C-SPAN Schedule

< Saturday, August 1 >

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9:00 PM PDT Approx. 7 hr. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 9:00 PM PDT Approx. 5 hr. 24 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 11:00 PM PDT Approx. 4 hr. 42 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
4:00 AM PDT Approx. 2 hr. 10 min. LIVE Washington Journal 08/01/2020 2:24 AM PDT Approx. 2 hr. 37 min. Hearing on China and U.S. Economic Policy The Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Subcommittee on Security held a hearing on China ... The Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Subcommittee on Security held a hearing on China and U.S. economic policy. Testifying before Congress were experts in U.S.-China policy. Several topics were discussed, including China's trade practices, intellectual property theft, and market manipulation. They also touched on the importance of strengthening global U.S. alliances, as well as the U.S. supply chain in order to limit reliance on China for pharmaceuticals, rare earth minerals, and manufacturing needs. 3:42 AM PDT Approx. 31 min. American Artifacts 4th Infantry Division & D-Day Historian, author, and reenactor Jared Frederick describes the 4th Infantry Division's role in the ... Historian, author, and reenactor Jared Frederick describes the 4th Infantry Division's role in the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion of France and gives a tour of an encampment of his "Furious Fourth" World War II reenactors group. The camp is part of the annual Army Heritage Days in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, hosted by the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
6:10 AM PDT Approx. 14 min. LIVE NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Farewell Ceremony NASA TV provides coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocks from ... NASA TV provides coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocks from the International Space Station. 5:01 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. The Bubble That Never Pops" Thomas Orlik, chief economist for Bloomberg Economics, discussed why the Chinese economy never ... Thomas Orlik, chief economist for Bloomberg Economics, discussed why the Chinese economy never collapses and what would happen if it ever does. 4:13 AM PDT Approx. 18 min. American Artifacts Sex & Marriage During the Civil War At the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment, we visited a camp brothel in the living ... At the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment, we visited a camp brothel in the living history village and spoke to reenactors about Victorian-era marriage expectations and Civil War camp life.
6:24 AM PDT Approx. 37 min. LIVE Washington Journal 08/01/2020 6:15 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Author Discussion on Mary Washington Martha Saxton, Craig Shirley, and Charlene Boyer Lewis discussed their biographies of George ... Martha Saxton, Craig Shirley, and Charlene Boyer Lewis discussed their biographies of George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington. This was a virtual event hosted by George Washington's Mount Vernon. 4:31 AM PDT Approx. 30 min. American Artifacts Civil War Surgery & Embalming At the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment, we visited a camp surgeon and embalmer in ... At the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment, we visited a camp surgeon and embalmer in the living history village and spoke to reenactors about medical practices during the war.
7:01 AM PDT Approx. 29 min. Arrival of John Lewis Casket & Motorcade to Capitol The casket of the late Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) arrived at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland and made ... The casket of the late Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) arrived at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland and made its way to the Capitol. The motorcade made stops at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Black Lives Matter Plaza and the Supreme Court before arriving at the Capitol building. 7:30 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Eddie Glaude, "Begin Again" Author and Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude applied James Baldwin's writings on ... Author and Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude applied James Baldwin's writings on politics and race to navigate the current conversation on race in America. He was joined in conversation by author, activist, and Harvard University professor Cornel West. This was a virtual event hosted by Haymarket Books. 5:01 AM PDT Approx. 14 min. Reel America "Mob and Riot Control" - 1964 This police training film on how to properly handle protests and civil disturbances covers ... This police training film on how to properly handle protests and civil disturbances covers techniques for mob control and the use of equipment such as tear gas, smoke, and batons. The film is co-presented by educational film company Charles Cahill and Associates and Federal Laboratories, Inc., which was a manufacturer of a popular riot gun used to fire tear gas.
