C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, September 19 >

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12:00 AM EDT Approx. 6 hr. 59 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 6 hr. 25 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 4 hr. 56 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
6:59 AM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 1 min. LIVE Washington Journal Open Phones Your phone calls, texts, and social media comments on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth ... Your phone calls, texts, and social media comments on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 6:25 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. National Constitution Center Town Hall on Freedom of the Press Reps. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Steve Cohen (D-TN) and others joined the National Constitution ... Reps. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Steve Cohen (D-TN) and others joined the National Constitution Center for a virtual discussion on freedom of the press. They discussed the important role a free press has played since the beginning of the United States, how the press seems to have been targets at times by police during the recent protests around the country, and how President Trump's rhetoric may be seen as an obstacle to protecting First Amendment rights. Also participating in the conversation were Rich Lowery, editor of the National Review, and Suzanne Nossel, CEO of PEN America. 6:56 AM EDT Approx. 32 min. Reel America "Famous Generals - Eisenhower" - 1963 This U.S. Army "Big Picture" episode traces the military career of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, from ... This U.S. Army "Big Picture" episode traces the military career of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, from West Point to World War I, to his role as Supreme Allied Commander in World War II, and finally his efforts in organizing NATO. "Famous Generals" is a 1963 U.S. Army series broadcast on television as part of the Army's long-running "Big Picture." This film is narrated by Hollywood actor and World War I veteran Raymond Massey.
10:00 AM EDT Approx. 3 hr. Washington Journal Open Phones Your phone calls, texts, and social media comments on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth ... Your phone calls, texts, and social media comments on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 7:29 AM EDT Approx. 31 min. Atlantic Council Discussion with Secretary of State Pompeo Ahead of his participation in a White House signing with Middle East leaders, Secretary of State ... Ahead of his participation in a White House signing with Middle East leaders, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with the Atlantic Council to discuss the "historic" agreement between Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, saying the U.S. "laid out a vision for peace." He also talked about China's relationship with the world and his recent trip to Eastern Europe. 7:28 AM EDT Approx. 16 min. Reel America "Mister American, Dwight D. Eisenhower" 1952 This biographical film was produced by Dwight D. Eisenhower's 1952 presidential campaign and ... This biographical film was produced by Dwight D. Eisenhower's 1952 presidential campaign and features his accomplishments during World War II and his role in the formation of NATO. This fourteen minute newsreel-style film was shown in movie theaters and distributed to civic organizations.
1:00 PM EDT Approx. 41 min. Obit 1 'Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Supreme Court Tour and Interview Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave a tour of her chambers on the second floor of the Supreme Court ... Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave a tour of her chambers on the second floor of the Supreme Court building. During the tour, she talked about her career before coming to the court, her family, and her friendship with Justice Scalia. She also showed her judicial robes and talked about the lighter side of life at the court. 8:00 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Rick Tyler, "Still Right" MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler made his case for how conservative principles can tackle ... MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler made his case for how conservative principles can tackle today's political issues. This was a virtual event hosted by Gibson's bookstore in Concord, New Hampshire. 7:44 AM EDT Approx. 17 min. The Presidency Dwight Eisenhower 1952 Republican National Convention General Eisenhower accepted the 1952 Republican Presidential Nomination. General Eisenhower accepted the 1952 Republican Presidential Nomination.
1:41 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Conversation at Stanford University Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered a lecture about her life and career at ... Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered a lecture about her life and career at Stanford University. After her speech, she sat down for a conversation and took questions from the students in the audience about the constitution, women's rights, the Supreme Court confirmation process, civil discourse and her thoughts on society's core values. 8:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Former Rep. Katie Hill D-CA, "She Will Rise" Former Representative Katie Hill (D-CA) recounted the events that led to her resignation from ... Former Representative Katie Hill (D-CA) recounted the events that led to her resignation from Congress. This virtual event was hosted by the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 21 min. Reel America "The Eisenhower Years" - 1963 This National Council for the Social Studies film covers significant events during the eight years ... This National Council for the Social Studies film covers significant events during the eight years of the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration. Designed for use in the classroom, the documentary emphasizes major domestic and international challenges between 1953 and 1960 including the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision and school integration, interstate highway construction, McCarthyism, Middle East conflicts, the Cuban Revolution, civil war in Vietnam, and relations with the Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin.
