Q&A Schedule

Week of April 21 through April 28

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, April 22
8:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 33 min. LIVE Tim Graham on Media Coverage of President TrumpKimberly Atkins; Timothy GrahamTim Graham talked about his Media Research Center' group’s report examining media coverage ... Tim Graham talked about his Media Research Center' group’s report examining media coverage of President Trump. 8:37 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 24 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2Kimberly Atkins; Michael Newbern; Andy PelosiTelephone lines were open for viewer comments on whether guns should be allowed on college ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on whether guns should be allowed on college campuses. Andy Pelosi, with the Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus, and Michael Newbern, with Students for Concealed Carry, spoke via Skype on the topic. 9:03 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 30 min. LIVE Future of the Black Lives Matter MovementKimberly Atkins; Peniel E. JosephProfessor Peniel Joseph talked about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement. Professor Peniel Joseph talked about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement.
9:36 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 23 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 3Kimberly AtkinsTelephone lines were open for a question on Earth Day 2017: “What is your biggest ... Telephone lines were open for a question on Earth Day 2017: “What is your biggest environmental concern?” 9:59 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 4 hr. 1 min. LIVE March for ScienceRoger Johnson; Dan Abrams; Mustafa Santiago Ali; Anousheh Ansari; James Balog; Brooke Bateman; Jon Batiste; Andrea Beaty; Lawrence Benenson; Jamie Rappaport Clark; Glinda Cooper; Mari Copeny; Heidi Cullen; Tyler DeWitt; Thomas Dolby; Sam Droege; Meghan Duffy; Christiana Figueres; Jon Foley; Christy Goldfuss; Mona Hanna-Attisha M.D.; Denis Hayes; Jane Hirschfield; Rush Holt; Timothy Ingalsbee; Dorothy Jones-Davis; Robin Kimmerer; Sheril Kirshenbaum; Rachel Kyte; Dee Lawrence; Albert Yu-Min Lin; Maya Lin; Thomas Lovejoy; Michael E. Mann; Leland Melvin; Derek Muller; Bill Nye; Mary Jo Ondrechen; Shawn Otto; Questlove; Taylor Richardson; Joseph J. Romm; Cara Santa Maria; Megan Smith; Caroline Solomon; Mark Tercek; Jessica Ware; Jeane WongThe “March for Science” rally took place on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The ... The “March for Science” rally took place on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The event was one of more than 500 planned rallies held across the U.S. and overseas. The speaking program featured remarks by Bill Nye, Earth Day principal organizer Denis Hayes along with scientists, professors and environmental leaders. 2:05 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 34 min. Science and Public PolicyJordan Hess; John Hilboldt; Marlo Lewis Jr.; Stephen C. Meyer; Jay W. Richards; Wesley J. SmithThe Heritage Foundation and the Discovery Institute co-hosted a panel discussion about science and ... The Heritage Foundation and the Discovery Institute co-hosted a panel discussion about science and public policy, and what some consider the suppression of their dissenting views on climate change, evolution, and other issues.