7:30 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Rep. John Lewis 1940-2020 Memorial Service at the U.S Capitol Congressional lawmakers attended a memorial service for Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) at the U.S. ... Congressional lawmakers attended a memorial service for Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) at the U.S. Capitol. Following the service, the casket moved outside to the East Front stairs to lie-in-state. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reflected on the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. The voice of the congressman discussing his life and involvement in the civil rights movement was also played. Family, friends, and members of Congress paid their respects after the service concluded. 9:00 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke, "Grandstanding" Philosophy professors Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke examined the impact of grandstanding in ... Philosophy professors Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke examined the impact of grandstanding in political discourse. This virtual event was hosted by the CATO Institute in Washington, DC. 5:15 AM PDT Approx. 30 min. Reel America "A Great and Honorable Duty" - 1965 This introduction to police service is a training film made in Ohio with the cooperation of ... This introduction to police service is a training film made in Ohio with the cooperation of several city departments and the Ohio State Highway Patrol. After showing a group of new officers sworn in, the film depicts a variety of circumstances and the proper way to respond to each. The film outlines duties such as knowledge of the laws and protection of the U.S. Constitution, and also argues that police are expected to exhibit model behavior on and off the job.
8:58 AM PDT Approx. 12 min. Joe & Jill Biden Pay Respects to Rep. John Lewis Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden paid their respects to Rep. ... Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden paid their respects to Rep. John Lewis. They were joined by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) 10:01 AM PDT Approx. 59 min. Tara Burton, "Strange Rites" American Interest contributing editor Tara Burton offered her thoughts on why some Americans are ... American Interest contributing editor Tara Burton offered her thoughts on why some Americans are moving away from traditional religion. This virtual program was sponsored by the Strand Bookstore in New York City. 5:45 AM PDT Approx. 26 min. Reel America "Tear Gas in Law Enforcement" - 1962 Tear gas manufacturer Lake Erie Chemical Company created this training film to instruct law ... Tear gas manufacturer Lake Erie Chemical Company created this training film to instruct law enforcement in the correct use of its products. After a classroom session describing the properties of tear gas and its potential use in a variety of situations, the film shows dramatized scenes including a labor protest, a prison riot, and a shoot-out with a gang of thieves.
9:10 AM PDT Approx. 3 min. Vice President Pence & HUD Sec. Carson Pay Respect to Rep. Lewis During Outdoor Viewing Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence pay respect to Rep. John Lewis during outdoor public ... Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence pay respect to Rep. John Lewis during outdoor public viewing. They are joined by Housing Secretary Ben Carson. 11:00 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. John Dickerson, "The Hardest Job in the World" 60 Minutes correspondent John Dickerson examined the duties and stressors on the Presidency. This ... 60 Minutes correspondent John Dickerson examined the duties and stressors on the Presidency. This was a virtual event hosted by Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC. 6:11 AM PDT Approx. 19 min. Reel America "Use of Force Model" - 1993 This U.S. Justice Department instructional video uses a dramatized protest to show police how and ... This U.S. Justice Department instructional video uses a dramatized protest to show police how and when to respond. The "Use of Force Model" is a scale that shows the proper level of force to be used in various scenarios.
9:13 AM PDT Approx. 2 min. Speaker Pelosi Pays her Respects to Rep. John Lewis Speaker of The House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) paid her respects to the late Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) ... Speaker of The House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) paid her respects to the late Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) during the outside public viewing. 12:05 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. George Zaidan, "Ingredients" George Zaidan discussed the chemistry of the food we eat and products we use. This event is from ... George Zaidan discussed the chemistry of the food we eat and products we use. This event is from the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival. 6:30 AM PDT Approx. 30 min. Gardening at Monticello Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, discussed his love of gardening from the West Lawn of ... Thomas Jefferson, portrayed by Bill Barker, discussed his love of gardening from the West Lawn of Monticello. He talked about his planting methods, experiments, and the enslaved people who tended and maintained his gardens. He also recounted how he learned about new plants in his travels to Europe and from Lewis & Clark's travels across the West, and how he introduced those plants to American society. This video is courtesy of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia.
