29 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 11:19 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with RNC Chair Reince Priebus Reince Priebus Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a ... Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke at length about the 2014 midterm elections and his party’s efforts to increase its appeal to women, minorities, and younger voters. He predicted that the 2014 elections would be a “tsunami” for Republican candidates. He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and possible convention cities.
8:31 PM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Medal of Honor Ceremony Barack Obama; Donald L. Rutherford Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during ... Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The recipients were found to have been wrongly denied the nation’s highest military award because of prejudice. The ceremony was attended by the three living recipients and family members of those no longer alive. 11:24 PM CDT Approx. 30 min. 1953 U.S. Army Film ICECAP-I The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. ... The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. Army Transportation Corps expedition across the Greenland ice cap in the spring and summer of 1952. The mission was a scouting trip for a possible base on the east side of Greenland for the Cold War purpose of having a closer proximity to the Soviet Union.
9:52 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 11:54 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against ... During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against Russia would be coming, and Russia’s move to formally annex Crimea would not be recognized. He also talked about the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment into the health care exchanges. He emphasized the importance to young people of coverage for sports injuries. Other topics included the November 2014 elections.
9:57 PM CDT Approx. 32 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Representative Chris Van Hollen Steven C. Clemons; David A. Graham; Christopher Van Hollen Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House ... Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House Republicans were considering a budget plan that would change the terms of the Ryan-Murray budget compromise passed late the previous year. Representative Van Hollen also talked about tax code reform, health care, and infrastructure spending. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 11:59 PM CDT Approx. 29 min. Prelinger Archives, Part 1 Rick Prelinger Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a ... Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. Rick Prelinger began collecting the films in 1982 when the switch from film to video meant that many of these productions were being discarded. In 2002 the collection was aquired by the Library of Congress. This is the first part of a two-part series.
10:30 PM CDT Approx. 50 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared ... Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for a Responsible Budget, and Yves Smith, Publisher of the blog Naked Capitalism. They spoke about different options for dealing with long term deficits and short term economic growth.

“A Domestic Economic Outlook” was a panel of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton.
12:29 AM CDT Approx. 29 min. Prelinger Archives, Part 2 Rick Prelinger Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a ... Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In this second of a two-part look at the Prelinger Archives, founder Rick Prelinger spoke about his project to collect and digitize thousands of home movies . He also talked about some of his favorite industrial films.
11:21 PM CDT Approx. 34 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Grover Norquist Steven C. Clemons; Grover Norquist; Derek Thompson Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 ... Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 presidential election. He said Republicans have a 50 percent chance of winning a Senate majority in the midterm elections. Mr. Norquist also said the field of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 is much stronger than in past cycles, naming Governors Chris Christie, Scott Walker and Bobby Jindal as top contenders. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 12:59 AM CDT Approx. 25 min. History of Heroin The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium ... The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium and the development of heroin. The film describes how organized crime transports the drug to the United States, depicts the problems of heroin addiction, and relates the history of government strategies for combating the problem. The film was narrated by actor Paul Newman, and was sponsored by George Washington University and the National Institute of Mental Health. The film was followed by a February 2014 C-SPAN Washington Journal clip in which USA Today correspondent Donna Leinwand Leger talked about heroin abuse.
11:55 PM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 1:24 AM CDT Approx. 3 min. Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
12:00 AM CDT Approx. 45 min. Russian President on Crimean Annexation Vladimir Putin President Vladimir Putin defended Russia’s move to annex the region of Crimea in an address ... President Vladimir Putin defended Russia’s move to annex the region of Crimea in an address to a joint session of parliament. He said Crimea had always been an integral part of Russia, and insisted that the move to annex was in line with international law.

Courtesy of Russia Today.

In Russian with English voice over interpretation.
1:28 AM CDT Approx. 28 min. The Plow That Broke the Plains The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells ... The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells the history of the great plains region from the 1880s to the Dust Bowl of the early 1930s in order to spotlight New Deal programs. In 1999 the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation by the National Film Registry because it is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Directed by Pare Lorenz, this was the first film that the U.S. government produced for commercial release and distribution. 

