C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, January 12 >

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12:00 AM EST Approx. 6 hr. 59 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 12:00 AM EST Approx. 6 hr. 56 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 2:00 AM EST Approx. 4 hr. 28 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
6:59 AM EST Approx. 3 hr. 2 min. LIVE Washington Journal 01/12/2019 6:56 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht. The drug at the ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht. The drug at the center of this case is an osteoporosis drug named Fosamax. In 2010, hundreds of people nationwide who used the drug filed personal injury lawsuits in their states against the manufacturer, Merck Sharp & Dohme, claiming Fosamax caused thigh bone fractures and that the drug label didn't provide adequate warning of the risks. All these suits were later consolidated and landed before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. The court ruled in favor of Merck citing that they were preempted by federal law after the FDA turned down Merck's proposal to warn patients about the risks of fractures. The case then headed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. They vacated and remanded the lower district court's ruling. The case is now under consideration by the Supreme Court. The justices will decide whether a pharmaceutical company can be sued in state courts after the FDA r 6:28 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Cato Institute 2018 Surveillence Conference Part 1 A number of former government lawyers for organizations like the National Security Agency were ... A number of former government lawyers for organizations like the National Security Agency were among the speakers at the Cato Institute's 2018 Surveillance Conference, held in Washington, DC. In this part, panelists discussed the Trump administration and its criticism of the "deep state." Participants discussed various definitions of the deep state and assessed the ability of the federal bureaucracy to operate independently of elected officials.
10:01 AM EST Approx. 30 min. 116th Congress Freshmen Profile Interviews Part 1 Over one hundred new members of the House and Senate join the 116th Congress on January 3rd. ... Over one hundred new members of the House and Senate join the 116th Congress on January 3rd. C-SPAN recently interviewed several freshman members while they were in Washington, DC to attend orientation sessions. In this program, we hear from Reps.-elect Harley Rouda (D-CA), Donna Shalala (D-FL), Jim Hagedorn (R-MN) and Tom Malinowski (D-NJ). 8:00 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. Richard Brookhiser, John Marshall The National Review's Richard Brookhiser recalled the life of the Supreme Court's fourth chief ... The National Review's Richard Brookhiser recalled the life of the Supreme Court's fourth chief justice, John Marshall. 7:40 AM EST Approx. 20 min. CyberTalks Conference Remarks by Grant Schneider Federal Chief Information Security Officer CyberScoop hosted a CyberTalks conference with experts addressing security issues and trends. ... CyberScoop hosted a CyberTalks conference with experts addressing security issues and trends. Grant Schneider, the nation's federal chief information security officer, opened up the conference with remarks on the national cyber strategy and its implementation.
10:31 AM EST Approx. 29 min. California Gov.-Elect Newsom Swearing-In & Inaugural Address California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) delivered his inaugural address in Sacramento. He outlined some ... California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) delivered his inaugural address in Sacramento. He outlined some of his priorities including addressing criminal justice reform, mental health care and climate change. 9:00 AM EST Approx. 3 hr. In Depth David Corn David Corn, Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine, talked about his books and took ... David Corn, Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine, talked about his books and took viewer questions. Mr. Corn is the author of "Blond Ghost," "Showdown," and the recently published "Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump." 8:00 AM EST Approx. 19 min. Reel America A Day in Congress - 1949 The new 116th Congress opened in January 2019 with many senators and representatives who are new ... The new 116th Congress opened in January 2019 with many senators and representatives who are new to Capitol Hill. For the first time, there are over 100 women in the House. This is a 1949 educational film that explains how Capitol Hill worked during the 80th Congress, which included only eight women. The narrator traces the progress of the Agricultural Act of 1948 through committees, House and Senate compromise, and the signature of President Harry Truman that made the bill a law.