9:15 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 53 min. George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and others at Rep. John Lewis Funeral Service A funeral service was held for Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) in Atlanta, Georgia, with tributes to the ... A funeral service was held for Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) in Atlanta, Georgia, with tributes to the civil rights leader from former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, as well as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, others who worked with the late Congressman, and members of his family. 1:06 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Donna Harrington-Lueker, "Books for Idle Hours" Salve Regina University English professor Donna Harrington-Lueker looked at the concept of summer ... Salve Regina University English professor Donna Harrington-Lueker looked at the concept of summer reading that was popularized in the 19th century. This was a virtual event hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society. 7:00 AM PDT Approx. 45 min. American Artifacts Ellis Island Immigration Museum National Park Service Ranger Peter Urban gives a tour of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in ... National Park Service Ranger Peter Urban gives a tour of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York City and shows how some 12 million immigrants were processed in the facility. The tour includes archival photographs and films of the immigrant experience.
11:08 AM PDT Approx. 42 min. Former President Barack Obama at Rep. John Lewis Funeral Service A funeral service held for Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) in Atlanta, Georgia. Friends and family paid ... A funeral service held for Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) in Atlanta, Georgia. Friends and family paid tribute to the civil rights leader as well as former President Barack Obama. President Obama hailed Rep. Lewis as a "founding father" of a "fuller, fairer, better America." He also called for revitalization of the Voting Rights Act, increase voter turnout, and eliminating the filibuster, saying its, "a Jim Crow relic." 2:10 PM PDT Approx. 55 min. Don Siegelman, "Stealing Our Democracy" Former Democratic Governor of Alabama Don Siegelman detailed his experience with the American ... Former Democratic Governor of Alabama Don Siegelman detailed his experience with the American judicial system after his conviction for bribery and mail fraud during his campaign for re-election in 2006. This event was hosted by Page and Palette Bookstore in Fairhope, Alabama. 7:45 AM PDT Approx. 14 min. Reel America News Magazine of the Screen - 1950 This 1950 newsreel covers the 5th anniversary of the June, 1945 signing of the United Nations ... This 1950 newsreel covers the 5th anniversary of the June, 1945 signing of the United Nations World Charter and shows scenes of UN meetings during the Korean conflict. Other stories include a premature 1950 declaration of victory in Korea, President Truman meeting Gen. MacArthur at Wake Island, Marshall Plan progress in Europe, and a look at historic U.S. Patent Office models.
11:50 AM PDT Approx. 6 min. House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer on Coronavirus Relief Legislation House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke briefly ... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke briefly with the press after meeting with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to negotiate another round of COVID-19 relief. Though a deal was not agreed upon, Leader Schumer said the meeting was "more productive than the other meetings" and that they had a "serious discussion." 3:05 PM PDT Approx. 55 min. Newt Gingrich, "Trump and the American Future" Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on why President Trump should be ... Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on why President Trump should be re-elected in 2020. This virtual program was sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. 7:59 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Debating & Removing Monuments Historians David Blight & Annette Gordon-Reed talked about recent debates over historical ... Historians David Blight & Annette Gordon-Reed talked about recent debates over historical monuments, discussing how people could make decisions about removing or contextualizing them based on historical information and public sentiment.The American Historical Association hosted and recorded this event.
11:56 AM PDT Approx. 12 min. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Meadows on Coronavirus Relief Legislation White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke briefly with ... White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke briefly with the press after meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to negotiate another round of COVID-19 relief. Though a deal was not agreed upon, Secretary Mnuchin said that the discussions were "the most productive we've had to date" and that "there is still a lot of work to do." He went on to say it is a priority for the president to deal with the issues of unemployment insurance and rental evictions. 4:00 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. David Shimer, "Rigged" Yale University associate fellow David Shimer discussed foreign intervention into U.S. elections ... Yale University associate fellow David Shimer discussed foreign intervention into U.S. elections and how to prevent future interference. He was joined in conversation by former CIA director John Brennan. This virtual program was sponsored by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. 9:00 AM PDT Approx. 28 min. The Presidency Herbert Hoover & FDR Transition The directors of the Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential libraries talked about ... The directors of the Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential libraries talked about the 1932 campaign for the White House in the midst of the Great Depression -- and the tense transition that followed from a Hoover to FDR administration. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library provided this video.
