C-SPAN Schedule

< Friday, April 26 >

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6:00 PM HST Approx. 6 hr. 59 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 6:00 PM HST Approx. 5 hr. 31 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 6:00 PM HST Approx. 6 hr. 36 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
12:59 AM HST Approx. 3 hr. 2 min. LIVE Washington Journal 04/26/2019 11:31 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Robert Brown, "You Can't Go Wrong Doing Right" Robert Brown recalled his life and government career, advising presidents on civil rights and ... Robert Brown recalled his life and government career, advising presidents on civil rights and black entrepreneurship. 12:36 AM HST Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. Wilson Center Discussion on U.S. Global Water Strategy - Part 2 The Wilson Center in Washington, DC hosted a morning-long forum on implementation of the U.S. ... The Wilson Center in Washington, DC hosted a morning-long forum on implementation of the U.S. government's Global Water Strategy, released in November 2017. This portion of the event included a series of panel discussions with administration officials, intergovernmental leaders and water infrastructure experts. They discussed efforts to improve water security and sanitation services in various regions including Africa, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
4:01 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta at CSIS Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joined the Center for Strategic and International Studies ... Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joined the Center for Strategic and International Studies for a conversation on civil-military relations. The former defense secretary and CIA director talked about the relationship between military and civilian leaders and how that relationship serves a critical role in the country's democracy. He also talked about American values and the importance of U.S. global leadership. 1:04 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on Hate Crimes The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law hosted a panel discussion on hate crimes and a ... The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law hosted a panel discussion on hate crimes and a rise in white supremacist attacks in the U.S. They talked about a national rise in hate crimes since the 2016 election and about the groups perpetrating such crimes. They also talked about ways Congress could address the issue of rising hate-related violence, and answered questions from the audience. 3:06 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. LIVE Council of the Americas Discussion on China Engagement in the Americas The Council of the Americas holds a discussion on China's engagement in the Americas. The Council of the Americas holds a discussion on China's engagement in the Americas.
5:02 AM HST Approx. 10 min. President's White House Departure Remarks President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White ... President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White House for Indianapolis. Topics included the Mueller report findings and the 2020 presidential elections. 2:30 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. LIVE Council on Foreign Relations Hosts FBI Director Christopher Wray FBI Director Christopher Wray talks about his agency's role in protecting the U.S. from ... FBI Director Christopher Wray talks about his agency's role in protecting the U.S. from international threats in a discussion hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. 4:52 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. Labor Secretary Acosta at Center for Strategic and Int'l Studies Labor Secretary Alex Acosta participated in a discussion with the Guy Ryder, director-general of ... Labor Secretary Alex Acosta participated in a discussion with the Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organization (ILO) regarding global labor laws and needed improvements. Secretary Acosta's comments came during remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Following the remarks, a group of labor experts spoke about the future of the international workforce. 2019 marked the 100th anniversary of the ILO. The United States joined the ILO in 1934.
5:12 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 3:32 AM HST Approx. 35 min. Ryan Zinke & Scott Pruitt at Dallas GOP Reagan Dinner Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke talked about energy ... Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke talked about energy and environmental policies, and what it was like to work for President Trump, at a Dallas County Republican Party dinner. 6:44 AM HST Approx. 13 min. President's White House Departure Remarks President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White ... President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White House for Indianapolis. Topics included the Mueller report findings and the 2020 presidential elections.
6:13 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. LIVE President Trump Delivers Remarks at National Rifle Association Meeting President Trump delivers remarks at the National Rifle Association's 2019 annual meeting in ... President Trump delivers remarks at the National Rifle Association's 2019 annual meeting in Indianapolis. 4:07 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. LIVE Discussion on Ukraine Election Results The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a discussion on the Ukrainian presidential ... The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a discussion on the Ukrainian presidential election results. 6:57 AM HST Approx. 3 hr. 6 min. House Financial Services Committee on Housing Access & Affordability Housing advocates and researchers testified before the House Financial Services Committee on ... Housing advocates and researchers testified before the House Financial Services Committee on housing discrimination, access and affordability. Witnesses included representatives from the National Fair Housing Alliance, the National LGBTQ Task Force and the Zillow Group, an online real estate database company. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) served as chair of this committee.
