C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, May 8 >

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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. 34 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.
7:00 AM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 2 min. LIVE Washington Journal 05/08/2021 6:34 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Acting TSA Administrator Testifies on Agency Budget & Operations Acting Transportation Security Administration (TSA) head Darby LaJoye testified on his agency's ... Acting Transportation Security Administration (TSA) head Darby LaJoye testified on his agency's budget and operations before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. Lawmakers asked about new airport screening technology, TSA workforce training, domestic terrorist threats and aviation security amid the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Mr LaJoye addressed TSA's recent decision to extend the COVID-19 mask mandate across all transportation networks through mid-September 2021. 6:56 AM EDT Approx. 54 min. American Artifacts Cold War Museum Founder Gary Powers, Jr. gave a tour of the former U.S. Army communication base that was used by ... Founder Gary Powers, Jr. gave a tour of the former U.S. Army communication base that was used by the National Security Agency, CIA, and Army intelligence during the Cold War. Mr. Powers told the story of the Cold War through artifacts and photographs, and he also told the story of his father, Francis Gary Powers, whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union on May 1, 1960.
10:02 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. Military Branch Leaders Testify on President's 2022 Budget Request National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Daniel Hokanson testified before the House Appropriations ... National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Daniel Hokanson testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense regarding the National Guard's 2022 budget request. Gen. Hokanson talked about the challenges the National Guard faced in 2020 including the coronavirus pandemic, civil unrest, fighting hurricanes and wildfires, and countering domestic extremism. He also spoke about the Guard's continued ability to respond to crisis both domestically and abroad. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 59 min. Brooke Baldwin, "Huddle - How Women Unlock Their Collective Power" Former CNN News anchor Brooke Baldwin spoke about how women utilize their collective power to ... Former CNN News anchor Brooke Baldwin spoke about how women utilize their collective power to bring about change in society. This virtual event was hosted by the National JCC Literary Consortium and the Marcus Jewish Center of Atlanta. 7:50 AM EDT Approx. 11 min. Museum of the Great Lakes The Museum of the Great Lakes is dedicated to telling the boating history of the Great Lakes. It's ... The Museum of the Great Lakes is dedicated to telling the boating history of the Great Lakes. It's located on the Maumee River, just downstream of Lake Erie. Carrie Sowden, the Museum's Archeological Director, explained how the lakes have had a cultural and economic impact on North America.
12:13 PM EDT Approx. 14 min. Vice President Harris Speaks at Washington Conference on the Americas The annual Washington Conference on the Americas took place virtually due to the coronavirus ... The annual Washington Conference on the Americas took place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. In this portion, attendees heard from Vice President Kamala Harris. She spoke about the administration's policy priorities in Central and South America. 9:00 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. In Depth Craig Shirley Historian and Ronald Reagan biographer Craig Shirley talked about the modern American conservative ... Historian and Ronald Reagan biographer Craig Shirley talked about the modern American conservative movement and its legacy today. Along with his books on President Reagan, Mr. Shirley has also written about Newt Gingrich, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 16 min. Reel America "It's Everybody's War" - 1942 Narrated by actor Henry Fonda, this film dramatizes the gradual realization by a town's citizens ... Narrated by actor Henry Fonda, this film dramatizes the gradual realization by a town's citizens that they must contribute to the war effort. Prior to Pearl Harbor, the local National Guard unit is called to active duty in the Pacific, but the citizens do not contribute to the war effort until after several of the hometown men are killed. This short propaganda film was nominated for a 1943 Academy Award, and includes derogatory terms about the Japanese that some viewers may find offensive.
12:27 PM EDT Approx. 26 min. Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas Speaks at Washington Conference on the Americas The annual Washington Conference on the Americas took place virtually due to the coronavirus ... The annual Washington Conference on the Americas took place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. In this portion, attendees heard from Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. He focused on immigration challenges and needing to address root causes of migration from countries such as El Salvador and Guatemala. Other topics discussed included efforts to facilitate safe travel during the coronavirus pandemic and trade with other countries. 11:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Nazita Lajevardi, "Outsiders at Home" Michigan State University assistant professor Nazita Lajevardi looked at how American Muslims are ... Michigan State University assistant professor Nazita Lajevardi looked at how American Muslims are perceived in the U.S. This virtual program was hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. 8:17 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. Reel America "Moscow Strikes Back" - 1942 Originally a Soviet film on the World War II Battle of Moscow titled "Rout of the German troops ... Originally a Soviet film on the World War II Battle of Moscow titled "Rout of the German troops near Moscow," this English language version was widely distributed in American theaters. Narrated by actor Edward G. Robinson, the film won a 1943 Academy Award. The documentary begins in October of 1941 with citizens bracing for an attack on the Soviet capital, and traces events through January of 1942 - when counterattacks led to the German retreat. This film includes graphic scenes of war that some viewers may find disturbing.
