American History/BookTV Schedule

Week of November 24 through December 1

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, November 26
8:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History American Churches During WWIHillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during ... Hillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during World War I. He discussed how American pastors, ministers and rabbis spoke about the Great War before and after the U.S. entered the conflict. This lecture was part of a course titled "The U.S. from the Great War to the Cold War." Hillsdale College is located in Hillsdale, Michigan. 9:15 AM ESTApprox. 15 min.Reel America Atomic Bomb Safety for Students - 1951American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 ... American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 public awareness campaign video produced by the Federal Civil Defense Administration. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century. 9:30 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Secret White House TapesThe University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings ... The University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings of several presidents -- including John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon. The center's Presidential Recordings Program chair, Marc Selverstone, talked about the project and what the tapes reveal. The UVA Club of Fairfield/Westchester, Virginia, hosted this virtual event.
10:40 AM ESTApprox. 20 min.Reel America Naval Battles of The War of 1812This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of ... This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of 1812. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century. 11:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History American Churches During WWIHillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during ... Hillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during World War I. He discussed how American pastors, ministers and rabbis spoke about the Great War before and after the U.S. entered the conflict. This lecture was part of a course titled "The U.S. from the Great War to the Cold War." Hillsdale College is located in Hillsdale, Michigan. 12:15 PM ESTApprox. 15 min.Reel America Atomic Bomb Safety for Students - 1951American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 ... American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 public awareness campaign video produced by the Federal Civil Defense Administration. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century.
12:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Secret White House TapesThe University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings ... The University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings of several presidents -- including John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon. The center's Presidential Recordings Program chair, Marc Selverstone, talked about the project and what the tapes reveal. The UVA Club of Fairfield/Westchester, Virginia, hosted this virtual event. 1:40 PM ESTApprox. 21 min.Reel America Naval Battles of The War of 1812This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of ... This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of 1812. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century. 2:01 PM ESTApprox. 44 min.The Civil War Socialite, Secessionist, SpyKelly Hancock talked about Washington, D.C. socialite and Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow. ... Kelly Hancock talked about Washington, D.C. socialite and Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow. According to the author, before the Battle of Manassas, Ms. Greenhow used her connections to gain and pass on information about U.S. troop movements. This virtual program was hosted by the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, Virginia.
2:45 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 32 min.1962 Cuban Missile Crisis & LeadershipThe John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to ... The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to revisit the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis on the 60th anniversary of the confrontation between the U.S. and Soviet nuclear powers. This session focused on crisis leadership. 4:17 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 38 min.1962 Cuban Missile Crisis & IntelligenceThe John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to ... The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to revisit the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis on the 60th anniversary of the confrontation between the U.S. and Soviet nuclear powers. This session looked at the role of military and political intelligence. 5:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Lessons from the First ThanksgivingMartin DiCaro, host of the Washington Times "History As It Happens" podcast, talked to historian ... Martin DiCaro, host of the Washington Times "History As It Happens" podcast, talked to historian David Silverman about challenges educators face when teaching about colonialism and the first Thanksgiving. This program was part of the Washington Times taping of their history podcast.
6:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.We Are What We EatDr. Tim Boyd spoke about food and national identity in American history, using examples from the ... Dr. Tim Boyd spoke about food and national identity in American history, using examples from the Jacksonian era and other historic periods to explain how food speaks to social, cultural, and political beliefs. Andrew Jackon's Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee, hosted this event. 8:01 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 14 min.Lectures in History American Churches During WWIHillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during ... Hillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during World War I. He discussed how American pastors, ministers and rabbis spoke about the Great War before and after the U.S. entered the conflict. This lecture was part of a course titled "The U.S. from the Great War to the Cold War." Hillsdale College is located in Hillsdale, Michigan. 9:15 PM ESTApprox. 15 min.Reel America Atomic Bomb Safety for Students - 1951American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 ... American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 public awareness campaign video produced by the Federal Civil Defense Administration. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century.
9:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Secret White House TapesThe University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings ... The University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings of several presidents -- including John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon. The center's Presidential Recordings Program chair, Marc Selverstone, talked about the project and what the tapes reveal. The UVA Club of Fairfield/Westchester, Virginia, hosted this virtual event. 10:40 PM ESTApprox. 20 min.Reel America Naval Battles of The War of 1812This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of ... This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of 1812. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century. 11:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History American Churches During WWIHillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during ... Hillsdale College Professor Richard Gamble taught a class on American churches and religion during World War I. He discussed how American pastors, ministers and rabbis spoke about the Great War before and after the U.S. entered the conflict. This lecture was part of a course titled "The U.S. from the Great War to the Cold War." Hillsdale College is located in Hillsdale, Michigan.
