C-SPAN Schedule

< Monday, May 19 >

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5:00 AM MDT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should commencement address ... Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should commencement address speakers reflect student values?” 4:43 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Book Discussion on The Reckoning William Deringer; Jacob Soll Jacob Soll talked about his book, The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall ... Jacob Soll talked about his book, The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations, in which he examines the use of financial accounting throughout history and its affect on the life and death of civilizations. In his book, the author reports on the earliest examples of book keeping, the establishment of transparent accounting in the 19th century, and argues that fraudulence and misunderstood accounting resulted in the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the recent economic recession. Jacob Soll spoke at Columbia University in New York City. 5:00 AM MDT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Revolutionary Medicine Jeanne Abrams; Jennifer Patton Jeanne Abrams talked about her book, Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers ... Jeanne Abrams talked about her book, Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health, in which she discusses health, illness and medical treatment during the American Revolution. She characterized leaders like Benjamin Franklin as forward-thinkers who experimented with new treatments and therapies.
5:49 AM MDT Approx. 48 min. LIVE Political Agenda Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White ... Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White House. Topics included the defense authorization, tax extenders legislation, immigration reform, and problems with Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
6:01 AM MDT Approx. 29 min. Revising the 1996 Telecommunications Act Frederick Boucher; Jack Fields; Peter Slen Former Representatives Rich Boucher (D-VA) and Jack Fields (R-TX) talked about the 1996 ... Former Representatives Rich Boucher (D-VA) and Jack Fields (R-TX) talked about the 1996 Telecommunications Act and congressional efforts to rewrite it. Both men were instrumental in writing the legislation. 5:52 AM MDT Approx. 5 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.
6:39 AM MDT Approx. 44 min. LIVE Data Collection and Privacy Nancy Calo; Josh Gerstein; Greta Brawner Josh Gerstein talked about Politico’s new series on private-sector data collection and the ... Josh Gerstein talked about Politico’s new series on private-sector data collection and the implications for consumer privacy.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
6:34 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. U.S. Financial Market Stability Mary Jo White and Mark Wetjen testified on oversight of U.S. financial markets, and the fiscal ... Mary Jo White and Mark Wetjen testified on oversight of U.S. financial markets, and the fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). They spoke about the resources the SEC and CFTC would need to fully enforce the new regulations under the Dodd-Frank Act. Both agencies had a number of additional responsibilities under the new law. The SEC was requesting $1.7 billion dollars for its fiscal year 2015 budget. The CFTC was requesting $280 million for fiscal year 2015, an increase of $65 million. 7:11 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Central African Republic Conflict State Department officials and others testified on the worsening situation in the Central African ... State Department officials and others testified on the worsening situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). They discussed famine, the difference between peacekeeping and security, getting food and resources to people, protecting women and children, and training CAR police. They stressed the importance of additional funding to support humanitarian efforts in the region and the need for more international cooperation. Subcommittee Chair Christopher Smith (R-NJ) told panelists the crisis was getting demonstrably worse and was underfunded.
7:25 AM MDT Approx. 35 min. LIVE International Monetary Fund Edwin Truman; Greta Brawner Edwin Truman talked about the role of the International Monetary Fund in ensuring financial ... Edwin Truman talked about the role of the International Monetary Fund in ensuring financial stability in financially troubled areas of the world. He discussed major backers of the IMF, which includes the United States, how the organization decides who to extend money to, what the requirements are, and calls for reform of the organization. 8:01 AM MDT Approx. 57 min. Senator Marco Rubio on Retirement Security Myron Belkind; Marco Rubio Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) outlined his proposal for retirement security. Part of his plan ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) outlined his proposal for retirement security. Part of his plan included making saving for retirement for younger workers and changing Medicare and Social Security. 