11:00 AM EST Approx. 52 min. LIVE Road to the White House 2020 Julián Castro Announces Decision Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) announces in San Antonio, Texas ... Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) announces in San Antonio, Texas his decision on whether he'll run for president in 2020. 12:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Deirdre McCloskey on Socialism Author and economics professor, Deirdre McCloskey, discussed whether it's humane to be a ... Author and economics professor, Deirdre McCloskey, discussed whether it's humane to be a socialist. 8:19 AM EST Approx. 16 min. Reel America Meet Your Federal Government - 1946 This is a 15 minute classroom film from 1946 that described how the three branches of government ... This is a 15 minute classroom film from 1946 that described how the three branches of government work. In "Meet Your Federal Government," high school senior Bill visits his Uncle Jim - who is also his congressman. He takes Bill to the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the Supreme Court, and finishes the day at the Lincoln Memorial.
11:52 AM EST Approx. 40 min. Washington This Week Key Capitol Hill hearings, speeches from policy makers, and political coverage from around the ... Key Capitol Hill hearings, speeches from policy makers, and political coverage from around the country. 1:21 PM EST Approx. 9 min. Ira Shapiro, Broken Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Ira Shapiro on the future of ... Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Ira Shapiro on the future of the Senate. 8:35 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. U.S. War Against Japan, 1944-1945 Villanova history professor Marc Gallicchio talked about his book, "Implacable Foes: War in the ... Villanova history professor Marc Gallicchio talked about his book, "Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944 to 1945." Co-authored with World War II veteran Waldo Heinrichs, the book won the 2018 Bancroft Prize for history and diplomacy and examines grand strategy as well as the experiences of the common soldier during the final bloody months of the war. The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosted this eighty-minute event.
12:32 PM EST Approx. 49 min. LIVE Road to the White House 2020 Julián Castro Announces Decision Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) announces in San Antonio, Texas ... Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) announces in San Antonio, Texas his decision on whether he'll run for president in 2020. 1:30 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. Antony Beevor, The Battle of Arnhem Military historian Antony Beevor provided a history of the Battle of Arnhem, a failed Allied ... Military historian Antony Beevor provided a history of the Battle of Arnhem, a failed Allied operation that resulted in the deaths of 17,000 soldiers in September 1944. 10:00 AM EST Approx. 50 min. American Artifacts Americans and the Holocaust Exhibit - Part 2 In the second of a two-part program, curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States ... In the second of a two-part program, curator Daniel Greene gave a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum exhibit which uses films, artifacts, and documents to explore how the U.S. public and government officials reacted to Nazi Germany's persecution of Jews during World War II. The exhibit looks at the "America First" movement to stay out of the war, and sets out to examine two questions: what did Americans know about the Holocaust as it was happening, and what could have been done to save European Jews? The first program focused on the 1930 to 1939 time period and the rise of Nazi Germany, the second - from 1939 to 1945.
1:21 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. U.S. House of Representatives House Debate on Food Stamps, Transportation & Housing On day 20 of a government shutdown, the U.S. House met to debate food stamps, transportation and ... On day 20 of a government shutdown, the U.S. House met to debate food stamps, transportation and housing. 2:30 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Lisa McCubbin, Betty Ford Lisa McCubbin recounted the life of former First Lady Betty Ford. Lisa McCubbin recounted the life of former First Lady Betty Ford. 10:50 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Influential Women in Western History Charlotte Waisman talked about influential Western women, including sharpshooter Annie Oakley, ... Charlotte Waisman talked about influential Western women, including sharpshooter Annie Oakley, suffragist Abigail Scott Duniway and politician Jeannette Rankin. She is co-author of "Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America." The Center for Colorado Women's History at Byers-Evans House hosted this event.
2:34 PM EST Approx. 11 min. U.S. Senate Sen. McConnell on Government Shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate with a poster showing a photo of a steel ... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate with a poster showing a photo of a steel border fence built in 2011 under the Obama administration next to an identical photo he described as an example of barrier Speaker Pelosi has called "immoral." He called them "identical walls, exactly alike," and added: "When President Obama was there, they're for it, when President Trump is there, they're not." He called on Democrats to negotiate with the president on a solution on border security and the shutdown. 3:32 PM EST Approx. 13 min. Michael Sokolove, The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Michael Sokolove about the ... Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Michael Sokolove about the issues facing collegiate athletics. 11:53 AM EST Approx. 7 min. Tongva People Sara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica's ... Sara Crown, archivist at the Santa Monica History Museum, shared the history of the Santa Monica's earliest inhabitants, the Tongva.
