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  • Baseball in America  Origins of the Modern Game
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    Baseball in America - Origins of the Modern Game

    American History TV visited the “Baseball Americana” exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to learn about the origins of the modern game, including the birth of several…

    343 views
  • QA with Jane Leavy
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    Q&A with Jane Leavy

    Author and journalist Jane Leavy talked about her book, The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created, about the life and times of the legendary baseball player.

    1,667 views
  • emThe Last Temptation of Rick Pitinoem
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    The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino

    Michael Sokolove was interviewed at the National Press Club’s Book Fair. He talked about his book, The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino: A Story of Corruption, Scandal, and the Big Business…

    310 views
  • emBig Gameem
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    Big Game

    Mark Leibovich was interviewed at the National Press Club’s Book Fair. He talked about his book, Big Game, on the current challenges facing the NFL.

    432 views
  • Author Discussion on Sports and Social Change
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    Author Discussion on Sports and Social Change

    Authors Etan Thomas, Amy Bass, and Howard Bryant talked about sports and social change in America.

    379 views
  • Baseball in America Origins and Early Days
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    Baseball in America, Origins and Early Days

    American History TV visited the “Baseball Americana” exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to learn about baseball’s origins and early days. Our guide is exhibit curator…

    664 views
  • Author Discussion on Sports Writing
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    Author Discussion on Sports Writing

    Michael Sokolove, author of The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino: A Story of Corruption, Scandal, and the Big Business of College Basketball, and Mark Leibovich, author of Big Game: The NFL…

    402 views
  • Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Discusses Her Memoir emProudem
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    Interview with Ibtihaj Muhammad

    BookTV talked with Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first female Muslim-American to medal at the Olympic Games.

    269 views
  • emThe Atlanticem Festival NFL Issues
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    The Atlantic Festival, NFL Issues

    In this portion of the The Atlantic Festival, New York Times Magazine correspondent Mark Leibovich and National Football League Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith…

    59 views
  • USA Olympic Officials Testify on Sexual Abuse Prevention
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    Olympic Athletes and Abuse

    A Senate Commerce Subcommittee held a hearing on preventing abuse of amateur athletes with officials from USA Weightlifting, U.S. Figure Skating, USA Swimming, and USA Bobsled and Skeleton.…

    584 views
  • Sarah Sanders and Kevin Hassett Brief Reporters at the White House
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    White House Daily Briefing

    During the daily White House briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders answered several questions on President Trump’s decision to cancel the White House visit of the National Football…

    12,645 views
  • American Bar Association Annual Meeting Social Activism in Sports
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    American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Social Activism in Sports

    Legal analysts talked about social activism and freedom of speech issues in sports, including organized demonstrations by NFL players during the playing of the national anthem. Speakers…

    198 views
  • emThe Presidents and the Pastimeem
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    The Presidents and the Pastime

    Former presidential speech writer Curt Smith provided a history on the relationship between U.S. presidents and baseball.

    413 views
  • Washington Journal R Shep Melnick Discusses the Evolution of Title IX
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    R. Shep Melnick on the Evolution of Title IX

    R. Shep Melnick talked about his recent National Affairs piece, “The Strange Evolution of Title IX,” on the evolution of the 1972 federal civil rights law that banned exclusion on the basis of sex…

    441 views
  • President Trump Continues Criticism of Google Twitter and Facebook
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    President Trump Meeting with FIFA President Gianni Infantino

    President Trump made remarks to reporters following an Oval Office meeting with International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) president Gianni Infantino and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro on the 2026 FIFA World Cup,…

    627 views
  • emRed Cardem
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    Red Card

    Investigative reporter Ken Bensinger talked about the U.S. government’s case against FIFA, international soccer’s governing body.

    669 views
  • emChasing Spaceem
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    Chasing Space

    Former NFL player and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin talked about his book Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances, in which he recounted his time growing up in Lynchburg,…

    403 views
  • Michigan State President John Engler Denies Offering Payment to Abuse Survivor
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    Athletes and Sexual Abuse

    Officials with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), USA Gymnastics (USAG) and Michigan State University (MSU) testified before a Senate Commerce subcommittee on changes the…

    2,112 views
  • College Sports Governance and Compensation
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    College Sports Governance and Compensation

    The Aspen Institute hosted a series of discussions on the potential implications of allowing college athletes to receive compensation. Speakers included former Georgetown University men’s…

    162 views
  • Washington Journal Curt Smith Discusses the Relationship Between Presidents and Baseball
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    Curt Smith on the Relationship Between Presidents and Baseball

    Author and former presidential speechwriter Curt Smith talked about his book, The Presidents and the Pastime, on the history of the relationship between U.S. presidents and baseball.

    208 views
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