C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, October 17 >

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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. 56 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. 51 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. 2 min. LIVE Washington Journal 10/17/2020 6:56 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. House Hearing on Voting Rights & Misinformation A House Administration subcommittee held a virtual hearing with election officials and voting ... A House Administration subcommittee held a virtual hearing with election officials and voting experts on combating misinformation in the 2020 election. Witnesses included U.S. Election Assistance Commission Chair Benjamin Hovland, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Board of Elections Member Inajo Davis Chappell and Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies President Spencer Overton. The witnesses talked about how states were preparing for the November elections, what they were doing to combat rampant misinformation, particularly on social media platforms, and where voters can get reliable information to plan their vote. No Republicans on the committee participated in the hearing. 6:51 AM EDT Approx. 38 min. The Presidency Lyndon B. Johnson 1964 Democratic National Convention President Lyndon B. Johnson accepted the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National ... President Lyndon B. Johnson accepted the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on August 27th, 1964. In his speech, President Johnson outlined the goals of what he called the "Great Society." Less than a year earlier, President Johnson was sworn in following President Kennedy's assassination. He would go on to win the general election against Republican Senator Barry Goldwater.
10:01 AM EDT Approx. 19 min. Sens. Graham & Feinstein Day one of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett got underway before ... Day one of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett got underway before the Senate Judiciary Committee with opening statements and introductions. 8:00 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. Maria Hinojosa, "Once I Was You" National Public Radio Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa shared her personal story as an American ... National Public Radio Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa shared her personal story as an American immigrant and offered her thoughts on current immigration issues. This virtual event was hosted by the Chicago Humanities Festival. 7:29 AM EDT Approx. 32 min. The Presidency LBJ "Peace Without Conquest" Vietnam Speech President Johnson spoke about the Vietnam conflict and U.S. policy in the region. Entitled "Peace ... President Johnson spoke about the Vietnam conflict and U.S. policy in the region. Entitled "Peace Without Conquest," the address attempted to explain why Southeast Asia was of vital American interest. U.S. military personnel there increased from about 23,000 in January, 1965, to over 180,000 by the end of the year. The president spoke at 9 p.m. in Shriver Hall Auditorium at Johns Hopkins University. The address was televised world wide.
10:20 AM EDT Approx. 21 min. Sens. Harris, Kennedy Day one of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett got underway before ... Day one of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett got underway before the Senate Judiciary Committee with opening statements and introductions. 8:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Michael Anton, "The Stakes - America at the Point of No Return" Michael Anton, a former national security official in the Trump administration, offered his ... Michael Anton, a former national security official in the Trump administration, offered his thoughts on the political divide in the U.S. This virtual program was hosted by Hillsdale College in Washington, DC. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 26 min. Reel America "Eight Flags for 99 Cents" - 1970 Made in response to President Nixon's November 3, 1969 "Silent Majority" speech, this film ... Made in response to President Nixon's November 3, 1969 "Silent Majority" speech, this film explores the thoughts and opinions of working-class residents of a Chicago neighborhood. Funded by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace, the film reveals a variety of nuanced opinions for and against the Vietnam War, with many arguing that lives and money are being wasted in a war that cannot be won.
10:41 AM EDT Approx. 15 min. Judge Amy Coney Barrett Day one of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett got underway before ... Day one of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett got underway before the Senate Judiciary Committee with opening statements and introductions. 9:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Sen. Jon Tester D-MT, "Grounded" Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) offered his thoughts on how Democrats can reconnect with rural America. ... Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) offered his thoughts on how Democrats can reconnect with rural America. This virtual program was hosted by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library in Ohio. 8:27 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Reel America "Vietnam! Vietnam!" - 1971 This U.S. Information Agency documentary is the final film directed by five-time Oscar winner John ... This U.S. Information Agency documentary is the final film directed by five-time Oscar winner John Ford, who supported U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Narrated by actor Charlton Heston, the film is divided into two parts. Part one looks at the Vietnamese people, shows atrocities committed by the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces, and documents the reasons for U.S. entry into the war. Part two concentrates on the late 1960s debate over the war, with appearances by presidents, political leaders, activists, and soldiers and their spouses. This film includes graphic scenes of war that may be disturbing to some viewers.