2:45 PM EST Approx. 48 min. U.S. Senate Senate Democrats on Government Shutdown Sens. Leahy (D-VT), Warner (D-VA), Durbin (D-IL), Blumenthal (D-CT), Cortez Masto (D-NV) and ... Sens. Leahy (D-VT), Warner (D-VA), Durbin (D-IL), Blumenthal (D-CT), Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Klobuchar (D-MN) on the partial government shutdown. 3:45 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Joshua Hunt, The University of Nike Journalist Joshua Hunt reported on corporate branding in college sports. Journalist Joshua Hunt reported on corporate branding in college sports. 12:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. The Presidency Woodrow Wilson's Domestic Policies Historians and economists discussed Woodrow Wilson's views on domestic policies, including women's ... Historians and economists discussed Woodrow Wilson's views on domestic policies, including women's and African American rights, banking and the Federal Reserve System. The Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. hosted this talk.
3:33 PM EST Approx. 8 min. U.S. Senate Sen. Smith on Government Shutdown Sen. Smith (D-MN) on the partial government shutdown and the effect on Minnesotans. Sen. Smith (D-MN) on the partial government shutdown and the effect on Minnesotans. 5:10 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Oren Cass, The Once and Future Worker Oren Cass of the Manhattan Institute took a critical look at U.S. labor and economic policies and ... Oren Cass of the Manhattan Institute took a critical look at U.S. labor and economic policies and suggested ways to improve them. 1:20 PM EST Approx. 50 min. Justice Anthony Kennedy on Winston Churchill Former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered the keynote address at the 2018 ... Former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered the keynote address at the 2018 International Churchill Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, then discussed his own career with MSNBC "Hardball" Host Chris Matthews.
3:41 PM EST Approx. 15 min. U.S. Senate Sen. Thune & Sen. Tester on Government Shutdown Sen. Thune (R-South Dakota) said Democrats are "unwilling to offer any serious solution or work ... Sen. Thune (R-South Dakota) said Democrats are "unwilling to offer any serious solution or work with the president in any serious way." He said Democrats have not responded to an offer the White House made on Sunday. He then talked about the importance of border security. Sen. Tester (D-Montana) then spoke, said the president first asked for $1.6 billion for border security and then upped it to $5 billion and then $5.7 billion with no specifics on how the money would be used. 6:15 PM EST Approx. 30 min. The Communicators Tarleton Gillespie Tarleton Gillespie, author of "Custodians of the Internet: Platforms, Content Moderation, and the ... Tarleton Gillespie, author of "Custodians of the Internet: Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions That Shape Social Media," talked about his book that explores content moderation on social media platforms. He also discussed the role that Congress could play. 2:10 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Oral Histories NASA - Walter Cunningham Interview Former NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module ... Former NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module pilot on Apollo 7, Apollo's first manned mission which launched on October 11, 1968. The interview is from NASA's oral history program at the Johnson Space Center.
3:56 PM EST Approx. 21 min. U.S. Senate Sen. Lankford on Government Shutdown Sen. Lankford (R-Oklahoma) talked about government employees working without pay and government ... Sen. Lankford (R-Oklahoma) talked about government employees working without pay and government programs that aren't operating. He said the president repeatedly said he would not sign a spending bill without a wall, and Democrats didn't take him seriously. 6:45 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Sen. Kamala Harris, The Truths We Hold Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California recalls her upbringing and how it informs her ... Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California recalls her upbringing and how it informs her governing style. 4:00 PM EST Approx. 25 min. History Bookshelf Christina Vella, George Washington Carver, A Life Historian and biographer Christina Vella talked about African-American botanist and inventor ... Historian and biographer Christina Vella talked about African-American botanist and inventor George Washington Carver. This was recorded at the 2015 Louisiana Book Festival.
