C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, April 27 >

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12:00 AM EDT 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 EDT Approx. 6 hr. 53 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 4 hr. 55 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
6:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. LIVE Washington Journal 04/27/2019 6:53 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Amy Webb, "The Big Nine" Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. 6:55 AM EDT Approx. 48 min. The Civil War Ex-Confederates & Post-Civil War Pardons Author and former jurist Frank Williams looked at the question facing Union leaders in the ... Author and former jurist Frank Williams looked at the question facing Union leaders in the post-war era: Should ex-Confederates receive pardons? He discussed President Andrew Johnson's lenient approach after Abraham Lincoln's assassination. He also talked about the cases of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis and General Robert E. Lee -- both of whom avoided prosecution -- as well as that of Henry Wirz, the Andersonville prison commander who was executed. This program was from the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
8:43 AM EDT Approx. 8 min. LIVE Washington Journal Daniel Lippman Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. 7:55 AM EDT Approx. 6 min. Interview Cristina Marcos - Week Ahead The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on ... The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on climate change legislation. The Senate will debate a joint resolution ending U.S. military involvement in Yemen. 7:43 AM EDT Approx. 18 min. American Artifacts Women's History Efforts to build a National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. have been underway for more ... Efforts to build a National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. have been underway for more than 20 years. It currently exists as an online museum and offers local walking tours focused on women's history. We visited Alexandria, Virginia to see Civil War-related sites where women worked as nurses, sold goods to soldiers, and aided communities of newly freed slaves.
8:51 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. LIVE Washington Journal 04/27/2019 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Reshma Saujani, "Brave, Not Perfect" Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani discussed her career, activism, and the feminist movement. Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani discussed her career, activism, and the feminist movement. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 20 min. Reel America "Democracy at Work in Rural Puerto Rico" - 1942 This U.S. Agriculture Department film profiles the history, culture, and farm produce of the ... This U.S. Agriculture Department film profiles the history, culture, and farm produce of the Caribbean territory. The film emphasizes the self-reliant nature of Puerto Rican farmers and their families, the difficulties they face, and the assistance offered to them by USDA extension services.
10:01 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Panera Bread Founder Speaks at National Press Club Panera Bread Founder and former CEO Ron Shaich delivered remarks at a luncheon hosted by the ... Panera Bread Founder and former CEO Ron Shaich delivered remarks at a luncheon hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, DC. He talked about the business model of the company, executive compensation, and the responsibilities of business executives to their employees and the community. In addition, Mr. Shaich argued that structural changes were needed in capital markets, particularly with a focus on long-term business thinking. 9:30 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Kenneth Starr, "Contempt" Former Independent Counsel Ken Starr reflected on his leadership of the investigation into ... Former Independent Counsel Ken Starr reflected on his leadership of the investigation into President Bill Clinton. He spoke at the 2019 Annapolis Book Festival in Maryland. 8:21 AM EDT Approx. 9 min. Reel America 1942 United Newsreel This U.S. government newsreel includes the following stories: U.S. Marines push back Japanese ... This U.S. government newsreel includes the following stories: U.S. Marines push back Japanese forces on Guadalcanal; the cruiser Boise docks and Adm. King decorates members of the crew; President Roosevelt, Henry Wallace, and Cordell Hull greet Ecuador's president at the White House; Gen. Patton and French officers meet in Casablanca; and Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Clark, and Adm. Cunningham establish Allied headquarters in Algiers.
11:07 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Council on Foreign Relations Hosts FBI Director Christopher Wray FBI Director Christopher Wray talked about the agency's role in protecting the U.S. from ... FBI Director Christopher Wray talked about the agency's role in protecting the U.S. from international threats in a discussion hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. These threats, Director Wray said, include China's determination to advance economically at America's expense. Following these remarks, he participated in a question and answer session. Topics included the Mueller report, election interference and recruitment and retention at the FBI. 10:25 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. James Vlahos, "Talk To Me" James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. 8:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. U.S. Democracy & Foreign Policy Since 1919 Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joined Hoover Institution senior fellows Stephen ... Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joined Hoover Institution senior fellows Stephen Krasner and Niall Ferguson in a conversation analyzing the changing role of U.S. democracy in foreign policy over the past hundred years.