12:53 PM EDT Approx. 3 hr. 57 min. SEC Chair & Financial Experts Testify on GameStop & Protecting Investors Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testified before the House Financial ... Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testified before the House Financial Services Committee on regulating retail trading to protect consumers from trading surges in stocks such as GameStop. Chair Gensler raised concerns about Robinhood, the increased "gamification" of trading, and the influence of social media platforms to manipulate the market. The chair also talked about the need to regulate cryptocurrencies, which he said have a $2 trillion value. Also testifying were Michael Bodson, the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) president and CEO, and Robert Cook, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) president and CEO. 12:10 PM EDT Approx. 50 min. John Boehner, "On the House - A Washington Memoir" Former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) reflected on his 5 years as Speaker, his 24 year ... Former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) reflected on his 5 years as Speaker, his 24 year career in the House of Representatives, and the future of the Republican Party. This virtual event was hosted by the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches in North Palm Beach, Florida. 9:15 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. The Presidency Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Holocaust General Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered that the horrors of the Holocaust be documented as World War ... General Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered that the horrors of the Holocaust be documented as World War II came to an end, determined that the evidence be preserved for future generations. It was a signature move by the man who later occupied the White House. His granddaughter, Susan Eisenhower, talked about what led Ike to this decision. She's the author of "How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions." The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted this conversation and provided the video.
4:50 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Reps. Matt Gaetz & Marjorie Taylor Green Hold Rally in Florida Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz (FL) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA) spoke at an event in The ... Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz (FL) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA) spoke at an event in The Villages, Florida. It's the first of what's expected to be a series of what they're calling "America First" rallies around the country. 1:00 PM EDT Approx. 57 min. Bill McKibben, "Falter" Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben explored the trends and political climate that have ... Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben explored the trends and political climate that have impacted our approach to climate change. This was a virtual event hosted by the 2021 virtual Annapolis Book Festival. 10:00 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts Grand Review Parade Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the ... Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White House. Participants included groups representing the U.S. Colored Troops and descendants of these troops who were not permitted to march in the original parade 150 years ago.
6:18 PM EDT Approx. 13 min. Washington Journal Katie Reilly Time Magazine's Katie Reilly discussed her recent article looking at how the pandemic impacted the ... Time Magazine's Katie Reilly discussed her recent article looking at how the pandemic impacted the college application process for students. 1:57 PM EDT Approx. 55 min. Author Discussion on the Opioid Crisis Jessie Dunleavy, author of "Cover My Dreams in Ink" and Ben Westhoff, author of "Fentanyl, Inc.," ... Jessie Dunleavy, author of "Cover My Dreams in Ink" and Ben Westhoff, author of "Fentanyl, Inc.," discussed the opioid crisis and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on those with substance abuse issues. This was a virtual event hosted by the 2021 virtual Annapolis Book Festival. 10:30 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Oral Histories Vietnam War POW Leon Ellis Leon Ellis served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. His plane was shot down during a ... Leon Ellis served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. His plane was shot down during a bombing run and he was held in North Vietnam as a prisoner of war for five years. Mr. Ellis recounted his years in captivity including the torture he endured. This interview is part of the Veterans History Project conducted by the Atlanta History Center's Kenan Research Center.
6:31 PM EDT Approx. 32 min. The Communicators Ed Parkinson, CEO, FirstNet Authority In this edition of the Communicators, Ed Parkinson, CEO of FirstNet Authority, discussed this ... In this edition of the Communicators, Ed Parkinson, CEO of FirstNet Authority, discussed this high-speed broadband network and the technology it provides America's first responders to support public safety. FirstNet is an independent authority within the U.S. Department of Commerce. 2:52 PM EDT Approx. 56 min. April Falcon Doss, "Cyber Privacy" Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Tech Law and Policy April Falcon Doss discussed ... Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Tech Law and Policy April Falcon Doss discussed how the government, private sector, and employers use digital data and offered her thoughts on how to manage privacy and data policy reforms. This was a virtual event hosted by the 2021 virtual Annapolis Book Festival. 12:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. The Presidency First Ladies & Civil Rights Michelle Obama moved into the White House 45 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson shepherded ... Michelle Obama moved into the White House 45 years after President Lyndon B. Johnson shepherded the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. Seven of her predecessors had moved in to the executive residence with enslaved servants. This panel discussion looked at how first ladies from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama interacted with the racial politics of their times -- and the long history, dating back to Abigail Adams, of their efforts to promote civil rights for all. The National Archives Foundation hosted this event and provided the video.