4:17 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Members of Congress Participate in AFL-CIO Rally to End the Government Shutdown Congressional Democrats, including House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) and Senators Mark Warner ... Congressional Democrats, including House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) and Senators Mark Warner (VA), Chris Van Hollen (MD) and Ben Cardin (MD), participated in a rally held by the AFL-CIO to call for an end to the partial shutdown of the federal government. Several union leaders and members spoke about the impact of the shutdown on their lives and called on President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to reopen the government. 7:53 PM EST Approx. 7 min. Rebecca Boggs Roberts, Suffragists in Washington D.C. Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Rebecca Boggs Roberts about ... Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Rebecca Boggs Roberts about the women's suffrage movement. 4:25 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Civil War Era & Native Americans in the West A panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War ... A panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War Era. Topics included the Dakota War of 1862 and the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men, land policies in California, and the internment of thousands of Navajo and Apache in a New Mexico military fort. This 90 minute talk was part of the Western History Association Annual Meeting.
5:39 PM EST Approx. 12 min. House Speaker Pelosi Signs Bill on Back Pay for Federal Workers On Day 21 of a partial government shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosii (D-CA) signed legislation ... On Day 21 of a partial government shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosii (D-CA) signed legislation ensuring back pay for furloughed federal workers once the shutdown ends. 8:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. Jeremy Smith, Breaking and Entering Jeremy Smith explored the life of a hacker known as "Alien." Jeremy Smith explored the life of a hacker known as "Alien." 5:59 PM EST Approx. 55 min. The Civil War Lincoln and the Fugitive Slave Act Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for ... Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War." He talked about Abraham Lincoln's thoughts and writings on slavery, and describes how the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act galvanized many Northerners to become more active abolitionists. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
5:51 PM EST Approx. 30 min. Washington Journal Kristen Brengel National Parks Conservation Association's Kristen Brengel discussed the government shutdown and ... National Parks Conservation Association's Kristen Brengel discussed the government shutdown and how it's impacting national parks. 9:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. Seth Blumenthal, Children of the Silent Majority Seth Blumenthal explained how youth participation in the Republican Party grew under Richard Nixon ... Seth Blumenthal explained how youth participation in the Republican Party grew under Richard Nixon and through the presidency of Ronald Reagan. 6:54 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Jamestown, Virginia Settlement in 1619 Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 ... Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 marked the arrival of the first African slaves and the first General Assembly, which established the beginning of a representative government. In this program, Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation President James Horn discussed the importance of these two events for American democracy 400 years later. The Virginia Museum of History & Culture hosted this program.
6:21 PM EST Approx. 8 min. Democratic Weekly Address California Representative Scott Peters delivered the Democratic weekly address. He talked about ... California Representative Scott Peters delivered the Democratic weekly address. He talked about the government shutdown and border security. 10:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. After Words Reniqua Allen, It Was All a Dream Reniqua Allen examined whether the "American Dream" is attainable today. She's interviewed by the ... Reniqua Allen examined whether the "American Dream" is attainable today. She's interviewed by the Root editor-in-chief Danielle Belton. 8:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Lectures in History The American Revolution, 1775-76 Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the ... Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the American Revolution from April 1775 to July 1776. He highlighted the Battle of Bunker Hill, the American invasion of Canada and the eventual British evacuation of Boston.
6:29 PM EST Approx. 32 min. The Communicators Susan Crawford Susan Crawford, Harvard law school professor & WIRED columnist, talks about her book "Fiber." She ... Susan Crawford, Harvard law school professor & WIRED columnist, talks about her book "Fiber." She contends that huge corporations are providing sub-par internet access to Americans. But in many nations, internet access & data are plentiful & cost less. 11:01 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Os Guinness, Last Call for Liberty Os Guinness discussed liberty and freedom in America. Os Guinness discussed liberty and freedom in America. 9:09 PM EST Approx. 50 min. Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin Author Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury ... Author Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury Secretary from 1801-1814. He explored Mr. Gallatin's early political career, his overhaul of Alexander Hamilton's financial system, his efforts to reduce national debt, and his work on the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812. Mr. May is the author of "Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt." The Museum of American Finance in New York City hosted this event.