10:56 AM EDT Approx. 22 min. Sen. Graham Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 10:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, "Morality" Rabbi Jonathan Sacks offered his thoughts on why he believes everyone must participate in ... Rabbi Jonathan Sacks offered his thoughts on why he believes everyone must participate in rebuilding a common moral foundation. This virtual event was sponsored by Malaprop's Bookstore in Asheville, North Carolina. 9:30 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. Reel America "Assignment Washington, The Correspondent Marino de Medici" - 1977 This U.S. Information Agency film profiles an Italian newspaper journalist as he describes his ... This U.S. Information Agency film profiles an Italian newspaper journalist as he describes his day-to-day duties in Washington, and travels to cover several presidential campaign events in 1976. President Gerald Ford is seen campaigning in the South on a Mississippi riverboat, and the correspondent rides an Amtrak train on challenger Jimmy Carter's whistle-stop tour in the Northeast.
11:18 AM EDT Approx. 10 min. Sen. Feinstein Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 11:45 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. National Book Festival - Erica Armstrong Dunbar, "She Came to Slay" Historian Erica Armstrong Dunbar chronicled the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman. This program ... Historian Erica Armstrong Dunbar chronicled the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman. This program was part of the 20th annual National Book Festival, a virtual event hosted by the Library of Congress. 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts Arlington National Cemetery 1915 Memorabilia Box In 1915, President Woodrow Wilson placed a memorabilia box in the cornerstone of the Memorial ... In 1915, President Woodrow Wilson placed a memorabilia box in the cornerstone of the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. In April 2020, 105 years later, it was opened to discover what was inside. American History TV visited Arlington to see the contents with cemetery historian Tim Frank and conservator Caitlin Smith, who talked about their significance and why the previous cemetery caretakers felt they were important to highlight at that moment in history.
11:28 AM EDT Approx. 2 min. Sen. Cornyn Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 12:15 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. William Howell & Terry Moe, "Presidents, Populism, & the Crisis of Democracy" University of Chicago professor William Howell and Stanford University professor Terry Moe ... University of Chicago professor William Howell and Stanford University professor Terry Moe discussed their thoughts on the structural changes that they say are needed to create a more effective and responsive government. This virtual event was sponsored by Seminary Co-op Bookstore and the University of Chicago. 10:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Presidential Campaign Commercials The first TV presidential campaign ads aired during the 1952 contest between Republican Dwight D. ... The first TV presidential campaign ads aired during the 1952 contest between Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower and Democrat Adlai Stevenson. American History TV and C-SPAN's Washington Journal looked back at the history of these ads beginning with the 1952 election and into the 21st century. Robert Mann, professor at Louisiana State University's School of Mass Communication, joined us to take viewer questions and tweets. He's the author of "Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad That Changed American Politics."
11:30 AM EDT Approx. 20 min. Sen. Lee Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 1:20 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Claudio Saunt, "Unworthy Republic" University of Georgia American History professor Claudio Saunt looked at the federal government's ... University of Georgia American History professor Claudio Saunt looked at the federal government's forced migration of Native Americans to territories west of the Mississippi in the mid-19th century. This was a virtual event hosted by the Atlanta History Center. 12:00 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. The Presidency Theodore Roosevelt's Life & Legacy University of Mary Washington history professor William Crawley discussed Theodore Roosevelt's ... University of Mary Washington history professor William Crawley discussed Theodore Roosevelt's life and legacy, with a particular focus on his presidency. The University of Mary Washington hosted this event and provided the video.