7:03 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. Rep. Pressley on AI, HBCUs & Educational Redlining A House Financial Services Committee task force met virtually to discuss whether artificial ... A House Financial Services Committee task force met virtually to discuss whether artificial intelligence could address systemic racism in housing and financial services. Several members spoke to the innovation of AI technology but warned about bias and discriminatory practices in the housing, education, and financial sectors. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) mentioned that some AI lending companies have participated in what she called "educational redlining," unfairly charging students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) higher interest rates for loans. 3:48 PM EDT Approx. 12 min. What Are You Reading with Rep. Jeff Fortenberry R-NE 1:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Q&A Julia Sweig, "Lady Bird Johnson" Julia Sweig talked about the influence Lady Bird Johnson had on Lyndon Johnson's decision-making, ... Julia Sweig talked about the influence Lady Bird Johnson had on Lyndon Johnson's decision-making, both before and during his presidency. She also discussed Mrs. Johnson's accomplishments as first lady and her life after LBJ's death. Julia Sweig is the author of "Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight" and a senior research fellow at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin.
7:12 PM EDT Approx. 47 min. Heritage Foundation Discussion on Supply Chains The Heritage Foundation hosted a virtual discussion on vulnerabilities in the U.S. defense supply ... The Heritage Foundation hosted a virtual discussion on vulnerabilities in the U.S. defense supply chain. They discussed competition with China, wartime readiness and the need to improve military infrastructure. 4:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Stephen Soukup, "The Dictatorship of Woke Capital" Financial analyst Steve Soukup explained why he believes corporate America has been changed in ... Financial analyst Steve Soukup explained why he believes corporate America has been changed in recent years by progressive ideology. This virtual event was hosted by the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. 2:00 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. Oral Histories Vietnam War Veteran Oliver Halle Oliver Halle served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War on a swift boat crew used to patrol ... Oliver Halle served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War on a swift boat crew used to patrol the coast and rivers to intercept munitions being trafficked by the North Vietnamese. He recalled his experiences while on patrol and his exposure to Agent Orange. This interview is from the Veterans History Project, and was conducted by the Atlanta History Center's Kenan Research Center.
7:59 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. House Hearing on Purging of Voter Lists The House Administration Subcommittee on Elections held a hearing examining state voter list ... The House Administration Subcommittee on Elections held a hearing examining state voter list maintenance systems and protections. State officials and voting rights advocates answered a range of questions, including ways to improve the efficiency of voter lists, state laws and regulations, voter access and how purging voter rolls impact communities of color. 5:05 PM EDT Approx. 49 min. Morris Pearl and Erica Payne,"Tax the Rich!" Morris Pearl and Erica Payne argued that the economy is designed, via the tax code, to funnel more ... Morris Pearl and Erica Payne argued that the economy is designed, via the tax code, to funnel more money towards wealthy Americans and offered recommendations on how to change the system. This virtual program was hosted by Town Hall Seattle. 4:00 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. History Bookshelf Kellie Carter Jackson, "Force and Freedom" Wellesley College Africana Studies Professor Kellie Carter Jackson provided a history of the use ... Wellesley College Africana Studies Professor Kellie Carter Jackson provided a history of the use of violence by black abolitionists. She was joined in conversation by New York University Professor Steve Hahn.
9:26 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Battleground State Elections Discussion at UC Berkeley Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano moderated a panel discussion with election ... Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano moderated a panel discussion with election officials from key battleground states in the 2020 election, looking at how to better prepare for future elections. Panelists included Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, the Secretaries of State from Georgia and Arizona, plus former Department of Homeland Security Senior Cybersecurity Adviser Matthew Masterson. 5:54 PM EDT Approx. 6 min. What Are You Reading? with Rep. Jake Auchincloss D-MA Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 4:54 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Santa Fe Trail Brides Santa Fe Trail Association co-founder Joy Poole discussed the experiences of young women who ... Santa Fe Trail Association co-founder Joy Poole discussed the experiences of young women who traveled along the over 800 mile-long Santa Fe Trail with their husbands. She explored their time on the trail as well as their lives once they arrived in the Southwest. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event and provided the video.