7:01 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. North Dakota State of the State North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum (R) delivered his State of the State address to the legislative ... North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum (R) delivered his State of the State address to the legislative assembly in Bismarck, North Dakota. He outlined the top priorities of his administration which include energy production, cybersecurity, behavioral health care, infrastructure investment, higher education and workforce development. This is the governor's third address since taking office in December, 2016. 12:24 AM EST Approx. 6 min. Laura Wides-Munoz, The Making of a Dream Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Laura Wides-Munoz on ... Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Laura Wides-Munoz on immigration, DACA, and the status of DREAMers. 9:59 PM EST Approx. 35 min. Reel America President Reagan Interview with Tom Brokaw - 1989 Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom ... Three days prior to leaving office, President Ronald Reagan is interviewed by NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw. The president discusses his mother, alcoholic father, religious beliefs, careers in radio, acting, and politics, and reflects on his eight years in office. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library provided this video.
8:02 PM EST Approx. 47 min. Road to the White House 2020 Julián Castro Announces Decision Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) became the latest Democrat to ... Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) became the latest Democrat to throw his name in for the 2020 presidential race. Castro made the announcement in San Antonio, a city where he also served as mayor and grew up in. In a speech to supporters he criticized the Trump administration's immigration policies and if elected promised to address reform of the system. He also committed to more health care access and affordability, more affordable housing and will recommit the U.S. to the Paris climate change agreement, if elected. 12:30 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Sen.Bernie Sanders I-VT, Where We Go From Here Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders laid out his plans for advancing the progressive movement. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders laid out his plans for advancing the progressive movement. 10:34 PM EST Approx. 32 min. Reel America President Reagan Interview with Wire Service Reporters - 1989 On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the ... On the day before he left office, President Ronald Reagan met four wire service reporters in the Oval Office for an interview to reflect on his two terms. One of the reporters was United Press International White House correspondent Helen Thomas, who covered ten presidential administrations during her career. Wire services provide news reports, photographs and video to thousands of newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations worldwide. This recording was provided by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
8:49 PM EST Approx. 5 min. Democratic Weekly Address California Representative Scott Peters delivered the Democratic weekly address. He talked about ... California Representative Scott Peters delivered the Democratic weekly address. He talked about the government shutdown and border security. 1:55 AM EST Approx. 5 min. Gil Klein, Trouble in Lafayette Square Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Gil Klein about his book, ... Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Gil Klein about his book, "Trouble in Lafayette Square." 11:06 PM EST Approx. 54 min. French & Scottish Influence on U.S. Capitol In 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. ... In 1793, President George Washington selected architect William Thornton's design for the U.S. Capitol. In this program, historian Michael Brown argued that events from the French and Scottish Enlightenment in the late 18th century influenced Thornton's vision. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland hosted this event.
8:54 PM EST Approx. 7 min. Sarah Wire Los Angeles Times Congressional Reporter Sarah Wire from Capitol Hill discussed the disaster ... Los Angeles Times Congressional Reporter Sarah Wire from Capitol Hill discussed the disaster relief bill scheduled to be debated in the House next week and the Trump Administration's proposal to use disaster aid funds from last year to pay for a border wall along the southern border. 2:00 AM EST Approx. 44 min. Stanley McChrystal, Leaders Retired General Stanley McChrystal profiled 13 leaders and the lessons learned from each. Retired General Stanley McChrystal profiled 13 leaders and the lessons learned from each. 12:00 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Lectures in History The American Revolution, 1775-76 Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the ... Kutztown University professor Michael Gabriel taught a class about military engagements during the American Revolution from April 1775 to July 1776. He highlighted the Battle of Bunker Hill, the American invasion of Canada and the eventual British evacuation of Boston.
9:01 PM EST Approx. 29 min. 116th Congress Freshmen Profile Interviews Part 1 Over one hundred new members of the House and Senate join the 116th Congress on January 3rd. ... Over one hundred new members of the House and Senate join the 116th Congress on January 3rd. C-SPAN recently interviewed several freshman members while they were in Washington, DC to attend orientation sessions. In this program, we hear from Reps.-elect Harley Rouda (D-CA), Donna Shalala (D-FL), Jim Hagedorn (R-MN) and Tom Malinowski (D-NJ). 2:44 AM EST Approx. 16 min. Interview with Jonah Goldberg, Suicide of the West BooktV talked to syndicated columnist Jonah Goldberg, who argued that tribalism, populism, and ... BooktV talked to syndicated columnist Jonah Goldberg, who argued that tribalism, populism, and nationalism is threatening American democracy. 1:10 AM EST Approx. 50 min. Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin Author Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury ... Author Gregory May talked about Albert Gallatin, who served as the nation's fourth Treasury Secretary from 1801-1814. He explored Mr. Gallatin's early political career, his overhaul of Alexander Hamilton's financial system, his efforts to reduce national debt, and his work on the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812. Mr. May is the author of "Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt." The Museum of American Finance in New York City hosted this event.