11:50 AM EDT Approx. 23 min. Sen. Durbin Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 2:15 PM EDT Approx. 35 min. National Book Festival - Author Discussion on Ray Bradbury Author and producer Ann Druyan, "Cosmos" and astronaut and engineer Leland Melvin, "Chasing Space" ... Author and producer Ann Druyan, "Cosmos" and astronaut and engineer Leland Melvin, "Chasing Space" discussed the late author Ray Bradbury. This program was part of the 20th annual National Book Festival, a virtual event hosted by the Library of Congress. 12:55 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Presidential Debates 1976 Presidential Debate - Jimmy Carter & President Ford Former Governor Jimmy Carter (D-GA) and President Ford met in San Francisco for the second of ... Former Governor Jimmy Carter (D-GA) and President Ford met in San Francisco for the second of three presidential debates prior to the 1976 presidential election. The two men stood at separate podia to respond to questions from a panel of correspondents. Topics included defense and international relations issues. The debate was moderated by Pauline Frederick. Other panelists included Max Frankel, Henry L. Trewhitt, and Richard Valeriani. Professor Stephen Wayne and Joel Swerdlow briefly introduced the debate by describing its historical context. The candidates were questioned in turn and given three minutes to respond. The panelists were permitted one follow-up question. The candidates were given two minutes for rebuttals and three minutes for closing statements.
12:13 PM EDT Approx. 18 min. Sen. Sasse Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 2:50 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Claudia Rankine, "Just Us-An American Conversation" Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine shared her thoughts on having open dialogue about whiteness ... Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine shared her thoughts on having open dialogue about whiteness and privilege in America. This virtual program was hosted by Minnesota Public Radio. 2:23 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Presidential Debates 1980 Presidential Debate - Jimmy Carter & Ronald Reagan President Jimmy Carter and Republican presidential nominee Ronald Reagan met in Cleveland, Ohio, ... President Jimmy Carter and Republican presidential nominee Ronald Reagan met in Cleveland, Ohio, for the last of two presidential debates prior to the 1980 presidential election. This was the only presidential candidates debate with both major party candidates during the 1980 campaign. They responded to questions from a panel of journalists on issues including defense preparedness and the economy. The debate included remarks by President Jimmy Carter concerning the views of his daughter Amy on arms control, which were widely criticized following the debate. The two candidates stood at separate podia to respond to the panel's questions. The debate was moderated by Howard K. Smith. Other panelists were Marvin Stone, Harry Ellis, William Hilliard, and Barbara Walters.
12:31 PM EDT Approx. 12 min. Sen. Klobuchar Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 4:00 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. What Are You Reading with Rep. Tom Cole R-OK 4:00 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. History Bookshelf Chris Dodd, "Letters From Nuremberg" Senator Chris Dodd talked about his book, Letters from Nuremberg: My Father's Narrative of a Quest ... Senator Chris Dodd talked about his book, Letters from Nuremberg: My Father's Narrative of a Quest for Justice, published by Crown. In the book he chronicles the Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders after WWII through his father's letters to his mother. Thomas J. Dodd was a prosecuter on the Nuremberg trials and wrote to his wife about the trial and the many people involved from a personal perspective. This is Senator Dodd's first book, written with Larry Bloom. Thomas Justin Dodd opened the program by reading excerpts from the letters. Yoni Battat provided a short musical interlude on the violin. Then Whitney Harris, one of only three surviving prosecutors of the Nuremburg Trials, made remarks. The event, co-sponsored by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison, Connecticut, was held in the Alumni Hall of Quinnipiac University. The letters are a portion of restricted materials in the Thomas J. Dodd Papers held in the university archives.
12:43 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. Sen. Coons Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 4:15 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. Donald Trump Jr., "Liberal Privilege" Donald Trump Jr. offered his thoughts on what he calls 'liberal privilege' and Democratic ... Donald Trump Jr. offered his thoughts on what he calls 'liberal privilege' and Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden. This virtual program was hosted by the Nixon Foundation in Yorba Linda, California. 4:44 PM EDT Approx. 16 min. Reel America "Little Smokey" - 1953 This U.S. Forest Service film tells the story of the real Smokey Bear, from his rescue during a ... This U.S. Forest Service film tells the story of the real Smokey Bear, from his rescue during a 1950 forest fire in New Mexico's Capitan Mountains to his life at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. This short fire prevention film is hosted by Hopalong Cassidy, a popular mid-twentieth century Hollywood cowboy played by actor William Boyd.