12:08 PM PDT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. Attorney General Barr Testifies on Justice Department Mission & Programs - Part 1 Attorney General William Barr testified on the Justice Department's mission and programs in an ... Attorney General William Barr testified on the Justice Department's mission and programs in an oversight hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Lawmakers questioned the attorney general on a range of issues including involvement in the Roger Stone and Michael Flynn cases, police reform and federal law enforcement actions toward protesters. 5:10 PM PDT Approx. 55 min. Lisa Napoli, "Up All Night" Author and journalist Lisa Napoli provided a history of cable news and the rise of the 24-hour ... Author and journalist Lisa Napoli provided a history of cable news and the rise of the 24-hour news cycle. This was a virtual event hosted by the Atlanta History Center. 9:28 AM PDT Approx. 25 min. The Presidency Roosevelts & Kennedys - Political Relationships The directors of the Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy presidential libraries talked about ... The directors of the Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy presidential libraries talked about the political relationships between members of the Roosevelt and Kennedy families -- in particular, the alliance between Eleanor Roosevelt and JFK. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library provided this video.
2:17 PM PDT Approx. 3 hr. 28 min. LIVE NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Undocking From International Space Station NASA TV provides coverage of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft undocking from the International ... NASA TV provides coverage of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft undocking from the International Space Station. 6:05 PM PDT Approx. 54 min. Julian Zelizer, "Burning Down the House" Princeton University history professor Julian Zelizer explored the political ascendancy of former ... Princeton University history professor Julian Zelizer explored the political ascendancy of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and argued that his congressional leadership was the beginning of America's hyper partisan divide. This was a virtual author event hosted by the Strand Bookstore in New York City. 9:53 AM PDT Approx. 7 min. History of the Brazos Valley Deborah Cowman, Director of the Brazos Valley Museum in Bryan, Texas, walked through the museum's ... Deborah Cowman, Director of the Brazos Valley Museum in Bryan, Texas, walked through the museum's exhibits that tell the story of the area from prehistoric times to settlement in the late 1800's.
5:45 PM PDT Approx. 9 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Farewell Ceremony NASA TV provided coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocked from ... NASA TV provided coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocked from the International Space Station. 6:59 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. After Words Michael Shellenberger, "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, offered his thoughts on ... Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, offered his thoughts on what he calls "apocalyptic" environmentalism and provided some solutions on how to address environmental issues of today and into the future. He's interviewed by Andrew Revkin, author and Columbia University's DIirector of the Earth Institute Initiative on Communication and Sustainability.. 10:00 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. Jefferson & the Federalists in Washington, DC U.S. Capitol Historical Society Chief Historian William "Chuck" diGiacomantonio discussed the ... U.S. Capitol Historical Society Chief Historian William "Chuck" diGiacomantonio discussed the tumultuous interactions between Democratic-Republican President Thomas Jefferson and Federalist members of the Seventh Congress, the first to have a full session in the new capital of Washington, D.C. He explained how political differences between the two parties led them to politicize many aspects of daily life, including food, socializing, and science. The U.S. Capitol Historical Society provided video of this event.
5:54 PM PDT Approx. 31 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Undocking From International Space Station NASA and SpaceX made final preparations for the Crew Dragon spacecraft to undock from the ... NASA and SpaceX made final preparations for the Crew Dragon spacecraft to undock from the International Space Station and begin its return to Earth, after a two-month long mission. 8:00 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Author Discussion on Race and Technology Princeton University professor Ruha Benjamin and University of Pennsylvania professor Dorothy ... Princeton University professor Ruha Benjamin and University of Pennsylvania professor Dorothy Roberts offered their thoughts on how some new technologies reinforce racial discrimination. This was a virtual author event hosted by Haymarket Books. 11:00 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. Separation of Powers & Civil Rights A discussion on how the Executive, Judicial and Legislative branches have dealt with civil rights. ... A discussion on how the Executive, Judicial and Legislative branches have dealt with civil rights. Panelists argued that Congress has relinquished its designated powers, leaving the Supreme Court to make the ultimate decisions on civil rights questions. This event was part of a day-long conference on Congress and the separation of powers co-hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society and American University.
