C-SPAN Schedule

< Sunday, August 9 >

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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. 6 hr. 50 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 6 hr. 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. 3 hr. 2 min. LIVE Washington Journal 08/09/2020 6:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. David Shimer, "Rigged" Yale University associate fellow David Shimer discussed foreign intervention into U.S. elections ... Yale University associate fellow David Shimer discussed foreign intervention into U.S. elections and how to prevent future interference. He was joined in conversation by former CIA director John Brennan. This virtual program was sponsored by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. 6:00 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 5 min. Oral Histories Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Joan Trumpauer Mulholland recalled participating in the 1961 Freedom Rides, attending Tougaloo ... Joan Trumpauer Mulholland recalled participating in the 1961 Freedom Rides, attending Tougaloo College and serving time at the Mississippi State Penitentiary with other civil rights activists. This interview was part of an oral history project on the civil rights movement initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
10:02 AM EDT Approx. 31 min. American Artifacts Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibit Peter Kuznick gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima ... Peter Kuznick gave a tour of an exhibit marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In cooperation with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, American University Museum marked the 70th anniversary of the bombing of those cities with an exhibit. The exhibit included artifacts from the ruins, photographs, drawings by surviving children, and six large folding screen paintings by Japanese artists Ira and Toshi Maruki. 8:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Saikrishna Prakash, "The Living Presidency" University of Virginia law professor Saikrishna Prakash argued against the expanding powers of the ... University of Virginia law professor Saikrishna Prakash argued against the expanding powers of the presidency. This program was sponsored by the CATO Institute. 8:05 AM EDT Approx. 17 min. Reel America "Combat Bulletin No. 65" - July 1945 This World War II Combat Bulletin for military personnel covers the July-August 1945 Potsdam ... This World War II Combat Bulletin for military personnel covers the July-August 1945 Potsdam Conference meeting of President Truman, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill. Other stories include fighting in Asia near Borneo and several reports about the aftermath of the invasion of the Pacific island of Okinawa. The U.S. War Department used these "restricted" newsreels to distribute combat developments to their officers and enlisted men.
10:33 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 2 min. Acting DHS Sec. Wolf Testifies on Law Enforcement Deployed to Protests Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf testified before the Senate Homeland Security and ... Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee to discuss the involvement of federal law enforcement's role in addressing ongoing unrest in Portland, Oregon, which began as protests after the death of George Floyd. Acting Secretary Wolf rejected claims that federal law enforcement were attacking peaceful protesters and asserted that federal officers were in Portland to protect federal property in that city. He also answered questions about reports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was compiling intelligence reports on journalists, processing DACA applicants, ICE detention centers, and efforts to combat white supremacist extremism. 9:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. A.J. Baime, "Dewey Defeats Truman" Historian A.J. Baime recounted the 1948 presidential election. This was a virtual event hosted by ... Historian A.J. Baime recounted the 1948 presidential election. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California. 8:22 AM EDT Approx. 8 min. George H.W. Bush Memorial Exhibit After the passing of President George H.W. Bush in 2018, his Presidential Library and Museum ... After the passing of President George H.W. Bush in 2018, his Presidential Library and Museum opened an exhibit honoring the 41st President displaying items from his memorial services. Warren Finch, Director of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, gave a tour of the exhibit.
12:35 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Sen. Chuck Schumer On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump in response to the COVID pandemic. 10:15 AM EDT Approx. 50 min. Lisa Napoli, "Up All Night" Author and journalist Lisa Napoli provided a history of cable news and the rise of the 24-hour ... Author and journalist Lisa Napoli provided a history of cable news and the rise of the 24-hour news cycle. This was a virtual event hosted by the Atlanta History Center. 8:30 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. Reel America "A Thousand Cranes - The Children of Hiroshima" - 1962 Living in Hiroshima, Japan in the summer of 1962, American Betty Jean Lifton was inspired to make ... Living in Hiroshima, Japan in the summer of 1962, American Betty Jean Lifton was inspired to make this film after learning that cancer from radiation continued to affect atomic bomb survivors and their children. The film documents the origins of Hiroshima's Peace Park, and tells the story of how hand-made paper cranes became a symbol of peace and remembrance for the victims of the August 6, 1945 atomic bombing of the city.