10:57 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Discusses Small Business Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg discussed the role of social media in helping ... Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg discussed the role of social media in helping small businesses during the pandemic, in a conversation hosted by the Detroit Economic Club. She also touched on internet regulation, targeted ads, privacy and Facebook's role in the 2020 election. 6:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Jeremy DeSilva, "First Steps" Paleoanthropologist Jeremy DeSilva explained how walking upright helped humans rise above other ... Paleoanthropologist Jeremy DeSilva explained how walking upright helped humans rise above other species. This event was hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 6:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. The Civil War Robert E. Lee & Battle of Chancellorsville Many historians consider the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville to be Confederate General Robert E. ... Many historians consider the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville to be Confederate General Robert E. Lee's greatest victory. Facing a Union Army more than twice the size of his own, Lee divided his forces, sending General "Stonewall" Jackson on a daring flank attack that turned the tide of the fight. Author Kristopher White discussed the battle and detailed Lee's strategy. He also looked at what the victory cost Lee in terms of men and officers lost and the consequences for the Army of Northern Virginia going forward This talk was part of a symposium hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog.
11:28 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Testifies on the President's 2022 Budget Request Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on ... Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on the President's 2022 budget request. Several topics were discussed, including securing the supply chain, IT modernization, the Census, raising taxes on corporations, and concerns with China. Secretary Raimondo also took questions on the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact it has had on the travel and tourism industries. 7:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Peter Hotez, "Preventing the Next Pandemic" Columbia University Professor Peter Hotez explained how he believes future pandemics can be ... Columbia University Professor Peter Hotez explained how he believes future pandemics can be prevented by expanding vaccine literacy. This virtual event was hosted by the Health Museum in Houston, TX. 7:09 PM EDT Approx. 50 min. Jack Wilpers & Hideki Tojo Arrest On September 11, 1945, Army Officer Jack Wilpers and others barged into the home of former ... On September 11, 1945, Army Officer Jack Wilpers and others barged into the home of former Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo to arrest him. They found him bleeding from a gunshot wound in an attempted suicide. With the deaths of Hitler and Mussolini, Tojo was the last major Axis leader of World War II. Former Associated Press reporter Chris Carola recalled his interviews with Jack Wilpers as he remembered the chaos of that day and the media attention that followed. This program is hosted by the MacArthur Memorial, who also provided the video.
1:03 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Supreme Court Oral Argument on First Step Act & Sentencing Relief for Crack Cocaine Offenders The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Terry v. United States, a case on whether defendants who ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Terry v. United States, a case on whether defendants who received greater sentences for low level crack cocaine offenses prior to 2010 are eligible for sentencing relief under the 2018 First Step Act. Tarahrick Terry was convicted in 2008 for possession with intent to distribute 3.9 grams of crack cocaine and sentenced to 188 months. At the time, sentencing was governed by a three tier-structure. Mr. Terry fell under tier three and under it would not face more than a 20 year prison sentence. Tiers one and two had more severe sentencing including the potential for a life sentence for offenders with possession of five to 50 grams or more of crack cocaine. 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Lisa Napoli, "Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie"' Virtual Author and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda ... Author and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer, Nina Totenberg, and Cokie Roberts, whose reporting helped establish National Public Radio. This was a virtual event hosted by the National Archives. 7:59 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Lectures in History 1970s American Car Culture & Film University of Dayton professors John Heitmann and Todd Uhlman taught a class about 1970s American ... University of Dayton professors John Heitmann and Todd Uhlman taught a class about 1970s American car culture and films of the era. Using examples like "Easy Rider," "American Graffiti" and "Badlands," they argued these films reflected many Americans' disillusionment and glorified the open road as a way to take back control in the face of societal changes. They also talked about the impact of oil shortages, the rise of coast-to-coast races called "Cannonball Runs," and the popularity of trucker movies and music.