6:25 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Undocking From International Space Station NASA and SpaceX completed the undocking of the Crew Dragon from the International Space Station, ... NASA and SpaceX completed the undocking of the Crew Dragon from the International Space Station, after a two-month mission. 9:30 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. John Yoo, "Defender in Chief" University of California, Berkeley law professor and former deputy assistant attorney general in ... University of California, Berkeley law professor and former deputy assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration John Yoo offered his thoughts on presidential powers. This virtual event was hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. 12:00 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 1975 Saigon Evacuations Retired Colonel Thomas Holden, a former Marine Corps pilot, talked about his participation in ... Retired Colonel Thomas Holden, a former Marine Corps pilot, talked about his participation in Operation Frequent Wind - the 1975 evacuation of Americans and South Vietnamese allies from Saigon after it fell to the North Vietnamese. The National World War I Museum and Memorial provided this January 2020 video.
7:27 PM PDT Approx. 5 min. House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer on Coronavirus Relief Legislation House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke briefly ... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke briefly with the press after meeting with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to negotiate another round of COVID-19 relief. Though a deal was not agreed upon, Leader Schumer said the meeting was "more productive than the other meetings" and that they had a "serious discussion." 10:30 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. David Litt, "Democracy in One Book or Less" David Litt, former speechwriter for President Obama, weighed in on issues with American democracy. ... David Litt, former speechwriter for President Obama, weighed in on issues with American democracy. This virtual event was sponsored by Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. 1:00 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Stephen Walker, Shockwave - Countdown to Hiroshima Stephen Walker talked about his book "Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima," which begins with the ... Stephen Walker talked about his book "Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima," which begins with the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico on July 16, 1945, and documents the key events of the next three weeks leading up to August 6, 1945, the day Little Boy was detonated above Hiroshima. He used the personal stories of individuals to illuminate the historic events. C-SPAN recorded this event in August 2005.
7:32 PM PDT Approx. 12 min. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Meadows on Coronavirus Relief Legislation White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke briefly with ... White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke briefly with the press after meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to negotiate another round of COVID-19 relief. Though a deal was not agreed upon, Secretary Mnuchin said that the discussions were "the most productive we've had to date" and that "there is still a lot of work to do." He went on to say it is a priority for the president to deal with the issues of unemployment insurance and rental evictions. 11:35 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Elizabeth Varon, "Armies of Deliverance" University of Virginia history professor Elizabeth Varon argued that during the Civil War the ... University of Virginia history professor Elizabeth Varon argued that during the Civil War the North was motivated to liberate instead of conquer the South. This was a virtual program hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City. 2:15 PM PDT Approx. 45 min. Oral Histories Korean War Veteran George Dixon This oral history interview with Army veteran George Dixon was recorded in Overland Park, Kansas ... This oral history interview with Army veteran George Dixon was recorded in Overland Park, Kansas by the Korean War Legacy Foundation. He talked about how he was drafted into the war and fought as an infantryman despite his training as a machinist. The interview project was underwritten by South Korea's Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs.