3:43 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 8 min. Representative Joe Barton Town Hall MeetingJoe BartonRepresentative Joe Barton (R-TX) held a town hall meeting during the congressional spring recess. ... Representative Joe Barton (R-TX) held a town hall meeting during the congressional spring recess. Question topics included health care, immigration, voting rights, and his relationship with oil companies. 4:54 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 9 min. The Tempest TossedAva Lazar; Mia LazarThe Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam ... The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High School, and Ava is homeschooled.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. The 2017 theme was: “Your Message To Washington: What is most urgent issue for the new president and Congress to address in 2017?”
5:04 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 13 min. Representative Matthew Cartwright Town Hall MeetingMatt CartwrightRepresentative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) held a town hall meeting with constituents at Northampton ... Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) held a town hall meeting with constituents at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He talked about and responded to questions on several legislative issues including health care, budget and appropriations, veterans affairs, energy policy, and redistricting. He voiced his general opposition to Trump administration policies and encouraged his constituents to sustain or increase their civic engagement.
6:20 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Presidential AddressDonald J. TrumpIn his weekly address President Trump talked about his administration’s agenda and executive ... In his weekly address President Trump talked about his administration’s agenda and executive orders signed that week. 6:24 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Weekly Democratic AddressBen LujanIn the weekly Democratic Party address, Representative Ben Lujan (D-NM) talked about President ... In the weekly Democratic Party address, Representative Ben Lujan (D-NM) talked about President Trump’s first 100 days in office. 6:30 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 26 min. Communicators and the State of the Net Conference, Part 3Milton Mueller; George Sadowsky; Peter SlenGeorge Sadowsky and Milton Mueller talked about issues related to internet use while attending the ... George Sadowsky and Milton Mueller talked about issues related to internet use while attending the “State of the Net” conference at the Newseum. Topics included cybersecurity, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), internet access to nations around the world, and internet freedom and governance.
7:01 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 56 min. Trump Administration and CongressMichelle Cottle; Ylan Mui; Lisa Nelson; Steve Odland; Bob WalkerPanelists talked about President Trump’s relationship with Congress and efforts to pass a ... Panelists talked about President Trump’s relationship with Congress and efforts to pass a health care bill and other Republican proposals. In addition, speakers outlined the current political landscape in Washington, President Trump’s governing style, and the 2018 midterm elections. 8:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 2 min. Trump PresidencyJohn W. Dean; Hendrik Hertzberg; Simon Longstaff; John PodhoretzPanelists talked about Donald Trump’s presidency and how it compares to previous ... Panelists talked about Donald Trump’s presidency and how it compares to previous administrations, including Richard Nixon’s. Panelists included former Nixon White House counsel John Dean, former Carter speechwriter Hendrik Hertzberg, and former Reagan speechwriter John Podhoretz.