1:12 PM EDT Approx. 16 min. Sen. Hawley Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 5:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Jennifer Taub, "Big Dirty Money" Law professor Jennifer Taub offered her thoughts on the repercussions average Americans face when ... Law professor Jennifer Taub offered her thoughts on the repercussions average Americans face when the rich break the law in order to accumulate more wealth. 5:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. The Capture of Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann Author Neal Bascomb discussed his book, "Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy ... Author Neal Bascomb discussed his book, "Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi." Mr. Bascomb described how a tip from a Holocaust survivor and his daughter in Argentina led to the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann by Israeli Mossad agents, who then smuggled their captive to Israel to stand trial. The National World War II Museum hosted this program and provided the video.
1:28 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. Sen. Harris Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 6:02 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Rebecca Lissner and Mira Rapp-Hooper, "An Open World" Rebecca Lissner (U.S. Naval War College) and Mira Rapp-Hooper (Council on Foreign Relations) ... Rebecca Lissner (U.S. Naval War College) and Mira Rapp-Hooper (Council on Foreign Relations) looked at U.S. global leadership in the 21st century. This virtual event was hosted by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 6:01 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. The Civil War Black Prisoners of War in the Confederacy Caroline Wood Newhall, a postdoctoral fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, ... Caroline Wood Newhall, a postdoctoral fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, discussed her research on black prisoners of war in the Confederacy. She talked about the misconception that all captured U.S. Colored Troops were executed and describes how many were instead enslaved, including those born free in the North. The Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech hosted this online talk and provided the video.
1:47 PM EDT Approx. 15 min. Sen. Kennedy Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on ... Senate Judiciary Committee members began questioning Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on various legal topics including judicial activism, abortion rights, gun regulations and religious liberty. Each of the senators received 30 minutes to ask the nominee questions. After more than three hours, the committee took a lunch break. 7:03 PM EDT Approx. 57 min. Jamie McCallum, "Worked Over" Middlebury College sociology professor Jamie McCallum explained his theory on the link between ... Middlebury College sociology professor Jamie McCallum explained his theory on the link between overwork and societal inequality, and argued that the key to building a more just society lies in workers gaining a greater say over labor time. This virtual event was hosted by Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 7:12 PM EDT Approx. 48 min. The Civil War Disease, Death and Civil War Medicine Historic site manager Paige Gibbons Backus talked about the state of medical knowledge at the ... Historic site manager Paige Gibbons Backus talked about the state of medical knowledge at the beginning of the Civil War, including surgical practices and diseases common among the soldiers. She also described advances later in the war such as sterilization and reconstructive surgery that drastically improved a soldier's chance of survival. This talk was part of a symposium on "The War in the East" hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog.
2:02 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 16 min. House Oversight Hearing on Tax Avoidance & the IRS The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight held a hearing on tax avoidance and the role ... The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight held a hearing on tax avoidance and the role the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) plays in enforcing tax law. The subcommittee discussed President Trump's tax returns and making changes to the U.S. tax code that could prevent wealthy tax payers from taking advantage of existing loopholes to decrease the amount of taxes they pay. Also discussed during the hearing, were several issues facing the IRS including its funding, tax audits, and tax inequities facing minorities and low income Americans. 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Ilya Shapiro, "Supreme Disorder" The CATO Institute's Ilya Shapiro offered his thoughts on the judicial nomination process and how ... The CATO Institute's Ilya Shapiro offered his thoughts on the judicial nomination process and how to improve it. This virtual event was hosted by the CATO Institute in Washington, D.C. 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 53 min. Lectures in History Presidents & Campaign Communications Since 1900 Rider University professor Myra Gutin taught a class on presidents and communications in both ... Rider University professor Myra Gutin taught a class on presidents and communications in both their campaigns and while in office. Starting with Teddy Roosevelt in the early 20th century and continuing to the present day, she assessed the effectiveness of presidential communications based on six categories: vision, charisma, pragmatism, consensus-building, credibility, luck and speaking ability. Due to the coronavirus pandemic this class took place online and Rider University provided the video.