12:36 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. ABC This Week Larry Kudlow On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump on COVID relief. 11:05 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Julian Zelizer, "Burning Down the House" Princeton University history professor Julian Zelizer explored the political ascendancy of former ... Princeton University history professor Julian Zelizer explored the political ascendancy of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and argued that his congressional leadership was the beginning of America's hyper partisan divide. This was a virtual author event hosted by the Strand Bookstore in New York City. 9:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.
12:39 PM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 7 min. Fmr. Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Testifies on Russia Investigation, Part 1 Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general at the start of the Trump administration, ... Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general at the start of the Trump administration, testified on the Russia investigation before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The committee is reviewing the origins of the investigation and the role of the FBI. Due to the coronavirus pandemic Ms. Yates and some of the lawmakers participated in the hearing virtually. 12:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. After Words Michael Shellenberger, "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, offered his thoughts on ... Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, offered his thoughts on what he calls "apocalyptic" environmentalism and provided some solutions on how to address environmental issues of today and into the future. He's interviewed by Andrew Revkin, author and Columbia University's DIirector of the Earth Institute Initiative on Communication and Sustainability.. 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 31 min. Reel America "Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki" Author and historian Greg Mitchell discusses a collection of films from the U.S. National Archives ... Author and historian Greg Mitchell discusses a collection of films from the U.S. National Archives documenting the aftermath of the atomic bombs of August, 1945. Some of the films were shot by Japanese newsreel teams, then confiscated by the U.S. military and hidden from the public for decades. Another set of color films were shot by Japanese and American teams, then were classified as well. Clips of the films are shown as Mr. Mitchell discusses their history. Greg Mitchell is the author of "Atomic Cover-up: Two U.S. Soldiers, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, and The Greatest Movie Never Made." This program includes scenes of atomic bomb victims that some viewers may find disturbing.
3:46 PM EDT Approx. 33 min. POTUS - News Conference from Bedminster, NJ President Trump held a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, ... President Trump held a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, and signed a number of Executive Orders related to the COVID pandemic, dealing with payroll taxes, unemployment benefits and student loans. 1:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Sonia Shah, "The Next Great Migration" Sonia Shah looked at the science and history of migration in plants, animals, and humans and ... Sonia Shah looked at the science and history of migration in plants, animals, and humans and argued that it is a biological imperative that should be embraced around the world today. 10:31 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Oral Histories World War II Veteran Ben Bederson In this National World War II Museum oral history recorded in 2016, Army veteran Ben Bederson ... In this National World War II Museum oral history recorded in 2016, Army veteran Ben Bederson talked about his assignment to the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos and working on the ignition switches of the bomb dropped on Nagasaki.
4:19 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Sen. Chuck Schumer On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump in response to the COVID pandemic. 2:00 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. Books & Books Bookstore on the Continued Impact of COVID-19 Book TV followed up with Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books & Books Bookstores in Coral Gables, ... Book TV followed up with Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books & Books Bookstores in Coral Gables, Florida, about how COVID-19 continued to impact his bookstore's operations. 12:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Lectures in History 1920s Culture & Society Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the ... Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the exploits of the gangster Al Capone, who eventually went to prison on tax evasion charges, the motion picture industry and the new production codes that sought to reduce sexuality in films, and the 1925 State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes trial, in which a high school teacher faced charges of unlawfully teaching evolution in a state-funded school.
4:20 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Larry Kudlow On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump on COVID relief. 2:15 PM EDT Approx. 35 min. Howard Blum, "Night of the Assassins" Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Howard Blum recounted the failed Nazi plot to kill the ... Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Howard Blum recounted the failed Nazi plot to kill the three Allied leaders at a secret meeting they attended in Tehran in 1943. This was a virtual event hosted by Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida. 1:20 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. The Civil War Harold Holzer on Civil War Objects Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley of the New-York Historical Society talked about ... Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley of the New-York Historical Society talked about artifacts featured in their joint publication "The Civil War in 50 Objects." In this program, they discussed objects related soldiers' uniforms and accoutrements. This conversation took place online and the New-York Historical Society provided the video.
4:21 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Nancy Pelosi On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken ... On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump to address the COVID pandemic, and said she is open to continued negotiations on a legislative package. 2:50 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke, "Grandstanding" Philosophy professors Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke examined the impact of grandstanding in ... Philosophy professors Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke examined the impact of grandstanding in political discourse. This virtual event was hosted by the CATO Institute in Washington, DC. 2:05 PM EDT Approx. 25 min. Reel America President of the United States" - 1948 This biographical film on the life of President Harry Truman was made during his first term and ... This biographical film on the life of President Harry Truman was made during his first term and includes a visit to his hometown in Missouri, scenes in Washington, D.C., New York City, and San Francisco during the conference that founded the United Nations.
