Q&A Schedule

Week of August 12 through August 19

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, August 12
8:04 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 27 min. LIVE Ike Brannon on the National Flood Insurance ProgramGeoff Bennett; Ike BrannonIke Brannon talked about ways to reform the National Flood Insurance Program, which must be ... Ike Brannon talked about ways to reform the National Flood Insurance Program, which must be reauthorized by the end of September and is nearly $25 billion in debt. 8:34 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. LIVE Aaron Mehta on U.S. Nuclear CapabilitiesGeoff Bennett; Aaron MehtaAaron Mehta talked about the nuclear capabilities of the U.S. and the cost of modernizing the ... Aaron Mehta talked about the nuclear capabilities of the U.S. and the cost of modernizing the current system. 9:06 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 21 min. LIVE Emily Belz on Changes to State Marriage Age LawsEmily Belz; Geoff BennettEmily Belz talked about her WORLD Magazine, “A Ring By Spring,” on how states ... Emily Belz talked about her WORLD Magazine, “A Ring By Spring,” on how states are changing marriage age laws.
9:31 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2Geoff BennettTelephone lines were open for viewer calls. Telephone lines were open for viewer calls. 10:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Teen Road SafetyConnie Carico; Gregory M. Cohen; Madison Collins; Monika Samtani; Sandy Spavone; Roger WentzThe Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) announced the results of their Teen ... The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) announced the results of their Teen Road Safety Assessment initiative at the National Press Club. Roadway safety experts, students, and teachers spoke about their efforts to improve traffic safety in their communities. 10:32 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 13 min. LIVE Netroots Nation Annual Conference, Day 3Stacey Evans; Benjamin Jealous; Becky Pringle; Adrian Reyna; Angel Kyodo WilliamsAmong the speakers at day three of the Netroots Nation annual conference was Maryland ... Among the speakers at day three of the Netroots Nation annual conference was Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
11:46 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 32 min. LIVE Netroots Nation Conference, Day 3, Senator Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She ... Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She talked about many priorities of the Democratic Party including reproductive rights, health care, and immigration while criticizing the agenda of Republicans and the Trump administration. She also cautioned about calls to move her party closer to the center.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
12:22 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 13 min. Future of American Political PartiesGuy Benson; Steven F. Hayward; Vicki Huddleston; Dave Ramsey; Joe SextonTownhall political editor Guy Benson and other political commentators participated in a panel ... Townhall political editor Guy Benson and other political commentators participated in a panel discussion on the future of the political parties. This panel was part of a World Affairs conference hosted by the University of Colorado. 1:39 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 55 min. Russia and American DemocracyDavid Frum; Richard Lui; Rob ReinerRob Reiner and David Frum talked about what they see as Russia’s strategy to undermine ... Rob Reiner and David Frum talked about what they see as Russia’s strategy to undermine American democracy, including its efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Richard Liu moderated the discussion.

This event was part of the Politicon 2017 Conference.