Sunday, November 27
12:15 AM ESTApprox. 15 min.Reel America Atomic Bomb Safety for Students - 1951American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 ... American students learned safety and preparedness in case of an atomic bomb explosion in this 1951 public awareness campaign video produced by the Federal Civil Defense Administration. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century. 12:30 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency Secret White House TapesThe University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings ... The University of Virginia's Miller Center compiles and analyzes the secret White House recordings of several presidents -- including John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon. The center's Presidential Recordings Program chair, Marc Selverstone, talked about the project and what the tapes reveal. The UVA Club of Fairfield/Westchester, Virginia, hosted this virtual event. 1:40 AM ESTApprox. 20 min.Reel America Naval Battles of The War of 1812This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of ... This animated Navy Department Training Film produced in 1955 showed naval battles of the War of 1812. Reel America is an American History TV series comprised of archival films from throughout the twentieth century.
2:00 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.The Civil War Socialite, Secessionist, SpyKelly Hancock talked about Washington, D.C. socialite and Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow. ... Kelly Hancock talked about Washington, D.C. socialite and Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow. According to the author, before the Battle of Manassas, Ms. Greenhow used her connections to gain and pass on information about U.S. troop movements. This virtual program was hosted by the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, Virginia. 2:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 32 min.1962 Cuban Missile Crisis & LeadershipThe John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to ... The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to revisit the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis on the 60th anniversary of the confrontation between the U.S. and Soviet nuclear powers. This session focused on crisis leadership. 4:17 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 38 min.1962 Cuban Missile Crisis & IntelligenceThe John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to ... The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum convened political and intelligence experts to revisit the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis on the 60th anniversary of the confrontation between the U.S. and Soviet nuclear powers. This session looked at the role of military and political intelligence.
5:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Lessons from the First ThanksgivingMartin DiCaro, host of the Washington Times "History As It Happens" podcast, talked to historian ... Martin DiCaro, host of the Washington Times "History As It Happens" podcast, talked to historian David Silverman about challenges educators face when teaching about colonialism and the first Thanksgiving. This program was part of the Washington Times taping of their history podcast. 6:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.We Are What We EatDr. Tim Boyd spoke about food and national identity in American history, using examples from the ... Dr. Tim Boyd spoke about food and national identity in American history, using examples from the Jacksonian era and other historic periods to explain how food speaks to social, cultural, and political beliefs. Andrew Jackon's Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee, hosted this event. 8:02 AM ESTApprox. 53 min.Graham Spanier, "In the Lions' Den - The Penn State Scandal and a Rush to Judgment"Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex ... Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex scandal. Cupboard Maker Books in Enola, Pennsylvania, hosted this event.
8:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Todd Myers, "Time to Think Small"Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies ... Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies like smart phones can help solve climate change. This conversation was hosted by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. 10:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.After Words Cynt Marshall, "You've Been Chosen"Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by ... Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by Washington Post sports enterprise reporter Michael Lee. 11:02 AM ESTApprox. 53 min.Graham Spanier, "In the Lions' Den - The Penn State Scandal and a Rush to Judgment"Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex ... Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex scandal. Cupboard Maker Books in Enola, Pennsylvania, hosted this event.
11:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Todd Myers, "Time to Think Small"Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies ... Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies like smart phones can help solve climate change. This conversation was hosted by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. 1:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Cynt Marshall, "You've Been Chosen"Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by ... Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by Washington Post sports enterprise reporter Michael Lee. 2:01 PM ESTApprox. 59 min.AUSA Authors' Forum - Discussion on LeadershipRetired Army Lt. Gen. Robert Foley ("Standing Tall") and authors John Davis ("Combat to College") ... Retired Army Lt. Gen. Robert Foley ("Standing Tall") and authors John Davis ("Combat to College") and Raymond James Raymond ("Elite Souls") discussed the qualities that make great military and civilian leaders. The Association of the United States Army hosted this event.
3:00 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.Scott Spoolman, "Wisconsin Waters"Science writer Scott Spoolman talked about the geological history and formation of Wisconsin's ... Science writer Scott Spoolman talked about the geological history and formation of Wisconsin's water ways. This event was hosted by the Kiel Public Library in Wisconsin. 3:50 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.Matthew Cappucci, "Looking Up"Meteorologist Matthew Cappucci talked about his career, weather science and the impact of climate ... Meteorologist Matthew Cappucci talked about his career, weather science and the impact of climate change on weather patterns. This event was part of the Fall for the Book festival held annually in Fairfax, Virginia. 5:01 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Marc Morano, "The Great Reset"Marc Morano, publisher of ClimateDepot.com, argued that global elites are using the COVID pandemic ... Marc Morano, publisher of ClimateDepot.com, argued that global elites are using the COVID pandemic and the threat of global warming to reshape the global economy and keep citizens under control. This event was hosted by the Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, California.
6:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Jemele Hill, "Uphill"Atlantic magazine writer & former ESPN SportsCenter co-anchor Jemele Hill spoke about her life and ... Atlantic magazine writer & former ESPN SportsCenter co-anchor Jemele Hill spoke about her life and career in journalism. The Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore hosted this event. 7:30 PM ESTApprox. 30 min.About Books 25th Anniversary of Mitch Albom's "Tuesdays with Morrie""Publishing industry news, insider interviews, and a look at current non-fiction books featured on ... "Publishing industry news, insider interviews, and a look at current non-fiction books featured on C-SPAN's Book TV. In this episode we talked to author Mitch Albom about his career and the 25th anniversary of his bestselling memoir, "Tuesdays With Morrie." 8:00 PM ESTApprox. 55 min.Graham Spanier, "In the Lions' Den - The Penn State Scandal and a Rush to Judgment"Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex ... Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex scandal. Cupboard Maker Books in Enola, Pennsylvania, hosted this event.
8:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Todd Myers, "Time to Think Small"Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies ... Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies like smart phones can help solve climate change. This conversation was hosted by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. 10:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.After Words Cynt Marshall, "You've Been Chosen"Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by ... Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by Washington Post sports enterprise reporter Michael Lee. 11:02 PM ESTApprox. 53 min.Graham Spanier, "In the Lions' Den - The Penn State Scandal and a Rush to Judgment"Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex ... Former Penn State president Graham Spanier provided his account of the Penn State child abuse sex scandal. Cupboard Maker Books in Enola, Pennsylvania, hosted this event.
11:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Todd Myers, "Time to Think Small"Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies ... Washington Policy Center Environmental Director Todd Myers suggested that personal technologies like smart phones can help solve climate change. This conversation was hosted by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Monday, November 28
1:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Cynt Marshall, "You've Been Chosen"Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by ... Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall spoke about her life and career. She was interviewed by Washington Post sports enterprise reporter Michael Lee. 2:01 AM ESTApprox. 59 min.AUSA Authors' Forum - Discussion on LeadershipRetired Army Lt. Gen. Robert Foley ("Standing Tall") and authors John Davis ("Combat to College") ... Retired Army Lt. Gen. Robert Foley ("Standing Tall") and authors John Davis ("Combat to College") and Raymond James Raymond ("Elite Souls") discussed the qualities that make great military and civilian leaders. The Association of the United States Army hosted this event. 3:00 AM ESTApprox. 49 min.Scott Spoolman, "Wisconsin Waters"Science writer Scott Spoolman talked about the geological history and formation of Wisconsin's ... Science writer Scott Spoolman talked about the geological history and formation of Wisconsin's water ways. This event was hosted by the Kiel Public Library in Wisconsin.
3:49 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Matthew Cappucci, "Looking Up"Meteorologist Matthew Cappucci talked about his career, weather science and the impact of climate ... Meteorologist Matthew Cappucci talked about his career, weather science and the impact of climate change on weather patterns. This event was part of the Fall for the Book festival held annually in Fairfax, Virginia. 4:59 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.Marc Morano, "The Great Reset"Marc Morano, publisher of ClimateDepot.com, argued that global elites are using the COVID pandemic ... Marc Morano, publisher of ClimateDepot.com, argued that global elites are using the COVID pandemic and the threat of global warming to reshape the global economy and keep citizens under control. This event was hosted by the Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, California. 6:30 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Jemele Hill, "Uphill"Atlantic magazine writer & former ESPN SportsCenter co-anchor Jemele Hill spoke about her life and ... Atlantic magazine writer & former ESPN SportsCenter co-anchor Jemele Hill spoke about her life and career in journalism. The Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore hosted this event.
7:30 AM ESTApprox. 30 min.About Books 25th Anniversary of Mitch Albom's "Tuesdays with Morrie""Publishing industry news, insider interviews, and a look at current non-fiction books featured on ... "Publishing industry news, insider interviews, and a look at current non-fiction books featured on C-SPAN's Book TV. In this episode we talked to author Mitch Albom about his career and the 25th anniversary of his bestselling memoir, "Tuesdays With Morrie."