2:27 AM EDT Approx. 8 min. Rep. Pressley on AI, HBCUs & Educational Redlining A House Financial Services Committee task force met virtually to discuss whether artificial ... A House Financial Services Committee task force met virtually to discuss whether artificial intelligence could address systemic racism in housing and financial services. Several members spoke to the innovation of AI technology but warned about bias and discriminatory practices in the housing, education, and financial sectors. Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) mentioned that some AI lending companies have participated in what she called "educational redlining," unfairly charging students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) higher interest rates for loans. 9:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Authors Jim Copland & Richard Epstein on the Administrative State Manhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard ... Manhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard Epstein ("The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law") talked about government regulation under the Biden administration. This virtual event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute. 9:14 PM EDT Approx. 44 min. African American Soldiers & World War II During World War II, over one million African Americans served in the armed forces. Washington ... During World War II, over one million African Americans served in the armed forces. Washington Post writer DeNeen Brown and education consultant Lynn Williams discussed the challenges these soldiers faced. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted this discussion titled, "Fighting on Two Fronts: Black Americans Who Served." The museum provided the video.
2:35 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. House Hearing on Organ Transplant Waitlist A House Oversight subcommittee held a virtual hearing to examine the nation's organ transplant ... A House Oversight subcommittee held a virtual hearing to examine the nation's organ transplant waitlist system. Among those testifying were medical doctors, organ transplant candidates and recipients along with executives from organ donation non-profits. Lawmakers heard first-hand testimony from two patients waiting for liver transplants. Throughout the hearing, subcommittee members asked about racial equity in organ transplantation and ways to improve the OPO system, or organ procurement organizations. 10:02 PM EDT Approx. 58 min. After Words Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain" New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was ... New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He was interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. 9:58 PM EDT Approx. 31 min. Reel America "A Time for Peace" - 1972 This U.S. Information Agency film documents President Nixon's historic 1972 trips to the People's ... This U.S. Information Agency film documents President Nixon's historic 1972 trips to the People's Republic of China, Soviet Union, Iran, Poland, and Austria. The President traveled to China in February, and to the other countries in May of 1972. These were the first American presidential visits to China, Moscow, and Poland. The diplomatic effort in the USSR resulted in the signing of several environmental, medical, space, and nuclear arms agreements by President Nixon and Soviet leaders.
4:33 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. KEYED Panel 1 'Parents of Two Servicemembers Testify Before House Hearing on Investigation Into Deadly Amphibious Assaul A House subcommittee examines the investigation into a deadly Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) ... A House subcommittee examines the investigation into a deadly Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) training accident from July 2020. Nine servicemembers died. Two parents who lost their children testified before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness. They urged Congress to take action to prevent future incidents. 11:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Lisa Napoli, "Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie"' Virtual Author and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda ... Author and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer, Nina Totenberg, and Cokie Roberts, whose reporting helped establish National Public Radio. This was a virtual event hosted by the National Archives. 10:29 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Remembering John Lewis Biographer Jon Meacham, author of "His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope" was ... Biographer Jon Meacham, author of "His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope" was joined by two former chiefs of staff to the late congressman and civil rights leader to discuss his life and legacy. Part of Washington National Cathedral's "Honest to God" conversation series, the Cathedral hosted this event and provided the video.
5:31 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. KEYED Panel 2 'Military Officials Testify Before House Hearing on Investigation Into Deadly Amphibious Assault Vehicle T After a short break, a House subcommittee returned to hear from military officials on what they've ... After a short break, a House subcommittee returned to hear from military officials on what they've learned so far in the investigation into a deadly Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) training accident off the California coast in July 2020. Nine servicemembers died. Military officials with the Marine Corps and Navy also spoke about actions being taken to prevent future accidents. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Authors Jim Copland & Richard Epstein on the Administrative State Manhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard ... Manhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard Epstein ("The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law") talked about government regulation under the Biden administration. This virtual event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute. 11:49 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. Nevada Mining Mining is the largest industry in rural Nevada. Garrett Barmore, Museum Curator at the W.M. Keck ... Mining is the largest industry in rural Nevada. Garrett Barmore, Museum Curator at the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum shares its history and the impact mining had on the city of Reno and the state.
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. 1:02 AM EDT Approx. 58 min. After Words Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain" New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was ... New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He was interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Lectures in History 1970s American Car Culture & Film University of Dayton professors John Heitmann and Todd Uhlman taught a class about 1970s American ... University of Dayton professors John Heitmann and Todd Uhlman taught a class about 1970s American car culture and films of the era. Using examples like "Easy Rider," "American Graffiti" and "Badlands," they argued these films reflected many Americans' disillusionment and glorified the open road as a way to take back control in the face of societal changes. They also talked about the impact of oil shortages, the rise of coast-to-coast races called "Cannonball Runs," and the popularity of trucker movies and music.