4:23 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Navarro On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked ... On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked about the President's executive actions on COVID, and the prospects for further negotiations with Democrats. 3:51 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Tiffany Cross, "Say It Louder" Political analyst Tiffany Cross offered her thoughts on the power of the black vote. This was a ... Political analyst Tiffany Cross offered her thoughts on the power of the black vote. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Franciscio. 2:30 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Oral Histories World War II Veteran Ben Bederson In this National World War II Museum oral history recorded in 2016, Army veteran Ben Bederson ... In this National World War II Museum oral history recorded in 2016, Army veteran Ben Bederson talked about his assignment to the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos and working on the ignition switches of the bomb dropped on Nagasaki.
4:27 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. C-SPAN Cities Tour- The Atomic Bomb The C-SPAN Cities Tour explores the American story with a look at the creation and use of the ... The C-SPAN Cities Tour explores the American story with a look at the creation and use of the first atomic weapon by the United States on Japan in 1945. 5:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. David Horowitz, "Blitz" David Horowitz offered his thought on how President Trump can win re-election in 2020. This was a ... David Horowitz offered his thought on how President Trump can win re-election in 2020. This was a virtual event hosted by the David Horowitz Freedom Center in Sherman Oaks, California. 4:00 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Reel America "Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki" Author and historian Greg Mitchell discusses a collection of films from the U.S. National Archives ... Author and historian Greg Mitchell discusses a collection of films from the U.S. National Archives documenting the aftermath of the atomic bombs of August, 1945. Some of the films were shot by Japanese newsreel teams, then confiscated by the U.S. military and hidden from the public for decades. Another set of color films were shot by Japanese and American teams, then were classified as well. Clips of the films are shown as Mr. Mitchell discusses their history. Greg Mitchell is the author of "Atomic Cover-up: Two U.S. Soldiers, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, and The Greatest Movie Never Made." This program includes scenes of atomic bomb victims that some viewers may find disturbing.
5:32 PM EDT Approx. 26 min. Washington Journal Richard Frank Author and military historian Richard Frank discussed the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki & ... Author and military historian Richard Frank discussed the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki & Hiroshima bombings. 6:00 PM EDT Approx. 3 hr. In Depth Colson Whitehead We continued our 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth with Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer ... We continued our 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth with Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, "The Underground Railroad." His other works of fiction include "The Intuitionist" and "Sag Harbor." 4:31 PM EDT Approx. 24 min. Reel America "A Thousand Cranes - The Children of Hiroshima" - 1962 Living in Hiroshima, Japan in the summer of 1962, American Betty Jean Lifton was inspired to make ... Living in Hiroshima, Japan in the summer of 1962, American Betty Jean Lifton was inspired to make this film after learning that cancer from radiation continued to affect atomic bomb survivors and their children. The film documents the origins of Hiroshima's Peace Park, and tells the story of how hand-made paper cranes became a symbol of peace and remembrance for the victims of the August 6, 1945 atomic bombing of the city.
5:58 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Washington Journal Peter Kuznick Peter Kuznick, director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, discussed the ... Peter Kuznick, director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, discussed the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki & Hiroshima bombings. 9:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. After Words Zerlina Maxwell, "The End of White Politics" MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offered her thoughts on identity politics and how to ... MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offered her thoughts on identity politics and how to create a more inclusive Democratic party. She was interviewed by Maria Kumar CEO and founding President of Voto Latino. 4:55 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Oral Histories World War II Veteran Harlan Twible U.S. Navy veteran Harlan Twible recounted being a young officer on the USS Indianapolis after it ... U.S. Navy veteran Harlan Twible recounted being a young officer on the USS Indianapolis after it was sunk in shark-infested waters by two Japanese torpedoes. The crew had just delivered atomic bomb parts to Tinian island for the weapon that would be used on the city of Hiroshima. Surviving crew members - only 317 out of 1,196 -- were not rescued for several days. The National World War II Museum recorded this interview.