12:10 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Justice Breyer on the Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talked about the Supreme Court and its inner workings at an event hosted by ... Justice Stephen Breyer talked about the Supreme Court and its inner workings at an event hosted by the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, DC. Talk show host and journalist Bill Press moderated the event, asking Justice Breyer about his views on changing the court's size and other issues before opening up to the audience for their questions. 11:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Joan Biskupic, "The Chief" Legal analyst and Supreme Court biographer Joan Biskupic profiled Chief Justice John Roberts. She ... Legal analyst and Supreme Court biographer Joan Biskupic profiled Chief Justice John Roberts. She was joined in conversation by Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for the National Law Journal. 9:52 AM EDT Approx. 8 min. IBM in Rochester Thomas Watson Sr. founded International Business Machines (IBM) in 1911. Forty-five years later ... Thomas Watson Sr. founded International Business Machines (IBM) in 1911. Forty-five years later the company opened a manufacturing facility in Rochester, Minnesota. IBM Rochester's Senior State Executive Tory Johnson explained what brought IBM to southeastern Minnesota, and the innovations that came from this facility.
1:17 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Social Security Trustees Report The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a discussion on the 2019 Social Security ... The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a discussion on the 2019 Social Security Trustees' Report, which showed the trust fund supporting benefits for retirees to become inadequate to make full payments by 2035. Panelists included policy experts from a variety of Washington think tanks who talked about potential ways Congress could act to match revenues to expected expenditures for retiree benefits. 12:30 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Tours of Bookstores for Independent Bookstore Day BookTV visited independent bookstores to mark the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day. BookTV visited independent bookstores to mark the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day. 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts The Women's Memorial Part 2 Retired Lt. Col. Marilla Cushman led a tour of the Women's Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, ... Retired Lt. Col. Marilla Cushman led a tour of the Women's Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, covering women who served in the Korean War through the War on Terror. This is the second of a two-part program.
2:20 PM EDT Approx. 17 min. Washington Journal Daniel Lippman & Craig Gilbert Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner & ... Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner & Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Craig Gilbert previewed President Trump's campaign rally tonight in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 1:30 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. Julie Albright, "Left to Their Own Devices" Julie Albright explored the intersection of social behavior and technology and argued that ... Julie Albright explored the intersection of social behavior and technology and argued that technology has created the largest generational gap thus far. 10:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Women in Politics - 1920s to Today Historians discuss the role of women in politics since the 1920s, both behind the scenes and as ... Historians discuss the role of women in politics since the 1920s, both behind the scenes and as elected representatives. They talk about suffragists, New Deal-era political appointees, and politicians Barbara Jordan, Patsy Mink, and Nancy Pelosi. American History TV moderated this session at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia.
2:37 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 3 min. U.S. Institute of Peace Discussion on Extremism Part 1 The U.S. Institute of Peace held a series of panel discussions on efforts to prevent violent ... The U.S. Institute of Peace held a series of panel discussions on efforts to prevent violent extremism in countries with weak or failing governments. In this portion, speakers included Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state, who talked about the importance of governments maintaining their social contracts with citizens. The discussions were part of the institute's release of a white paper outlining ways to counter violent extremism around the globe. 2:29 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. LIVE Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, Kenneth Ackerman, David O. Stewart, "The Presidents" A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. ... A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. Stewart. 12:10 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. President-Elect Lincoln Author Michael Burlingame spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln's actions as ... Author Michael Burlingame spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln's actions as president-elect between his November 1860 election and his March 1861 inauguration. Following his presentation, symposium speakers convened for a panel discussion. And closing remarks were delivered by Abraham Lincoln Institute President Jonathan White. The institute and Ford's Theatre Society hosted the symposium at historic Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. to highlight the 16th president's life, career and legacy.
4:40 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. U.S. Institute of Peace Discussion on Extremism Part 2 The U.S. Institute of Peace held a series of panel discussions on efforts to prevent violent ... The U.S. Institute of Peace held a series of panel discussions on efforts to prevent violent extremism in countries with weak or failing governments. In this portion, a panel of foreign development officers and journalists talked about lessons they learned from years working in the international development space. The discussions were part of the institute's release of a white paper outlining ways to counter violent extremism around the globe. 3:45 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Ronald Kessler, "The Trump White House" Ronald Kessler used interviews with President Trump and his staff to describe "The Trump White ... Ronald Kessler used interviews with President Trump and his staff to describe "The Trump White House" at the 2019 Annapolis Book Festival. 1:45 PM EDT Approx. 14 min. Traveling While Black The "Traveling While Black" exhibit at the History Center of Olmsted County explains how African ... The "Traveling While Black" exhibit at the History Center of Olmsted County explains how African American travelers used Green Books to ensure safe travel across America during the 1940s and 1950s. Collections Manager Kevin Whaley talked about how the books highlighted safe establishments in both the south and the north.