2:39 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 51 min. Homeland Security and Countering Violent ExtremismMuhammad Fraser-Rahim; Seamus Hughes; Robin SimcoxPanelists talked about countering violent extremism in the United States. Seamus Hughes, deputy ... Panelists talked about countering violent extremism in the United States. Seamus Hughes, deputy director of George Washington University’s Program on Extremism, provided an update on the federal government’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) initiative. He also offered recommendations for effectively engaging with Muslim American communities. In addition, Quilliam International North America executive director Muhammad Fraser-Rahim outlined his organization’s efforts to monitor and combat violent extremism. 3:31 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 14 min. President Trump Signs Veterans Health Care BillDavid Shulkin M.D.; Donald J. TrumpPresident Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private ... President Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private health care outside of VA facilities. During the ceremony, he commented on the white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying, “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides,” and then adding, “It’s been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump. Not Barack Obama.” The president was joined at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey by Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. 3:48 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Day 3, Senator Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She ... Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She talked about many priorities of the Democratic Party including reproductive rights, health care, and immigration while criticizing the agenda of Republicans and the Trump administration. She also cautioned about calls to move her party closer to the center.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
4:20 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 9 min. Aaron Mehta on U.S. Nuclear CapabilitiesGeoff Bennett; Aaron MehtaAaron Mehta talked about the nuclear capabilities of the U.S. and the cost of modernizing the ... Aaron Mehta talked about the nuclear capabilities of the U.S. and the cost of modernizing the current system. 4:30 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 17 min. LIVE Netroots Nation Conference, Day 3, Afternoon SessionTom Steyer; Pamela Chomba; Gerald Durley; Dolores Huerta; Eric Thut; Angel Kyodo WilliamsSpeakers at the closing plenary session of the at the Netroots Nation conference included the ... Speakers at the closing plenary session of the at the Netroots Nation conference included the co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, Dolores Huerta.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
5:47 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. LIVE Netroots Nation Conference, Al Gore RemarksMustafa Santiago Ali; Al Gore Jr.Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa ... Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa Santiago Ali during day three of the Netroots Nation annual conference. He talked about about the dangers of global warming and the power of people to advance the climate change moment. He also commented on the protest march in Charlottesville, Virginia, and urged President Trump to give a more thoughtful statement about those who provoke hatred to divide the nation.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
6:46 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 26 min. Communicators with Saumil ShahSaumil Shah; Peter SlenCybersecurity researcher Saumil Shah, interviewed from the Black Hat cyber conference, talked ... Cybersecurity researcher Saumil Shah, interviewed from the Black Hat cyber conference, talked about the ways current cyberattacks and ransomwares operate, and the work of cybersecurity firms to quash such attacks. Mr. Shah said cybersecurity efforts need to be more proactive. 7:13 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 55 min. Corey Lewandowski on the Trump PresidencyCorey R. Lewandowski; Daniel Moulthrop; Jim RenacciCorey Lewandowski talked about the first six months of the Trump presidency. He said the president ... Corey Lewandowski talked about the first six months of the Trump presidency. He said the president was “the greatest political phenomenon of our lifetime.” He also responded to questions from the audience. 8:09 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 15 min. President Trump Signs Veterans Health Care BillDavid Shulkin M.D.; Donald J. TrumpPresident Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private ... President Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private health care outside of VA facilities. During the ceremony, he commented on the white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying, “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides,” and then adding, “It’s been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump. Not Barack Obama.” The president was joined at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey by Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin.
8:27 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Day 3, Senator Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She ... Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She talked about many priorities of the Democratic Party including reproductive rights, health care, and immigration while criticizing the agenda of Republicans and the Trump administration. She also cautioned about calls to move her party closer to the center.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
8:58 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Al Gore RemarksMustafa Santiago Ali; Al Gore Jr.Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa ... Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa Santiago Ali during day three of the Netroots Nation annual conference. He talked about about the dangers of global warming and the power of people to advance the climate change moment. He also commented on the protest march in Charlottesville, Virginia, and urged President Trump to give a more thoughtful statement about those who provoke hatred to divide the nation.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
9:58 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 50 min. Venezuelan Political TurmoilEric Farnsworth; Julio Henriquez; Carlos VecchioThe Council on the Americas hosted two Venezuelan democracy activists -- one, a human rights ... The Council on the Americas hosted two Venezuelan democracy activists -- one, a human rights lawyer, and one a leader of an opposition party -- to discuss the eroding political situation in the South American nation, which was facing protests, inflation, and food shortages in addition to violent government crackdowns against its political opposition. The two men talked about the political and economic situation in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, and elsewhere in the nation, and answered questions from attendees of their discussion.
