C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, November 9 >

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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. 45 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. 5 hr. 50 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. 1 hr. 5 min. LIVE Washington Journal Fall of Berlin Wall 30th Anniversary 6:45 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan Discusses Health Care Policy White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan spoke to reporters about domestic policy ... White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan spoke to reporters about domestic policy decision-making at the White House. Specifically, he addressed health care policy, including vaping, the Affordable Care Act and drug prices. The Alliance for Health Policy hosted the event in Washington, DC. 7:50 AM EST Approx. 10 min. LIVE Thomas Sparrow Deutsche Welle Correspondent Thomas Sparrow discussed how the 30th anniversary of the fall of the ... Deutsche Welle Correspondent Thomas Sparrow discussed how the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is being observed in Berlin.
8:04 AM EST Approx. 30 min. LIVE Washington Journal Angela Stent Georgetown Professor and author Angela Stent discussed the history and building of the Berlin Wall ... Georgetown Professor and author Angela Stent discussed the history and building of the Berlin Wall and the events leading up to Nov. 9, 1989. 8:01 AM EST Approx. 56 min. H.W. Brands, "Dreams of El Dorado" H.W. Brands, Chair in History at the University of Texas-Austin, provided a history of the ... H.W. Brands, Chair in History at the University of Texas-Austin, provided a history of the American West. 8:00 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Angela Stent Georgetown Professor and author Angela Stent discussed the history and building of the Berlin Wall ... Georgetown Professor and author Angela Stent discussed the history and building of the Berlin Wall and the events leading up to Nov. 9, 1989.
8:34 AM EST Approx. 58 min. LIVE Washington Journal Fall of Berlin Wall 30th Anniversary 8:57 AM EST Approx. 3 min. What Are You Reading with Representative Gary Palmer Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) shared his reading list with Book TV. 9:00 AM EST Approx. 32 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.
9:32 AM EST Approx. 31 min. LIVE Washington Journal Hope Harrison Author Hope Harrison discussed the history of Germany post-Berlin Wall. Author Hope Harrison discussed the history of Germany post-Berlin Wall. 9:00 AM EST Approx. 2 hr. 1 min. In Depth Imani Perry Princeton University professor Imani Perry joined us to talk about such topics as African-American ... Princeton University professor Imani Perry joined us to talk about such topics as African-American history and racial inequality. Her books include "Prophets of the Hood," "May We Forever Stand" "and "Breathe: A Letter to My Sons." 9:32 AM EST Approx. 29 min. LIVE Hope Harrison Author Hope Harrison discussed the history of Germany post-Berlin Wall. Author Hope Harrison discussed the history of Germany post-Berlin Wall.
10:03 AM EST Approx. 2 hr. 13 min. House Homeland Security Field Hearing on Immigration Raids - PART 1 House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-MS) held a field hearing in his home ... House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-MS) held a field hearing in his home state of Mississippi to examine the August 7, 2019 immigration raids across the state. In this portion of the hearing, immigration activists and scholars testified to the impact the raids had on the local communities, including the impact on children and the economy. 11:01 AM EST Approx. 59 min. Jackie Gingrich Cushman, "Our Broken America" Syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman shared her thoughts on how to move the country from ... Syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman shared her thoughts on how to move the country from political polarization and back to finding common ground. 10:01 AM EST Approx. 59 min. Reel America Fall of the Berlin Wall NBC News Special Reports - 1989 This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall ... This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. On that day a spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced that for the first time since the dawn of the Cold War, citizens were free to cross the border. The NBC reports culminate in a 20-minute special summarizing the history of the Berlin Wall and the historic events of November 9, 1989.