7:17 AM HST Approx. 50 min. LIVE Panera Bread Founder Speaks at National Press Club Panera Bread Founder Ron Shaich is the keynote speaker at a luncheon hosted by the National Press ... Panera Bread Founder Ron Shaich is the keynote speaker at a luncheon hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, DC. 5:30 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Washington Journal Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner discussed how the issue of health care is playing out in Congress ... Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner discussed how the issue of health care is playing out in Congress and Campaign 2020. 10:03 AM HST Approx. 2 hr. 52 min. Pharmaceutical Executives Testify on Rising Insulin Costs During a hearing before a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee, pharmaceutical executives faced ... During a hearing before a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee, pharmaceutical executives faced criticism from lawmakers of both parties on the rising costs of insulin. For more than two hours, committee members repeatedly asked the executives why there's a lack of affordability for the life-saving treatment. The executives acknowledged the high prices and outlined programs available to patients for affordable insulin. They also offered up recommendations on what Congress can do to help fix the pricing structure & market competition issues. The executives who testified came from Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi.
8:07 AM HST Approx. 57 min. Road to the White House 2020 'She The People' Rally With Democratic Presidential Candidates - Part 1 She the People, an organization that connects women of color nationally, held a presidential forum ... She the People, an organization that connects women of color nationally, held a presidential forum in Houston. Eight of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates attended and answered questions on a wide range of topics, including health care affordability and access, criminal justice reform, immigration reform and higher education costs. In this portion, attendees heard from Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). 6:31 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. LIVE Social Security Trustees Report The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget holds a discussion on the newest Social Security ... The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget holds a discussion on the newest Social Security Trustees' Report. 12:55 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Road to the White House 2020 Gov. Larry Hogan in New Hampshire Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) spoke at a "politics and eggs" breakfast at St. Anselm College ... Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) spoke at a "politics and eggs" breakfast at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. He told an audience that he was not making any announcements on a future political run and that he wasn't going to "launch some kind of suicide mission" in a possible run against the President. Following his remarks, he spoke briefly with reporters on his future political plans, the current state of the Republican Party, and the release of the Mueller Report.
9:04 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Road to the White House 2020 'She The People' Rally With Democratic Presidential Candidates - Part 2 She the People, an organization that connects women of color nationally, held a presidential forum ... She the People, an organization that connects women of color nationally, held a presidential forum in Houston. Eight of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates attended and answered questions on a wide range of topics, including health care affordability and access, criminal justice reform, immigration reform and higher education costs. In this portion, attendees heard from Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). 7:37 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 26 min. Washington Int'l Trade Association Discussion on U.S.-China Trade Talks Trade policy journalists from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico and the Financial ... Trade policy journalists from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Politico and the Financial Times participated in a panel discussion on the ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations. Speakers discussed the prospects of the two nations reaching an agreement, the potential economic impacts and several outstanding trade issues, including tariffs and enforcement mechanisms. The event was hosted by the Washington International Trade Association in Washington, DC. 2:00 PM HST Approx. 52 min. The Civil War The Battle of Gettysburg & Its Consequences Historian Edward Ayers talked about the Battle of Gettysburg and its consequences. He described ... Historian Edward Ayers talked about the Battle of Gettysburg and its consequences. He described how people in the surrounding areas might have experienced the battle and the logistics of the long Confederate withdrawal back to Virginia. This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
10:52 AM HST Approx. 6 min. Interview Cristina Marcos - Week Ahead The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on ... The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on climate change legislation. The Senate will debate a joint resolution ending U.S. military involvement in Yemen. 9:03 AM HST Approx. 31 min. Road to the White House 2020 Rep. Seth Moulton at Politics & Eggs Breakfast Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (MA) spoke at a "Politics ... Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (MA) spoke at a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast in Bedford, New Hampshire hosted by the New Hampshire Institute of Politics and the New England Council. Rep. Moulton, who had recently announced his campaign for the White House, talked about what shape he'd like his run to take and about the issues he planned to confront President Donald Trump with on the campaign trail. After his remarks, he answered a few questions from voters, and then met with some of them as he left the building. 2:52 PM HST Approx. 56 min. The Civil War Lincoln and the Fugitive Slave Act Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for ... Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War." He talked about Abraham Lincoln's thoughts and writings on slavery, and describes how the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act galvanized many Northerners to become more active abolitionists. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