This panel was part of a series of discussions hosted by the Ethics Centre and Bard College’s Globalization and International Affairs Program held at the New York Public Library.
9:03 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 1 min. U.S. Foreign PolicyElmira Bayrasli; James Ketterer; Simon Longstaff; Walter Russell Mead; Tom Nichols; Anne-Marie SlaughterAcademics and public policy analysts compared historical U.S. foreign policy events to ... Academics and public policy analysts compared historical U.S. foreign policy events to contemporary global issues that were prevalent in the 2016 presidential campaign. They also explored the role the United States should play in today’s world order.

This panel was part of a series of discussions hosted by the Ethics Centre and Bard College’s Globalization and International Affairs Program held at the New York Public Library.
10:06 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Government Funding DeadlineRyan McCrimmon; Bill ScanlanRyan McCrimmon gave an overview of the ongoing congressional talks to reach an agreement on ... Ryan McCrimmon gave an overview of the ongoing congressional talks to reach an agreement on government funding ahead of the April 28, 2017, deadline. 10:12 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 hr. 59 min. March for ScienceRoger Johnson; Dan Abrams; Mustafa Santiago Ali; Anousheh Ansari; James Balog; Brooke Bateman; Jon Batiste; Andrea Beaty; Lawrence Benenson; Jamie Rappaport Clark; Glinda Cooper; Mari Copeny; Heidi Cullen; Tyler DeWitt; Thomas Dolby; Sam Droege; Meghan Duffy; Christiana Figueres; Jon Foley; Christy Goldfuss; Mona Hanna-Attisha M.D.; Denis Hayes; Jane Hirschfield; Rush Holt; Timothy Ingalsbee; Dorothy Jones-Davis; Robin Kimmerer; Sheril Kirshenbaum; Rachel Kyte; Dee Lawrence; Albert Yu-Min Lin; Maya Lin; Thomas Lovejoy; Michael E. Mann; Leland Melvin; Derek Muller; Bill Nye; Mary Jo Ondrechen; Shawn Otto; Questlove; Taylor Richardson; Joseph J. Romm; Cara Santa Maria; Megan Smith; Caroline Solomon; Mark Tercek; Jessica Ware; Jeane WongThe “March for Science” rally took place on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The ... The “March for Science” rally took place on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The event was one of more than 500 planned rallies held across the U.S. and overseas. The speaking program featured remarks by Bill Nye, Earth Day principal organizer Denis Hayes along with scientists, professors and environmental leaders.
Sunday, April 23
2:13 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 9 min. The Tempest TossedAva Lazar; Mia LazarThe Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam ... The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High School, and Ava is homeschooled.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. The 2017 theme was: “Your Message To Washington: What is most urgent issue for the new president and Congress to address in 2017?”
2:22 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 10 min. Representative Gary Palmer Town Hall MeetingGary PalmerRepresentative Gary Palmer (R-AL) held a town hall meeting with constituents. He defended his ... Representative Gary Palmer (R-AL) held a town hall meeting with constituents. He defended his party’s efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act. Representative Palmer originally was against the measure but changed his position after he co-sponsored an amendment that would create a federal program with Representative David Schweikert (R-AZ) for risk sharing. Other topics included equal pay for women, tax reform, and federal spending. 3:35 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 17 min. Representative Ted Deutch Town Hall MeetingTed Deutch; Laura Goodhue; Toni Lewis M.D.; Gary ResnickRepresentative Ted Deutch (D-FL) held a health care town hall meeting with constituents. ... Representative Ted Deutch (D-FL) held a health care town hall meeting with constituents. Representative Deutch voiced strong opposition to Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. Other topics included ways to improve the health care law, Medicaid expansion, medical marijuana, and substance abuse treatment. Officials from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Planned Parenthood also delivered remarks and took questions from the audience.
4:54 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 1 min. Trump PresidencyJohn W. Dean; Hendrik Hertzberg; Simon Longstaff; John PodhoretzPanelists talked about Donald Trump’s presidency and how it compares to previous ... Panelists talked about Donald Trump’s presidency and how it compares to previous administrations, including Richard Nixon’s. Panelists included former Nixon White House counsel John Dean, former Carter speechwriter Hendrik Hertzberg, and former Reagan speechwriter John Podhoretz.

This panel was part of a series of discussions hosted by the Ethics Centre and Bard College’s Globalization and International Affairs Program held at the New York Public Library.
5:57 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 1 min. U.S. Foreign PolicyElmira Bayrasli; James Ketterer; Simon Longstaff; Walter Russell Mead; Tom Nichols; Anne-Marie SlaughterAcademics and public policy analysts compared historical U.S. foreign policy events to ... Academics and public policy analysts compared historical U.S. foreign policy events to contemporary global issues that were prevalent in the 2016 presidential campaign. They also explored the role the United States should play in today’s world order.