8:45 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. U.S. Economic Outlook Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellenn testified at a Joint Economic Committee hearing about the ... Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellenn testified at a Joint Economic Committee hearing about the state of the U.S. economy. She said that she expected economic activity to move at a faster pace during the year, but warned that a slowing housing market delivered a “cautionary note” and that the Federal Reserve needed to continue to spur the economy until inflation and unemployment rates changed. Topics included the economic inequality between the wealthiest Americans and the middle class.
8:20 AM MDT Approx. 27 min. LIVE Chinese Hacking Charges The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military ... The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military unit for hacking into the computer systems of five American companies and one labor union in order to steal trade secrets. The charges allege that members of Chinese Army Unit 61398 based in Shanghai broke into the networks of SolarWorld, Westinghouse Electric, U.S. Steel, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies and the United Steel Workers Union. According to the charges, the hacking was done in order to gain economic advantages over the American firms. 8:59 AM MDT Approx. 1 min. LIVE Senate Pro Forma Session Mazie Hirono The Senate convened for a pro forma session. The Senate convened for a pro forma session. 10:32 AM MDT Approx. 55 min. Defense of Marriage Act Steven Dettelbach; Roberta Kaplan; Jonathan Leiken Roberta Kaplan talked about her experience arguing against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) ... Roberta Kaplan talked about her experience arguing against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Kaplan’s client in the DOMA case was Edith Windsor, who sued the federal government for failing to recognize her marriage to another woman. Ms. Kaplan also talked about court cases around the country involving same-sex marriage, and responded to questions from the audience.
8:51 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Politics of Public Space Michael Kimmelman Michael Kimmelman talked about urbanism, architecture, and architectural criticism, including ... Michael Kimmelman talked about urbanism, architecture, and architectural criticism, including issues of public space, housing for the poor, parks and infrastructure, social equality, and public interest design. 9:02 AM MDT Approx. 48 min. LIVE State Medicaid Alternative Arthur Brooks; Mike Pence Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for ... Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for Indiana’s low-income earners. The plan would be paid for with Medicaid expansion funds approved as part of the health care law, which he wants to repeal. The Obama administration would have to approve the expansion. 1:11 PM MDT Approx. 29 min. Online Advertising and Consumer Security Witnesses testified at a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Permanent ... Witnesses testified at a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Permanent Investigations hearing on online advertising and its impact on consumer security and data privacy. Representatives from Google and Yahoo said they were committed to protecting consumer data and security from third party ads and malware. The Federal Trade Commission’s Privacy and Identity Protection Associate Director also testified.
9:59 AM MDT Approx. 5 min. LIVE Morning Hour Jeff Denham; James Lankford The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 9:54 AM MDT Approx. 27 min. Chinese Hacking Charges The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military ... The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military unit for hacking into the computer systems of five American companies and one labor union in order to steal trade secrets. The charges allege that members of Chinese Army Unit 61398 based in Shanghai broke into the networks of SolarWorld, Westinghouse Electric, U.S. Steel, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies and the United Steel Workers Union. According to the charges, the hacking was done in order to gain economic advantages over the American firms. 1:42 PM MDT Approx. 1 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law.
10:06 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Infrastructure Modernization Representative John Delaney (D-MD) spoke at a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure ... Representative John Delaney (D-MD) spoke at a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure spending and ways to fund the maintenance of American roads, bridges, and public transportation. He talked about his bill that would finance the highway trust fund through tax code changes. Following his speech, panelists talked about their work on infrastructure modernization. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. 