12:16 PM EST Approx. 29 min. Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie White House Briefing Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie briefed reporters at the White House ahead of the ... Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie briefed reporters at the White House ahead of the Veterans Day holiday. He was asked about veterans' health care, department accountability, suicide prevention efforts, and combating sexual assault in the military. At the start, Secretary Wilkie discussed current VA initiatives, including the launch of an electronic health records program in the coming year. 12:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Ronan Farrow, "Catch and Kill" Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Ronan Farrow detailed the efforts made by others ... Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Ronan Farrow detailed the efforts made by others to stifle his reporting. 11:00 AM EST Approx. 50 min. James Baker & American Diplomacy Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the ... Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Diplomacy Center Foundation hosted the event at the National Museum of American Daiplomacy in Washington, DC, and presented Baker with its first Excellence in Diplomacy award.
12:45 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Discussion on Combating Extremism & Terrorism New America held a discussion on combating extremism and domestic terrorism. Panelists included a ... New America held a discussion on combating extremism and domestic terrorism. Panelists included a former intelligence analysis director with the New York Police Department and a former leader of a Neo-Nazi group called the National Socialist Movement. 1:10 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Garrett Graff, "The Only Plane in the Sky" Historian Garrett Graff provided a history of September 11, 2001, by utilizing newly declassified ... Historian Garrett Graff provided a history of September 11, 2001, by utilizing newly declassified documents and transcripts as well as over five hundred interviews with those directly affected by the events of the day. 11:50 AM EST Approx. 10 min. Reel America "The Wall" - 1962 This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation ... This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall.
2:17 PM EST Approx. 7 min. President Trump Departure from Joint Base Andrews President Trump spoke to reporters on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews as he departed for Alabama ... President Trump spoke to reporters on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews as he departed for Alabama to see the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University football game. 2:26 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Gina Rippon, "Gender and Our Brains" Neuroscientist Gina Rippon argued that gender identity is shaped by society. Neuroscientist Gina Rippon argued that gender identity is shaped by society. 12:00 PM EST Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts International Spy Museum Exhibit on Cold War Berlin American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit ... American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit on Cold War Berlin. Our guide was lead curator Alexis Albion, who explained how the city came to be divided after World War II, and showed us artifacts used by the East Germans to spy on visitors and control their own citizens.
2:24 PM EST Approx. 40 min. National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Conference - PART 1 The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence held a conference in Washington, DC, ... The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence held a conference in Washington, DC, on the intersection between artificial intelligence and national security. In this portion of the event, former Google and Alphabet Executive Chair Eric Schmidt, who also chairs the commission, spoke with Google Senior Vice President Kent Walker and Joint Artificial Intelligence Center Director Lt. Gen. John Shanahan on the importance of public-private partnerships in developing and implementing technological solutions to national security challenges. 3:31 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. John Glaser, Christopher Preble, and Trevor Thrall, "Fuel to the Fire" The Cato Institute's John Glaser, Christopher Preble, and Trevor Thrall provided a critical ... The Cato Institute's John Glaser, Christopher Preble, and Trevor Thrall provided a critical assessment of President Trump's foreign policy. 12:30 PM EST Approx. 15 min. Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site Built in 1872, the Wyoming Territorial Prison was a federal government prison near Laramie, ... Built in 1872, the Wyoming Territorial Prison was a federal government prison near Laramie, Wyoming. It became a symbol of law and order during the turmoil of the wild west. For 30 years it held violent and dangerous outlaws including the notorious Butch Cassidy. Superintendent Deborah Cease gave a tour of the site and shared stories of people from the Prison's past.