This panel was part of a series of discussions hosted by the Ethics Centre and Bard College’s Globalization and International Affairs Program held at the New York Public Library.
7:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 5 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1James McAuley; Al Weaver; Steve ScullyTelephone lines were open for viewer comments on question about President Trump’s tweet that ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on question about President Trump’s tweet that the first 100 days of a presidency are a ridiculous standard: “Is it a fair measurement? ” Al Weaver, speaking by phone previewed the week ahead in Congress, and James McAuley talked via Skype about the French presidential election.
7:21 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. LIVE Al Weaver on Week Ahead in CongressSteve ScullyWashington Examiner political reporter Al Weaver spoke by phone about congressional ... Washington Examiner political reporter Al Weaver spoke by phone about congressional Republicans' plans to prevent a government shutdown, as well as whether a vote on health care legislation is possible in the coming week. 7:57 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 7 min. LIVE French Presidential ElectionSteve ScullyWashington Post Paris correspondent James McAuley spoke via Skype about the first round of ... Washington Post Paris correspondent James McAuley spoke via Skype about the first round of the French presidential election that day. 8:07 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 26 min. LIVE Jose Miguel Cruz on Trump Administration and Transnational GangsJose Miguel Cruz; Steve ScullyJose Miguel Cruz talked about the Trump administration’s crackdown on transnational gangs ... Jose Miguel Cruz talked about the Trump administration’s crackdown on transnational gangs and cartels. Topics included the gang MS-13, which originated in Los Angeles in the 1980s, and the administration’s targeting of “sanctuary cities” that shelter illegal immigrants and do not use local resources to enforce federal immigration laws. Mr. Cruz in his comments refuted President Trump’s claim that the Obama administration is responsible for the growth of MS-13.
8:37 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. LIVE ShatteredJonathan Allen; Amie Parnes; Steve ScullyAmie Parnes and Jonathan Allen talked about their book Shattered: Inside Hillary ... Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen talked about their book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, in which they provide an inside look into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential run. 9:39 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 20 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2Steve ScullyTelephone lines were open for viewer comments on what to expect when Congress returns from a ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on what to expect when Congress returns from a two-week recess. Members in December 2016 passed a continuing resolution to fund the government that was to expire on April 28, 2017. 10:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. Newsmakers with Representative John YarmuthKristina L. Peterson; Susan Swain; Erik Wasson; John YarmuthRepresentative John Yarmuth (D-KY), ranking member on the House Budget Committee, talked about ... Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY), ranking member on the House Budget Committee, talked about meeting Congress’s April 28, 2017, deadline for funding the federal government and the significant spending debates that will follow as Congress weighs a fiscal year 2018 budget.
10:33 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 3 min. Homeland Security ThreatsFrank J. Cilluffo; John F. Kelly; Steven KnappHomeland Security Secretary John Kelly delivered remarks at George Washington University on ... Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly delivered remarks at George Washington University on security threats. He outlined the top priorities of his agency including transnational organized crime, border security, homegrown terrorism and cybersecurity. Secretary Kelly defended the employees at DHS saying lawmakers who don’t like the Trump administration’s approach to immigration enforcement should change the laws or “shut up.” In addition, he clarified his position on marijuana calling it a “potentially dangerous gateway drug” and said DHS will continue to investigate its illegal pathways and distribution in the U.S. 11:39 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley Oral ArgumentSamuel A. Alito Jr.; Stephen G. Breyer; David Cortman; Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Neil Gorsuch; Elena Kagan; Anthony M. Kennedy; James Layton; John G. Roberts Jr.; Sonia Sotomayor; Clarence ThomasThe Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing the bounds of separation of church and state. Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia in Missouri owns and operates a preschool learning center that incorporates religious teachings into its programs. Missouri has a state program that provides grants to resurface gravel playgrounds with a rubber surface made from recycled tires. Trinity applied for one of the grants but was denied because the state’s constitution bars public funds from going directly or indirectly to a religious entity.