10:58 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. President Trump Delivers Remarks at National Rifle Association Meeting President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the ... President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty citing it hurts Americans' Second Amendment rights. This announcement came during remarks to attendees at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Indianapolis. 9:34 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 37 min. Conversation with Organization of American States Secretary General The Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Luis Almagro spoke at New York ... The Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Luis Almagro spoke at New York University's Washington, DC center about political systems and human rights in Latin American countries. The secretary general focused on the political situation in Venezuela while commenting on the state of democracy throughout the entire region. He also discussed the Cuban political situation, unrest in Nicaragua and LGBTQ rights. 3:48 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. The Civil War Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs John Marszalek, editor of an annotated edition of Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs, discussed Grant's ... John Marszalek, editor of an annotated edition of Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs, discussed Grant's process for writing, his relationship with Abraham Lincoln and why he focused on the Civil War and excluded his presidency. This program is from the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
12:04 PM HST Approx. 30 min. Washington Journal Kristen Clarke Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law President & Executive Director Kristen Clarke ... Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law President & Executive Director Kristen Clarke discussed her testimony last month focusing on the rise in hate crimes and white nationalism. 11:11 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. United States v. Davis Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument for United States v. Davis on April 17, 2019, a case ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument for United States v. Davis on April 17, 2019, a case challenging a section of criminal law used to prosecute gun crimes, specifically the definition of "crime of violence." The two men at the center of this case, Maurice Davis and Andre Glover were both convicted for a series of armed robberies in the Dallas area that occurred in June 2014 using this definition. They argued that their convictions should be overturned because the definition of "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague. After several court battles, the case ended up before the Supreme Court. The justices will now decide whether or not to deem this section unconstitutional. The federal government's lawyer, during oral argument, warned of several negative consequences should the justices rule in favor of these two men. He said the convictions of "hundreds and thousands of very violent offenders" could be reviewed and prison sentences be impacted. The court has through June 2019 t 4:48 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. The Civil War Creating the Lincoln Memorial The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. took place in 1922, almost 60 years ... The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. took place in 1922, almost 60 years after Abraham Lincoln's death. Harold Holzer talked about his book, "Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French," which examines the life of the sculptor best known for the statue of Lincoln that serves as the memorial's centerpiece. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
12:34 PM HST Approx. 6 min. Interview Cristina Marcos - Week Ahead The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on ... The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on climate change legislation. The Senate will debate a joint resolution ending U.S. military involvement in Yemen. 12:12 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. AEI Discussion on 2019 Medicare Trustees Report Paul Spitalnic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) chief actuary, was the ... Paul Spitalnic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) chief actuary, was the featured speaker at an American Enterprise Institute discussion on CMS's most recent annual report from its board of trustees. After his presentation, a panel of retirement income and policy experts talked about the future fiscal solvency of Medicare. 5:49 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. The Civil War Women During the Civil War A group of historians discussed the different ways women experienced the Civil War, depending on ... A group of historians discussed the different ways women experienced the Civil War, depending on class, race and geography. They examined the relationship between Union generals and their wives, the additional burdens for women on the home front, and the difficult choices faced by enslaved women in their quest for freedom. This was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
