American History TV Schedule

Week of March 20 through March 27

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, March 25
8:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1Robert H. Bork; John C. Danforth; Bob Dole; Ham Fish Jr.; Gerald R. Ford Jr.; Joe Biden Jr.; Dennis DeConcini; Chuck Grassley; Orrin Hatch; Howell T. Heflin; Gordon J. Humphrey; Ted Kennedy; Patrick J. Leahy; Howard M. Metzenbaum; Paul Simon; Alan K. Simpson; Arlen Specter; Strom ThurmondThe committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of ... The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman Fish present Judge Bork to the committee during the first half hour.
Opening statements follow, lasting approximately three hours. They center on the importance of the appointment and the Senate’s role. Senator Biden and Judge Bork conclude this section, with their
statements lasting 17 and 9 minutes respectively. Judge Bork uses the time to expound his legal philosophy.
There are short breaks during the hearing. One break contains interviews outside the hearing room with Senators Dole and Heflin.
9:25 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 32 min. Bork Nomination VoteJoe Biden Jr.; Robert C. Byrd; Dennis DeConcini; Chuck Grassley; Orrin Hatch; Howell T. Heflin; Gordon J. Humphrey; Ted Kennedy; Patrick J. Leahy; Howard M. Metzenbaum; Arlen Specter; Strom ThurmondThe Senate Judiciary Committee voted 9 to 5 to send the Judge Bork nomination to the Senate with a ... The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 9 to 5 to send the Judge Bork nomination to the Senate with a recommendation that it not consent to the appointment. 10:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 17 min. National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1Matthew C. NaylorMatthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built ... Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the Americans who served. April 6, 2017, marked the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I.
10:25 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Harriet Tubman's Life and LegacyCatherine Clinton; Brian Jay JonesCatherine Clinton talked about her book, Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom. She spoke ... Catherine Clinton talked about her book, Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom. She spoke about Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery, her role as a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and her life after the Civil War. Ms. Clinton also talked about what she argues are historical misconceptions about Harriet Tubman and addressed her renewed popularity in recent decades, culminating in the announcement that Ms. Tubman would be featured on the U.S. twenty dollar bill. 11:45 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. Working in the Reagan AdministrationKenneth Adelman; William Charles Inboden; Bobby Ray Inman; Henry NauThree former members of the Reagan Administration reflected on their time in the White House and ... Three former members of the Reagan Administration reflected on their time in the White House and their interactions with the president. They spoke about Ronald Reagan’s leadership style and diplomatic legacy, while arguing that the media underestimated him. This program was part of a three-day conference titled “Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s.” 1:24 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 45 min. Report from the AleutiansThis documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World ... This documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II and depicts the harsh weather and living conditions faced by U.S. forces.
2:10 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Reagan Administration Policy in Latin AmericaJonathan Brown; James Cameron; Kyle Longley; Evan McCormick; William Michael SchmidliHistorians talked about Reagan administration policy in Latin America. They discussed the ... Historians talked about Reagan administration policy in Latin America. They discussed the Iran-Contra affair, economics, and human rights issues. The panel was part of a three-day conference titled “Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s.” 4:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 57 min. Generations: History of America's FutureNeil Howe; Brian Lamb; William StraussThe authors discussed their book, Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to ... The authors discussed their book, Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to 2069. The book is about the effect of generational trends on history and American culture. The authors sort Americans into 18 generations, and then distinguish among four life cycle types. Each generation seems to take on one of the following characteristics: idealist (moralistic), reactive (pragmatic), civic (selfless), or adaptive (compromiser). The past, they said, showed there are often significant parallels between the “new” movements of each generation. “American society had pulsed to rhythms both within the family and within the world at large.” They postulate that the four life cycle types can be used both to explain history and predict the future patterns of American culture. Their vision of the future is based on their study of America’s past influences. They call this book the “full story of America around the 18 generations of our history.” 5:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 8 min. Colonial Economics in the Cape Fear RegionJan DavidsonJan Davidson gave a tour of the “Cape Fear Stories” at the Cape Fear Museum. The ... Jan Davidson gave a tour of the “Cape Fear Stories” at the Cape Fear Museum. The exhibit explores the history of Wilmington and North Hanover County, North Carolina. Ms. Davidson said that when colonists arrived the region was densely populated with long leaf pine trees, which were used to
create tar. She also explained how tar production became and important part of the area’s economy and led to Wilmington becoming the largest city in North Carolina prior to the Civil War.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Wilmington, North Carolina, from February 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
5:10 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 48 min. Growing Up in the Kennedy FamilyEileen McNamara; Steven Rothstein; Jean Kennedy Smith; Stephen Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith, sister of President John F. Kennedy, talked about her memoir and shared ... Jean Kennedy Smith, sister of President John F. Kennedy, talked about her memoir and shared personal stories about her childhood. She described the family’s immigration to America and how they faced adversity in Boston because they were Irish Catholics. Her presentation also touched on what it was like to live in the White House and Washington, D.C. during Kennedy’s presidency. 6:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 47 min. Controversy over Civil War Monuments and MemorialsChristy S. Coleman; S. Waite Rawls III; Sandra "Sandy" Gioia TreadwayChristy Coleman talked about the controversies over Civil War monuments and memorials. ... Christy Coleman talked about the controversies over Civil War monuments and memorials. Introductory remarks were made by S. Waite Rawls for the all-day symposium on the past, present, and future of Civil War monuments, addressing the history of their construction in the North and South, and how public perception, especially of Confederate monuments, had changed.