10:50 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 15 min. President Trump Signs Veterans Health Care BillDavid Shulkin M.D.; Donald J. TrumpPresident Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private ... President Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private health care outside of VA facilities. During the ceremony, he commented on the white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying, “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides,” and then adding, “It’s been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump. Not Barack Obama.” The president was joined at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey by Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. 11:07 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Day 3, Senator Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She ... Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She talked about many priorities of the Democratic Party including reproductive rights, health care, and immigration while criticizing the agenda of Republicans and the Trump administration. She also cautioned about calls to move her party closer to the center.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
11:39 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Al Gore RemarksMustafa Santiago Ali; Al Gore Jr.Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa ... Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa Santiago Ali during day three of the Netroots Nation annual conference. He talked about about the dangers of global warming and the power of people to advance the climate change moment. He also commented on the protest march in Charlottesville, Virginia, and urged President Trump to give a more thoughtful statement about those who provoke hatred to divide the nation.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
Sunday, August 13
12:38 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 32 min. Russia and China RelationsKarl W. Eikenberry; Thomas Fingar; David Holloway; Jonathan Movroydis; Kathryn StonerExperts on China and Russia talked about the concept of triangulation between China, Russia, and ... Experts on China and Russia talked about the concept of triangulation between China, Russia, and the U.S. and if it’s still relevant in today’s world, as well as the Trump administration’s policies toward Russia, China, and North Korea. Panelists included Thomas Fingar, David Holloway, and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry. 2:12 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 34 min. Countering Violent Extremism, Part 2Abdul Haqq Baker; Joe Bradford; Kenneth Ingram; Walter RidleyIslamic religious leaders and scholars talked about the radicalization process that occurs in ... Islamic religious leaders and scholars talked about the radicalization process that occurs in prisons. This program was part of a day-long forum on combating violent extremism among Muslim communities. 3:18 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 30 min. Cybersecurity Workforce DiversityRandi Kieffer; Mihoko Matsubara; Samara Moore; Deborah Plunkett; Ian WallacePanelists talked about ways to improve workforce diversity in the cybersecurity industry. Speakers ... Panelists talked about ways to improve workforce diversity in the cybersecurity industry. Speakers included cybersecurity experts, business leaders, and former intelligence agency officials. They provided recommendations for creating a more inclusive cyber workforce, specifically attracting women, minorities, and foreign students. They also offered advice to future cybersecurity professionals and outlined the current challenges in the industry.
3:46 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 20 min. Combating Violent Extremism, Part 3Kareem Abdus-Salaam; Bilal Ali; Ibrahim Aziz; Abdul Haqq Baker; Mohamed Hussein; Justin Dauwd Mavins; Mujajid MuhammadIslamic religious leaders and scholars talked about ways to counter violent extremism in Muslim ... Islamic religious leaders and scholars talked about ways to counter violent extremism in Muslim communities. This program was part of a day-long forum on combating violent extremism among Muslim communities. 5:11 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Day 3, Senator Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She ... Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke at the annual conference of Netroots Nation in Atlanta. She talked about many priorities of the Democratic Party including reproductive rights, health care, and immigration while criticizing the agenda of Republicans and the Trump administration. She also cautioned about calls to move her party closer to the center.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
5:43 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Al Gore RemarksMustafa Santiago Ali; Al Gore Jr.Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa ... Former Vice President Al Gore, chair of the Climate Reality Project, was interviewed by Mustafa Santiago Ali during day three of the Netroots Nation annual conference. He talked about about the dangers of global warming and the power of people to advance the climate change moment. He also commented on the protest march in Charlottesville, Virginia, and urged President Trump to give a more thoughtful statement about those who provoke hatred to divide the nation.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
6:42 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 15 min. President Trump Signs Veterans Health Care BillDavid Shulkin M.D.; Donald J. TrumpPresident Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private ... President Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private health care outside of VA facilities. During the ceremony, he commented on the white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying, “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides,” and then adding, “It’s been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump. Not Barack Obama.” The president was joined at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey by Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. 7:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1Bill Scanlan; Sheryl Gay StolbergTelephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the white nationalist ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in protest of the removal of Confederate statues. At the previous-day event, several clashes between protestors and counterprotestors erupted, with mostly minor injuries occurring, but as the rally dispersed, a car drove into a group of counterdemonstrators, killing one and injuring several others.

Sheryl Gay Stolberg, speaking by phone from Charlottesville, talked about her reporting on the story in the New York Times.