This film was shown as part of American History TV’s Reel America.
12:47 AM CDT Approx. 39 min. Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
1:57 AM CDT Approx. 20 min. World War II Homefront Films Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a ... Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a “News Parade” film produced by Castle Films in 1942 called Washington in War Time. The ten-minute newsreel documented how the nation’s capital was coping with the war, including a doubling of the population. The second was a 1943 film titled Women on the Warpath, produced by Ford Motor Company. It was shot at the Willow Run B-24 Liberator Bomber plant near Ann Arbor, Michigan. This ten-minute color film program depicted bomber production and encouraged women to do all they could for the war effort when production was slowed by a labor shortage.
1:28 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 2:18 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with RNC Chair Reince Priebus Reince Priebus Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a ... Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke at length about the 2014 midterm elections and his party’s efforts to increase its appeal to women, minorities, and younger voters. He predicted that the 2014 elections would be a “tsunami” for Republican candidates. He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and possible convention cities.
1:30 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Medal of Honor Ceremony Barack Obama; Donald L. Rutherford Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during ... Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The recipients were found to have been wrongly denied the nation’s highest military award because of prejudice. The ceremony was attended by the three living recipients and family members of those no longer alive. 2:22 AM CDT Approx. 30 min. 1953 U.S. Army Film ICECAP-I The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. ... The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. Army Transportation Corps expedition across the Greenland ice cap in the spring and summer of 1952. The mission was a scouting trip for a possible base on the east side of Greenland for the Cold War purpose of having a closer proximity to the Soviet Union.
2:50 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 2:53 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against ... During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against Russia would be coming, and Russia’s move to formally annex Crimea would not be recognized. He also talked about the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment into the health care exchanges. He emphasized the importance to young people of coverage for sports injuries. Other topics included the November 2014 elections.
2:55 AM CDT Approx. 32 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Representative Chris Van Hollen Steven C. Clemons; David A. Graham; Christopher Van Hollen Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House ... Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the federal budget. He said House Republicans were considering a budget plan that would change the terms of the Ryan-Murray budget compromise passed late the previous year. Representative Van Hollen also talked about tax code reform, health care, and infrastructure spending. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 2:58 AM CDT Approx. 29 min. Prelinger Archives, Part 1 Rick Prelinger Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a ... Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. Rick Prelinger began collecting the films in 1982 when the switch from film to video meant that many of these productions were being discarded. In 2002 the collection was aquired by the Library of Congress. This is the first part of a two-part series.
3:28 AM CDT Approx. 34 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Grover Norquist Steven C. Clemons; Grover Norquist; Derek Thompson Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 ... Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform talked about the 2014 midterm elections and 2016 presidential election. He said Republicans have a 50 percent chance of winning a Senate majority in the midterm elections. Mr. Norquist also said the field of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 is much stronger than in past cycles, naming Governors Chris Christie, Scott Walker and Bobby Jindal as top contenders. This discussion was part of the third annual Economy Summit, held by the The Atlantic at the Capitol Hilton. 3:27 AM CDT Approx. 29 min. Prelinger Archives, Part 2 Rick Prelinger Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a ... Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In this second of a two-part look at the Prelinger Archives, founder Rick Prelinger spoke about his project to collect and digitize thousands of home movies . He also talked about some of his favorite industrial films.
4:03 AM CDT Approx. 27 min. 2014 Economy Summit, Douglas Elmendorf Steven C. Clemons; Nancy Cook; Douglas W. Elmendorf Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and ... Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Doug Elmendorf talked about his role as director and about the U.S. economy. He said the economy remains about 6 million jobs short of where it needs to be. He spoke with with Nancy Cook of the National Journal, who asked if the CBO Director has been pressured by the White House after releasing reports on health care and the minimum wage. This discussion was part of an economic conference hosted by the The Atlantic in Washington, D.C. 3:58 AM CDT Approx. 25 min. History of Heroin The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium ... The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium and the development of heroin. The film describes how organized crime transports the drug to the United States, depicts the problems of heroin addiction, and relates the history of government strategies for combating the problem. The film was narrated by actor Paul Newman, and was sponsored by George Washington University and the National Institute of Mental Health. The film was followed by a February 2014 C-SPAN Washington Journal clip in which USA Today correspondent Donna Leinwand Leger talked about heroin abuse.
4:30 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 4:23 AM CDT Approx. 3 min. Secretary of State Kerry Town Hall with University Students Miriam Elder; John F. Kerry; Richard "Rick" Stengel Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ... Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a town hall meeting with university students on different ways they could interact with the department. He also unveiled the “Department of State by State” project that shows how State Department programs benefit each state. Secretary Kerry responded to questions from members of the audience.