7:44 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Campaign 2020 Joe Biden Remarks in Wilmington, DE on the Economy Joe Biden, the presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, delivered remarks on his "Build ... Joe Biden, the presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, delivered remarks on his "Build Back Better" plan on advanced racial equity in America's economy, including the role of the Federal Reserve and the need to consider representation internally. Mr. Biden talked about his commitment to fight systemic racism through his economic plan. Also, he answered questions from reporters including the timing on naming his vice presidential nominee and the reopening of schools and sports during the coronavirus pandemic. 12:45 AM PDT Approx. 31 min. Howard Blum, "Night of the Assassins" Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Howard Blum recounted the failed Nazi plot to kill the ... Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Howard Blum recounted the failed Nazi plot to kill the three Allied leaders at a secret meeting they attended in Tehran in 1943. This was a virtual event hosted by Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida. 3:00 PM PDT Approx. 44 min. The Civil War Harold Holzer on Civil War Objects Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley of the New-York Historical Society talked about ... Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley of the New-York Historical Society talked about artifacts featured in their joint publication "The Civil War in 50 Objects." In this program, they discussed objects related soldiers' uniforms and accoutrements. This conversation took place online and the New-York Historical Society provided the video.
8:48 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Liberty University Conference Discussion on U.S.-China Relations with Senators Cotton & Blackburn Liberty University kicked off its Freedom Summit Conference focusing on preservation and restoring ... Liberty University kicked off its Freedom Summit Conference focusing on preservation and restoring the rule of law, free-market economics and Judeo-Christian principles. In this session featured speakers included Steve Bannon, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). They spoke about U.S.-China relations and the coronavirus pandemic. 1:16 AM PDT Approx. 46 min. Roger Rosenblatt, "The Story I Am" Author and essayist Roger Rosenblatt talked about the importance of documenting everyday life ... Author and essayist Roger Rosenblatt talked about the importance of documenting everyday life during times of crisis. This event was hosted by the Saratoga Springs Book Festival. 3:44 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Oral Histories Kay Tillow Kay Tillow talked about her involvement with the civil rights movement, starting with her ... Kay Tillow talked about her involvement with the civil rights movement, starting with her participation in the 1963 desegregation sit-ins in Atlanta, Georgia and her later work to organize health care worker unions. This interview is part of an oral history project on the civil rights movement initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
9:57 PM PDT Approx. 9 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Farewell Ceremony NASA TV provided coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocked from ... NASA TV provided coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocked from the International Space Station. 2:02 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Casey Cep, "Furious Hours" Casey Cep recalled author Harper Lee's attempt to write a true crime book. This was a virtual ... Casey Cep recalled author Harper Lee's attempt to write a true crime book. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival. 5:00 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Lectures in History 1920s Culture & Society Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the ... Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the exploits of the gangster Al Capone, who eventually went to prison on tax evasion charges, the motion picture industry and the new production codes that sought to reduce sexuality in films, and the 1925 State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes trial, in which a high school teacher faced charges of unlawfully teaching evolution in a state-funded school.
10:06 PM PDT Approx. 31 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Undocking From International Space Station NASA and SpaceX made final preparations for the Crew Dragon spacecraft to undock from the ... NASA and SpaceX made final preparations for the Crew Dragon spacecraft to undock from the International Space Station and begin its return to Earth, after a two-month long mission. 3:20 AM PDT Approx. 55 min. Catharine Arnold, "Pandemic 1918" Historian Catharine Arnold provided a global account of the 1918 influenza pandemic. This virtual ... Historian Catharine Arnold provided a global account of the 1918 influenza pandemic. This virtual event was hosted by the American Writers Museum. 6:20 PM PDT Approx. 39 min. American Artifacts 101st Airborne World War II Living History Camp We toured a reconstructed World War II U.S. Army Airborne Division barracks with living history ... We toured a reconstructed World War II U.S. Army Airborne Division barracks with living history enthusiast Greg Henesy, who showed us vehicles and detailed the 150 lbs of equipment worn by paratroopers who participated in the Normandy invasion on D-Day and other battles.
10:37 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Undocking From International Space Station NASA and SpaceX completed the undocking of the Crew Dragon from the International Space Station, ... NASA and SpaceX completed the undocking of the Crew Dragon from the International Space Station, after a two-month mission. 4:15 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. Tevi Troy, "Fight House" Tevi Troy, presidential historian and former senior aide to President George W. Bush, looked at ... Tevi Troy, presidential historian and former senior aide to President George W. Bush, looked at the internal fights that shaped several presidential administrations. This was a virtual event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center. 6:59 PM PDT Approx. 56 min. Reel America "The Spirit of Hiroshima" - 1996 This documentary looks at the August 6, 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan through the ... This documentary looks at the August 6, 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan through the stories of several survivors. The film also features a young family in Hiroshima, born after the bombing, who are trying to make sense of the tragedy during the 50th anniversary. This independent film was produced and directed by Geoffrey Poister has been restored and updated to mark the 75th anniversary.