7:11 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. LIVE Sheryl Gay Stolberg on White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville, VirginiaBill ScanlanSheryl Gay Stolberg, speaking by phone from Charlottesville, Virginia, talked about her reporting ... Sheryl Gay Stolberg, speaking by phone from Charlottesville, Virginia, talked about her reporting for the New York Times on the white nationalist rally in that city against the removal of Confederate statues. At the previous-day event, several clashes between protestors and counterprotestors erupted, with several minor injuries occurring, but as the rally dispersed, a car drove into a group of counterdemonstrators, killing one and injuring more than 30 people.
8:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. LIVE North Korea's Threat Against GuamBill Scanlan; Dana WilliamsDana Williams, speaking by phone from Guam, talked about the mood in that territory following ... Dana Williams, speaking by phone from Guam, talked about the mood in that territory following North Korea’s announcement earlier in the week that it was preparing plans to fire four missiles near the Western Pacific island. 8:06 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 45 min. LIVE John Delury and Patrick Cronin on Tensions with North KoreaPatrick M. Cronin; John Delury; Bill ScanlanJohn Delury and Patrick Cronin talked about response to North Korea’s nuclear threat from ... John Delury and Patrick Cronin talked about response to North Korea’s nuclear threat from other countries in the region. 8:52 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 21 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2Bill ScanlanTelephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the white nationalist ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in protest of the removal of Confederate statues. At the previous-day event, several clashes between protestors and counterprotestors erupted, with mostly minor injuries occurring, but as the rally dispersed, a car drove into a group of counterdemonstrators, killing one and injuring several others.
9:16 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 42 min. LIVE Dr. Matthew Hahn on Medical Care and Health Reform RegulationsMatthew Hahn M.D.; Bill ScanlanDr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician in the small town of Hancock, Maryland, talked about his new ... Dr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician in the small town of Hancock, Maryland, talked about his new book Distracted: How Regulations are Destroying the Practice of Medicine and Preventing True Health Care Reform. Among the topics he described in this interview were the types of patients he sees, some of the regulatory problems he faces in his practice, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act. 10:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Steven LawSteven J. Law; Susan Swain; Al Weaver; Erica WernerSteven Law previewed key Senate races in 2018 and the current political dynamic in the Senate. He ... Steven Law previewed key Senate races in 2018 and the current political dynamic in the Senate. He also spoke about the upcoming Senate special election primary in Alabama. Mr. Law is president and CEO of the Senate Leadership Fund, a superPAC closely aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). 10:35 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. Middle East ChallengesDavid Horowitz; Terry McCarthy; Malcolm Nance; Jennifer R. Psaki; Halleh Seddighzadeh M.D.; Tommy Vietor; Bassem Youssef M.D.Panelists debated the situation in the Middle East and examined policies from the Bush, Obama, and ... Panelists debated the situation in the Middle East and examined policies from the Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations. Participants included authors David Horowitz and Bassem Youssef, former Obama administration officials Jen Psaki and Tommy Vietor, and former U.S. Navy intelligence and counterterrorism officer Malcolm Nance.
11:36 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 37 min. Oil Companies and Foreign CorruptionSarah Chayes; Steve Coll; Olarenwaju Suraju; Simon TaylorAnti-corruption researchers and advocates talked about oil and gas production companies and their ... Anti-corruption researchers and advocates talked about oil and gas production companies and their role in promoting government corruption around the world. The panelists detailed many recent cases of oil production-related corruption in Nigeria, Chad, and Equatorial Guinea. They also outlined the role the U.S. and other western nations play in failing to halt regimes that engage in information theft through kleptographic methods. Panelists included Pulitizer Prize winner Steve Coll, the author of Private Empire: ExxonMobil and the American Power. 1:15 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Reaction to President Trump's Statement on Charlottesville ViolencePortions were shown of reactions to President Trump’s statement on the violence in ... Portions were shown of reactions to President Trump’s statement on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. 1:21 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Sheryl Gay Stolberg on White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville, VirginiaBill ScanlanSheryl Gay Stolberg, speaking by phone from Charlottesville, Virginia, talked about her reporting ... Sheryl Gay Stolberg, speaking by phone from Charlottesville, Virginia, talked about her reporting for the New York Times on the white nationalist rally in that city against the removal of Confederate statues. At the previous-day event, several clashes between protestors and counterprotestors erupted, with several minor injuries occurring, but as the rally dispersed, a car drove into a group of counterdemonstrators, killing one and injuring more than 30 people.