3:04 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Conference - PART 6 Current and former government officials spoke at the National Security Commission on Artificial ... Current and former government officials spoke at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence conference in Washington, DC. During this portion, foreign affairs experts, including former Obama administration Defense Under Secretary Michele Flournoy and former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, discussed how the world is approaching the growth of artificial intelligence in the world and the importance for the U.S. to lead on it's growth and implementation while fostering strong international cooperation. 5:01 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Michael Barone, "How America's Political Parties Change and How They Don't" Washington Examiner senior political analyst Michael Barone looked at political parties in the ... Washington Examiner senior political analyst Michael Barone looked at political parties in the U.S. 12:45 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. The Presidency Washington, Winchester & the French and Indian War Historian Carl Ekberg talked about George Washington's ties to Winchester, Virginia during the ... Historian Carl Ekberg talked about George Washington's ties to Winchester, Virginia during the French and Indian War. He explored the decisive role the war played in the growth of Winchester, and George Washington's path from young provincial soldier to celebrated American general and president. Mr. Ekberg is a history professor emeritus at Illinois State University. The French and Indian War Foundation and the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society hosted the event.
4:08 PM EST Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Discussion on Fall of the Berlin Wall's 30th Anniversary James Baker, former Secretary of State & White House Chief of Staff under Ronald Reagan, was among ... James Baker, former Secretary of State & White House Chief of Staff under Ronald Reagan, was among the speakers at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall which occurred on November 9, 1989. Several former White House officials and others who served during that time talked about the state of foreign affairs and what led to the fall of the wall. Former Reagan speechwriter Peter Robinson talked about the internal debate in adding the now-famous line "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" to the speech. NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw, appeared via video from Berlin, remembered what it was like covering the event as it unfolded. Later, policy experts and academics discussed U.S. foreign policy in a changing global world. 6:20 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, "Race for Profit" Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor offers her thoughts on the undermining of black homeownership by banks and ... Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor offers her thoughts on the undermining of black homeownership by banks and the real estate industry. 1:46 PM EST Approx. 14 min. Orlando Letelier & Ronni Moffitt Memorial Author & historian Alan McPherson told the story of a car bomb assassination in Washington, D.C. ... Author & historian Alan McPherson told the story of a car bomb assassination in Washington, D.C. on September 21, 1976. It killed Orlando Letelier, former Chilean ambassador to the United States, and his colleague Ronni Moffitt.
6:16 PM EST Approx. 7 min. President Trump Departure from Joint Base Andrews President Trump spoke to reporters on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews as he departed for Alabama ... President Trump spoke to reporters on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews as he departed for Alabama to see the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University football game. 7:42 PM EST Approx. 3 min. What Are You Reading with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shared her reading list with Book TV. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shared her reading list with Book TV. 2:00 PM EST Approx. 2 hr. Black Migration & National Park Service Officials from the National Park Service and preservation organizations talked about how ... Officials from the National Park Service and preservation organizations talked about how historically black sites help to tell the story of African American migration. They also argued for additional efforts and resources to preserve such places for current and future generations. This discussion was part of the Association for the Study of African American Life & History annual meeting.
6:23 PM EST Approx. 6 min. Democratic Weekly Address - Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) delivered the weekly democratic address discussing recent ... Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) delivered the weekly democratic address discussing recent judicial confirmations and the legislative agenda for the Senate. 7:45 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Lawrence Weschler, "And How Are You Dr. Sacks?" Journalist Lawrence Weschler profiled the late neurologist and author Oliver Sacks. Journalist Lawrence Weschler profiled the late neurologist and author Oliver Sacks. 4:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. History Bookshelf Mary Elise Sarotte, "The Collapse" Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin ... Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall," about the collapse of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. In her book, the author reports that the opening of the wall was an accident, a combination of miscommunication by the East German government and the efforts of citizens from East and West Berlin. Mary Elise Sarotte spoke at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
6:29 PM EST Approx. 31 min. The Communicators Rep. Yvette Clarke D-NY on Smart Cities Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-NY, Energy & Commerce Cmte vice chair, talks about "smart cities" & the tech ... Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-NY, Energy & Commerce Cmte vice chair, talks about "smart cities" & the tech that's involved to enable them. She also talks about election security, deepfakes and facial recognition issues. 8:50 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. The Age of Trump in Verse" Actor John Lithgow chronicled the presidency of Donald Trump through satirical verse. Actor John Lithgow chronicled the presidency of Donald Trump through satirical verse. 5:04 PM EST Approx. 48 min. Controversial and Unconventional U.S. Army Leaders The Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and ... The Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and Unconventional Leaders in the U.S. Army." The generals profiled in three recently published books are George Patton, Edward Almond, and John Shalikashvili.