This event marked the conclusion of Infrastructure Week 2014.
10:22 AM MDT Approx. 5 min. Freedom of Speech at College Greg Lukianoff; Pedro Echevarria Greg Lukianoff talked about issues related to the freedom of speech on college ... Greg Lukianoff talked about issues related to the freedom of speech on college campuses. Topics included the cancellation of commencement speakers due to their views and speakers who have withdrawn amid protests, the use of “free speech zones” on campus, and the creation of “speech codes” to prevent offensive speech. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a telephone line reserved for college students. 1:47 PM MDT Approx. 22 min. Cable Television Consumers and Content Panelists talked about how innovation was impacting the cable television industry, how they can ... Panelists talked about how innovation was impacting the cable television industry, how they can remain competitive, and their role in helping consumers navigate the changes in technology. Other topics included the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner.

“Great Expectations: A Macro View of Consumers, Content and Communications” was a session of the annual National Cable and Telecommunications Association Cable Show, held in the Los Angeles Convention Center.
12:01 PM MDT Approx. 10 min. LIVE House Session, Part 1 The House convened for one minute speeches. The House convened for one minute speeches. 10:28 AM MDT Approx. 30 min. Open Phones Greta Brawner Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should commencement address ... Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should commencement address speakers reflect student values?” 2:10 PM MDT Approx. 26 min. 2014 Cable Show Opening Remarks Former Federal Communications Commission Chair Michael Powell talked about the cable ... Former Federal Communications Commission Chair Michael Powell talked about the cable industry’s role in developing a faster and open Internet and how the industry can be a steward for advancing modern communities. He spoke after welcoming remarks by the mayor of the city and the co-chairs of the convention.

This was the opening keynote address of the annual National Cable and Telecommunications Association Cable Show, held in the Los Angeles Convention Center.
12:13 PM MDT Approx. 16 min. Wake Forest University Commencement Address Jill Abramson; Albert Hunt Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the ... Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest University. She talked about women she admires who faced discrimination, the pain of loss, and discovering one’s own resilience. 

The New York Times fired Ms. Abramson the previous week amid various competing rumors. She reportedly was let go after she discovered her pay and pension were considerably less than that of her male predecessor and confronted her bosses about it. The newspaper, however, released a statement citing her management style as a reason for dismissal.
10:59 AM MDT Approx. 16 min. Wake Forest University Commencement Address Jill Abramson; Albert Hunt Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the ... Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest University. She talked about women she admires who faced discrimination, the pain of loss, and discovering one’s own resilience. 

The New York Times fired Ms. Abramson the previous week amid various competing rumors. She reportedly was let go after she discovered her pay and pension were considerably less than that of her male predecessor and confronted her bosses about it. The newspaper, however, released a statement citing her management style as a reason for dismissal.
2:37 PM MDT Approx. 25 min. Cable Television and Technology Cable industry leaders talked about the challenges they faced from digital platforms such as ... Cable industry leaders talked about the challenges they faced from digital platforms such as Netflix and Amazon, and the need to offer more affordable programming for consumers with easier access to mobile devices. 

“Brought to You by Broadband: The Faster, Better, More Entertaining Future” was a session of the annual National Cable and Telecommunications Association Cable Show, held in the Los Angeles Convention Center.
12:30 PM MDT Approx. 48 min. State Medicaid Alternative Arthur Brooks; Mike Pence Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for ... Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for Indiana’s low-income earners. The plan would be paid for with Medicaid expansion funds approved as part of the health care law, which he wants to repeal. The Obama administration would have to approve the expansion. 11:18 AM MDT Approx. 46 min. Political Agenda Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White ... Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White House. Topics included the defense authorization, tax extenders legislation, immigration reform, and problems with Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
3:02 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. LIVE Funding for Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice and State The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National ... The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization and fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Acts. The Commerce, Justice, and Science Spending bill markup included debate on NASA funding and gun control. The Defense Programs bill authorized $521B in spending, with another $79B for Afghanistan. Defense budget cuts were part of the debate, as was veterans' health treatment.
1:19 PM MDT Approx. 41 min. Political Agenda Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White ... Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White House. Topics included the defense authorization, tax extenders legislation, immigration reform, and problems with Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
12:05 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. LIVE Campus Sexual Assault Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy ... Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy organization leaders were part of the first of several roundtable discussions on combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses. The event, set up by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), also focused on the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. Among the issues discussed were whether or not to mandate reporting by campus personnel and the types of fines placed on colleges associated with Clery Act compliance. 4:53 PM MDT Approx. 37 min. Hillary Clinton at New America Foundation Hillary Clinton; Eric Schmidt; Anne-Marie Slaughter Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about her work in public office and her efforts ... Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about her work in public office and her efforts at the Clinton Foundation to help Americans achieve economic equality and upward mobility. She was welcomed and introduced by Anne-Marie Slaughter and Eric Schmidt. The program begins in progress.