1:27 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 24 min. Netroots Nation Conference, Social MovementsDante Barry; Keith Ellison; Marcus Ferrell; Drew Hudson; Danielle Meitiv; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; Anthony Rogers-Wright; Paula Jean Swearengin; Lauren WigginsOfficials and candidates representing different progressive groups talked about social movements ... Officials and candidates representing different progressive groups talked about social movements and political platforms. Topics included race, disenfranchisement, campaign finance, criminal justice, and climate change. Speakers included Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN).

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
2:54 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 2 min. U.S. Counterterrorism PolicyIlan Berman; Katherine ZimmermanKatherine Zimmerman talked about U.S. efforts to combat terrorist organizations in the Middle ... Katherine Zimmerman talked about U.S. efforts to combat terrorist organizations in the Middle East. She said the U.S. should focus less on military victories against established groups such as al Qaeda and ISIS and more on countering and supplanting the religious-political ideologies of emerging terror groups. She argued that the U.S. would have more lasting success if it were to shift its focus toward providing benefits and protection to the people of Middle Eastern countries in which terrorist organizations are entrenched rather than apply all of its resources and efforts into military actions. 4:01 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 45 min. Erik Prince on Afghanistan War StrategyErik Prince; Steve ScullyErik Prince talked about his op-ed in USA Today in which he calls for privatizing elements ... Erik Prince talked about his op-ed in USA Today in which he calls for privatizing elements of the U.S. military effort in Afghanistan.
4:47 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 12 min. Netroots Nation Annual Conference, Day 1David Beard; Daniel Donner; Carolyn Fiddler; David Jarman; David Nir; Jeff SingerElection analysts with Daily Kos had a question and answer session with audience members attending ... Election analysts with Daily Kos had a question and answer session with audience members attending the annual conference of Netroots Nation. They discussed the outlook for progressive candidates in many of the 2017 special elections along with the 2018 midterm landscape. The discussion was led by Daily Kos political director David Nir.

Netroots Nation is an “annual gathering for progressives” attended by online organizers and grassroots activists that features panel discussions and keynotes speeches as well as training sessions for candidates and campaign workers.
6:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Steven LawSteven J. Law; Susan Swain; Al Weaver; Erica WernerSteven Law previewed key Senate races in 2018 and the current political dynamic in the Senate. He ... Steven Law previewed key Senate races in 2018 and the current political dynamic in the Senate. He also spoke about the upcoming Senate special election primary in Alabama. Mr. Law is president and CEO of the Senate Leadership Fund, a superPAC closely aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). 6:33 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 26 min. Supreme Court Term ReviewErwin Chemerinsky; Richard L. Hasen; Alex Kozinski; Leondra Kruger; Leah Litman; Greg StohrJudges, journalists, and law professors reviewed the 2016-17 Supreme Court term. Topics included ... Judges, journalists, and law professors reviewed the 2016-17 Supreme Court term. Topics included key decisions from the recent year, the impact of President Trump’s appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the high court and made predictions for the 2017-18 term.
8:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. Q&A with Paul ButlerPaul D. Butler; Brian LambProfessor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American ... Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men. 8:00 PM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with Paul ButlerPaul D. Butler; Brian LambProfessor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American ... Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men. 9:01 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 19 min. Senator Jerry Moran Town HallJerry MoranDuring August recess Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) held a town hall meeting with constituents in ... During August recess Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) held a town hall meeting with constituents in Great Bend, Kansas. Question topics included efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, veterans' services, farming challenges, and the opioid epidemic.
10:21 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 37 min. Dr. Matthew Hahn on Medical Care and Health Reform RegulationsMatthew Hahn M.D.; Bill ScanlanDr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician in the small town of Hancock, Maryland, talked about his new ... Dr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician in the small town of Hancock, Maryland, talked about his new book Distracted: How Regulations are Destroying the Practice of Medicine and Preventing True Health Care Reform. Among the topics he described in this interview were the types of patients he sees, some of the regulatory problems he faces in his practice, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act. 10:59 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. Q&A with Paul ButlerPaul D. Butler; Brian LambProfessor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American ... Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men.