6:29 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. U.S. Ambassador & State Department Confirmation Hearing The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the president's pick for several ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the president's pick for several ambassadorial positions, including nominees James Story to be U.S. ambassador to Venezuela and William Douglass to be U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas. Other ambassadorial nominees included Melanie Harris Higgins (Burundi), Jeanne Maloney (Eswatini), and Michael McCarthy (Liberia). Manisha Singh was nominated to be the U.S. representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). 10:00 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. Chris Wallace, "Countdown 1945" Fox News' Chris Wallace provided a history of the lead-up to the bombing of Hiroshima in August ... Fox News' Chris Wallace provided a history of the lead-up to the bombing of Hiroshima in August 1945. This was a virtual event hosted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. 5:56 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Tour of San Antonio's Pearl District Richard Oliver of Visit San Antonio explained the history of the city's Pearl District and the ... Richard Oliver of Visit San Antonio explained the history of the city's Pearl District and the influence of German immigrants
7:52 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Sen. Chuck Schumer On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump in response to the COVID pandemic. 10:45 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Gov. Larry Hogan R-MD, "Still Standing" Republican Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland spoke about his life and career. This virtual event ... Republican Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland spoke about his life and career. This virtual event was hosted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. 6:00 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. American Artifacts 1930s-40s Color Photographs During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
7:53 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. ABC This Week Larry Kudlow On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump on COVID relief. 11:40 PM EDT Approx. 20 min. Source Booksellers on the Continued Impact of COVID-19 Book TV followed up with Janet Webster Jones and Alyson Jones Turner, mother and daughter owners ... Book TV followed up with Janet Webster Jones and Alyson Jones Turner, mother and daughter owners of Source Booksellers in Detroit, about how COVID-19 continued to impact their bookstore's operations. 6:29 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. American Artifacts 1930s-40s Color Photographs Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
7:55 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. Nancy Pelosi On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken ... On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump to address the COVID pandemic, and said she is open to continued negotiations on a legislative package. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. After Words Zerlina Maxwell, "The End of White Politics" MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offered her thoughts on identity politics and how to ... MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offered her thoughts on identity politics and how to create a more inclusive Democratic party. She was interviewed by Maria Kumar CEO and founding President of Voto Latino. 7:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Hiroshima, Nagasaki and End of World War II August 9 marks 75 years since the U.S. dropped a second atomic bomb on Japan, devastating the city ... August 9 marks 75 years since the U.S. dropped a second atomic bomb on Japan, devastating the city of Nagasaki three days after the first attack on Hiroshima. Japanese Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's unconditional surrender on August 15, 1945, with the formal surrender ceremony taking place on September 2 aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II. American History TV and C-SPAN's Washington Journal were LIVE on this morning of the Nagasaki anniversary to examine President Harry Truman's decision to use the new weapon and the legacy of these atomic attacks. Guests included Richard Frank, author of "Downfall: The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire," and Peter Kuznick, director of American University's Nuclear Studies Institute.
7:56 PM EDT Approx. 4 min. Navarro On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked ... On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked about the President's executive actions on COVID, and the prospects for further negotiations with Democrats. 1:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Jack Fairweather, "The Volunteer" Journalist Jack Fairweather recounted the efforts of Witold Pilecki, a member of the Polish ... Journalist Jack Fairweather recounted the efforts of Witold Pilecki, a member of the Polish resistance during World War II, who volunteered to be deliberately captured and sent to Auschwitz in order to sabotage the Nazis' operations and report back on the atrocities within the camp. This was a virtual event hosted by the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. 8:01 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. The Presidency Potsdam Conference 75th Anniversary Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the ... Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the personalities and stakes involved at the 1945 Potsdam Conference convened near the end of World War II. President Truman had just assumed office after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt when he met with Britian's Winston Churchill and the Soviet Union's Josef Stalin. It was during these meetings from July 17 to August 2 that Mr. Truman informed his Soviet counterpart about the new U.S. "super" weapon -- it would soon be unleashed on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Truman Library Institute provided this video.
8:00 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. Q&A Reihan Salam, Is Another Exodus Ahead for U.S. Cities? Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam discussed whether the COVID-19 pandemic and current ... Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam discussed whether the COVID-19 pandemic and current civil unrest in the country will lead to people moving out of large U.S. cities, as was seen after the 1960s. 2:05 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Heather Lende, "Of Bears and Ballots" Writer Heather Lende detailed her experience entering into local politics in her hometown of ... Writer Heather Lende detailed her experience entering into local politics in her hometown of Haines, Alaska. This was a virtual hosted by the Atlanta History Center. 8:59 PM EDT Approx. 56 min. The Presidency President Truman & the Atomic Bomb Education director Mark Adams showed items in the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum ... Education director Mark Adams showed items in the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum collection that tell the story of President Truman's decision to use atomic bombs, including White House documents and a sketch of a test explosion. He also featured Mr. Truman's recorded announcement of the Hiroshima bomb and footage of him explaining years later why he used the new weapon. The Truman Library Institute provided this video.