“Monuments, Markers, Museums, and the Landscape of Civil War Memory” was the opening session of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.” It was co-sponsored by the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia and The Library of Virginia.
6:49 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Teaching Underground Railroad HistoryJonathan Clark; Spencer R. Crew; Alexander Ishmael; Mark Lees; Matthew Pinsker; Kimberlee Ried; Timothy WestcottHistorians talked about some on the most common misconceptions about the Underground Railroad and ... Historians talked about some on the most common misconceptions about the Underground Railroad and imagine what it might have been like to escape from slavery. The scholars explored how to make history more engaging in the classroom and the importance for all Americans to understand the continuing legacy of slavery and freedom.
7:59 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Appalachia in the American ImaginationBenjamin BankhurstProfessor Benjamin Bankhurst talked about Appalachia in the American imagination. He described how ... Professor Benjamin Bankhurst talked about Appalachia in the American imagination. He described how the regional stereotype has changed over time, from the view of “backwards hillbillies” during the Industrial Revolution to a people respected for their folk culture in the early 20th century. 9:04 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 55 min. Hate Speech and Censorship in AmericaCarrie Coogan; Alison KiblerAlison Kibler talked about the history of hate speech and censorship in America. She spoke about ... Alison Kibler talked about the history of hate speech and censorship in America. She spoke about images of Irish Americans and African Americans used in popular culture as well as the backlash to the book The Clansman, which became the basis for the movie The Birth of a Nation. Ms. Kibler is the author of Censoring Racial Ridicule. 9:59 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 36 min. Alaska HighwayThis U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway ... This U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway through the Canadian wilderness as a World War II supply route from the lower 48 states to Fairbanks, Alaska. The highway connected several airfields and isolated ports on the Alaska panhandle. It was opened to the public in 1948.
10:36 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 19 min. Historians as Expert Witnesses on Civil RightsOrville Vernon Burton; Peyton McCrary; Bill ScanlanVernon Burton and Peyton McCrary talked about historians' roles as expert witnesses, especially ... Vernon Burton and Peyton McCrary talked about historians' roles as expert witnesses, especially for civil rights cases.

This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
10:56 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 44 min. Report from the AleutiansThis documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World ... This documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II and depicts the harsh weather and living conditions faced by U.S. forces. 11:42 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 18 min. U.S.-Mexican Relations and ImmigrationJennifer Cullison; Rachel Grace Newman; Bill ScanlanJennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and ... Jennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and immigration initiatives. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
Sunday, March 26
12:01 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Appalachia in the American ImaginationBenjamin BankhurstProfessor Benjamin Bankhurst talked about Appalachia in the American imagination. He described how ... Professor Benjamin Bankhurst talked about Appalachia in the American imagination. He described how the regional stereotype has changed over time, from the view of “backwards hillbillies” during the Industrial Revolution to a people respected for their folk culture in the early 20th century. 1:05 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 55 min. Hate Speech and Censorship in AmericaCarrie Coogan; Alison KiblerAlison Kibler talked about the history of hate speech and censorship in America. She spoke about ... Alison Kibler talked about the history of hate speech and censorship in America. She spoke about images of Irish Americans and African Americans used in popular culture as well as the backlash to the book The Clansman, which became the basis for the movie The Birth of a Nation. Ms. Kibler is the author of Censoring Racial Ridicule. 2:01 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 57 min. Generations: History of America's FutureNeil Howe; Brian Lamb; William StraussThe authors discussed their book, Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to ... The authors discussed their book, Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to 2069. The book is about the effect of generational trends on history and American culture. The authors sort Americans into 18 generations, and then distinguish among four life cycle types. Each generation seems to take on one of the following characteristics: idealist (moralistic), reactive (pragmatic), civic (selfless), or adaptive (compromiser). The past, they said, showed there are often significant parallels between the “new” movements of each generation. “American society had pulsed to rhythms both within the family and within the world at large.” They postulate that the four life cycle types can be used both to explain history and predict the future patterns of American culture. Their vision of the future is based on their study of America’s past influences. They call this book the “full story of America around the 18 generations of our history.”
3:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 6 min. Alexander Manly PapersJan DavidsonJan Davidson talked about the few remaining copies of the Daily Record, North ... Jan Davidson talked about the few remaining copies of the Daily Record, North Carolina’s only daily African American newspaper in the late 19th century. The papers were printed shortly before the deadly 1898 uprising, which destroyed the offices of the newspaper.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Wilmington, North Carolina, from February 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
3:10 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 48 min. Growing Up in the Kennedy FamilyEileen McNamara; Steven Rothstein; Jean Kennedy Smith; Stephen Kennedy SmithJean Kennedy Smith, sister of President John F. Kennedy, talked about her memoir and shared ... Jean Kennedy Smith, sister of President John F. Kennedy, talked about her memoir and shared personal stories about her childhood. She described the family’s immigration to America and how they faced adversity in Boston because they were Irish Catholics. Her presentation also touched on what it was like to live in the White House and Washington, D.C. during Kennedy’s presidency. 4:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 55 min. Hate Speech and Censorship in AmericaCarrie Coogan; Alison KiblerAlison Kibler talked about the history of hate speech and censorship in America. She spoke about ... Alison Kibler talked about the history of hate speech and censorship in America. She spoke about images of Irish Americans and African Americans used in popular culture as well as the backlash to the book The Clansman, which became the basis for the movie The Birth of a Nation. Ms. Kibler is the author of Censoring Racial Ridicule.
5:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 8 min. Teaching Underground Railroad HistoryJonathan Clark; Spencer R. Crew; Alexander Ishmael; Mark Lees; Matthew Pinsker; Kimberlee Ried; Timothy WestcottHistorians talked about some on the most common misconceptions about the Underground Railroad and ... Historians talked about some on the most common misconceptions about the Underground Railroad and imagine what it might have been like to escape from slavery. The scholars explored how to make history more engaging in the classroom and the importance for all Americans to understand the continuing legacy of slavery and freedom. 6:10 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 46 min. Reagan Administration Policy in Latin AmericaJonathan Brown; James Cameron; Kyle Longley; Evan McCormick; William Michael SchmidliHistorians talked about Reagan administration policy in Latin America. They discussed the ... Historians talked about Reagan administration policy in Latin America. They discussed the Iran-Contra affair, economics, and human rights issues. The panel was part of a three-day conference titled “Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s.” 8:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 52 min. Johnston and Sherman's April 1865 MeetingJohn F. Marszalek; Craig L. SymondsCraig Symonds and John Marszalek talked about the April 1865 meeting between Union General William ... Craig Symonds and John Marszalek talked about the April 1865 meeting between Union General William Sherman and Confederate General Joseph Johnston, where Johnston surrendered the last major Confederate army at the end of the Civil War and the two discussed terms for broader peace. The meeting took place in North Carolina and happened just two days after President Lincoln’s assassination and a week after Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox.