Trinity sued, arguing that the denial of its application violates the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause and First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause.
12:38 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 42 min. U.S.-Australia RelationsMalcolm Turnbull; Mike PenceVice President Mike Pence and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took part in a news ... Vice President Mike Pence and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took part in a news conference following their bilateral meeting in Sydney. The two outlined the U.S.-Australia alliance, economic relation,s and the security situation in the Asia-Pacific region. Vice President Pence said the U.S. would honor the refugee agreement with Australia, subject to the results of the vetting process. Regarding North Korea, the vice president said the goal of a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula could still be achieved peacefully due to new engagement with China.
1:20 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Government Funding DeadlineRyan McCrimmon; Bill ScanlanRyan McCrimmon gave an overview of the ongoing congressional talks to reach an agreement on ... Ryan McCrimmon gave an overview of the ongoing congressional talks to reach an agreement on government funding ahead of the April 28, 2017, deadline. 1:24 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 10 min. Representative Gary Palmer Town Hall MeetingGary PalmerRepresentative Gary Palmer (R-AL) held a town hall meeting with constituents. He defended his ... Representative Gary Palmer (R-AL) held a town hall meeting with constituents. He defended his party’s efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act. Representative Palmer originally was against the measure but changed his position after he co-sponsored an amendment that would create a federal program with Representative David Schweikert (R-AZ) for risk sharing. Other topics included equal pay for women, tax reform, and federal spending. 2:35 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 17 min. Representative Ted Deutch Town Hall MeetingTed Deutch; Laura Goodhue; Toni Lewis M.D.; Gary ResnickRepresentative Ted Deutch (D-FL) held a health care town hall meeting with constituents. ... Representative Ted Deutch (D-FL) held a health care town hall meeting with constituents. Representative Deutch voiced strong opposition to Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. Other topics included ways to improve the health care law, Medicaid expansion, medical marijuana, and substance abuse treatment. Officials from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Planned Parenthood also delivered remarks and took questions from the audience.
3:54 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 2 hr. 4 min. Profiling the Trump Cabinet, Part 2C-SPAN presented profiles of members of President Trump’s Cabinet. The program included ... C-SPAN presented profiles of members of President Trump’s Cabinet. The program included personal profiles and portions of confirmation hearings featuring Betsy Devos, Tom Price, Ben Carson, Scott Pruitt, and others. 6:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. Newsmakers with Representative John YarmuthKristina L. Peterson; Susan Swain; Erik Wasson; John YarmuthRepresentative John Yarmuth (D-KY), ranking member on the House Budget Committee, talked about ... Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY), ranking member on the House Budget Committee, talked about meeting Congress’s April 28, 2017, deadline for funding the federal government and the significant spending debates that will follow as Congress weighs a fiscal year 2018 budget. 6:31 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 9 min. The Tempest TossedAva Lazar; Mia LazarThe Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam ... The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High School, and Ava is homeschooled.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. The 2017 theme was: “Your Message To Washington: What is most urgent issue for the new president and Congress to address in 2017?”
6:31 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 4 min. Marine Le Pen SpeechMarine Le PenMarine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in France’s presidential campaign, spoke to supporters ... Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in France’s presidential campaign, spoke to supporters after winning second place in the first round of elections. She was to face the first place winner, centrist and independent candidate Emmanuel Macron, in a runoff election on May 7, 2017.