5:43 PM EDT Approx. 32 min. President Trump Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Abe President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the White House Oval Office. President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the White House Oval Office. 4:40 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Jeff Bergner, "The Vanishing Congress" Jeff Bergner took a critical look at the U.S. Congress and compared its power today to what was ... Jeff Bergner took a critical look at the U.S. Congress and compared its power today to what was envisoned by the Founders. 1:59 PM EDT Approx. 8 min. Oral Histories George Colburn Interview on Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Filmmaker and historian George Colburn described the interviews he conducted with World War II ... Filmmaker and historian George Colburn described the interviews he conducted with World War II veteran Albert Smith for his documentary "Navajo Code Talkers: Journey of Remembrance." During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to create a code based on their unwritten Navajo language to secretly communicate operational plans.
6:15 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. Washington Journal Daniel Lippman & Craig Gilbert Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner & ... Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner & Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Craig Gilbert previewed President Trump's campaign rally tonight in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 6:15 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin, "How We Fight White Supremacy" Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin explored structural racism and how to combat ... Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin explored structural racism and how to combat it. 2:07 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Oral Histories Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Interview During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to help the military secretly ... During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to help the military secretly communicate their operational plans. In a series of interviews, we hear from Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith, who talked about witnessing Japanese soldiers' suicides, his decision to stay silent about his war experience, and his religious customs. Conducted between 2004 and 2006, the interviews took place at Mr. Smith's home in New Mexico and on the islands where he served during the war.
6:24 PM EDT Approx. 6 min. Weekly Democratic Address Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address calling for the full, ... Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address calling for the full, un-redacted Mueller Report to be released to Congress and the public. 7:10 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. Hector Garcia, "Sex, Power, and Partisanship" University of Texas professor Hector Garcia explored why people hold certain political ideas ... University of Texas professor Hector Garcia explored why people hold certain political ideas through the lens of evolutionary science. 3:10 PM EDT Approx. 50 min. Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Science writer Nathalia Holt gave an illustrated talk about women mathematicians and engineers ... Science writer Nathalia Holt gave an illustrated talk about women mathematicians and engineers known as "human computers" who were recruited in the 1940s and 1950s to work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. The lab later became part of NASA, and many of the women did crucial work in the space program for decades. Nathalia Holt is the author of "Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars." This talk was part of the William B. Crawley Great Lives Lecture Series hosted by the University of Mary Washington.
6:30 PM EDT Approx. 30 min. The Communicators Daniel Weitzner & Mary Stone Ross on privacy C-SPAN interviews with digital activists and thinkers at the State of Net Conference. This week: a ... C-SPAN interviews with digital activists and thinkers at the State of Net Conference. This week: a look a privacy with Daniel Weitzner of MIT and Mary Stone Ross, co-author of the California Privacy Act 7:54 PM EDT Approx. 33 min. Nick Adams, "Class Dismissed" Nick Adams argued that young people can achieve the American Dream without going to college. Nick Adams argued that young people can achieve the American Dream without going to college. 4:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. History Bookshelf A Life Reconsidered" Lynne Cheney talked about her book, "James Madison: A Life Reconsidered," in which she examined ... Lynne Cheney talked about her book, "James Madison: A Life Reconsidered," in which she examined the political philosophy and presidential tenure of America's fourth president. President Madison, co-author of the Federalist Papers, was integral to the management of the Louisiana Purchase and led the country during the War of 1812. Ms. Cheney discussed her book with her husband, former Vice President Dick Cheney, at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.
7:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta at CSIS Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joined the Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joined the Center for Strategic and International Studies for a conversation on civil-military relations. The former defense secretary and CIA director talked about the relationship between military and civilian leaders and how that relationship serves a critical role in the country's democracy. He also talked about American values and the importance of U.S. global leadership. 8:27 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Robert Caro, "Working" Robert Caro discussed his book "Working" with comedian and late night talk show host Conan ... Robert Caro discussed his book "Working" with comedian and late night talk show host Conan O'Brien. 5:00 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. The Presidency Camp David Camp David insiders offered their recollections of the presidential retreat in the Maryland ... Camp David insiders offered their recollections of the presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains. It was President Franklin D. Roosevelt who first used the hideaway, and who set the precedent for hosting dignitaries there when he invited British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to be his guest. The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas hosted this hour-long event. Former President Bush opened the program with his own Camp David memories.