7:00 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Kansas v. Glover Oral Argument on Suspended License Traffic Stop The Supreme Court heard oral argument November 4th in Kansas v. Glover, a case concerning police ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument November 4th in Kansas v. Glover, a case concerning police traffic stops and the Fourth Amendment protection against unlawful stops and searches. The case arises out of Kansas. A sheriff's deputy was on routine patrol, saw Charles Glover's truck and decided to do a registration check. That check revealed that Mr. Glover's driver's license was suspended. In legal documents, the deputy assumed that it was Mr. Glover, the owner of the truck who was behind the wheel at the time. During the registration check and traffic stop, the deputy had not determined any traffic violation or who the driver actually was. The deputy ticketed him for "habitual driving under a suspended license." Mr. Glover was eventually convicted of this which is a misdemeanor. His legal team appealed arguing that the police stop was unconstitutional and violated Mr. Glover's Fourth Amendment rights because the deputy had no "reasonable suspicion" to pull him over. They relied on a 9:59 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. After Words Newt Gingrich, "Trump vs. China" Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the threats ... Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the threats the U.S. faces from China. He was interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute's Oriana Mastro. 5:52 PM EST Approx. 8 min. Wyoming Women's Suffrage Wyoming's territorial assembly passed the Women's Suffrage Act on December 10, 1869, which opened ... Wyoming's territorial assembly passed the Women's Suffrage Act on December 10, 1869, which opened avenues for the state's first woman bailiff, their first women voter and eventually America's first female governor, Nellie Tayloe Ross. Laramie Plains Museum Executive Director Mary Mountain gave a tour of the museum's Suffrage exhibit and highlighted the women of Wyoming who became some of the most prominent pioneers in history.
8:03 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Donna Brazile & Mercedes Schlapp on Restoring Civility Donna Brazile, former Democratic National Committee chair, and Mercedes Schlapp, former White ... Donna Brazile, former Democratic National Committee chair, and Mercedes Schlapp, former White House strategic communications director for President Trump, participated in a discussion at Shepherd University in West Virginia on how to restore civility in political discourse. 11:00 PM EST Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. 2019 American Book Awards Book TV presented coverage of the 40th annual American Book Awards that recognizes "outstanding ... Book TV presented coverage of the 40th annual American Book Awards that recognizes "outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America's diverse literary community." 6:00 PM EST Approx. 49 min. The Civil War 1862 Battle of Secessionville Dan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby ... Dan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby Tower Battery from the Confederate Army. Controlling this area meant access to Charleston, South Carolina, an indispensable Confederate port city. Mr. Welch is a school teacher, and is the co-author of "The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863." This was part of the "Emerging Civil War" Blog symposium.
9:09 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Discussion on Threats to U.S. Political System The Brookings Institution held a discussion on threats to the U.S. political system and how best ... The Brookings Institution held a discussion on threats to the U.S. political system and how best to safeguard the 2020 election. Panelists discussed public opinion over the impeachment inquiry, President Trump's use of social media during the process, and comparisons with impeachments from the past. 1:30 AM EST Approx. 59 min. Jason Chaffetz, "Power Grab" Former Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz argued that liberals are trying to undermine the ... Former Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz argued that liberals are trying to undermine the Trump presidency. 6:49 PM EST Approx. 11 min. Edward Ivinson & Early Laramie Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's ... Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's earliest entrepreneurs. Mr. Ivinson played a key role in the city's development through his banking career and philanthropy work. In 1892, they built a mansion which is used to today as the Laramie Plains Museum to tell the story of the city's growth and their contributions. Kim Viner, docent and author of "Rediscovering the Ivinsons", shared the story and recounted the early growth of the city.