This was the first time in modern French history in which the runoff candidates did not come from the mainstream political parties.

Courtesy of France 24. In French with English translation.
6:36 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 14 min. Emmanuel Macron SpeechEmmanuel MacronEmmanuel Macron, France’s centrist independent presidential, spoke to supporters after ... Emmanuel Macron, France’s centrist independent presidential, spoke to supporters after finishing in first place in the first round of the French presidential elections. He talked about a united France and the collapse of the mainstream political parties. Mr. Macron has never held an elective office, His opponent in the May 7, 2017, runoff election was to be Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate and leader of National Front.

Courtesy of France 24. In French with English translation.
6:50 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 2 min. Francois Fillon Concession SpeechFrancois FillonFrancois Fillon, former French prime minister and conservative presidential candidate, gave a ... Francois Fillon, former French prime minister and conservative presidential candidate, gave a concession speech after finishing third in France’s first round of presidential elections . He conceded shortly after the results were announced and told supporters to back centrist and independent candidate Emmanuel Marcon over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

Courtesy of France 24.
6:58 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. ShatteredJonathan Allen; Amie Parnes; Steve ScullyAmie Parnes and Jonathan Allen talked about their book Shattered: Inside Hillary ... Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen talked about their book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, in which they provide an inside look into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential run. 8:00 PM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with David McCulloughBrian Lamb; David McCulloughDavid McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand ... David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, a selection of his speeches going back to 1989. 8:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. Q&A with David McCulloughBrian Lamb; David McCulloughDavid McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand ... David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, a selection of his speeches going back to 1989.
9:02 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 40 min. Question TimeDavid Amess; Richard Benyon; John Bercow; Maria Caulfield; Yvette Cooper; Jeremy Corbyn; Alberto Costa; Michelle Donelan; Tim Farron; Philip Hollobone; David Mackintosh; Christian "Chris" Matheson; Theresa May; Angus Robertson; Mary Robinson; Paul Scully; Dennis Skinner; Jeff Smith; John Stevenson; Derek Thomas; Jennifer "Jenny" Chapman; Patricia Gibson; Gerald Jones; Graham JonesBritish Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of parliament on a range of ... British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of parliament on a range of domestic and international issues. One of the more pressing issues dealt with the Prime Minister’s surprise announcement to call a general election on June 8, 2017. She also answered questions on the U.K.'s committment to NATO, school funding, and proposed increases to the defense budget. 9:47 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 32 min. France Post-Election AnalysisFrance 24 provided immediate analysis and live coverage of France’s presidential election in ... France 24 provided immediate analysis and live coverage of France’s presidential election in which far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Marcon got the most votes. The two were to face each other in the May 7, 2017, runoff contest. This was the first time in modern French history that no candidate from a mainstream party advanced to the runoff.


This 30-minute portion of France 24's coverage covered several topics, including a preview of France’s upcoming parliamentary election in June, the collapse of France’s mainstream political party system, and future relations with Europe if Mr. Macron or Ms. Le Pen wins the presidency.
10:20 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 2 min. Francois Fillon Concession SpeechFrancois FillonFrancois Fillon, former French prime minister and conservative presidential candidate, gave a ... Francois Fillon, former French prime minister and conservative presidential candidate, gave a concession speech after finishing third in France’s first round of presidential elections . He conceded shortly after the results were announced and told supporters to back centrist and independent candidate Emmanuel Marcon over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

Courtesy of France 24.
10:23 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 4 min. Marine Le Pen SpeechMarine Le PenMarine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in France’s presidential campaign, spoke to supporters ... Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in France’s presidential campaign, spoke to supporters after winning second place in the first round of elections. She was to face the first place winner, centrist and independent candidate Emmanuel Macron, in a runoff election on May 7, 2017.

This was the first time in modern French history in which the runoff candidates did not come from the mainstream political parties.

Courtesy of France 24. In French with English translation.
10:28 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 14 min. Emmanuel Macron SpeechEmmanuel MacronEmmanuel Macron, France’s centrist independent presidential, spoke to supporters after ... Emmanuel Macron, France’s centrist independent presidential, spoke to supporters after finishing in first place in the first round of the French presidential elections. He talked about a united France and the collapse of the mainstream political parties. Mr. Macron has never held an elective office, His opponent in the May 7, 2017, runoff election was to be Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate and leader of National Front.