8:58 PM EDT Approx. 26 min. Review of British Parliament BBC Parliament covered all the major legislative highlights of the recent parliamentary session in ... BBC Parliament covered all the major legislative highlights of the recent parliamentary session in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, including U.K. relations with Russia and China, protests in response to the death of George Floyd, and new Labour Party leader Keir Starmer. 3:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. After Words Zerlina Maxwell, "The End of White Politics" MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offered her thoughts on identity politics and how to ... MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offered her thoughts on identity politics and how to create a more inclusive Democratic party. She was interviewed by Maria Kumar CEO and founding President of Voto Latino. 9:55 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. Reel America August 1945 Universal Newsreel This 1945 Universal Newsreel includes stories about the Potsdam Declaration of Joseph Stalin, ... This 1945 Universal Newsreel includes stories about the Potsdam Declaration of Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill, and President Harry Truman, the science behind the atom bomb, and Truman's speech announcing the August 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.
9:24 PM EDT Approx. 27 min. BBC Parliament Review of U.K. Coronavirus Response BBC Parliament covered all the major highights of the last parliamentary session amid the ... BBC Parliament covered all the major highights of the last parliamentary session amid the coronavirus pandemic and the government's handling of the virus. 4:00 AM EDT Approx. 40 min. Ralph Reed, "For God and Country" Faith and Freedom Coalition founder and chairman Ralph Reed discussed why evangelical Christians ... Faith and Freedom Coalition founder and chairman Ralph Reed discussed why evangelical Christians support President Trump. 10:00 PM EDT Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts 1930s-40s Color Photographs During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
9:51 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Aspen Security Forum Discussion with Australian PM Morrison The annual Aspen Institute Security Forum got underway virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... The annual Aspen Institute Security Forum got underway virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. In this session, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison talked about his nation's response to the coronavirus pandemic. He also discussed security in the Indo-Pacific region and relations with China and India. 4:40 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Adam Goodman, "The Deportation Machine" University of Illinois at Chicago history and Latino studies professor Adam Goodman provided a ... University of Illinois at Chicago history and Latino studies professor Adam Goodman provided a history of deportation in America over the past 140 years. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 10:30 PM EDT Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts 1930s-40s Color Photographs Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
10:53 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Sen. Chuck Schumer On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump in response to the COVID pandemic. 5:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Mario Livio, "Galileo and the Science Deniers" Astrophysicist Mario Livio looked at the scientific discoveries of Galileo that challenged ... Astrophysicist Mario Livio looked at the scientific discoveries of Galileo that challenged conventional thinking during his time. This event was hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 11:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Hiroshima, Nagasaki and End of World War II August 9 marks 75 years since the U.S. dropped a second atomic bomb on Japan, devastating the city ... August 9 marks 75 years since the U.S. dropped a second atomic bomb on Japan, devastating the city of Nagasaki three days after the first attack on Hiroshima. Japanese Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's unconditional surrender on August 15, 1945, with the formal surrender ceremony taking place on September 2 aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II. American History TV and C-SPAN's Washington Journal were LIVE on this morning of the Nagasaki anniversary to examine President Harry Truman's decision to use the new weapon and the legacy of these atomic attacks. Guests included Richard Frank, author of "Downfall: The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire," and Peter Kuznick, director of American University's Nuclear Studies Institute.
10:54 PM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Larry Kudlow On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump on COVID relief. 6:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Author Discussion on Mary Washington Martha Saxton, Craig Shirley, and Charlene Boyer Lewis discussed their biographies of George ... Martha Saxton, Craig Shirley, and Charlene Boyer Lewis discussed their biographies of George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington. This was a virtual event hosted by George Washington's Mount Vernon. 12:02 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. The Presidency Potsdam Conference 75th Anniversary Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the ... Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the personalities and stakes involved at the 1945 Potsdam Conference convened near the end of World War II. President Truman had just assumed office after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt when he met with Britian's Winston Churchill and the Soviet Union's Josef Stalin. It was during these meetings from July 17 to August 2 that Mr. Truman informed his Soviet counterpart about the new U.S. "super" weapon -- it would soon be unleashed on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Truman Library Institute provided this video.