3:15 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Discussion with Attorney General Barr at Hillsdale College Attorney General William Barr delivered remarks and took questions at a Constitution Day event ... Attorney General William Barr delivered remarks and took questions at a Constitution Day event hosted by Hillsdale College. The attorney general defended his actions during his time in the Trump administration, opined on the state of the rule of law, and blasted governors for state lockdowns and other executive actions during the coronavirus pandemic, which he compared to "house arrest" and said amounted to violations of civil liberties. "Other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint, it's the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history," he said. Attorney General Barr also pushed back on criticism that he had interfered in the judicial process in cases that involved individuals with ties to President Trump. He argued that it was the attorney general's job to exercise prosecutorial discretion and that lower-level attorneys' decisions were not "sacrosanct." He argued that political views are inevitable in the Justice Department and criticized federal prosecut 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, "My Own Words" Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recounted her life and time on the High Court. She spoke ... Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recounted her life and time on the High Court. She spoke at the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC. Justice Ginsburg died on September 18, 2019. She was 87 years old. 8:22 AM EDT Approx. 29 min. Reel America "Famous Generals - Eisenhower" - 1963 This U.S. Army "Big Picture" episode traces the military career of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, from ... This U.S. Army "Big Picture" episode traces the military career of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, from West Point to World War I, to his role as Supreme Allied Commander in World War II, and finally his efforts in organizing NATO. "Famous Generals" is a 1963 U.S. Army series broadcast on television as part of the Army's long-running "Big Picture." This film is narrated by Hollywood actor and World War I veteran Raymond Massey.
4:24 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Speaker Pelosi Hosts G7 Parliament Speakers Meeting on Climate Change House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hosted a virtual meeting on climate change with the ... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hosted a virtual meeting on climate change with the parliamentary speakers and legislative presidents of the G7 nations. Representatives from the U.K., Canada, Japan, Italy, Germany and the European Union spoke about legislating during a pandemic and the climate crisis. Following their opening remarks, the Dalai Lama, environmental activist Jane Goodall and former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz addressed the meeting, focusing on the urgency for collective action and collaboration. President Trump, host of the 2020 G7, has had to postpone the in-person summit due to the coronavirus pandemic. 11:00 AM EDT Approx. 46 min. Carter Page, "Abuse and Power" Carter Page, former foreign policy advisor for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, ... Carter Page, former foreign policy advisor for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, discussed how he was investigated by the FBI and Justice Department. This virtual program was hosted by Regnery publishing. 8:51 AM EDT Approx. 15 min. Reel America "Mister American, Dwight D. Eisenhower" 1952 This biographical film was produced by Dwight D. Eisenhower's 1952 presidential campaign and ... This biographical film was produced by Dwight D. Eisenhower's 1952 presidential campaign and features his accomplishments during World War II and his role in the formation of NATO. This fourteen minute newsreel-style film was shown in movie theaters and distributed to civic organizations.
5:49 PM EDT Approx. 8 min. Washington Journal Kimberly Robinson Bloomberg Law's Kimberly Robinson discussed the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Bloomberg Law's Kimberly Robinson discussed the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 11:46 AM EDT Approx. 4 min. What Are You Reading with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito R-WV 9:06 AM EDT Approx. 19 min. Reel America "From the Heart of America" - 1969 Using excerpts from President Richard Nixon's eulogy, this film documents the funeral services of ... Using excerpts from President Richard Nixon's eulogy, this film documents the funeral services of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He died on March 28, 1969. The film includes scenes of the funeral caisson on Constitution Avenue, services in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda and Washington National Cathedral, and the funeral train from Washington, D.C. to Ike's boyhood home and final resting place in Abilene, Kansas.