4:18 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Campaign 2020 Doug Emhoff & Rep. Cindy Axne D-IA Host Early Vote Event Near Des Moines, IA Doug Emhoff, husband of 2020 vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), was joined by ... Doug Emhoff, husband of 2020 vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), was joined by Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA) at an early vote rally in Urbandale, IA, a suburb of the state capital of Des Moines. During their remarks, Rep. Axne and Mr. Emhoff talked about their support for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign, and specifically about his plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic. They also encouraged attendees to vote early and to reach out to family and friends to also vote. The nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates the presidential race in Iowa as a toss-up, with the latest poll average from RealClearPolitics showing Mr. Biden with a slim lead of just more than one point. President Trump won Iowa in the 2016 election. 9:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Carol Hay,"Think Like a Feminist" Philosophy professor Carol Hay weighed in on what it means to be a feminist. This virtual event ... Philosophy professor Carol Hay weighed in on what it means to be a feminist. This virtual event was hosted by Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 8:53 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Unionizing Women Garment Workers In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's ... In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's union in the world. It pushed to improve benefits for women in the clothing industry and inspired union action in other professions across the country. A panel of scholars looked at this union's historical significance along with the challenges its members faced in fighting for worker rights. They also described the role of minority women in the garment industry during this period. The New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History hosted this discussion.
4:49 PM EDT Approx. 24 min. Washington Journal Carol Anderson Emory University Professor Carol Anderson, author of the book "One Person, No Vote," discussed ... Emory University Professor Carol Anderson, author of the book "One Person, No Vote," discussed voting rights in Campaign 2020. 10:00 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. After Words Candace Owens, "Blackout" Political commentator Candace Owens offered her thoughts on why Black Americans should vote ... Political commentator Candace Owens offered her thoughts on why Black Americans should vote Republican. She was interviewed by Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union. 10:00 PM EDT Approx. 46 min. Road to the White House John F. Kennedy Address on Church & State 1960 Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John F. Kennedy appears in Texas before a meeting of ... 1960 Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John F. Kennedy appears in Texas before a meeting of Houston ministers to address the topic of church and state, religious freedom, and tolerance. Paid for by the Kennedy-Johnson Texas Campaign Committee, the broadcast includes an extended question and answer session. John F. Kennedy was the first Catholic to be elected president of the United States. During the 1960 campaign, many Protestant groups publicly opposed Senator Kennedy, fearing the influence of the Pope and Catholic Church on his presidency.
5:13 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. LIVE Campaign 2020 President Trump Holds Rally in Muskegon, MI President Trump delivers remarks at a campaign rally in Muskegon, MI. President Trump delivers remarks at a campaign rally in Muskegon, MI. 10:59 PM EDT Approx. 56 min. Jared Yates Sexton, "American Rule" Georgia Southern University professor Jared Yates Sexton examined what he calls the myths of ... Georgia Southern University professor Jared Yates Sexton examined what he calls the myths of American exceptionalism. This virtual program was sponsored by Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 10:46 PM EDT Approx. 43 min. Reel America "The Myth of the Great Society" - 1966 Ronald Reagan delivered a critique of the growth of government and President Lyndon Johnson's ... Ronald Reagan delivered a critique of the growth of government and President Lyndon Johnson's policies in this speech called "The Myth of the Great Society." The film was donated to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and the exact date and location of Mr. Reagan's remarks are unknown, but the library believes it was in New York in 1966 -- the same year that Ronald Reagan won his campaign for California governor.
6:50 PM EDT Approx. 33 min. The Communicators Brendan Carr, FCC Commissioner R FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr (R) talked about the Section 230 Executive Order and free speech on ... FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr (R) talked about the Section 230 Executive Order and free speech on the internet. 11:55 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Chris Whipple, "The Spymasters" Chris Whipple talked to former CIA directors to provide an inside look at the intelligence ... Chris Whipple talked to former CIA directors to provide an inside look at the intelligence organization's operations. This was a virtual event hosted by the Center on National Security at Fordham Law. 11:29 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Reel America "Election 1976 - The Candidates & the Campaign" Three political scientists discuss the 1976 presidential campaign between incumbent Republican ... Three political scientists discuss the 1976 presidential campaign between incumbent Republican Gerald Ford and Democratic challenger Jimmy Carter. The program includes video highlights from presidential debates and campaign events. The U.S. Information Agency produced this program to explain the U.S. election system to international audiences.