This was a keynote address at the New America Foundation’s 2014 Conference “Big Ideas for a New America,” held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
2:00 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. LIVE House Session, Part 2 The House returned for debate on several bills under suspension of the rules. The House returned for debate on several bills under suspension of the rules. 2:06 PM MDT Approx. 27 min. Chinese Hacking Charges The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military ... The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military unit for hacking into the computer systems of five American companies and one labor union in order to steal trade secrets. The charges allege that members of Chinese Army Unit 61398 based in Shanghai broke into the networks of SolarWorld, Westinghouse Electric, U.S. Steel, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies and the United Steel Workers Union. According to the charges, the hacking was done in order to gain economic advantages over the American firms. 5:35 PM MDT Approx. 23 min. Airport Security Improvement John Pistole John Pistole spoke about possible changes to screening procedures at airports, including increased ... John Pistole spoke about possible changes to screening procedures at airports, including increased pre-screening of passengers and the potential to lift the ban on liquids and gels in carry-on baggage. He also showed a 15-second FBI video of what would have happened if the “underwear bomber” had succeeded. This was part of an event marking the 10th anniversary of the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The center was the first university research center funded by the Homeland Security Department.
3:59 PM MDT Approx. 1 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. 2:38 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Infrastructure Modernization Representative John Delaney (D-MD) spoke at a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure ... Representative John Delaney (D-MD) spoke at a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure spending and ways to fund the maintenance of American roads, bridges, and public transportation. He talked about his bill that would finance the highway trust fund through tax code changes. Following his speech, panelists talked about their work on infrastructure modernization. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. 

This event marked the conclusion of Infrastructure Week 2014.
6:00 PM MDT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Communication Network Updates Panelists talked about how telephone companies were transitioning their networks to Internet ... Panelists talked about how telephone companies were transitioning their networks to Internet Protocol, and what needed to happen to ensure a smooth transition. They also spoke about the oversight role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other agencies.
4:03 PM MDT Approx. 26 min. White House Daily Briefing James Carney Jay Carney briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Jay Carney briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. 4:34 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon ... Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon commemorating the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Following Attorney General Holder’s remarks, Cecilia Marshall also spoke about the Supreme Court case. Following Ms. Marshall’s remarks, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (D), Former Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder (D) discussed the case with journalist Charalayne Hunter-Gault. 8:05 PM MDT Approx. 38 min. Changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Mel Watt talked about managing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2014 strategic plan for their ... Mel Watt talked about managing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2014 strategic plan for their conservatorship. He said that the Federal Housing Finance Agency would stay out of the housing finance reform debate because issuing a stance was not a part of their mandate but the province of Congress and the administration. Mr. Watt talked about changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that included relaxing certain rules to spur lending. Then a panel of economists discussed the changes.
4:30 PM MDT Approx. 2 hr. 46 min. LIVE House Session, Part 3 The House voted on several bills debated earlier under suspension of the rules. The House voted on several bills debated earlier under suspension of the rules. 5:49 PM MDT Approx. 10 min. Data Collection and Privacy Nancy Calo; Josh Gerstein; Greta Brawner Josh Gerstein talked about Politico’s new series on private-sector data collection and the ... Josh Gerstein talked about Politico’s new series on private-sector data collection and the implications for consumer privacy.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
8:44 PM MDT Approx. 1 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law.
7:18 PM MDT Approx. 27 min. Chinese Hacking Charges The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military ... The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military unit for hacking into the computer systems of five American companies and one labor union in order to steal trade secrets. The charges allege that members of Chinese Army Unit 61398 based in Shanghai broke into the networks of SolarWorld, Westinghouse Electric, U.S. Steel, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies and the United Steel Workers Union. According to the charges, the hacking was done in order to gain economic advantages over the American firms. 6:01 PM MDT Approx. 29 min. Revising the 1996 Telecommunications Act Frederick Boucher; Jack Fields; Peter Slen Former Representatives Rich Boucher (D-VA) and Jack Fields (R-TX) talked about the 1996 ... Former Representatives Rich Boucher (D-VA) and Jack Fields (R-TX) talked about the 1996 Telecommunications Act and congressional efforts to rewrite it. Both men were instrumental in writing the legislation. 8:47 PM MDT Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Defense Department Financial Management Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about ... Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about improving financial management at the Department of Defense. Military officials from the Pentagon, the Army, Navy and Air Force testified on the finances of their respective branches. In addition, the Defense Department Inspector General and the financial management director at the Government Accountability Office provided remarks. Defense Department Comptroller Robert Hale said the Pentagon was on track to achieve audit readiness by 2017, but challenges remained.
7:46 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Campus Sexual Assault Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy ... Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy organization leaders were part of the first of several roundtable discussions on combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses. The event, set up by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), also focused on the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. Among the issues discussed were whether or not to mandate reporting by campus personnel and the types of fines placed on colleges associated with Clery Act compliance. 6:32 PM MDT Approx. 16 min. Wake Forest University Commencement Address Jill Abramson; Albert Hunt Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the ... Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest University. She talked about women she admires who faced discrimination, the pain of loss, and discovering one’s own resilience. 