5:57 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) delievered the Weekly Democratic Address, talking about ... Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) delievered the Weekly Democratic Address, talking about reopening schools and the coronavirus response. 11:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Jean Guerrero, "Hatemonger" Investigative journalist Jean Guererro reported on the life, career, and influence of Stephen ... Investigative journalist Jean Guererro reported on the life, career, and influence of Stephen Miller, senior advisor for policy to President Donald Trump. This virtual event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 9:25 AM EDT Approx. 40 min. American Artifacts World War II M4 Sherman Tank Retired U.S. Army Colonel and living history hobbyist Alexander Kose explains the history of the ... Retired U.S. Army Colonel and living history hobbyist Alexander Kose explains the history of the M4 Sherman tank and demonstrates how it works. The most commonly used American tank in World War II, there were more than 49,000 manufactured. They were also used by the British, Chinese, and Soviet allies, and were used by the U.S. Army until the mid 1950s.
6:02 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. The Communicators Noah Phillips, FTC Commissioner R Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips (R) talks about privacy, competition, antitrust policy ... Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips (R) talks about privacy, competition, antitrust policy regarding technology broadly and scams against the public during the coronavirus pandemic. 1:00 PM EDT Approx. 50 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. 10:05 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. American Artifacts Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial We see the new Frank Gehry designed park and memorial to the 34th president, Dwight David ... We see the new Frank Gehry designed park and memorial to the 34th president, Dwight David Eisenhower, which occupies a four-acre location near the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian's National Air & Space Museum. Our guide is Eisenhower Memorial Commission Deputy Executive Director Victoria Tigwell. Washington Post art and architecture critic Philip Kennicott is also interviewed about the debates over the design, and gives his thoughts on the architect and the completed work.
6:33 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. President Trump Departs White House President Trump spoke to reporters when departing White House for a campaign rally in ... President Trump spoke to reporters when departing White House for a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina. When asked about the next nominee to the Supreme Court, he said he expects the nominee will be announced "next week," and will most likely be a woman. 1:50 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Adam Rutherford, "How to Argue With a Racist" Science writer Adam Rutherford offered his thoughts on how science refutes racial stereotypes and ... Science writer Adam Rutherford offered his thoughts on how science refutes racial stereotypes and myths. This virtual event was hosted by Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 10:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. The Civil War Confederate Monuments & Memorials Historians Edna Greene Medford and Vernon Burton discussed the debate over Confederate monuments ... Historians Edna Greene Medford and Vernon Burton discussed the debate over Confederate monuments and memorials and shared their opinions on when such statues should be removed and what to do with them. They also talked about how we remember slaveholders such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and the ways memorializing the Founding Fathers differs from Confederates. President Lincoln's Cottage in Washington, D.C. hosted this discussion and provided the video.
6:42 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. Washington Journal Open Phones Viewer calls. Viewer calls. 3:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Discussion on Diversity in the Publishing Industry Lisa Lucas (Pantheon & Schocken Books), Erroll McDonald (Knopf Doubleday), Nicole Dennis-Benn ... Lisa Lucas (Pantheon & Schocken Books), Erroll McDonald (Knopf Doubleday), Nicole Dennis-Benn (author), Regina Brooks (Serendipity Literary Agency), and Adrienne Brodeur (Aspen Words) talked about the consequences of having a lack of racial diversity in the book publishing world and suggested ways to make the industry more inclusive. This virtual event was hosted by the Aspen Institute. 12:00 PM EDT Approx. 48 min. The Presidency Jacqueline Kennedy & Mona Lisa Margaret Leslie Davis discussed first lady Jacqueline Kennedy's political and diplomatic coup in ... Margaret Leslie Davis discussed first lady Jacqueline Kennedy's political and diplomatic coup in bringing the Mona Lisa to the United States despite opposition on both sides of the Atlantic. Leonardo da Vinci's famed painting was seen as a symbol of the free world at the height of Cold War tensions, and President Kennedy used its exhibition to promote democracy and American relations with France. Two million people saw the Mona Lisa in Washington, D.C. and New York City during the winter of 1963. Ms. Davis is the author of "Mona Lisa in Camelot: How Jacqueline Kennedy & Da Vinci's Masterpiece Charmed & Cultivated a Nation." The White House Historical Association hosted this event and provided the video.