The event “Making Foreign Policy Less Foreign” was held in the Marshall Conference Center at the U.S. Department of State for university students from around the country attending Washington-area programs, congressional interns, and department interns.
4:35 AM CDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Medal of Honor Ceremony Barack Obama; Donald L. Rutherford Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during ... Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The recipients were found to have been wrongly denied the nation’s highest military award because of prejudice. The ceremony was attended by the three living recipients and family members of those no longer alive. 4:27 AM CDT Approx. 28 min. The Plow That Broke the Plains The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells ... The 1936 U.S. Resettlement Administration documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains tells the history of the great plains region from the 1880s to the Dust Bowl of the early 1930s in order to spotlight New Deal programs. In 1999 the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation by the National Film Registry because it is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Directed by Pare Lorenz, this was the first film that the U.S. government produced for commercial release and distribution. 

This film was shown as part of American History TV’s Reel America.
5:56 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1984 In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline ... In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On May 15, 1984, Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-MA) confronted Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) about the “Camscam” and Republican whip Trent Lott (R-MS) moved that Speaker O’Neill’s words be “taken down.” 4:56 AM CDT Approx. 20 min. World War II Homefront Films Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a ... Two short archival films depicted life on the homefront during World War II. The first was a “News Parade” film produced by Castle Films in 1942 called Washington in War Time. The ten-minute newsreel documented how the nation’s capital was coping with the war, including a doubling of the population. The second was a 1943 film titled Women on the Warpath, produced by Ford Motor Company. It was shot at the Willow Run B-24 Liberator Bomber plant near Ann Arbor, Michigan. This ten-minute color film program depicted bomber production and encouraged women to do all they could for the war effort when production was slowed by a labor shortage.
5:17 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with RNC Chair Reince Priebus Reince Priebus Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a ... Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus answered reporters questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke at length about the 2014 midterm elections and his party’s efforts to increase its appeal to women, minorities, and younger voters. He predicted that the 2014 elections would be a “tsunami” for Republican candidates. He also discussed the 2016 presidential election and possible convention cities.
5:21 AM CDT Approx. 30 min. 1953 U.S. Army Film ICECAP-I The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. ... The 1953 U.S. Army Film, ICECAP - I was shown. The film chronicles the story of a U.S. Army Transportation Corps expedition across the Greenland ice cap in the spring and summer of 1952. The mission was a scouting trip for a possible base on the east side of Greenland for the Cold War purpose of having a closer proximity to the Soviet Union.
5:52 AM CDT Approx. 2 min. White House Daily Briefing James "Jay" Carney During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against ... During the daily White House briefing, spokesman Jay Carney stressed that more actions against Russia would be coming, and Russia’s move to formally annex Crimea would not be recognized. He also talked about the March 31, 2014, deadline for open enrollment into the health care exchanges. He emphasized the importance to young people of coverage for sports injuries. Other topics included the November 2014 elections.
5:57 AM CDT Approx. 29 min. Prelinger Archives, Part 1 Rick Prelinger Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a ... Founder Rick Prelinger talked about the Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, California, a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. Rick Prelinger began collecting the films in 1982 when the switch from film to video meant that many of these productions were being discarded. In 2002 the collection was aquired by the Library of Congress. This is the first part of a two-part series.