The New York Times fired Ms. Abramson the previous week amid various competing rumors. She reportedly was let go after she discovered her pay and pension were considerably less than that of her male predecessor and confronted her bosses about it. The newspaper, however, released a statement citing her management style as a reason for dismissal.
11:30 PM MDT Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. Communication Network Updates Panelists talked about how telephone companies were transitioning their networks to Internet ... Panelists talked about how telephone companies were transitioning their networks to Internet Protocol, and what needed to happen to ensure a smooth transition. They also spoke about the oversight role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other agencies.
9:44 PM MDT Approx. 55 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. 6:51 PM MDT Approx. 46 min. Political Agenda Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White ... Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White House. Topics included the defense authorization, tax extenders legislation, immigration reform, and problems with Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
1:35 AM MDT Approx. 38 min. Changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Mel Watt talked about managing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2014 strategic plan for their ... Mel Watt talked about managing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2014 strategic plan for their conservatorship. He said that the Federal Housing Finance Agency would stay out of the housing finance reform debate because issuing a stance was not a part of their mandate but the province of Congress and the administration. Mr. Watt talked about changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that included relaxing certain rules to spur lending. Then a panel of economists discussed the changes.
10:40 PM MDT Approx. 27 min. Chinese Hacking Charges The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military ... The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military unit for hacking into the computer systems of five American companies and one labor union in order to steal trade secrets. The charges allege that members of Chinese Army Unit 61398 based in Shanghai broke into the networks of SolarWorld, Westinghouse Electric, U.S. Steel, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies and the United Steel Workers Union. According to the charges, the hacking was done in order to gain economic advantages over the American firms. 7:40 PM MDT Approx. 48 min. State Medicaid Alternative Arthur Brooks; Mike Pence Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for ... Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for Indiana’s low-income earners. The plan would be paid for with Medicaid expansion funds approved as part of the health care law, which he wants to repeal. The Obama administration would have to approve the expansion. 2:14 AM MDT Approx. 1 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law.
11:08 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Campus Sexual Assault Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy ... Sexual assault victims, campus safety and sexual assault experts, and sexual assault advocacy organization leaders were part of the first of several roundtable discussions on combating rape and sexual assaults on college campuses. The event, set up by Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), also focused on the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. Among the issues discussed were whether or not to mandate reporting by campus personnel and the types of fines placed on colleges associated with Clery Act compliance. 8:30 PM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Broadcast TV Spectrum Auction The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules ... The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules dealing with the wireless spectrum auction. Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of limiting the amount of spectrum the two largest mobile carriers, AT&T & Verizon, could buy in the 2015 spectrum auction. In a party-line vote, Chair Wheeler and the commission’s two Democrats approved a plan that would reserve a part of the spectrum in each market for wireless carriers that do not have a large amount of low-frequency spectrum in that area. 2:17 AM MDT Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. Defense Department Financial Management Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about ... Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about improving financial management at the Department of Defense. Military officials from the Pentagon, the Army, Navy and Air Force testified on the finances of their respective branches. In addition, the Defense Department Inspector General and the financial management director at the Government Accountability Office provided remarks. Defense Department Comptroller Robert Hale said the Pentagon was on track to achieve audit readiness by 2017, but challenges remained.
1:06 AM MDT Approx. 54 min. Economic Policy and 2008 Financial Crisis Mike Allen; Timothy Geithner; Ben White Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on ... Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talked about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, on the 2008 financial crisis. He spoke with Politico’s correspondent Mike Allen and Ben White. In his remarks he shared insights on President Obama and several members of his cabinet. Other topics included the financial institution bailout, reforms included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. 10:15 PM MDT Approx. 16 min. Wake Forest University Commencement Address Jill Abramson; Albert Hunt Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the ... Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest University. She talked about women she admires who faced discrimination, the pain of loss, and discovering one’s own resilience. 