7:23 PM EDT Approx. 8 min. Rep. Barbara Lee Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. She discussed disparities in ... Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. She discussed disparities in America's coronavirus response. 1:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Sunny Hostin, "I Am These Truths" The View co-host and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin discussed her life and career and ... The View co-host and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin discussed her life and career and shared her personal experiences with identity and injustice. This virtual event was sponsored by the California Commonwealth Club. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 54 min. Lectures in History Presidents & Campaign Communications Since 1900 Rider University professor Myra Gutin taught a class on presidents and communications in both ... Rider University professor Myra Gutin taught a class on presidents and communications in both their campaigns and while in office. Starting with Teddy Roosevelt in the early 20th century and continuing to the present day, she assessed the effectiveness of presidential communications based on six categories: vision, charisma, pragmatism, consensus-building, credibility, luck and speaking ability. Due to the coronavirus pandemic this class took place online and Rider University provided the video.
7:31 PM EDT Approx. 28 min. Campaign 2020 Georgia 6th District U.S. House Debate Candidates for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) and Karen Handel (R) ... Candidates for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) and Karen Handel (R) participated in a televised debate. Atlanta Press Club and GPB-TV sponsored the event. Rep. McBath (D) narrowly defeated Rep. Handel (R-GA) in 2018. Rep. Handel was the iincumbent at the time. Their face-off in November is expected to be one of the most closely watched U.S. House contests. 2:04 AM EDT Approx. 6 min. What Are You Reading with Rep. Rick Larsen D-WA 12:54 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Unionizing Women Garment Workers In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's ... In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's union in the world. It pushed to improve benefits for women in the clothing industry and inspired union action in other professions across the country. A panel of scholars looked at this union's historical significance along with the challenges its members faced in fighting for worker rights. They also described the role of minority women in the garment industry during this period. The New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History hosted this discussion.
7:59 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Campaign 2020 President Trump Holds Rally in Muskegon, MI President Trump held a rally in Muskegon, Michigan, assailing what he called the "radical left," ... President Trump held a rally in Muskegon, Michigan, assailing what he called the "radical left," predicting a "red wave" at the polls on election day, and talked about the coronavirus response. He also touched on the kidnapping plot against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), saying "I guess they said she was threatened, and she blamed me, she blamed me." 2:10 AM EDT Approx. 35 min. Call-in with Diamond and Silk, "Uprising" Lynette and Rochelle Hardaway, known as Diamond and Silk, are supporters of President Trump and ... Lynette and Rochelle Hardaway, known as Diamond and Silk, are supporters of President Trump and discussed their book "Uprising" and took viewer phone calls. 2:01 AM EDT Approx. 44 min. History Bookshelf Chris Dodd, "Letters From Nuremberg" Senator Chris Dodd talked about his book, Letters from Nuremberg: My Father's Narrative of a Quest ... Senator Chris Dodd talked about his book, Letters from Nuremberg: My Father's Narrative of a Quest for Justice, published by Crown. In the book he chronicles the Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders after WWII through his father's letters to his mother. Thomas J. Dodd was a prosecuter on the Nuremberg trials and wrote to his wife about the trial and the many people involved from a personal perspective. This is Senator Dodd's first book, written with Larry Bloom. Thomas Justin Dodd opened the program by reading excerpts from the letters. Yoni Battat provided a short musical interlude on the violin. Then Whitney Harris, one of only three surviving prosecutors of the Nuremburg Trials, made remarks. The event, co-sponsored by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison, Connecticut, was held in the Alumni Hall of Quinnipiac University. The letters are a portion of restricted materials in the Thomas J. Dodd Papers held in the university archives.