8:10 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. Washington Journal Daniel Lippman & Craig Gilbert Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner & ... Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner & Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Craig Gilbert previewed President Trump's campaign rally tonight in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 10:02 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. After Words Preet Bharara, "Doing Justice" Preet Bharara provided an inside look at how the judicial process works drawing from his personal ... Preet Bharara provided an inside look at how the judicial process works drawing from his personal experiences and case histories as a former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York. He was interviewed by Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. 5:59 PM EDT Approx. 41 min. The Civil War African Americans & the Union Army Oberlin College professor Tamika Nunley detailed the reasons behind African Americans joining the ... Oberlin College professor Tamika Nunley detailed the reasons behind African Americans joining the Union Army during the Civil War and the important role they played in the war effort once they enlisted. She also talked about the initial opposition they faced in their attempt to become soldiers. This talk was part of a day-long conference hosted by the University of Virginia's Center for Civil War History.
8:21 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. LIVE Road to the White House 2020 President Trump Holds Rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin President Trump holds a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. President Trump holds a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 11:01 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. Chelsea Clinton, "Don't Let Them Disappear" Chelsea Clinton discussed saving endangered species and shared her thoughts on writing for young ... Chelsea Clinton discussed saving endangered species and shared her thoughts on writing for young audiences. 6:40 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. The Civil War African Americans and the Civil War Cassandra Newby-Alexander talked about her book, "Standing on the Precipice of Change: Virginia's ... Cassandra Newby-Alexander talked about her book, "Standing on the Precipice of Change: Virginia's African American Fighters in the Civil War." She explained the term "contraband" - often used for slaves who escaped to the protection of Union Army - and discussed the importance of Fort Monroe in Virginia to the contraband story. This talk was part of the American Civil War Museum's annual symposium at the Library of Virginia and co-hosted by the University of Virginia Center for Civil War History.
9:50 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. LIVE 2019 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Historian and author Ron Chernow is the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents' ... Historian and author Ron Chernow is the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents' Association's 2019 annual dinner in Washington, DC. 11:55 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Mark Rose, "Market Rules" Mark Rose talked about the politics that have shaped the U.S. banking industry since the 1970s. Mark Rose talked about the politics that have shaped the U.S. banking industry since the 1970s. 7:25 PM EDT Approx. 26 min. American Artifacts U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center Collections Conservation staff and curators showed artifacts in storage at the U.S. Army Heritage and ... Conservation staff and curators showed artifacts in storage at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and described how their collections of thousands of items are stored and preserved. The objects shown ranged from a Civil War stove to World War I uniforms and helmets.
10:58 PM EDT Approx. 14 min. 2019 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner White House Correspondents' Association Presdent Oliver Knox delivered remarks at the ... White House Correspondents' Association Presdent Oliver Knox delivered remarks at the association's annual dinner. 1:30 AM EDT Approx. 29 min. Pamela Nadell, "America's Jewish Women" Pamela Nadell, director of Jewish Studies at American University, profiled Jewish women in social ... Pamela Nadell, director of Jewish Studies at American University, profiled Jewish women in social and political movements throughout American history. 7:51 PM EDT Approx. 8 min. IBM in Rochester Thomas Watson Sr. founded International Business Machines (IBM) in 1911. Forty-five years later ... Thomas Watson Sr. founded International Business Machines (IBM) in 1911. Forty-five years later the company opened a manufacturing facility in Rochester, Minnesota. IBM Rochester's Senior State Executive Tory Johnson explained what brought IBM to southeastern Minnesota, and the innovations that came from this facility.
11:12 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Road to the White House 2020 President Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin President Trump held a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. After offering condolences for ... President Trump held a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. After offering condolences for victims of a shooting at a synagogue in California, the president talked about his administration's first two years and urged the crowd to vote for Republicans in the 2020 election. His press secretary, Sarah Sanders, also made a brief appearance at the rally during which she criticized media coverage of President Trump. 1:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Joe Lurie, "Perception and Deception" Joe Lurie talked about cross-cultural miscommunications and the problems that arise from them. Joe Lurie talked about cross-cultural miscommunications and the problems that arise from them. 7:59 PM EDT Approx. 56 min. Lectures in History Yellow Journalism & the Spanish-American War American University professor W. Joseph Campbell taught a class on myths about William Randolph ... American University professor W. Joseph Campbell taught a class on myths about William Randolph Hearst, Yellow Journalism & the lead-up to Spanish-American War at the end of the 19th century. He debunked the tale that William Randolph Hearst telegrammed one of his one of his correspondents on assignment in Cuba, "You furnish the pictures, I'll furnish the war."