The New York Times fired Ms. Abramson the previous week amid various competing rumors. She reportedly was let go after she discovered her pay and pension were considerably less than that of her male predecessor and confronted her bosses about it. The newspaper, however, released a statement citing her management style as a reason for dismissal.
2:02 AM MDT Approx. 41 min. Data Collection and Privacy Nancy Calo; Josh Gerstein; Greta Brawner Josh Gerstein talked about Politico’s new series on private-sector data collection and the ... Josh Gerstein talked about Politico’s new series on private-sector data collection and the implications for consumer privacy.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
10:32 PM MDT Approx. 46 min. Political Agenda Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White ... Bob Cusack and Jim Kuhnhenn previewed expected political activities in Congress and the White House. Topics included the defense authorization, tax extenders legislation, immigration reform, and problems with Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities.

At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines.
2:44 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. Funding for Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice and State The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National ... The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization and fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Acts. The Commerce, Justice, and Science Spending bill markup included debate on NASA funding and gun control. The Defense Programs bill authorized $521B in spending, with another $79B for Afghanistan. Defense budget cuts were part of the debate, as was veterans' health treatment. 11:22 PM MDT Approx. 48 min. State Medicaid Alternative Arthur Brooks; Mike Pence Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for ... Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) talked about his proposal to expand health care coverage for Indiana’s low-income earners. The plan would be paid for with Medicaid expansion funds approved as part of the health care law, which he wants to repeal. The Obama administration would have to approve the expansion.
4:31 AM MDT Approx. 27 min. Chinese Hacking Charges The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military ... The Justice Department announced it had filed charges against five members of a Chinese military unit for hacking into the computer systems of five American companies and one labor union in order to steal trade secrets. The charges allege that members of Chinese Army Unit 61398 based in Shanghai broke into the networks of SolarWorld, Westinghouse Electric, U.S. Steel, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies and the United Steel Workers Union. According to the charges, the hacking was done in order to gain economic advantages over the American firms. 12:12 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Broadcast TV Spectrum Auction The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules ... The Federal Communications Commission held an open meeting during which they discussed rules dealing with the wireless spectrum auction. Commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of limiting the amount of spectrum the two largest mobile carriers, AT&T & Verizon, could buy in the 2015 spectrum auction. In a party-line vote, Chair Wheeler and the commission’s two Democrats approved a plan that would reserve a part of the spectrum in each market for wireless carriers that do not have a large amount of low-frequency spectrum in that area.
1:55 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Politics of Public Space Michael Kimmelman Michael Kimmelman talked about urbanism, architecture, and architectural criticism, including ... Michael Kimmelman talked about urbanism, architecture, and architectural criticism, including issues of public space, housing for the poor, parks and infrastructure, social equality, and public interest design.
3:16 AM MDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Arab Spring Aftermath Charles Sennott Charles Sennott spoke about the political movement known as the “Arab Spring.” As a ... Charles Sennott spoke about the political movement known as the “Arab Spring.” As a reporter, Mr. Sennott covered the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990's, the Arab-Israel conflict, and was one of the first reporters on the ground in Afghanistan following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
4:23 AM MDT Approx. 53 min. Employment for Veterans Bill Brigman; Anthony Gallo; Steve Gonzalez Steve Gonzalez and Bill Brigman talked about a military - workforce development effort in which ... Steve Gonzalez and Bill Brigman talked about a military - workforce development effort in which the American Legion was participating to reduce unemployment among returning service personnel. The goal of the program was to help service members find private sector jobs and turn their military training and experience into professional certifications and licenses.