2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Marvin Kalb, "Assignment Russia" Journalist Marvin Kalb recalled his early career as a foreign correspondent in Russia during the ... Journalist Marvin Kalb recalled his early career as a foreign correspondent in Russia during the Cold War. This event was hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. 1:15 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. African American Soldiers & World War II During World War II, over one million African Americans served in the armed forces. Washington ... During World War II, over one million African Americans served in the armed forces. Washington Post writer DeNeen Brown and education consultant Lynn Williams discussed the challenges these soldiers faced. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted this discussion titled, "Fighting on Two Fronts: Black Americans Who Served." The museum provided the video.
3:05 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. Mia Bay, "Traveling Black" University of Pennsylvania American history professor Mia Bay looked at the history of race and ... University of Pennsylvania American history professor Mia Bay looked at the history of race and travel in America. This was a virtual event hosted by the Mark Twain House and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 55 min. History Bookshelf Kellie Carter Jackson, "Force and Freedom" Wellesley College Africana Studies Professor Kellie Carter Jackson provided a history of the use ... Wellesley College Africana Studies Professor Kellie Carter Jackson provided a history of the use of violence by black abolitionists. She was joined in conversation by New York University Professor Steve Hahn.
4:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Ken Starr, "Religious Liberty in Crisis" Former United States Solicitor General and Clinton impeachment special counsel Judge Kenneth Starr ... Former United States Solicitor General and Clinton impeachment special counsel Judge Kenneth Starr argued that religious liberties are under attack. This virtual event was hosted by the Museum of the Bible and the Religious Freedom Institute. 2:55 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Santa Fe Trail Brides Santa Fe Trail Association co-founder Joy Poole discussed the experiences of young women who ... Santa Fe Trail Association co-founder Joy Poole discussed the experiences of young women who traveled along the over 800 mile-long Santa Fe Trail with their husbands. She explored their time on the trail as well as their lives once they arrived in the Southwest. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event and provided the video.
5:00 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. Amanda Ripley, "High Conflict" Investigative journalist Amanda Ripley offered her thoughts on how people can engage in healthy ... Investigative journalist Amanda Ripley offered her thoughts on how people can engage in healthy conflict resolution. This virtual program was hosted by the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C. 4:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. The Civil War Robert E. Lee & Battle of Chancellorsville Many historians consider the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville to be Confederate General Robert E. ... Many historians consider the 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville to be Confederate General Robert E. Lee's greatest victory. Facing a Union Army more than twice the size of his own, Lee divided his forces, sending General "Stonewall" Jackson on a daring flank attack that turned the tide of the fight. Author Kristopher White discussed the battle and detailed Lee's strategy. He also looked at what the victory cost Lee in terms of men and officers lost and the consequences for the Army of Northern Virginia going forward This talk was part of a symposium hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog.
5:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. Chris Bail, "Breaking the Social Media Prism" Duke University professor Chris Bail discussed his research on the connection between social media ... Duke University professor Chris Bail discussed his research on the connection between social media behavior, social divisions online and political polarization. This virtual event was hosted by the Strand Bookstore in New York City. 5:10 AM EDT Approx. 50 min. Jack Wilpers & Hideki Tojo Arrest On September 11, 1945, Army Officer Jack Wilpers and others barged into the home of former ... On September 11, 1945, Army Officer Jack Wilpers and others barged into the home of former Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo to arrest him. They found him bleeding from a gunshot wound in an attempted suicide. With the deaths of Hitler and Mussolini, Tojo was the last major Axis leader of World War II. Former Associated Press reporter Chris Carola recalled his interviews with Jack Wilpers as he remembered the chaos of that day and the media attention that followed. This program is hosted by the MacArthur Memorial, who also provided the video.
6:45 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Cade Metz, "Genius Makers" New York Times technology correspondent Cade Metz discussed the origins of artificial intelligence ... New York Times technology correspondent Cade Metz discussed the origins of artificial intelligence (AI) and the major tech companies which led the way in transforming technology. The virtual event was hosted by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. 6:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. Oral Histories Vietnam War Veteran Oliver Halle Oliver Halle served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War on a swift boat crew used to patrol ... Oliver Halle served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War on a swift boat crew used to patrol the coast and rivers to intercept munitions being trafficked by the North Vietnamese. He recalled his experiences while on patrol and his exposure to Agent Orange. This interview is from the Veterans History Project, and was conducted by the Atlanta History Center's Kenan Research Center.
8:14 AM EDT Approx. 15 hr. 46 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 7:58 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 2 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.