9:30 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. USC Discussion on War and Social Media The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy held a discussion on politics, war ... The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy held a discussion on politics, war and the use of social media. Peter Singer and Emerson Brooking, co-authors of "LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media," discussed what they learned from five years researching their book in which they discussed the tool sets and strategies of social media influencing, and how those same tactics are similarly employed by political campaigns, celebrities and nefarious actors. They also talked about what more the U.S. government should do to both modernize its own cybersecurity and educate American companies and private citizens for better online health and security. 3:00 AM EST Approx. 45 min. Mimi Swartz, Ticker Mimi Swartz discussed her book, "Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart." Mimi Swartz discussed her book, "Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart." 2:00 AM EST Approx. 18 min. President George H.W. Bush on the Government Shutdown The president responded to reporters' questions concerning his decision to veto the continuing ... The president responded to reporters' questions concerning his decision to veto the continuing resolution passed late on October 5. The president had just met with congressional leaders to discuss ways achieve a new budget agreement.
11:01 PM EST Approx. 47 min. Road to the White House 2020 Julián Castro Announces Decision Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) became the latest Democrat to ... Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) became the latest Democrat to throw his name in for the 2020 presidential race. Castro made the announcement in San Antonio, a city where he also served as mayor and grew up in. In a speech to supporters he criticized the Trump administration's immigration policies and if elected promised to address reform of the system. He also committed to more health care access and affordability, more affordable housing and will recommit the U.S. to the Paris climate change agreement, if elected. 3:45 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Eve Ewing, Ghosts in the Schoolyard University of Chicago professor Eve Ewing reported on the Chicago public schools. University of Chicago professor Eve Ewing reported on the Chicago public schools. 2:18 AM EST Approx. 10 min. Budget Negotiations At about 3 pm, President Clinton briefed reporters on the impact of the federal government ... At about 3 pm, President Clinton briefed reporters on the impact of the federal government shutdown on various programs. He again called on the House to vote to reopen the government as the Senate has already voted.
11:48 PM EST Approx. 5 min. Democratic Weekly Address California Representative Scott Peters delivered the Democratic weekly address. He talked about ... California Representative Scott Peters delivered the Democratic weekly address. He talked about the government shutdown and border security. 5:00 AM EST Approx. 55 min. Fox Butterfield, In My Father's House Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Fox Butterfield chronicled generations of criminal activity ... Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Fox Butterfield chronicled generations of criminal activity committed by the Bogle family. 2:28 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Civil War Era & Native Americans in the West A panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War ... A panel of historians discussed the treatment of Native Americans in the West during the Civil War Era. Topics included the Dakota War of 1862 and the mass hanging of 38 Dakota men, land policies in California, and the internment of thousands of Navajo and Apache in a New Mexico military fort. This 90 minute talk was part of the Western History Association Annual Meeting.