9:36 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. Campaign 2020 Doug Emhoff & Rep. Cindy Axne D-IA Host Early Vote Event Near Des Moines, IA Doug Emhoff, husband of 2020 vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), was joined by ... Doug Emhoff, husband of 2020 vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), was joined by Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA) at an early vote rally in Urbandale, IA, a suburb of the state capital of Des Moines. During their remarks, Rep. Axne and Mr. Emhoff talked about their support for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign, and specifically about his plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic. They also encouraged attendees to vote early and to reach out to family and friends to also vote. The nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates the presidential race in Iowa as a toss-up, with the latest poll average from RealClearPolitics showing Mr. Biden with a slim lead of just more than one point. President Trump won Iowa in the 2016 election. 2:45 AM EDT Approx. 57 min. Thomas Levenson, "Money for Nothing" MIT professor Thomas Levenson discussed how the leaders of the 15th century Scientific Revolution ... MIT professor Thomas Levenson discussed how the leaders of the 15th century Scientific Revolution applied their new ideas to people, money, and markets and as a result invented modern finance. This virtual event was hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2:45 AM EDT Approx. 15 min. Reel America "Little Smokey" - 1953 This U.S. Forest Service film tells the story of the real Smokey Bear, from his rescue during a ... This U.S. Forest Service film tells the story of the real Smokey Bear, from his rescue during a 1950 forest fire in New Mexico's Capitan Mountains to his life at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. This short fire prevention film is hosted by Hopalong Cassidy, a popular mid-twentieth century Hollywood cowboy played by actor William Boyd.
10:05 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. Campaign 2020 Kentucky U.S. Senate Debate Incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Amy McGrath ... Incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Amy McGrath participated in a televised debate. Gray Television and the University of Kentucky co-sponsored the event. The debate occurred one day before the start of early in-person voting in Kentucky. The debate was the only scheduled face-to-face meeting prior to the November election. 3:42 AM EDT Approx. 3 min. What Are You Reading with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito R-WV 3:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. The Capture of Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann Author Neal Bascomb discussed his book, "Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy ... Author Neal Bascomb discussed his book, "Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi." Mr. Bascomb described how a tip from a Holocaust survivor and his daughter in Argentina led to the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann by Israeli Mossad agents, who then smuggled their captive to Israel to stand trial. The National World War II Museum hosted this program and provided the video.
11:03 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. Campaign 2020 New York 11th District Debate Candidates for New York's 11th Congressional District, Incumbent Rep. Max Rose (D) and Nicole ... Candidates for New York's 11th Congressional District, Incumbent Rep. Max Rose (D) and Nicole Malliotakis (R) participated in a televised debate sponsored by Spectrum News NY1. The 11th district is one of the few that voted for Donald Trump in 2016 then elected a Democrat during the 2018 midterms. 3:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Zephyr Teachout, "Break'em Up" Political activist Zephyr Teachout argued that corporate monopolies must be broken up in order to ... Political activist Zephyr Teachout argued that corporate monopolies must be broken up in order to establish a fair economy and restore political power back to the American people. This virtual event was hosted by Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon. 4:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 12 min. The Civil War Black Prisoners of War in the Confederacy Caroline Wood Newhall, a postdoctoral fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, ... Caroline Wood Newhall, a postdoctoral fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, discussed her research on black prisoners of war in the Confederacy. She talked about the misconception that all captured U.S. Colored Troops were executed and describes how many were instead enslaved, including those born free in the North. The Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech hosted this online talk and provided the video.
12:02 AM EDT Approx. 56 min. Campaign 2020 North Carolina Governor's Debate North Carolina gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Gov. Roy Cooper (D) and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest ... North Carolina gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Gov. Roy Cooper (D) and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest (R), participated in a televised debate at the UNC-TV studios. The North Carolina Association of Broadcasters sponsored the event. In 2016, Gov. Cooper narrowly defeated incumbent Gov. Pat McCory (R-NC) in the closest gubernatorial election of that cycle. 4:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. P.J. O'Rourke, "A Cry from the Far Middle" P.J. O'Rourke talked about his collection of essays on American history, economics, and culture. ... P.J. O'Rourke talked about his collection of essays on American history, economics, and culture. This virtual event was hosted by the Cato Institute. 5:12 AM EDT Approx. 48 min. The Civil War Disease, Death and Civil War Medicine Historic site manager Paige Gibbons Backus talked about the state of medical knowledge at the ... Historic site manager Paige Gibbons Backus talked about the state of medical knowledge at the beginning of the Civil War, including surgical practices and diseases common among the soldiers. She also described advances later in the war such as sterilization and reconstructive surgery that drastically improved a soldier's chance of survival. This talk was part of a symposium on "The War in the East" hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog.