12:40 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Cities Tour - San Luis Obispo, California C-SPAN visited San Luis Obispo, California to learn about the history from local experts and ... C-SPAN visited San Luis Obispo, California to learn about the history from local experts and historians. 2:00 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. John Brockman, "Possible Minds" Editor John Brockman and "Possible Minds" contributors discussed the future of artificial ... Editor John Brockman and "Possible Minds" contributors discussed the future of artificial intelligence. 6:55 PM HST Approx. 48 min. The Civil War Ex-Confederates & Post-Civil War Pardons Author and former jurist Frank Williams looked at the question facing Union leaders in the ... Author and former jurist Frank Williams looked at the question facing Union leaders in the post-war era: Should ex-Confederates receive pardons? He discussed President Andrew Johnson's lenient approach after Abraham Lincoln's assassination. He also talked about the cases of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis and General Robert E. Lee -- both of whom avoided prosecution -- as well as that of Henry Wirz, the Andersonville prison commander who was executed. This program was from the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
2:00 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Department of Commerce v. New York Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Department of Commerce v. New York on Tuesday, a case ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Department of Commerce v. New York on Tuesday, a case concerning the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices will be deciding a number of legal issues with this case but the two biggest legal questions are as follows. One, did the Commerce Secretary's decision to add the question violate the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). And two, did his decision violate the Enumeration Clause of the Constitution. The court has until June 24th to issue a ruling. 3:41 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Amy Webb, "The Big Nine" Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. 7:43 PM HST Approx. 17 min. American Artifacts Women's History Efforts to build a National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. have been underway for more ... Efforts to build a National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. have been underway for more than 20 years. It currently exists as an online museum and offers local walking tours focused on women's history. We visited Alexandria, Virginia to see Civil War-related sites where women worked as nurses, sold goods to soldiers, and aided communities of newly freed slaves.
3:23 PM HST Approx. 19 min. Supreme Court News Conferences on Census Case Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) joined attorneys and activists at a news conference following oral ... Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) joined attorneys and activists at a news conference following oral arguments at the Supreme Court on a citizenship and 2020 census case. 4:47 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. James Vlahos, "Talk To Me" James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. 8:00 PM HST Approx. 52 min. The Civil War The Battle of Gettysburg & Its Consequences Historian Edward Ayers talked about the Battle of Gettysburg and its consequences. He described ... Historian Edward Ayers talked about the Battle of Gettysburg and its consequences. He described how people in the surrounding areas might have experienced the battle and the logistics of the long Confederate withdrawal back to Virginia. This talk was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
3:42 PM HST Approx. 9 min. President's White House Departure Remarks President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White ... President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White House for Indianapolis. Topics included the Mueller report findings and the 2020 presidential elections. 5:52 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Clive Thompson, "Coders" Clive Thompson reported on the humans behind algorithms and codes and explored the politics and ... Clive Thompson reported on the humans behind algorithms and codes and explored the politics and moral implications of coding. 8:52 PM HST Approx. 56 min. The Civil War Lincoln and the Fugitive Slave Act Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for ... Andrew Delbanco is the author of "The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War." He talked about Abraham Lincoln's thoughts and writings on slavery, and describes how the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act galvanized many Northerners to become more active abolitionists. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
3:51 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. President Trump Delivers Remarks at National Rifle Association Meeting President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the ... President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty citing it hurts Americans' Second Amendment rights. This announcement came during remarks to attendees at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Indianapolis. 6:57 PM HST Approx. 30 min. Meredith Broussard, "Artificial Unintelligence" Meredith Broussard argued that technology and artificial intelligence have limitations and people ... Meredith Broussard argued that technology and artificial intelligence have limitations and people shouldn't assume computers are always correct. 9:48 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. The Civil War Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs John Marszalek, editor of an annotated edition of Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs, discussed Grant's ... John Marszalek, editor of an annotated edition of Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs, discussed Grant's process for writing, his relationship with Abraham Lincoln and why he focused on the Civil War and excluded his presidency. This program is from the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