11:39 PM PDT Approx. 5 min. House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer on Coronavirus Relief Legislation House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke briefly ... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke briefly with the press after meeting with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to negotiate another round of COVID-19 relief. Though a deal was not agreed upon, Leader Schumer said the meeting was "more productive than the other meetings" and that they had a "serious discussion." 5:15 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. Calvin Baker, "A More Perfect Reunion" Columbia University professor Calvin Baker argues that integration is integral to combatting ... Columbia University professor Calvin Baker argues that integration is integral to combatting racism in America. This virtual event was sponsored by the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 7:55 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Oral Histories Eugene DiSabatino World War II Army veteran Eugene DiSabatino talked about his assignment to the Manhattan Project, ... World War II Army veteran Eugene DiSabatino talked about his assignment to the Manhattan Project, which included being stationed at Los Alamos and accompanying the second bomb to Japan. This interview was recorded in 2012 by the National World War II Museum.
11:44 PM PDT Approx. 12 min. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Meadows on Coronavirus Relief Legislation White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke briefly with ... White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin spoke briefly with the press after meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to negotiate another round of COVID-19 relief. Though a deal was not agreed upon, Secretary Mnuchin said that the discussions were "the most productive we've had to date" and that "there is still a lot of work to do." He went on to say it is a priority for the president to deal with the issues of unemployment insurance and rental evictions. 6:15 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Michael Signer, Cry Havoc" Former Charlottesville, Virginia Mayor Michael Signer chronicled the events that led up to the ... Former Charlottesville, Virginia Mayor Michael Signer chronicled the events that led up to the tragedy following the Unite the Right rally in 2017. This virtual event was sponsored by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 9:00 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Lectures in History 1920s Culture & Society Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the ... Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the exploits of the gangster Al Capone, who eventually went to prison on tax evasion charges, the motion picture industry and the new production codes that sought to reduce sexuality in films, and the 1925 State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes trial, in which a high school teacher faced charges of unlawfully teaching evolution in a state-funded school.
11:56 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Secretary of State Pompeo Testifies on 2021 Budget Request - Part 1 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his ... Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his agency's 2021 budget request. 7:21 AM PDT Approx. 13 hr. 39 min. Book TV Non-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 10:20 PM PDT Approx. 40 min. American Artifacts 101st Airborne World War II Living History Camp We toured a reconstructed World War II U.S. Army Airborne Division barracks with living history ... We toured a reconstructed World War II U.S. Army Airborne Division barracks with living history enthusiast Greg Henesy, who showed us vehicles and detailed the 150 lbs of equipment worn by paratroopers who participated in the Normandy invasion on D-Day and other battles.
1:25 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Secretary of State Pompeo Testifies on 2021 Budget Request - Part 2 Following a short break, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee continued their hearing with ... Following a short break, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee continued their hearing with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his agency's 2021 budget request. 11:00 PM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Stephen Walker, Shockwave - Countdown to Hiroshima Stephen Walker talked about his book "Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima," which begins with the ... Stephen Walker talked about his book "Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima," which begins with the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico on July 16, 1945, and documents the key events of the next three weeks leading up to August 6, 1945, the day Little Boy was detonated above Hiroshima. He used the personal stories of individuals to illuminate the historic events. C-SPAN recorded this event in August 2005.