12:58 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Campaign 2020 President Trump Holds Rally in Muskegon, MI President Trump held a rally in Muskegon, Michigan, assailing what he called the "radical left," ... President Trump held a rally in Muskegon, Michigan, assailing what he called the "radical left," predicting a "red wave" at the polls on election day, and talked about the coronavirus response. He also touched on the kidnapping plot against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), saying "I guess they said she was threatened, and she blamed me, she blamed me." 5:46 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. W. Joseph Campbell, "Lost in a Gallup" American University professor W. Joseph Campbell talked about the history of polling and its ... American University professor W. Joseph Campbell talked about the history of polling and its impact on presidential races. This virtual event was hosted by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. 6:00 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Lectures in History Presidents & Campaign Communications Since 1900 Rider University professor Myra Gutin taught a class on presidents and communications in both ... Rider University professor Myra Gutin taught a class on presidents and communications in both their campaigns and while in office. Starting with Teddy Roosevelt in the early 20th century and continuing to the present day, she assessed the effectiveness of presidential communications based on six categories: vision, charisma, pragmatism, consensus-building, credibility, luck and speaking ability. Due to the coronavirus pandemic this class took place online and Rider University provided the video.
2:34 AM EDT Approx. 29 min. Campaign 2020 Doug Emhoff & Rep. Cindy Axne D-IA Host Early Vote Event Near Des Moines, IA Doug Emhoff, husband of 2020 vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), was joined by ... Doug Emhoff, husband of 2020 vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), was joined by Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA) at an early vote rally in Urbandale, IA, a suburb of the state capital of Des Moines. During their remarks, Rep. Axne and Mr. Emhoff talked about their support for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign, and specifically about his plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic. They also encouraged attendees to vote early and to reach out to family and friends to also vote. The nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates the presidential race in Iowa as a toss-up, with the latest poll average from RealClearPolitics showing Mr. Biden with a slim lead of just more than one point. President Trump won Iowa in the 2016 election. 6:50 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Kerri Arsenault, "Mill Town" Kerri Arsenault investigated how the paper mill in her hometown of Mexico, Maine, affected the ... Kerri Arsenault investigated how the paper mill in her hometown of Mexico, Maine, affected the financial and physical well-being of its residents. This was a virtual event hosted by Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn. 6:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Unionizing Women Garment Workers In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's ... In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women's union in the world. It pushed to improve benefits for women in the clothing industry and inspired union action in other professions across the country. A panel of scholars looked at this union's historical significance along with the challenges its members faced in fighting for worker rights. They also described the role of minority women in the garment industry during this period. The New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History hosted this discussion.
3:03 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. AEI Discussion on Governing Priorities for the Next President The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) held a virtual symposium about the American economy after ... The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) held a virtual symposium about the American economy after COVID-19 and what the governing priorities should be for 2021 and beyond. Nicholas Eberstadt, the 2020 Irving Kristol Award recipient and the Political Economy Chair at AEI, delivered the keynote address, which explored his concerns about the economy and what he called its possible "Japanification" due to growing reliance on federal spending and the decline of the familial structure. After a brief break, a panel of AEI researchers discussed challenges facing the winner of the 2020 presidential election including U.S. trade policy, growing political polarization, the economic recovery from COVID-19, and entitlement reform. 7:53 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 7 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 8:02 AM EDT Approx. 15 hr. 58 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.
5:01 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. Campaign 2020 Wyoming At-Large U.S. House Debate Candidates in Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District race, incumbent Rep. Liz Cheney (R), ... Candidates in Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District race, incumbent Rep. Liz Cheney (R), Lynnette Grey Bull (D) and Jeff Haggit (Constitution Party) participated in a televised debate. The event was sponsored by Wyoming PBS. Rep. Cheney holds the seat that was held by her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney. She has served the district since 2017.
5:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Campaign 2020 Montana U.S. Senate Debate Incumbent Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Gov. Steve Bullock (MT) ... Incumbent Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Gov. Steve Bullock (MT) participated in a televised debate hosted by the Montana Television Network. The state has leaned Republican in recent years, with Trump winning Montana by 20 points in the 2016 election. Gov. Bullock's entry into the race puts the Senate seat in play for the Democrats.
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.