7:01 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. LIVE Campaign 2020 President Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Fayetteville, NC President Trump speaks at a 'Great American Comeback' rally in Fayetteville, NC. President Trump speaks at a 'Great American Comeback' rally in Fayetteville, NC. 4:01 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. Mike Gonzalez, The Plot to Change America" Heritage Foundation senior fellow Mike Gonzalez argued that identity politics is dividing America. ... Heritage Foundation senior fellow Mike Gonzalez argued that identity politics is dividing America. This virtual event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 12:48 PM EDT Approx. 47 min. The Presidency John F. Kennedy & Women's Rights Alan Price, director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, talked ... Alan Price, director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, talked about the Kennedy Administration's efforts on women's rights. He explained that women's rights were a part of candidate Kennedy's platform and how that translated into the President's Commission on the Status of Women and the Equal Pay Act of 1963. The National Archives Foundation hosted this discussion and provided the video.
8:54 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Campaign 2020 Kansas U.S. Senate Debate U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Barbara Bollier (D-KS) participated in a ... U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Barbara Bollier (D-KS) participated in a virtual debate. They are competing for Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) seat who announced he will not seek reelection. Kansas Radio Networks and WIBW Radio sponsored the event. 5:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Chasten Buttigieg, "I Have Something to Tell You" Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, discussed ... Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, discussed his experience growing up gay. This virtual event was sponsored by the Sixth & I historic synagogue in Washington, D.C 1:35 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits National Parks The C-SPAN Cities Tour explores the American story with a look at America's National Parks. They ... The C-SPAN Cities Tour explores the American story with a look at America's National Parks. They visited eight parks across the country, including Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, and Gateway Arch National Park, featuring a mixture of natural beauty and history.
10:20 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. Campaign 2020 President Trump Holds Campaign Rally in Fayetteville, NC President Trump held a campaign rally in Fayetteville, NC, where he talked about the coronavirus ... President Trump held a campaign rally in Fayetteville, NC, where he talked about the coronavirus vaccine, supporting law enforcement, and the sale of Tik Tok. While discussing his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, he said he was "the dumbest candidate" in history. After paying homage to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the president said he plans to announce his nominee to replace her in the coming week, and that it will be a woman. 6:15 PM EDT Approx. 46 min. Judy Gold, "Yes, I Can Say This" Comedian Judy Gold offered her thoughts on free speech and censorship. This was a virtual event ... Comedian Judy Gold offered her thoughts on free speech and censorship. This was a virtual event hosted by Newsday Live Authors Series in New York. 3:00 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. Reel America "Victory" - 1945 This U.S. Navy World War II combat bulletin begins with the successful test of an atomic bomb in ... This U.S. Navy World War II combat bulletin begins with the successful test of an atomic bomb in the New Mexico desert and ends with the Japanese surrender ceremony on September 2, 1945. The film also includes a look at the Soviet declaration of war on Japan, President Truman announcing peace terms, and scenes of victory celebrations in Washington, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, and New York City.
12:17 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Campaign 2020 Kansas U.S. Senate Debate U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Barbara Bollier (D-KS) participated in a ... U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Barbara Bollier (D-KS) participated in a virtual debate. They are competing for Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) seat who announced he will not seek reelection. Kansas Radio Networks and WIBW Radio sponsored the event. 7:01 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Washington Journal Rob Smith, "Always a Soldier" Author Rob Smith discussed campaign 2020 and the role of military voters and young people. Author Rob Smith discussed campaign 2020 and the role of military voters and young people. 3:15 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. Randi Samuelson-Brown, "The Bad Old Days of Colorado" In its early years, Colorado was inhabited by an eclectic group of people from lawmen to ranchers ... In its early years, Colorado was inhabited by an eclectic group of people from lawmen to ranchers to those looking to strike it rich in the gold mines. Randi Samuelson-Brown, author of "The Bad Old Days of Colorado," examined the unconventional beginnings of Colorado's history and the characters that helped shape this early frontier state. Golden History Museum & Park hosted this talk and provided the video.
1:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Discusses Foreign Interference in the 2020 Election Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and University of Pennsylvania Public ... Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and University of Pennsylvania Public Policy Center Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson joined the Center for a New American Security for a virtual discussion on foreign interference in the 2020 election. The two experts discussed the Russian interference operations during the 2016 election and how the U.S. had prepared for 2020. They talked about foreign hacking attempts, social media influence operations, and potential disinformation campaigns exploiting coronavirus fears. They also discussed how the U.S. government could react to such interference as well as how the public might perceive the threats and the integrity of the election. 7:32 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. Martha Jones, "Vanguard" Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones explored the efforts by black women to win ... Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones explored the efforts by black women to win their right to vote. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 4:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. History Bookshelf Ray Suarez, "Latino Americans" Ray Suarez talked about his book, Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation, in ... Ray Suarez talked about his book, Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation, in which he discusses the history of Latinos in America going back 500 years. The book is a companion volume to a PBS documentary series. Mr. Suarez spoke at an event hosted by the Council of the Americas.
3:01 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. U.S. House of Representatives House Debate on Anti-Asian Sentiment During Covid Bill The House debated a measure condemning anti-Asian sentiment during the Covid pandemic. The House debated a measure condemning anti-Asian sentiment during the Covid pandemic. 8:31 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Robert Zoellick, "America in the World" Former World Bank president and U.S. government official Robert Zoellick talked about the history ... Former World Bank president and U.S. government official Robert Zoellick talked about the history of U.S. diplomacy. This was a virtual event hosted by the McCain Institute at Arizona State University. 5:05 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Georgia's Milledgeville Asylum' The Georgia State Lunatic, Idiot, and Epileptic Asylum was founded in 1841 and would become the ... The Georgia State Lunatic, Idiot, and Epileptic Asylum was founded in 1841 and would become the largest mental institution in the world. In her book "Administrations of Lunacy: Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum," Mab Segrest looked at who was sent there and why, and how patients were treated, especially in the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow eras. The Atlanta History Center hosted the talk.
4:34 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 25 min. Senate Hearing on Wildfire & Forest Management A Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee examined various pieces of legislation ... A Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee examined various pieces of legislation addressing wildfires and forest management. This hearing came as wildfires devastated large swaths of California and Oregon. Lawmakers solicited input and testimony from U.S. Forest Service Deputy Chief Chris French, the Interior Department and stakeholders from different states. 9:31 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. The Communicators Reed Hastings & Erin Meyer, "No Rules Rules" Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer discussed the unorthodox workplace culture ... Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer discussed the unorthodox workplace culture behind one of the largest tech companies in the world. 6:00 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. The Civil War 1862 Confederate Raid on Chambersburg In October 1862, Confederate cavalry under General J.E.B. Stuart pressed into Maryland and ... In October 1862, Confederate cavalry under General J.E.B. Stuart pressed into Maryland and Pennsylvania -- including the town of Chambersburg -- to raid for horses and other supplies. "Emerging Civil War" blog managing editor Sarah Kay Bierle talked about this first major Confederate movement north of the Mason-Dixon Line and the Union response. This talk was part of a symposium on "The War in the East" hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog.
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. 10:00 PM EDT Approx. 56 min. After Words Sen. Chris Murphy D-CT, "The Violence Inside Us" Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history ... Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history and the role they play in society today. He was interviewed by Thomas Abt, author and Council on Criminal Justice senior fellow. 6:45 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. National World War I Memorial Sculptor Sabin Howard discusses the process behind creating a "A Soldier's Journey," the ... Sculptor Sabin Howard discusses the process behind creating a "A Soldier's Journey," the sculptural component of the new National World War I Memorial, which is being constructed on Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington, DC. The National Civic Art Society hosted this event and provided the video.
