C-SPAN Schedule

< Monday, June 29 >

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12:00 AM EDT Approx. 7 hr. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 7 hr. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 6 hr. 50 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.
7:00 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. LIVE Washington Journal 06/29/2020 7:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Lawrence Wright, "The End of October" Pulitzer prize-winning author Lawrence Wright looked at pandemics and how deadly viruses work. ... Pulitzer prize-winning author Lawrence Wright looked at pandemics and how deadly viruses work. This virtual program was sponsored by Book People bookstore in Austin, Texas. 6:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. U.S. Domestic Politics & Treaty of Versailles William Jewell College professor Gary Armstrong discussed the U.S. Senate's rejection of the 1919 ... William Jewell College professor Gary Armstrong discussed the U.S. Senate's rejection of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles to end World War I, which President Woodrow Wilson had spent seven months overseas negotiating. Professor Armstrong argued Wilson had hoped the treaty would vault the U.S. into a leading position in the global order, but that U.S. domestic political divisions -- combined with turmoil created by a flu pandemic, a "Red Scare," racial unrest and Wilson suffering a stroke - all contributed to his failure to achieve Senate ratification. The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri hosted this event and provided the video.
9:00 AM EDT Approx. 11 min. LIVE U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Members will debate H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, and ... Members will debate H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, and COVID-19 Housing Relief. 8:00 AM EDT Approx. 32 min. The Communicators Rep. Frank Lucas, R-OK Rep Frank Lucas, R-OK, ranking member of the House Science Committee, talks about the impact of ... Rep Frank Lucas, R-OK, ranking member of the House Science Committee, talks about the impact of the coronavirus on science, technology & on Congress. He discusses a need to expand broadband in the U.S. and renew and increase American scientific research. 8:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. An Aristocratic Spy in World War II France Paul Kix talked about his book, "The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring ... Paul Kix talked about his book, "The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando." He detailed the World War II exploits of Robert de La Rochefoucauld. This 2018 video was provided by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
9:11 AM EDT Approx. 48 min. Washington Journal Open Phones Viewer calls. Viewer calls. 8:32 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. European Parliament Members Deliver Statements on Death of George Floyd & Protests in Europe European lawmakers delivered statements in parliament over the death of George Floyd and the ... European lawmakers delivered statements in parliament over the death of George Floyd and the worldwide anti-racism protests and demonstrations that took place in response to his death. Members in the European Parliament offered condolences to the Floyd family and spoke out about racial tensions in Europe, police brutality, and working towards a more representative and diverse body in the European Union. A few days after this debate, members passed a resolution stating that it "strongly condemns the appalling death of George Floyd in the United States, as well as similar murders elsewhere in the world". 9:01 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Tracy Walder, "The Unexpected Spy" Tracy Walder is co-author of "The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking ... Tracy Walder is co-author of "The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World's Most Notorious Terrorists." She sat down for an interview about her time as a CIA special operations officer at the time of the September 11 terrorist attacks. She also discussed her decision to leave the CIA to become an FBI special agent focusing on Chinese counterintelligence. The International Spy Museum recorded this event in February.
9:59 AM EDT Approx. 5 hr. 38 min. LIVE U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Members will debate H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, and ... Members will debate H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, and COVID-19 Housing Relief. 9:45 AM EDT Approx. 16 min. Bill & Melinda Gates Discussion on COVID-19 Bill and Melinda Gates spoke about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic during a virtual ... Bill and Melinda Gates spoke about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic during a virtual conversation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. They spoke about the role the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was playing in developing a vaccine to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Melinda Gates said she is hopeful a vaccine will be available by 2021. Bill Gates was said the European scientific community was filling a void left by the United States and was critical of the US response saying, "this was a failure to get ready" in regards to testing. The Gates' also stressed the importance of an internationally coordinated response to deliver a vaccine equitably, once it's been created. 10:08 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. Isabel Soto Isabel Soto, labor market policy data analyst for the American Action Forum, discussed COVID-19 ... Isabel Soto, labor market policy data analyst for the American Action Forum, discussed COVID-19 pandemic's impact on childcare.