4:54 PM HST Approx. 24 min. President Trump Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Abe President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the White House Oval Office. President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the White House Oval Office. 7:27 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. John Brockman, "Possible Minds" Editor John Brockman and "Possible Minds" contributors discussed the future of artificial ... Editor John Brockman and "Possible Minds" contributors discussed the future of artificial intelligence. 10:48 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. The Civil War Creating the Lincoln Memorial The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. took place in 1922, almost 60 years ... The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. took place in 1922, almost 60 years after Abraham Lincoln's death. Harold Holzer talked about his book, "Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French," which examines the life of the sculptor best known for the statue of Lincoln that serves as the memorial's centerpiece. This talk took place at the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
5:18 PM HST Approx. 6 min. Interview Cristina Marcos - Week Ahead The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on ... The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on climate change legislation. The Senate will debate a joint resolution ending U.S. military involvement in Yemen. 9:07 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Amy Webb, "The Big Nine" Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. 11:49 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. The Civil War Women During the Civil War A group of historians discussed the different ways women experienced the Civil War, depending on ... A group of historians discussed the different ways women experienced the Civil War, depending on class, race and geography. They examined the relationship between Union generals and their wives, the additional burdens for women on the home front, and the difficult choices faced by enslaved women in their quest for freedom. This was part of the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
5:24 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Council on Foreign Relations Hosts FBI Director Christopher Wray FBI Director Christopher Wray talked about the agency's role in protecting the U.S. from ... FBI Director Christopher Wray talked about the agency's role in protecting the U.S. from international threats in a discussion hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. These threats, Director Wray said, include China's determination to advance economically at America's expense. Following these remarks, he participated in a question and answer session. Topics included the Mueller report, election interference and recruitment and retention at the FBI. 10:13 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. James Vlahos, "Talk To Me" James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. 12:55 AM HST Approx. 48 min. The Civil War Ex-Confederates & Post-Civil War Pardons Author and former jurist Frank Williams looked at the question facing Union leaders in the ... Author and former jurist Frank Williams looked at the question facing Union leaders in the post-war era: Should ex-Confederates receive pardons? He discussed President Andrew Johnson's lenient approach after Abraham Lincoln's assassination. He also talked about the cases of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis and General Robert E. Lee -- both of whom avoided prosecution -- as well as that of Henry Wirz, the Andersonville prison commander who was executed. This program was from the annual Lincoln Forum symposium.
6:26 PM HST Approx. 34 min. Newsmakers Ralph Reed Ralph Reed, chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, talks politics - Joe Biden's entry into ... Ralph Reed, chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, talks politics - Joe Biden's entry into the 2020 presidential race, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, President Trump's chances for re-election, his thoughts on impeachment. 11:18 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Clive Thompson, "Coders" Clive Thompson reported on the humans behind algorithms and codes and explored the politics and ... Clive Thompson reported on the humans behind algorithms and codes and explored the politics and moral implications of coding. 1:43 AM HST Approx. 18 min. American Artifacts Women's History Efforts to build a National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. have been underway for more ... Efforts to build a National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C. have been underway for more than 20 years. It currently exists as an online museum and offers local walking tours focused on women's history. We visited Alexandria, Virginia to see Civil War-related sites where women worked as nurses, sold goods to soldiers, and aided communities of newly freed slaves.
7:00 PM HST Approx. 29 min. The Communicators Daniel Weitzner & Mary Stone Ross on privacy C-SPAN interviews with digital activists and thinkers at the State of Net Conference. This week: a ... C-SPAN interviews with digital activists and thinkers at the State of Net Conference. This week: a look a privacy with Daniel Weitzner of MIT and Mary Stone Ross, co-author of the California Privacy Act 12:23 AM HST Approx. 30 min. Meredith Broussard, "Artificial Unintelligence" Meredith Broussard argued that technology and artificial intelligence have limitations and people ... Meredith Broussard argued that technology and artificial intelligence have limitations and people shouldn't assume computers are always correct. 2:01 AM HST Approx. 20 min. Reel America "Democracy at Work in Rural Puerto Rico" - 1942 This U.S. Agriculture Department film profiles the history, culture, and farm produce of the ... This U.S. Agriculture Department film profiles the history, culture, and farm produce of the Caribbean territory. The film emphasizes the self-reliant nature of Puerto Rican farmers and their families, the difficulties they face, and the assistance offered to them by USDA extension services.