10:56 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. What Are You Reading with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito R-WV 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Lectures in History U.S. Refugee Policy Since World War II Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. ... Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. She spoke about qualifications to be a refugee and how those have changed as well as legislation governing quotas and procedures.
11:01 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. James Copland, "The Unelected" Manhattan Institute senior fellow James Copland argued that America is governed by nonelected ... Manhattan Institute senior fellow James Copland argued that America is governed by nonelected agency officials. This virtual event was sponsored by the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina. 9:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1890s Colorado State Legislator Carrie Clyde Holly Carrie Clyde Holly served in the Colorado state legislature from 1895 to 1896 and was the first ... Carrie Clyde Holly served in the Colorado state legislature from 1895 to 1896 and was the first female legislator in the United States to have one of her bills become a law. Colorado State University - Pueblo history professor Judy Gaughan argued that while Ms. Holly's legislative career was brief, it was also impactful. History Colorado hosted this event and provided the video.
12:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Michael Schmidt, "Donald Trump vs. The United States" Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent Michael Schmidt chronicled the investigations ... Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent Michael Schmidt chronicled the investigations into the Trump presidency and the key officials involved. This virtual event was sponsored by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 10:00 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Reel America 1940 U.S. Census Training Films The U.S. Census Bureau produced these three ten-minute films to help train the "enumerators" who ... The U.S. Census Bureau produced these three ten-minute films to help train the "enumerators" who knocked on doors in 1940 to record census information. The first film is a general overview of counting population. The second film describes how to record housing information, and the third film concentrates on agricultural statistics.
1:00 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. 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 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. Reel America "The Big Count - The Story of the U.S. Census" - 1960 This National Educational Television broadcast from 1960 details the results of the 1950 U.S. ... This National Educational Television broadcast from 1960 details the results of the 1950 U.S. Census. Host George Stone and acting director of the 1950 Census Phillip Hauser, also a University of Chicago professor, discuss statistics beyond population including housing, the mobility of the American people, education levels, and the general improvement in living standards since the Great Depression of the 1930s. This program was recorded at WTTW Chicago.
1:55 AM EDT Approx. 5 min. What Are You Reading with Rep. Rick Larsen D-WA 11:00 PM EDT Approx. 18 min. Reel America U.S. Census Bureau Promotional Films & Television Ads This collection of U.S. Census Bureau films and television ads produced between 1930 and 2020 ... This collection of U.S. Census Bureau films and television ads produced between 1930 and 2020 encourage the public to participate in the constitutionally-mandated population count. Earlier messages concentrate on how the census works, while later ones often include appeals by popular athletes, celebrities and public figures.
2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Steve Olson, "The Apocalypse Factory" Steve Olson provided a history of the Hanford Nuclear Power Plant that was constructed in eastern ... Steve Olson provided a history of the Hanford Nuclear Power Plant that was constructed in eastern Washington State in 1943 and manufactured the plutonium for the bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki. This was a virtual event hosted by Town Hall Seattle. 11:18 PM EDT Approx. 46 min. 1940-41 Buildup of U.S. Army In September 1939 -- at the outbreak of World War II in Europe -- the U.S. Army had fewer than ... In September 1939 -- at the outbreak of World War II in Europe -- the U.S. Army had fewer than 200,000 men. Yet, by the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 this army would grow in size tenfold and see the rise of future military leaders such as George Marshall, Dwight Eisenhower and George S. Patton. Paul Dickson, author of "The Rise of the G.I. Army," explained how this transformation occurred and the impact it had on future wars. Heritage Frederick hosted this discussion and provided the video.
3:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Lesley Blume, "Fallout" Investigative journalist Lesley Blume recounted the efforts by New Yorker writer John Hershey to ... Investigative journalist Lesley Blume recounted the efforts by New Yorker writer John Hershey to report on the fatal impact, both short-term and long-term, of the American bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. This was a virtual event hosted by the Brooklyn Historical Society. 12:04 AM EDT Approx. 59 min. Lectures in History U.S. Refugee Policy Since World War II Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. ... Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. She spoke about qualifications to be a refugee and how those have changed as well as legislation governing quotas and procedures.
4:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Susan Hough, "The Great Quake Debate" Research seismologist Susan Hough provided a dual biography of geologist Baily Willis and ... Research seismologist Susan Hough provided a dual biography of geologist Baily Willis and scientist Robert Hill and their debate of whether southern California was partial to earthquakes during western migration in the early 20th century. This was a virtual event hosted by Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California. 1:03 AM EDT Approx. 57 min. 1890s Colorado State Legislator Carrie Clyde Holly Carrie Clyde Holly served in the Colorado state legislature from 1895 to 1896 and was the first ... Carrie Clyde Holly served in the Colorado state legislature from 1895 to 1896 and was the first female legislator in the United States to have one of her bills become a law. Colorado State University - Pueblo history professor Judy Gaughan argued that while Ms. Holly's legislative career was brief, it was also impactful. History Colorado hosted this event and provided the video.
5:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Michael Auslin, "Asia's New Geopolitics" Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin talked about the geopolitical rivalry between countries ... Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin talked about the geopolitical rivalry between countries in the Indo-Pacific region of the world (China, Japan, India, North Korea). 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. History Bookshelf Ray Suarez, "Latino Americans" Ray Suarez talked about his book, Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation, in ... Ray Suarez talked about his book, Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation, in which he discusses the history of Latinos in America going back 500 years. The book is a companion volume to a PBS documentary series. Mr. Suarez spoke at an event hosted by the Council of the Americas.
6:10 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Joshua Myers, "We Are Worth Fighting For" Howard University Afro-American Studies professor Joshua Myers provided a history of the 1989 ... Howard University Afro-American Studies professor Joshua Myers provided a history of the 1989 Howard University student protest, which closed the operations of the school for 3 days in opposition to the appointment of Republican strategist Lee Atwater to the Board of Trustees. This was a virtual event hosted by Howard University's Department of Afro-American Studies. 3:05 AM EDT Approx. 48 min. Georgia's Milledgeville Asylum' The Georgia State Lunatic, Idiot, and Epileptic Asylum was founded in 1841 and would become the ... The Georgia State Lunatic, Idiot, and Epileptic Asylum was founded in 1841 and would become the largest mental institution in the world. In her book "Administrations of Lunacy: Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum," Mab Segrest looked at who was sent there and why, and how patients were treated, especially in the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow eras. The Atlanta History Center hosted the talk.
7:48 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 12 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 3:53 AM EDT Approx. 7 min. History of UNC University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Archivist Nicholas Graham discussed the university's ... University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Archivist Nicholas Graham discussed the university's founding, as well as its role in the growth of the city of Chapel Hill.
4:00 AM EDT Approx. 46 min. The Civil War 1862 Confederate Raid on Chambersburg In October 1862, Confederate cavalry under General J.E.B. Stuart pressed into Maryland and ... In October 1862, Confederate cavalry under General J.E.B. Stuart pressed into Maryland and Pennsylvania -- including the town of Chambersburg -- to raid for horses and other supplies. "Emerging Civil War" blog managing editor Sarah Kay Bierle talked about this first major Confederate movement north of the Mason-Dixon Line and the Union response. This talk was part of a symposium on "The War in the East" hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog.
4:46 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. National World War I Memorial Sculptor Sabin Howard discusses the process behind creating a "A Soldier's Journey," the ... Sculptor Sabin Howard discusses the process behind creating a "A Soldier's Journey," the sculptural component of the new National World War I Memorial, which is being constructed on Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington, DC. The National Civic Art Society hosted this event and provided the video.
5:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Lectures in History U.S. Refugee Policy Since World War II Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. ... Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. She spoke about qualifications to be a refugee and how those have changed as well as legislation governing quotas and procedures.
6:59 AM EDT Approx. 17 hr. 1 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.