11:53 PM EST Approx. 7 min. Sarah Wire Los Angeles Times Congressional Reporter Sarah Wire from Capitol Hill discussed the disaster ... Los Angeles Times Congressional Reporter Sarah Wire from Capitol Hill discussed the disaster relief bill scheduled to be debated in the House next week and the Trump Administration's proposal to use disaster aid funds from last year to pay for a border wall along the southern border. 5:55 AM EST Approx. 5 min. Elaine Weiss, The Woman's Hour Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Elaine Weiss about the ... Book TV attended the National Press Club's Book Fair and interviewed Elaine Weiss about the women's suffrage movement. 4:00 AM EST Approx. 55 min. The Civil War Lincoln and the Fugitive Slave Act Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for ... Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War." He talked about Abraham Lincoln's thoughts and writings on slavery, and describes how the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act galvanized many Northerners to become more active abolitionists. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
12:00 AM EST Approx. 27 min. 116th Congress Freshmen Profile Interviews Part 1 Over one hundred new members of the House and Senate join the 116th Congress on January 3rd. ... Over one hundred new members of the House and Senate join the 116th Congress on January 3rd. C-SPAN recently interviewed several freshman members while they were in Washington, DC to attend orientation sessions. In this program, we hear from Reps.-elect Harley Rouda (D-CA), Donna Shalala (D-FL), Jim Hagedorn (R-MN) and Tom Malinowski (D-NJ). 6:00 AM EST Approx. 58 min. Richard Brookhiser, John Marshall The National Review's Richard Brookhiser recalled the life of the Supreme Court's fourth chief ... The National Review's Richard Brookhiser recalled the life of the Supreme Court's fourth chief justice, John Marshall. 4:55 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Jamestown, Virginia Settlement in 1619 Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 ... Jamestown, Virginia was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 marked the arrival of the first African slaves and the first General Assembly, which established the beginning of a representative government. In this program, Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation President James Horn discussed the importance of these two events for American democracy 400 years later. The Virginia Museum of History & Culture hosted this program.
12:27 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. USC Discussion on War and Social Media The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy held a discussion on politics, war ... The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy held a discussion on politics, war and the use of social media. Peter Singer and Emerson Brooking, co-authors of "LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media," discussed what they learned from five years researching their book in which they discussed the tool sets and strategies of social media influencing, and how those same tactics are similarly employed by political campaigns, celebrities and nefarious actors. They also talked about what more the U.S. government should do to both modernize its own cybersecurity and educate American companies and private citizens for better online health and security. 6:58 AM EST Approx. 17 hr. 2 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 6:10 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Oral Histories NASA - Walter Cunningham Interview Former NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module ... Former NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham talked about his life and career. He was lunar module pilot on Apollo 7, Apollo's first manned mission which launched on October 11, 1968. The interview is from NASA's oral history program at the Johnson Space Center.
1:57 AM EST Approx. 28 min. Washington Journal Kristen Brengel National Parks Conservation Association's Kristen Brengel discussed the government shutdown and ... National Parks Conservation Association's Kristen Brengel discussed the government shutdown and how it's impacting national parks. 7:58 AM EST Approx. 16 hr. 2 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.
2:25 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Former Rep. Charles Boustany & Others Discuss U.S.-Asia Relations Former U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA), former ambassadors, and others discussed U.S. policy ... Former U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA), former ambassadors, and others discussed U.S. policy toward Asia at an event co-hosted by the Korea Economic Institute of America and Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. Topics included the upcoming summit with President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, trade relations with China, and congressional priorities for the region.
4:00 AM EST Approx. 45 min. Wyoming State of the State Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon (R) delivered his State of the State address in Cheyenne. The former ... Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon (R) delivered his State of the State address in Cheyenne. The former state treasurer spoke about encouraging efficiency in his administration, specifically in terms of budget management. He also talked about helping Wyoming's coal industry, improving education and job training programs, and protecting the state's wildlife populations.
4:45 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. New America Discussion on 17th Anniversary of Guantanamo Prison New America hosted a discussion on the 17th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. military prison ... New America hosted a discussion on the 17th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Panelists talked about the various legal proceedings involving Guantanamo detainees over the years, and discussed the potential fates of the 40 people who were still being held in the prison. They also considered the possible implications of the 2020 election cycle, and how Guantanamo detainees might be impacted if the prison were brought back into the political spotlight.
6:11 AM EST Approx. 47 min. Road to the White House 2020 Julián Castro Announces Decision Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) became the latest Democrat to ... Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro (D) became the latest Democrat to throw his name in for the 2020 presidential race. Castro made the announcement in San Antonio, a city where he also served as mayor and grew up in. In a speech to supporters he criticized the Trump administration's immigration policies and if elected promised to address reform of the system. He also committed to more health care access and affordability, more affordable housing and will recommit the U.S. to the Paris climate change agreement, if elected.
6:58 AM EST Approx. 17 hr. 2 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.