3:37 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. House Speaker Pelosi Holds News Conference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly briefing on the legislative agenda. She praised ... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly briefing on the legislative agenda. She praised her colleagues for passing the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act the previous day and talked about the upcoming floor vote on a Washington, DC statehood bill. The speaker noted the record-high number of new cases of coronavirus throughout the country and sharply criticized the Trump administration for its handling of the health crisis. She said the country needs to prioritize testing, tracing and treatment in order to better contain the spread of the virus. 10:01 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. LIVE Forum on Disinformation and Election Interference The George Washington Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics holds a forum on election ... The George Washington Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics holds a forum on election interference and social media's role in spreading disinformation, and inflaming racial divisions. 10:15 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. LIVE House Subcommitee Briefing on Violence Against Protesters & Journalists The House Oversight & Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties holds a virtual ... The House Oversight & Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties holds a virtual hearing on violence against protesters and journalists in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
3:39 PM EDT Approx. 8 min. U.S. House of Representatives Bill to Change Affordable Care Act The U.S. House debated HR 1425, a bill making a number of changes to the Affordable Care Act. The ... The U.S. House debated HR 1425, a bill making a number of changes to the Affordable Care Act. The Energy & Commerce Committee managed this portion of the debate. 11:48 AM EDT Approx. 14 min. Washington Journal Rep. Hank Johnson Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia), a member of the Judiciary Committee, discussed his support for the ... Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia), a member of the Judiciary Committee, discussed his support for the Justice in Policing Act. 12:24 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. An Aristocratic Spy in World War II France Paul Kix talked about his book, "The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring ... Paul Kix talked about his book, "The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando." He detailed the World War II exploits of Robert de La Rochefoucauld. This 2018 video was provided by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
3:47 PM EDT Approx. 5 hr. 13 min. LIVE U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Members will debate H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, and ... Members will debate H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, and COVID-19 Housing Relief. 12:02 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 43 min. LIVE Hearing on Incident with U.S.Park Police & Protesters The House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing examining the incident between U.S. Park ... The House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing examining the incident between U.S. Park Police and protesters near the White House at Lafayette Square. 1:26 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Tracy Walder, "The Unexpected Spy" Tracy Walder is co-author of "The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking ... Tracy Walder is co-author of "The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World's Most Notorious Terrorists." She sat down for an interview about her time as a CIA special operations officer at the time of the September 11 terrorist attacks. She also discussed her decision to leave the CIA to become an FBI special agent focusing on Chinese counterintelligence. The International Spy Museum recorded this event in February.
9:00 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 45 min. Hearing on Incident with U.S. Park Police & Protesters The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing examining the incident between U.S. Park ... The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing examining the incident between U.S. Park Police and protesters near the White House at Lafayette Square on June 1st. Law Enforcement officials advanced on protesters who had gathered in the park to protest the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. Shortly after police cleared protesters, President Trump walked from the White House to St. John's Episcopal Church to hold a Bible and pose for pictures with members of his administration. During the hearing a protester and a reporter, who were in the park at the time, claimed the protests had been peaceful and that they heard no warning before police began to advance on protesters. Jonathan Turley, a George Washington University law professor, stated it was unclear if plans to clear the park were connected to President Trump's visit to St. John's Church. Mr. Turley called for further investigation to better understand the actions of law enforcement and protesters t 2:45 PM EDT Approx. 14 min. Washington Journal Isabel Soto Isabel Soto, labor market policy data analyst for the American Action Forum, discussed COVID-19 ... Isabel Soto, labor market policy data analyst for the American Action Forum, discussed COVID-19 pandemic's impact on childcare. 2:35 PM EDT 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.
11:45 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. California Gov. Newsom Holds a Coronavirus Briefing California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) held a briefing on the state's response to the coronavirus ... California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) held a briefing on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic, where he addressed the recent spike in positive cases in some counties. He talked about some of the reasons for the increase in positive cases, including more family gatherings, people socializing at bars and restaurants, and how the virus spreads in prisons. He announced additional funding to support those counties impacted by the spike, and also said guidance coming out later in the week would offer clarity on safety in bars and restaurants, as well as protocols when visiting nursing homes. 2:59 PM EDT Approx. 4 hr. 50 min. LIVE U.S. Senate U.S. Senate The Senate resumes work on the $740.5 billion 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the ... The Senate resumes work on the $740.5 billion 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill. 3:05 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Origins of the CIA Richard Schroeder is a former CIA officer and author of "The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, ... Richard Schroeder is a former CIA officer and author of "The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War." He talked about the history of U.S. intelligence gathering through World War II and detailed how and why President Truman established the CIA in 1947 at the start of the Cold War with the Soviet Union. Mr. Schroeder also told the story of the people instrumental in the CIA's creation, many of whom were allies from Truman's home state of Missouri. The International Spy Museum recorded this event in November 2017.
12:57 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Arizona Gov. Ducey Holds Coronavirus Briefing Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) announced new actions in hopes of reducing the number of positive ... Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) announced new actions in hopes of reducing the number of positive coronavirus cases that are continuing to rise in the state since its reopening. He ordered the closure of bars, gyms, movie theaters and water parks. The governor also announced that the first day of school would be delayed to August 17th. Gov. Ducey urged everyone to stay home if possible and if you do venture out wear a mask. 7:49 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. U.S. Senate Sen. McConnell on Coronavirus Sen. Mitch McConnell talked about wearing masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. He ... Sen. Mitch McConnell talked about wearing masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. He also talked about the Defense Policy & Programs bill the Senate is considering this week. 4:26 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Tracy Walder, "The Unexpected Spy" Tracy Walder is co-author of "The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking ... Tracy Walder is co-author of "The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World's Most Notorious Terrorists." She sat down for an interview about her time as a CIA special operations officer at the time of the September 11 terrorist attacks. She also discussed her decision to leave the CIA to become an FBI special agent focusing on Chinese counterintelligence. The International Spy Museum recorded this event in February.