12:45 AM EDT Approx. 59 min. 2019 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Historian and author Ron Chernow was the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents' ... Historian and author Ron Chernow was the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents' Association's 2019 annual dinner in Washington, DC. Officials of the organization delivered remarks about the importance of the press and announced awards and scholarships for journalists and students. Olivier Knox, the organization's president, also criticized the Trump administration's relationship with the press. Mr. Chernow talked about the history of relationships between presidents and journalists, and called for a more civil tone in national discourse. 3:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Author Discussion on World History A discussion on world history from the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured ... A discussion on world history from the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured authors Priya Satia, "Empire of Guns;" Scott Martelle, "William Walker's Wars;" and Ruby Lal, "Empress." 8:55 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Sisters of St. Francis Sister Ramona Miller of the Sisters of Saint Francis explained how a partnership between the ... Sister Ramona Miller of the Sisters of Saint Francis explained how a partnership between the convent and William W. Mayo lead to the founding of the Mayo Clinic.
1:44 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on Hate Crimes The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law hosted a panel discussion on hate crimes and a ... The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law hosted a panel discussion on hate crimes and a rise in white supremacist attacks in the U.S. They talked about a national rise in hate crimes since the 2016 election and about the groups perpetrating such crimes. They also talked about ways Congress could address the issue of rising hate-related violence, and answered questions from the audience. 4:02 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. James Vlahos, "Talk To Me" James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. 8:59 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Reconsidered Independent investigator and author Lisa Pease gave an illustrated talk about her book, "A Lie Too ... Independent investigator and author Lisa Pease gave an illustrated talk about her book, "A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy." For the past 25 years, Lisa Pease has been investigating and writing about the assassinations of the 1960s. This was part of a conference on political assassinations of the 1960s hosted by the JFK Historical Group.
3:14 AM EDT Approx. 33 min. Road to the White House 2020 Rep. Seth Moulton at Politics & Eggs Breakfast Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (MA) spoke at a "Politics ... Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (MA) spoke at a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast in Bedford, New Hampshire hosted by the New Hampshire Institute of Politics and the New England Council. Rep. Moulton, who had recently announced his campaign for the White House, talked about what shape he'd like his run to take and about the issues he planned to confront President Donald Trump with on the campaign trail. After his remarks, he answered a few questions from voters, and then met with some of them as he left the building. 5:05 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Kellie Carter Jackson, "Force and Freedom" Wellesley College Africana Studies professor Kellie Carter Jackson provided a history of the use ... Wellesley College Africana Studies professor Kellie Carter Jackson provided a history of the use of violence by black abolitionists. She was joined in conversation by New York University history professor Steve Hahn. 9:59 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Reel America "Valley of the Tennessee" - 1944 This 1944 film was made by the U.S. Office of War Information's Overseas Motion Picture Bureau. It ... This 1944 film was made by the U.S. Office of War Information's Overseas Motion Picture Bureau. It details the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, which was founded in 1933 to address issues in energy, the environment, and economic development in Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi. During World War II, as Allied forces liberated cities and towns in Western Europe, they were quickly followed by crews with projectors and propaganda films such as "Valley of the Tennessee" to be shown for free in local theaters. The Bureau created 26 short documentaries designed to introduce America to liberated and conquered nations.
3:47 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Quartz Editor Kevin Delaney at UC Berkeley Quartz's Founding Editor Kevin Delaney discussed the future of digital journalism, including the ... Quartz's Founding Editor Kevin Delaney discussed the future of digital journalism, including the decline of Facebook's and Google's dominance, with students at the University of California in Berkeley. 6:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Tony Platt, "Beyond These Walls" UC-Berkeley scholar Tony Platt examined crime and punishment in the U.S. UC-Berkeley scholar Tony Platt examined crime and punishment in the U.S. 10:30 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. U.S. Immigration, 1920s to the 1960s Historians talked about U.S. immigration policy from the 1920s to the 1960s, including a Japanese ... Historians talked about U.S. immigration policy from the 1920s to the 1960s, including a Japanese guest worker program and Cuban immigrants during the Cold War. They also explored how the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act changed restrictions based on race and national origins. The Organization of American Historians hosted this session at their annual meeting in Philadelphia.