Monday, August 14
12:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 19 min. Senator Jerry Moran Town HallJerry MoranDuring August recess Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) held a town hall meeting with constituents in ... During August recess Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) held a town hall meeting with constituents in Great Bend, Kansas. Question topics included efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, veterans' services, farming challenges, and the opioid epidemic. 1:21 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 37 min. Dr. Matthew Hahn on Medical Care and Health Reform RegulationsMatthew Hahn M.D.; Bill ScanlanDr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician in the small town of Hancock, Maryland, talked about his new ... Dr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician in the small town of Hancock, Maryland, talked about his new book Distracted: How Regulations are Destroying the Practice of Medicine and Preventing True Health Care Reform. Among the topics he described in this interview were the types of patients he sees, some of the regulatory problems he faces in his practice, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act. 2:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 16 min. Occupational Licensing RequirementsSarah Oxenham Allen; James Cooper; Lisa Kimmel; Maureen K. Ohlhausen; Koren Wong-ErvinPanelists talked about state and local licensing requirements for service industry jobs such as ... Panelists talked about state and local licensing requirements for service industry jobs such as cosmetology, which the Trump administration has advocated relaxing and harmonizing across the country. Topics included balancing the consumer protections and reducing barriers for new entrants into fields, variances between state regulations, and the burdens on licensed workers looking to move between different areas of the country.
3:18 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 30 min. Cybersecurity Workforce DiversityRandi Kieffer; Mihoko Matsubara; Samara Moore; Deborah Plunkett; Ian WallacePanelists talked about ways to improve workforce diversity in the cybersecurity industry. Speakers ... Panelists talked about ways to improve workforce diversity in the cybersecurity industry. Speakers included cybersecurity experts, business leaders, and former intelligence agency officials. They provided recommendations for creating a more inclusive cyber workforce, specifically attracting women, minorities, and foreign students. They also offered advice to future cybersecurity professionals and outlined the current challenges in the industry. 4:48 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Weekly Democratic AddressCedric RichmondRepresentative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) gave the Democratic weekly address. He talked about the ... Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) gave the Democratic weekly address. He talked about the legislative agenda. 4:55 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 2 min. U.S. Military Actions in SyriaChristie Edwards; Matthew Hoh; John Kiriakou; Norman Solomon; David SwansonA coalition of six organizations held a news conference to call on the U.S. to remove all military ... A coalition of six organizations held a news conference to call on the U.S. to remove all military aircraft from Syrian airspace. Speakers argued that the U.S. military role in Syria is illegal and immoral and addressed concerns that “global policing” and intervention in Syria is an unwinnable military strategy.
5:58 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. Q&A with Paul ButlerPaul D. Butler; Brian LambProfessor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American ... Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men. 6:59 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 1 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1John McArdleTelephone lines were open for viewer call and social media comments on President Trump’s ... Telephone lines were open for viewer call and social media comments on President Trump’s remarks on violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. At a protest of the removal of Confederate statues, several clashes between protestors and counterprotestors erupted, with mostly minor injuries occurring, but as the rally dispersed, a car drove into a group of counterdemonstrators, killing one and injuring several others. Niall Stanage also spoke by phone about the White House response to the violence. 7:03 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 4 min. LIVE Niall Stanage on Charlottesville ViolenceJohn McArdle; Niall StanageNiall Stanage spoke by phone about the White House response to violence in Charlottesville, ... Niall Stanage spoke by phone about the White House response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
3:49 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. Q&A with Paul ButlerPaul D. Butler; Brian LambProfessor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American ... Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men. 3:50 PM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with Paul ButlerPaul D. Butler; Brian LambProfessor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American ... Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men.
Tuesday, August 15
4:50 AM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with Paul ButlerPaul D. Butler; Brian LambProfessor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American ... Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men.