2:17 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Supreme Court Oral Argument on Louisiana Admitting Privileges Law for Abortion Providers In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to ... In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the facility where the procedure is done. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Chief Justice John Roberts also in the majority authored a concurring opinion. Justice Clarence dissented along with Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. The court heard oral argument in March 2020. Under the Louisiana law, physicians who violate it would face penalties including prison time, fines, losing their license to practice and civil liabilities. Prior to the law taking effect in 2014, the state's two out of six physicians who perform abortions filed suit and argued the law violated their due process rights and also their patients right to an abortion. A district court took up the case and during this time in 2016 the Supreme Court struck down a 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. The Communicators Rep. Frank Lucas, R-OK Rep Frank Lucas, R-OK, ranking member of the House Science Committee, talks about the impact of ... Rep Frank Lucas, R-OK, ranking member of the House Science Committee, talks about the impact of the coronavirus on science, technology & on Congress. He discusses a need to expand broadband in the U.S. and renew and increase American scientific research. 5:35 PM EDT Approx. 31 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.
3:18 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. U.S. House of Representatives Bill to Change Affordable Care Act The U.S. House debated HR 1425, a bill making a number of changes to the Affordable Care Act. The ... The U.S. House debated HR 1425, a bill making a number of changes to the Affordable Care Act. The Ways & Means Committee managed this portion of the debate. 8:29 PM EDT Approx. 28 min. White House Press Secretary Holds Briefing White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany briefed reporters on a number of topics. They ... White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany briefed reporters on a number of topics. They included reports that Russia offered bounties for the killing of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, the president's retweet of a supporter shouting "white power" in a video, wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic and the removal and destruction of confederate statues and symbols. 6:06 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Origins of the CIA Richard Schroeder is a former CIA officer and author of "The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, ... Richard Schroeder is a former CIA officer and author of "The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War." He talked about the history of U.S. intelligence gathering through World War II and detailed how and why President Truman established the CIA in 1947 at the start of the Cold War with the Soviet Union. Mr. Schroeder also told the story of the people instrumental in the CIA's creation, many of whom were allies from Truman's home state of Missouri. The International Spy Museum recorded this event in November 2017.
4:29 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. California Gov. Newsom Holds a Coronavirus Briefing California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) held a briefing on the state's response to the coronavirus ... California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) held a briefing on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic, where he addressed the recent spike in positive cases in some counties. He talked about some of the reasons for the increase in positive cases, including more family gatherings, people socializing at bars and restaurants, and how the virus spreads in prisons. He announced additional funding to support those counties impacted by the spike, and also said guidance coming out later in the week would offer clarity on safety in bars and restaurants, as well as protocols when visiting nursing homes. 8:57 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Supreme Court Oral Argument on Louisiana Admitting Privileges Law for Abortion Providers In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to ... In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the facility where the procedure is done. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Chief Justice John Roberts also in the majority authored a concurring opinion. Justice Clarence dissented along with Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. The court heard oral argument in March 2020. Under the Louisiana law, physicians who violate it would face penalties including prison time, fines, losing their license to practice and civil liabilities. Prior to the law taking effect in 2014, the state's two out of six physicians who perform abortions filed suit and argued the law violated their due process rights and also their patients right to an abortion. A district court took up the case and during this time in 2016 the Supreme Court struck down a 7:27 PM EDT Approx. 33 min. Cultural Institutions & Social Unrest The Library of Congress hosted an online conversation between Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden ... The Library of Congress hosted an online conversation between Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch about how cultural institutions can come to the country's aid during difficult times.
5:40 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Arizona Gov. Ducey Holds Coronavirus Briefing Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) announced new actions in hopes of reducing the number of positive ... Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) announced new actions in hopes of reducing the number of positive coronavirus cases that are continuing to rise in the state since its reopening. He ordered the closure of bars, gyms, movie theaters and water parks. The governor also announced that the first day of school would be delayed to August 17th. Gov. Ducey urged everyone to stay home if possible and if you do venture out wear a mask. 9:58 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. House Subcommittee Briefing on Violence Against Protesters & Journalists The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a virtual ... The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a virtual briefing on violence against protesters and journalists in the wake of the death of George Floyd. Speakers included protesters and journalists who were shot by police during peaceful demonstrations, including LaToya Ratlieff, great-niece of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who described being shot in the face with rubber bullets by police. Rep. Raskin (D-MD), who chairs the subcommittee, also commented on the actions of the National Guard against protesters convening near the White House on June 1. In his opening remarks, he said the president's actions at St. John's Church that evening amid the violence against protesters,was the "most grotesque photo op in the history of the United States." 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. First Ladies Influence & Image - Edith Roosevelt Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith ... Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Edith Roosevelt managed the creation of the West Wing as a private residence for her large family and handled security, the press, and publicity for her children. She professionalized the office of the first lady and hired a social secretary to assist with an intense social schedule.