7:29 PM HST Approx. 9 min. President's White House Departure Remarks President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White ... President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White House for Indianapolis. Topics included the Mueller report findings and the 2020 presidential elections. 12:53 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Amy Webb, "The Big Nine" Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. Amy Webb argued that artificial intelligence is giving dangerous power to big corporations. 2:21 AM HST Approx. 9 min. Reel America 1942 United Newsreel This U.S. government newsreel includes the following stories: U.S. Marines push back Japanese ... This U.S. government newsreel includes the following stories: U.S. Marines push back Japanese forces on Guadalcanal; the cruiser Boise docks and Adm. King decorates members of the crew; President Roosevelt, Henry Wallace, and Cordell Hull greet Ecuador's president at the White House; Gen. Patton and French officers meet in Casablanca; and Gen. Eisenhower, Gen. Clark, and Adm. Cunningham establish Allied headquarters in Algiers.
7:38 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. President Trump Delivers Remarks at National Rifle Association Meeting President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the ... President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty citing it hurts Americans' Second Amendment rights. This announcement came during remarks to attendees at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Indianapolis. 1:55 AM HST Approx. 6 min. Interview Cristina Marcos - Week Ahead The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on ... The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on climate change legislation. The Senate will debate a joint resolution ending U.S. military involvement in Yemen. 2:30 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 22 min. U.S. Democracy & Foreign Policy Since 1919 Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joined Hoover Institution senior fellows Stephen ... Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joined Hoover Institution senior fellows Stephen Krasner and Niall Ferguson in a conversation analyzing the changing role of U.S. democracy in foreign policy over the past hundred years.
8:41 PM HST Approx. 23 min. President Trump Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Abe President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the White House Oval Office. President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the White House Oval Office. 2:01 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Reshma Saujani, "Brave, Not Perfect" Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani discussed her career, activism, and the feminist movement. Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani discussed her career, activism, and the feminist movement. 3:52 AM HST Approx. 8 min. IBM in Rochester Thomas Watson Sr. founded International Business Machines (IBM) in 1911. Forty-five years later ... Thomas Watson Sr. founded International Business Machines (IBM) in 1911. Forty-five years later the company opened a manufacturing facility in Rochester, Minnesota. IBM Rochester's Senior State Executive Tory Johnson explained what brought IBM to southeastern Minnesota, and the innovations that came from this facility.
9:04 PM HST Approx. 7 min. Interview Cristina Marcos - Week Ahead The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on ... The Hill reporter Cristina Marcos previewed next week's congressional schedule. The House work on climate change legislation. The Senate will debate a joint resolution ending U.S. military involvement in Yemen. 3:30 AM HST Approx. 55 min. Kenneth Starr, "Contempt" Former Independent Counsel Ken Starr reflected on his leadership of the investigation into ... Former Independent Counsel Ken Starr reflected on his leadership of the investigation into President Bill Clinton. He spoke at the 2019 Annapolis Book Festival in Maryland. 4:00 AM HST Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts The Women's Memorial Part 2 Retired Lt. Col. Marilla Cushman led a tour of the Women's Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, ... Retired Lt. Col. Marilla Cushman led a tour of the Women's Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, covering women who served in the Korean War through the War on Terror. This is the second of a two-part program.
9:11 PM HST Approx. 32 min. Road to the White House 2020 Rep. Seth Moulton at Politics & Eggs Breakfast Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (MA) spoke at a "Politics ... Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Seth Moulton (MA) spoke at a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast in Bedford, New Hampshire hosted by the New Hampshire Institute of Politics and the New England Council. Rep. Moulton, who had recently announced his campaign for the White House, talked about what shape he'd like his run to take and about the issues he planned to confront President Donald Trump with on the campaign trail. After his remarks, he answered a few questions from voters, and then met with some of them as he left the building. 4:25 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. James Vlahos, "Talk To Me" James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. James Vlahos reported on the rise and future of voice computing, like Siri, Google, and Alexa. 4:30 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. Women in Politics - 1920s to Today Historians discuss the role of women in politics since the 1920s, both behind the scenes and as ... Historians discuss the role of women in politics since the 1920s, both behind the scenes and as elected representatives. They talk about suffragists, New Deal-era political appointees, and politicians Barbara Jordan, Patsy Mink, and Nancy Pelosi. American History TV moderated this session at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Philadelphia.