2:48 AM PDT Approx. 10 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Farewell Ceremony NASA TV provided coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocked from ... NASA TV provided coverage of the farewell ceremony for SpaceX Crew Dragon before it undocked from the International Space Station. 12:16 AM PDT Approx. 44 min. Oral Histories Korean War Veteran George Dixon This oral history interview with Army veteran George Dixon was recorded in Overland Park, Kansas ... This oral history interview with Army veteran George Dixon was recorded in Overland Park, Kansas by the Korean War Legacy Foundation. He talked about how he was drafted into the war and fought as an infantryman despite his training as a machinist. The interview project was underwritten by South Korea's Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs.
2:58 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. NASA TV Coverage of SpaceX Crew Dragon Undocking From International Space Station NASA and SpaceX completed the undocking of the Crew Dragon from the International Space Station, ... NASA and SpaceX completed the undocking of the Crew Dragon from the International Space Station, after a two-month mission. 1:00 AM PDT Approx. 45 min. The Civil War Harold Holzer on Civil War Objects Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley of the New-York Historical Society talked about ... Historian Harold Holzer and Valerie Paley of the New-York Historical Society talked about artifacts featured in their joint publication "The Civil War in 50 Objects." In this program, they discussed objects related soldiers' uniforms and accoutrements. This conversation took place online and the New-York Historical Society provided the video.
4:00 AM PDT Approx. 3 hr. 2 min. LIVE Washington Journal 08/02/2020 1:45 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Oral Histories Kay Tillow Kay Tillow talked about her involvement with the civil rights movement, starting with her ... Kay Tillow talked about her involvement with the civil rights movement, starting with her participation in the 1963 desegregation sit-ins in Atlanta, Georgia and her later work to organize health care worker unions. This interview is part of an oral history project on the civil rights movement initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
7:02 AM PDT Approx. 13 hr. 58 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 2:55 AM PDT Approx. 5 min. Reel America August 18, 1960 Universal Newsreel This newsreel includes stories about the trial of U-2 spy pilot Francis Gary Powers, who was shot ... This newsreel includes stories about the trial of U-2 spy pilot Francis Gary Powers, who was shot down over the Soviet Union on May 1, 1960. Scenes of the trial are followed by President Eisenhower commenting at a news conference. An Air Force balloonist who performed a record setting flight and jump is also featured.
3:00 AM PDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. Lectures in History 1920s Culture & Society Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the ... Michael Kazin talked about culture and society in the 1920s. He spoke about Prohibition and the exploits of the gangster Al Capone, who eventually went to prison on tax evasion charges, the motion picture industry and the new production codes that sought to reduce sexuality in films, and the 1925 State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes trial, in which a high school teacher faced charges of unlawfully teaching evolution in a state-funded school.
4:20 AM PDT Approx. 40 min. American Artifacts 101st Airborne World War II Living History Camp We toured a reconstructed World War II U.S. Army Airborne Division barracks with living history ... We toured a reconstructed World War II U.S. Army Airborne Division barracks with living history enthusiast Greg Henesy, who showed us vehicles and detailed the 150 lbs of equipment worn by paratroopers who participated in the Normandy invasion on D-Day and other battles.
5:00 AM PDT Approx. 55 min. History Bookshelf DaMaris Hill, "A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing" University of Kentucky Professor DaMaris Hill chronicled the lives of African-American women in ... University of Kentucky Professor DaMaris Hill chronicled the lives of African-American women in social and political movements, from Harriet Tubman to today.
5:55 AM PDT Approx. 56 min. Women's Roles in World War I Author Lynn Dumenil talked about her book "The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World ... Author Lynn Dumenil talked about her book "The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I." She examined the different roles women played during the conflict, including their participation in the workforce and their use in media and propaganda. The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri hosted this event and provided the video.
6:51 AM PDT Approx. 8 min. George H.W. Bush Memorial Exhibit After the passing of President George H.W. Bush in 2018, his Presidential Library and Museum ... After the passing of President George H.W. Bush in 2018, his Presidential Library and Museum opened an exhibit honoring the 41st President displaying items from his memorial services. Warren Finch, Director of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, gave a tour of the exhibit.
6:59 AM PDT Approx. 14 hr. 1 min. American History TV People and events that help document the American Story. People and events that help document the American Story.