4:58 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Road to the White House 2020 President Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin President Trump held a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. After offering condolences for ... President Trump held a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. After offering condolences for victims of a shooting at a synagogue in California, the president talked about his administration's first two years and urged the crowd to vote for Republicans in the 2020 election. His press secretary, Sarah Sanders, also made a brief appearance at the rally during which she criticized media coverage of President Trump. 7:24 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 36 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 54 min. Lectures in History Yellow Journalism & the Spanish-American War American University professor W. Joseph Campbell taught a class on myths about William Randolph ... American University professor W. Joseph Campbell taught a class on myths about William Randolph Hearst, Yellow Journalism & the lead-up to Spanish-American War at the end of the 19th century. He debunked the tale that William Randolph Hearst telegrammed one of his one of his correspondents on assignment in Cuba, "You furnish the pictures, I'll furnish the war."
6:29 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. 2019 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Historian and author Ron Chernow was the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents' ... Historian and author Ron Chernow was the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents' Association's 2019 annual dinner in Washington, DC. 12:54 AM EDT Approx. 6 min. Driving Tour of Downtown Rochester Tour the city of Rochester, Minnesota in a trolley. Tour guide Dan Butterfass took our cameras on ... Tour the city of Rochester, Minnesota in a trolley. Tour guide Dan Butterfass took our cameras on a tour of downtown Rochester and the Mayo Clinic campus.
6:59 AM EDT Approx. 17 hr. 1 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 1:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Reconsidered Independent investigator and author Lisa Pease gave an illustrated talk about her book, "A Lie Too ... Independent investigator and author Lisa Pease gave an illustrated talk about her book, "A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy." For the past 25 years, Lisa Pease has been investigating and writing about the assassinations of the 1960s. This was part of a conference on political assassinations of the 1960s hosted by the JFK Historical Group.
2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. History Bookshelf A Life Reconsidered" Lynne Cheney talked about her book, "James Madison: A Life Reconsidered," in which she examined ... Lynne Cheney talked about her book, "James Madison: A Life Reconsidered," in which she examined the political philosophy and presidential tenure of America's fourth president. President Madison, co-author of the Federalist Papers, was integral to the management of the Louisiana Purchase and led the country during the War of 1812. Ms. Cheney discussed her book with her husband, former Vice President Dick Cheney, at the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.
3:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. The Presidency Camp David Camp David insiders offered their recollections of the presidential retreat in the Maryland ... Camp David insiders offered their recollections of the presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains. It was President Franklin D. Roosevelt who first used the hideaway, and who set the precedent for hosting dignitaries there when he invited British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to be his guest. The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas hosted this hour-long event. Former President Bush opened the program with his own Camp David memories.
4:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Women in Politics - 1920s to Today Historians discuss the role of women in politics since the 1920s, both behind the scenes and as ... Historians discuss the role of women in politics since the 1920s, both behind the scenes and as elected representatives. They talk about suffragists, New Deal-era political appointees, and politicians Barbara Jordan, Patsy Mink, and Nancy Pelosi. American History TV moderated this session at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia.
5:40 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Unionizing Women Garment Workers In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's ... In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's union in the world. It pushed to improve benefits for women in the clothing industry and inspired union action in other professions across the country. A panel of scholars looked at this union's historical significance along with the challenges its members faced in fighting for worker rights. They also described the role of minority women in the garment industry during this period. The New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History hosted this discussion.
6:50 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Oral Histories George Colburn Interview on Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Filmmaker and historian George Colburn described the interviews he conducted with World War II ... Filmmaker and historian George Colburn described the interviews he conducted with World War II veteran Albert Smith for his documentary "Navajo Code Talkers: Journey of Remembrance." During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to create a code based on their unwritten Navajo language to secretly communicate operational plans.
6:57 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Oral Histories Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith Interview During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to help the military secretly ... During World War II, the U.S. Marine Corps recruited Navajo Indians to help the military secretly communicate their operational plans. In a series of interviews, we hear from Navajo Code Talker Albert Smith, who talked about witnessing Japanese soldiers' suicides, his decision to stay silent about his war experience, and his religious customs. Conducted between 2004 and 2006, the interviews took place at Mr. Smith's home in New Mexico and on the islands where he served during the war.
7:58 AM EDT 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.