10:55 PM EDT Approx. 2 min. Nancy Pelosi On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken ... On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump to address the COVID pandemic, and said she is open to continued negotiations on a legislative package. 1:00 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. The Presidency President Truman & the Atomic Bomb Education director Mark Adams showed items in the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum ... Education director Mark Adams showed items in the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum collection that tell the story of President Truman's decision to use atomic bombs, including White House documents and a sketch of a test explosion. He also featured Mr. Truman's recorded announcement of the Hiroshima bomb and footage of him explaining years later why he used the new weapon. The Truman Library Institute provided this video.
10:57 PM EDT Approx. 3 min. Navarro On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked ... On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked about the President's executive actions on COVID, and the prospects for further negotiations with Democrats. 1:55 AM EDT Approx. 5 min. San Antonio River Walk The San Antonio River Walk is a major attraction for the city. Historian Lewis Fisher talked about ... The San Antonio River Walk is a major attraction for the city. Historian Lewis Fisher talked about how this depression era project became an oasis in the in the heart of the city's downtown.
11:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Q&A Reihan Salam, Is Another Exodus Ahead for U.S. Cities? Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam discussed whether the COVID-19 pandemic and current ... Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam discussed whether the COVID-19 pandemic and current civil unrest in the country will lead to people moving out of large U.S. cities, as was seen after the 1960s. 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 31 min. Reel America "Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki" Author and historian Greg Mitchell discusses a collection of films from the U.S. National Archives ... Author and historian Greg Mitchell discusses a collection of films from the U.S. National Archives documenting the aftermath of the atomic bombs of August, 1945. Some of the films were shot by Japanese newsreel teams, then confiscated by the U.S. military and hidden from the public for decades. Another set of color films were shot by Japanese and American teams, then were classified as well. Clips of the films are shown as Mr. Mitchell discusses their history. Greg Mitchell is the author of "Atomic Cover-up: Two U.S. Soldiers, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, and The Greatest Movie Never Made." This program includes scenes of atomic bomb victims that some viewers may find disturbing.
12:00 AM EDT Approx. 26 min. Review of British Parliament BBC Parliament covered all the major legislative highlights of the recent parliamentary session in ... BBC Parliament covered all the major legislative highlights of the recent parliamentary session in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, including U.K. relations with Russia and China, protests in response to the death of George Floyd, and new Labour Party leader Keir Starmer. 2:31 AM EDT Approx. 24 min. Reel America "A Thousand Cranes - The Children of Hiroshima" - 1962 Living in Hiroshima, Japan in the summer of 1962, American Betty Jean Lifton was inspired to make ... Living in Hiroshima, Japan in the summer of 1962, American Betty Jean Lifton was inspired to make this film after learning that cancer from radiation continued to affect atomic bomb survivors and their children. The film documents the origins of Hiroshima's Peace Park, and tells the story of how hand-made paper cranes became a symbol of peace and remembrance for the victims of the August 6, 1945 atomic bombing of the city.
12:26 AM EDT Approx. 28 min. BBC Parliament Review of U.K. Coronavirus Response BBC Parliament covered all the major highights of the last parliamentary session amid the ... BBC Parliament covered all the major highights of the last parliamentary session amid the coronavirus pandemic and the government's handling of the virus. 2:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Oral Histories World War II Veteran Harlan Twible U.S. Navy veteran Harlan Twible recounted being a young officer on the USS Indianapolis after it ... U.S. Navy veteran Harlan Twible recounted being a young officer on the USS Indianapolis after it was sunk in shark-infested waters by two Japanese torpedoes. The crew had just delivered atomic bomb parts to Tinian island for the weapon that would be used on the city of Hiroshima. Surviving crew members - only 317 out of 1,196 -- were not rescued for several days. The National World War II Museum recorded this interview.
12:54 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Aspen Security Forum Discussion with Australian PM Morrison The annual Aspen Institute Security Forum got underway virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... The annual Aspen Institute Security Forum got underway virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. In this session, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison talked about his nation's response to the coronavirus pandemic. He also discussed security in the Indo-Pacific region and relations with China and India. 3:56 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Reel America August 15, 1960 Universal Newsreel This newsreel from the National Archives contains the following stories: Earth-orbiting satellite ... This newsreel from the National Archives contains the following stories: Earth-orbiting satellite Discoverer 13 returns to Earth; Echo I communications satellite is launched from Cape Canaveral; and an X-15 rocket plane reaches record high altitude.