10:41 PM EST Approx. 21 min. Former President Bill Clinton Remarks at Former Rep. John Conyers Funeral Former President Bill Clinton delivered remarks in Detroit at the funeral for former Rep. John ... Former President Bill Clinton delivered remarks in Detroit at the funeral for former Rep. John Conyers (D), who represented Michigan in the House of Representatives from 1965 to 2017, making him the longest-serving African American member of Congress and the sixth longest-serving member in history. 2:29 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Ed Morales, "Fantasy Island" Journalist Ed Morales talked about the relationship between the U.S. government and Puerto Rico ... Journalist Ed Morales talked about the relationship between the U.S. government and Puerto Rico since the latter became a U.S. colony in 1898. 7:00 PM EST Approx. 3 hr. 1 min. Fall of Berlin Wall 30th Anniversary November 9, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. After its 1961 ... November 9, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. After its 1961 construction, the barrier symbolized the ideological Cold War divisions between East and West. American History TV and C-SPAN's Washington Journal were LIVE with three hours of interviews and viewer calls from the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Guests included Angela Stent of Georgetown University as well as authors Hope Harrison and Steve Vogel. Also, Carrie Christoffersen of the Newseum joined us to talk about their exhibit on Cold War Berlin.
11:02 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Donna Brazile & Mercedes Schlapp on Restoring Civility Donna Brazile, former Democratic National Committee chair, and Mercedes Schlapp, former White ... Donna Brazile, former Democratic National Committee chair, and Mercedes Schlapp, former White House strategic communications director for President Trump, participated in a discussion at Shepherd University in West Virginia on how to restore civility in political discourse. 3:35 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Mary Lane, "Hitler's Last Hostages" Mary Lane recalls Nazi efforts in the 1930s to repress artistic expression and remove work they ... Mary Lane recalls Nazi efforts in the 1930s to repress artistic expression and remove work they deemed challenging. The author reports that thousands of art pieces were lost or destroyed and that, in 2012, the German government reclaimed works by Matisse, Monet, and more that were held by the son of one of Hitler's art dealers. 10:01 PM EST Approx. 59 min. Reel America Fall of the Berlin Wall NBC News Special Reports - 1989 This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall ... This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. On that day a spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced that for the first time since the dawn of the Cold War, citizens were free to cross the border. The NBC reports culminate in a 20-minute special summarizing the history of the Berlin Wall and the historic events of November 9, 1989.
12:07 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Discussion on Threats to U.S. Political System The Brookings Institution held a discussion on threats to the U.S. political system and how best ... The Brookings Institution held a discussion on threats to the U.S. political system and how best to safeguard the 2020 election. Panelists discussed public opinion over the impeachment inquiry, President Trump's use of social media during the process, and comparisons with impeachments from the past. 4:46 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. Sidney Blumenthal, "All the Powers of Earth" Sidney Blumenthal continued his multi-volume political biography of Abraham Lincoln with a focus ... Sidney Blumenthal continued his multi-volume political biography of Abraham Lincoln with a focus on the years leading up to Lincoln's presidential victory, 1856-1860. 11:00 PM EST Approx. 50 min. James Baker & American Diplomacy Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the ... Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Diplomacy Center Foundation hosted the event at the National Museum of American Daiplomacy in Washington, DC, and presented Baker with its first Excellence in Diplomacy award.
1:39 AM EST Approx. 22 min. Former President Bill Clinton Remarks at Former Rep. John Conyers Funeral Former President Bill Clinton delivered remarks in Detroit at the funeral for former Rep. John ... Former President Bill Clinton delivered remarks in Detroit at the funeral for former Rep. John Conyers (D), who represented Michigan in the House of Representatives from 1965 to 2017, making him the longest-serving African American member of Congress and the sixth longest-serving member in history. 5:58 AM EST Approx. 2 min. What Are You Reading with Representative Jared Huffman Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 11:50 PM EST Approx. 10 min. Reel America "The Wall" - 1962 This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation ... This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall.