Courtesy of France 24. In French with English translation.
10:43 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 9 min. The Tempest TossedAva Lazar; Mia LazarThe Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam ... The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High School, and Ava is homeschooled.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. The 2017 theme was: “Your Message To Washington: What is most urgent issue for the new president and Congress to address in 2017?”
10:53 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Government Funding DeadlineRyan McCrimmon; Bill ScanlanRyan McCrimmon gave an overview of the ongoing congressional talks to reach an agreement on ... Ryan McCrimmon gave an overview of the ongoing congressional talks to reach an agreement on government funding ahead of the April 28, 2017, deadline. 11:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with David McCulloughBrian Lamb; David McCulloughDavid McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand ... David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, a selection of his speeches going back to 1989. 11:00 PM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with David McCulloughBrian Lamb; David McCulloughDavid McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand ... David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, a selection of his speeches going back to 1989.
Monday, April 24
12:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 40 min. Question TimeDavid Amess; Richard Benyon; John Bercow; Maria Caulfield; Yvette Cooper; Jeremy Corbyn; Alberto Costa; Michelle Donelan; Tim Farron; Philip Hollobone; David Mackintosh; Christian "Chris" Matheson; Theresa May; Angus Robertson; Mary Robinson; Paul Scully; Dennis Skinner; Jeff Smith; John Stevenson; Derek Thomas; Jennifer "Jenny" Chapman; Patricia Gibson; Gerald Jones; Graham JonesBritish Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of parliament on a range of ... British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from members of parliament on a range of domestic and international issues. One of the more pressing issues dealt with the Prime Minister’s surprise announcement to call a general election on June 8, 2017. She also answered questions on the U.K.'s committment to NATO, school funding, and proposed increases to the defense budget. 12:42 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 31 min. Debate on Early Election ResolutionJohn Bercow; Jake Berry; Ian Blackford; Peter Bone; Tom Brake; Alan Brown; Andy Burnham; Dawn Butler; Joanna Cherry; Jeremy Corbyn; Geraint Davies; Nigel Dodds; Steve Double; Jim Dowd; Mark Durkan; Nigel Evans; Paul Farrelly; Tim Farron; Robert Flello; Roger Godsiff; Nigel Huddleston; Danny Kinahan; Edward Leigh; Caroline Lucas; Angus Brendan MacNeil; Anne Main; Rob Marris; Theresa May; Jess Phillips; Jacob Rees-Mogg; Angus Robertson; Tommy Sheppard; Dennis Skinner; Gareth Snell; Desmond Swayne; Shailesh Vara; Hywel Williams; David Winnick; Nadhim ZahawiMembers from the British House of Commons backed a motion to allow the Prime Minister to call an ... Members from the British House of Commons backed a motion to allow the Prime Minister to call an early election on June 8, 2017, despite some criticism from about a dozen members. The final vote was 522 to 13. The debate and vote came one day after Prime Minister Theresa May made the surprise announcement for the snap election in London, stating that it was the best way forward to ensure a unified front on negotiations for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. 2:14 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 32 min. France Post-Election AnalysisFrance 24 provided immediate analysis and live coverage of France’s presidential election in ... France 24 provided immediate analysis and live coverage of France’s presidential election in which far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Marcon got the most votes. The two were to face each other in the May 7, 2017, runoff contest. This was the first time in modern French history that no candidate from a mainstream party advanced to the runoff.


This 30-minute portion of France 24's coverage covered several topics, including a preview of France’s upcoming parliamentary election in June, the collapse of France’s mainstream political party system, and future relations with Europe if Mr. Macron or Ms. Le Pen wins the presidency.
2:47 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 4 min. Marine Le Pen SpeechMarine Le PenMarine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in France’s presidential campaign, spoke to supporters ... Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate in France’s presidential campaign, spoke to supporters after winning second place in the first round of elections. She was to face the first place winner, centrist and independent candidate Emmanuel Macron, in a runoff election on May 7, 2017.

This was the first time in modern French history in which the runoff candidates did not come from the mainstream political parties.

Courtesy of France 24. In French with English translation.
2:52 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 14 min. Emmanuel Macron SpeechEmmanuel MacronEmmanuel Macron, France’s centrist independent presidential, spoke to supporters after ... Emmanuel Macron, France’s centrist independent presidential, spoke to supporters after finishing in first place in the first round of the French presidential elections. He talked about a united France and the collapse of the mainstream political parties. Mr. Macron has never held an elective office, His opponent in the May 7, 2017, runoff election was to be Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate and leader of National Front.

Courtesy of France 24. In French with English translation.
3:08 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 25 min. Jose Miguel Cruz on Trump Administration and Transnational GangsJose Miguel Cruz; Steve ScullyJose Miguel Cruz talked about the Trump administration’s crackdown on transnational gangs ... Jose Miguel Cruz talked about the Trump administration’s crackdown on transnational gangs and cartels. Topics included the gang MS-13, which originated in Los Angeles in the 1980s, and the administration’s targeting of “sanctuary cities” that shelter illegal immigrants and do not use local resources to enforce federal immigration laws. Mr. Cruz in his comments refuted President Trump’s claim that the Obama administration is responsible for the growth of MS-13.
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