1:57 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Sen. Chuck Schumer On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump in response to the COVID pandemic. 4:00 AM EDT Approx. 29 min. American Artifacts 1930s-40s Color Photographs During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
1:58 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Larry Kudlow On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump on COVID relief. 4:29 AM EDT Approx. 31 min. American Artifacts 1930s-40s Color Photographs Part 2 During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm ... During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about 1,600 color photographs depicting life in the United States and war production activities. Collection Curator Beverly Brannan of the Library of Congress talked about the photographers and the images.
1:59 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Nancy Pelosi On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken ... On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump to address the COVID pandemic, and said she is open to continued negotiations on a legislative package. 5:00 AM EDT Approx. 51 min. Life & Legacy of Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger New York University law school professor and NYU President Emeritus John Sexton talks about the ... New York University law school professor and NYU President Emeritus John Sexton talks about the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger. Mr. Sexton served as law clerk to Justice Burger in 1980-81. The Supreme Court Historical Society hosted this event at the Supreme Court.
2:01 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. Navarro On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked ... On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked about the President's executive actions on COVID, and the prospects for further negotiations with Democrats. 5:51 AM EDT Approx. 9 min. Catherine Clinton, "Confederate Statues and Memorialization" Author Catherine Clinton talked about her book, "Confederate Statues and Memorialization". Author Catherine Clinton talked about her book, "Confederate Statues and Memorialization".
2:04 AM EDT Approx. 59 min. Washington Journal Errin Haines The 19th's Errin Haines discussed the launch of the news service aimed at women plus related ... The 19th's Errin Haines discussed the launch of the news service aimed at women plus related topics of Campaign 2020. 6:00 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. The Presidency Potsdam Conference 75th Anniversary Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the ... Michael Neiberg -- war studies chair at the U.S. Army War College -- talked about the personalities and stakes involved at the 1945 Potsdam Conference convened near the end of World War II. President Truman had just assumed office after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt when he met with Britian's Winston Churchill and the Soviet Union's Josef Stalin. It was during these meetings from July 17 to August 2 that Mr. Truman informed his Soviet counterpart about the new U.S. "super" weapon -- it would soon be unleashed on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Truman Library Institute provided this video.
3:03 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. U.S. Ambassador & State Department Confirmation Hearing The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the president's pick for several ... The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the president's pick for several ambassadorial positions, including nominees James Story to be U.S. ambassador to Venezuela and William Douglass to be U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas. Other ambassadorial nominees included Melanie Harris Higgins (Burundi), Jeanne Maloney (Eswatini), and Michael McCarthy (Liberia). Manisha Singh was nominated to be the U.S. representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). 6:58 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.
4:25 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. ABC This Week Sen. Chuck Schumer On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump in response to the COVID pandemic.
4:27 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. ABC This Week Larry Kudlow On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions ... On ABC's "This Week," White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump on COVID relief.
4:28 AM EDT Approx. 1 min. Nancy Pelosi On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken ... On CNN's "State of the Union," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talked about the executive actions taken by President Trump to address the COVID pandemic, and said she is open to continued negotiations on a legislative package.
4:29 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. Navarro On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked ... On NBC's "Meet The Press," White House Trade & Manufacturing Policy Director Peter Navarro talked about the President's executive actions on COVID, and the prospects for further negotiations with Democrats.
4:33 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Transportation Department Confirmation Hearing The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a confirmation hearing for ... The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a confirmation hearing for positions in the Transportation Department, and the boards of Surface Transportation and Amtrak. Democrats on the committee expressed concern over the Trump administration's actions toward other inspector generals and questioned the Transportation Department's nominee on his objectivity, independence, and ability to conduct investigations. Lawmakers and witnesses also discussed the importance of Amtrak, increasing long distance services and expansion in rural areas.
6:01 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. Q&A Reihan Salam, Is Another Exodus Ahead for U.S. Cities? Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam discussed whether the COVID-19 pandemic and current ... Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam discussed whether the COVID-19 pandemic and current civil unrest in the country will lead to people moving out of large U.S. cities, as was seen after the 1960s.
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8:01 AM EDT Approx. 15 hr. 59 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.