2:01 AM EST Approx. 3 hr. 2 min. Washington Journal Fall of Berlin Wall 30th Anniversary November 9, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. American History TV ... November 9, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. American History TV and C-SPAN's Washington Journal joined together in three hours of interviews and viewer calls from the Newseum in Washington, D.C. 6:00 AM EST Approx. 56 min. Burt Folsom, "The Myth of the Robber Barons" Hillsdale College's Burt Folsom discussed the rise of big business in America. Hillsdale College's Burt Folsom discussed the rise of big business in America. 12:00 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. History Bookshelf Mary Elise Sarotte, "The Collapse" Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin ... Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall," about the collapse of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. In her book, the author reports that the opening of the wall was an accident, a combination of miscommunication by the East German government and the efforts of citizens from East and West Berlin. Mary Elise Sarotte spoke at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
5:03 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. Hearing on Scams Targeting Veterans The Senate Aging Committee held a hearing on how to better protect veterans being targeted by ... The Senate Aging Committee held a hearing on how to better protect veterans being targeted by scams. Witnesses included a veteran who volunteers with elder veterans, a veteran who fell victim to a scam, a Mississippi district attorney, and a U.S. Postal Inspection Service inspector. The witnesses discussed the types of scams that are targeted at veterans and what steps Congress can take to help address the problem. 6:56 AM EST Approx. 17 hr. 4 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 1:05 AM EST Approx. 50 min. Controversial and Unconventional U.S. Army Leaders The Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and ... The Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and Unconventional Leaders in the U.S. Army." The generals profiled in three recently published books are George Patton, Edward Almond, and John Shalikashvili.
6:59 AM EST Approx. 17 hr. 1 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 1:55 AM EST Approx. 50 min. The Civil War 1862 Battle of Secessionville Dan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby ... Dan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby Tower Battery from the Confederate Army. Controlling this area meant access to Charleston, South Carolina, an indispensable Confederate port city. Mr. Welch is a school teacher, and is the co-author of "The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863." This was part of the "Emerging Civil War" Blog symposium.
2:45 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. 1919 "Black Sox" World Series Fix Historian David Pietrusza discussed the 1919 World Series fix by members of the Chicago White Sox ... Historian David Pietrusza discussed the 1919 World Series fix by members of the Chicago White Sox in what came to be known as the "Black Sox" scandal. He talked about how book and film portrayals of the fix shaped public perceptions of what happened. He is the author of two books on the subject: "Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius who Fixed the 1919 World Series" and "Judge and Jury: The Life and Times of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis" about baseball's first commissioner.
3:55 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Korean War Interrogation Rooms Monica Kim, author of "The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold Story," explained the ... Monica Kim, author of "The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold Story," explained the controversial tactics used by the U.S. and its allies during the war. The Wilson Center and the National History Center co-hosted this event.
5:24 AM EST Approx. 35 min. African American Women Army Corps Battalion Veterans of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the Women's Army Corps, the only ... Veterans of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the Women's Army Corps, the only African American all-female unit sent overseas during World War II, shared memories of their service. The unit processed millions of pieces of backlogged mail for troops in the European theater.
5:59 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. Remembering 1619, The Slave Trade & Resistance This was the opening program of the 2019 Lapidus Center conference titled, "Enduring Slavery: ... This was the opening program of the 2019 Lapidus Center conference titled, "Enduring Slavery: Resistance, Public Memory, and Transatlantic Archives." This program included remarks by philanthropist Sid Lapidus, the awarding of the Harriet Tubman prize, and three scholars giving talks marking the 400th anniversary of the first slaves arriving in North America. Part of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center, the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery organized this conference.
7:57 AM EST Approx. 16 hr. 3 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.