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. 12:08 AM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 25 min. Senate Hearing on Oversight of FCC The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on oversight of the FCC ... The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on oversight of the FCC with Chair Ajit Pai (R) and FCC commissioners. The hearing focused on a range of topics including broadband access during coronavirus, expanding broadband to rural areas, telehealth funding and President Trump's executive order on social media companies. 9:34 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. First Ladies Influence & Image - Helen Taft Lewis Gould and Jane Hampton Cook talked about the life and influence of first lady Helen "Nellie" ... Lewis Gould and Jane Hampton Cook talked about the life and influence of first lady Helen "Nellie" Taft and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mrs. Taft's efforts to make Washington a cultural capital, especially in the area of music, were hampered by a stroke she suffered shortly after the inauguration. She still had a number of "firsts," including riding with her husband to the White House after the inauguration and publishing an autobiography.
3:33 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 39 min. SEC Chair Testifies on Capital Markets Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton testified before a House Financial ... Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton testified before a House Financial Services subcommittee on capital markets and emergency lending during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chair Clayton also fielded questions from committee members on his nomination to be the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, replacing Geoffrey Berman who was abruptly fired by the Trump administration the previous week. 11:09 PM EDT Approx. 56 min. The Presidency Edith Roosevelt's Racial Views Edith Roosevelt biographer Lewis Gould talked about the first lady's views on race and his ... Edith Roosevelt biographer Lewis Gould talked about the first lady's views on race and his findings in her private correspondence. Mr. Gould said that the conventional wisdom about the former first lady is that she "never put a foot wrong in the White House." But he argues that a careful reading of her private correspondence reveals racial views that go beyond what he calls the "genteel bigotry" of her time. Mr. Gould spoke at the National Archives.
6:12 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. House Science Hearing on Air Travel During Coronavirus Pandemic A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee held a virtual hearing to discuss the role of ... A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee held a virtual hearing to discuss the role of research and development to support air travel safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. Among the witnesses were data science and engineering professors who provided recommendations to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and other communicable diseases in airplanes and airports. Also testifying was Government Accountability Office (GAO) Physical Infrastructure Director Heather Krause who emphasized the need for a national aviation preparedness plan. 12:05 AM EDT Approx. 53 min. Women of the Suffrage Movement Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in ... Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in her book, "Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote." This National Archives event is a companion to their centennial exhibit, "Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote."
7:45 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 15 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 12:58 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. First Ladies Influence & Image - Edith Roosevelt Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith ... Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Edith Roosevelt managed the creation of the West Wing as a private residence for her large family and handled security, the press, and publicity for her children. She professionalized the office of the first lady and hired a social secretary to assist with an intense social schedule.
2:32 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. First Ladies Influence & Image - Helen Taft Lewis Gould and Jane Hampton Cook talked about the life and influence of first lady Helen "Nellie" ... Lewis Gould and Jane Hampton Cook talked about the life and influence of first lady Helen "Nellie" Taft and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mrs. Taft's efforts to make Washington a cultural capital, especially in the area of music, were hampered by a stroke she suffered shortly after the inauguration. She still had a number of "firsts," including riding with her husband to the White House after the inauguration and publishing an autobiography.
4:07 AM EDT Approx. 56 min. The Presidency Edith Roosevelt's Racial Views Edith Roosevelt biographer Lewis Gould talked about the first lady's views on race and his ... Edith Roosevelt biographer Lewis Gould talked about the first lady's views on race and his findings in her private correspondence. Mr. Gould said that the conventional wisdom about the former first lady is that she "never put a foot wrong in the White House." But he argues that a careful reading of her private correspondence reveals racial views that go beyond what he calls the "genteel bigotry" of her time. Mr. Gould spoke at the National Archives.
5:03 AM EDT Approx. 52 min. Women of the Suffrage Movement Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in ... Historian Susan Ware talked about some of the nineteen lesser-known suffrage leaders profiled in her book, "Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote." This National Archives event is a companion to their centennial exhibit, "Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote."
5:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. First Ladies Influence & Image - Edith Roosevelt Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith ... Kathleen Dalton and Stacy Cordery talked about the life and influence of first lady Edith Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Edith Roosevelt managed the creation of the West Wing as a private residence for her large family and handled security, the press, and publicity for her children. She professionalized the office of the first lady and hired a social secretary to assist with an intense social schedule.
7:29 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 31 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.