9:43 PM HST Approx. 2 hr. 4 min. U.S. Institute of Peace Discussion on Extremism Part 1 The U.S. Institute of Peace held a series of panel discussions on efforts to prevent violent ... The U.S. Institute of Peace held a series of panel discussions on efforts to prevent violent extremism in countries with weak or failing governments. In this portion, speakers included Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state, who talked about the importance of governments maintaining their social contracts with citizens. The discussions were part of the institute's release of a white paper outlining ways to counter violent extremism around the globe. 5:30 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. Joan Biskupic, "The Chief" Legal analyst and Supreme Court biographer Joan Biskupic profiled Chief Justice John Roberts. She ... Legal analyst and Supreme Court biographer Joan Biskupic profiled Chief Justice John Roberts. She was joined in conversation by Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for the National Law Journal. 6:10 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. President-Elect Lincoln Author Michael Burlingame spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln's actions as ... Author Michael Burlingame spoke at the annual Abraham Lincoln Symposium about Lincoln's actions as president-elect between his November 1860 election and his March 1861 inauguration. Following his presentation, symposium speakers convened for a panel discussion. And closing remarks were delivered by Abraham Lincoln Institute President Jonathan White. The institute and Ford's Theatre Society hosted the symposium at historic Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. to highlight the 16th president's life, career and legacy.
11:47 PM HST Approx. 9 min. President's White House Departure Remarks President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White ... President Trump talked to reporters regarding a wide range of topics as he departed the White House for Indianapolis. Topics included the Mueller report findings and the 2020 presidential elections. 6:30 AM HST Approx. 58 min. Tours of Bookstores for Independent Bookstore Day BookTV visited independent bookstores to mark the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day. BookTV visited independent bookstores to mark the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day. 7:45 AM HST Approx. 10 hr. 15 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.
11:56 PM HST Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. President Trump Delivers Remarks at National Rifle Association Meeting President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the ... President Trump announced that his administration will be ending the ratification process of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty citing it hurts Americans' Second Amendment rights. This announcement came during remarks to attendees at the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual meeting in Indianapolis. 7:28 AM HST Approx. 10 hr. 32 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors.
12:59 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. LIVE Washington Journal 04/27/2019
2:43 AM HST Approx. 8 min. LIVE Washington Journal Daniel Lippman Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. Politico's Daniel Lippman discussed tonight's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.
2:51 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. LIVE Washington Journal 04/27/2019
4:01 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Panera Bread Founder Speaks at National Press Club Panera Bread Founder and former CEO Ron Shaich delivered remarks at a luncheon hosted by the ... Panera Bread Founder and former CEO Ron Shaich delivered remarks at a luncheon hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, DC. He talked about the business model of the company, executive compensation, and the responsibilities of business executives to their employees and the community. In addition, Mr. Shaich argued that structural changes were needed in capital markets, particularly with a focus on long-term business thinking.
5:07 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Council on Foreign Relations Hosts FBI Director Christopher Wray FBI Director Christopher Wray talked about the agency's role in protecting the U.S. from ... FBI Director Christopher Wray talked about the agency's role in protecting the U.S. from international threats in a discussion hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. These threats, Director Wray said, include China's determination to advance economically at America's expense. Following these remarks, he participated in a question and answer session. Topics included the Mueller report, election interference and recruitment and retention at the FBI.
6:10 AM HST Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. Justice Breyer on the Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talked about the Supreme Court and its inner workings at an event hosted by ... Justice Stephen Breyer talked about the Supreme Court and its inner workings at an event hosted by the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, DC. Talk show host and journalist Bill Press moderated the event, asking Justice Breyer about his views on changing the court's size and other issues before opening up to the audience for their questions.
7:17 AM HST Approx. 7 hr. 43 min. Washington This Week Key Capitol Hill hearings, speeches from policy makers, and political coverage from around the ... Key Capitol Hill hearings, speeches from policy makers, and political coverage from around the country.
3:00 PM HST Approx. 3 hr. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.