8:54 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. Politics and ProhibitionLisa Andersen; Jeffrey Rosen; Joshua M ZeitzPanelists talked about the history and politics of Prohibition. The panel spoke about the reasons ... Panelists talked about the history and politics of Prohibition. The panel spoke about the reasons for the movement against alcohol abuse beginning in the 19th century and the problems with enforcing and then repealing the 18th Amendment to the constitution. This panel marked the opening of the National Constitution Center’s exhibit: “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition” 9:59 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Nixon's Post-White House YearsWilliam Baribault; John "Jack" V. Brennan; Frank Gannon; Hugh Hewitt; Kenneth L. KhachigianFormer Nixon administration officials talked about Richard Nixon’s post-presidency. They ... Former Nixon administration officials talked about Richard Nixon’s post-presidency. They spoke about their roles in the Nixon-Frost interviews, President Nixon’s meetings in China, the writing of his memoir, and his return to public life. They also discusses Richard Nixon’s relationship with Ronald Reagan during the 1980 presidential campaign and his lasting impact on American politics. 11:10 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 47 min. Hanging of Isaac Hayne During the American RevolutionC.L. BraggC. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac ... C. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac Hayne, South Carolinian. In this illustrated talk, Mr. Bragg spoke about the details and consequences of Hayne’s death, which was debated in the Continental Congress and the British Parliament. On August 4, 1781, American militia Colonel Isaac Hayne was hanged by the British for treason in Charleston, South Carolina.
12:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. Elaine Jones Oral History InterviewJulian Bond; Elaine R. JonesElaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel ... Elaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund from 1993 to 2004, the first woman to hold the position. Ms. Jones was also the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Virginia School of Law and the first African American to serve on the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors. This interview is from the “Explorations in Black Leadership” project, co-directed by University of Virginia professors Phyllis Leffler and Julian Bond. 1:20 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Public History and Museum ExhibitsDeborah Schwartz; Richard RabinowitzRichard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic ... Richard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic sites. The conversation focused on Mr. Rabinowitz’s book, Curating America: Journey’s Through Storyscapes of the American Past. Richard Rabinowitz has helped develop programs, exhibits, and new museums all over the United States. He spoke with Brooklyn Historical Society president Deborah Schwartz. 2:40 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. World War II War Crimes TrialsKeith Huxen; Peter Maguire; Gerhard L. WeinbergPeter Maguire talked about the legacy of the Nuremberg trials and described how, in the 1950s, the ... Peter Maguire talked about the legacy of the Nuremberg trials and described how, in the 1950s, the Germans questioned the validity of the sentences, which often resulted in pardons or paroles. Gerhard Weinberg also talked about the Allied war crimes trials in Asia.

“Victors' Justice: The War Crimes Trials” was part of the multi-day 2016 International Conference on World War II, titled “1946: Year Zero-Triumph and Tragedy.”
4:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 35 min. Alaska HighwayThis U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway ... This U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway through the Canadian wilderness as a World War II supply route from the lower 48 states to Fairbanks, Alaska. The highway connected several airfields and isolated ports on the Alaska panhandle. It was opened to the public in 1948. 4:36 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 19 min. Historians as Expert Witnesses on Civil RightsOrville Vernon Burton; Peyton McCrary; Bill ScanlanVernon Burton and Peyton McCrary talked about historians' roles as expert witnesses, especially ... Vernon Burton and Peyton McCrary talked about historians' roles as expert witnesses, especially for civil rights cases.

This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
4:56 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 44 min. Report from the AleutiansThis documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World ... This documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II and depicts the harsh weather and living conditions faced by U.S. forces.
5:42 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 18 min. U.S.-Mexican Relations and ImmigrationJennifer Cullison; Rachel Grace Newman; Bill ScanlanJennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and ... Jennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and immigration initiatives. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. 6:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 24 min. National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2Doran CartDoran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke ... Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United States entered World War I on April 6th, 1917. 6:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Politics and ProhibitionLisa Andersen; Jeffrey Rosen; Joshua M ZeitzPanelists talked about the history and politics of Prohibition. The panel spoke about the reasons ... Panelists talked about the history and politics of Prohibition. The panel spoke about the reasons for the movement against alcohol abuse beginning in the 19th century and the problems with enforcing and then repealing the 18th Amendment to the constitution. This panel marked the opening of the National Constitution Center’s exhibit: “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition”
7:40 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 19 min. American Military Welfare ProgramsJennifer Mittelstadt; Bill ScanlanJennifer Mittelstadt talked about the rise of welfare programs for American veterns, especially in ... Jennifer Mittelstadt talked about the rise of welfare programs for American veterns, especially in the 20th century. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. 8:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Nixon's Post-White House YearsWilliam Baribault; John "Jack" V. Brennan; Frank Gannon; Hugh Hewitt; Kenneth L. KhachigianFormer Nixon administration officials talked about Richard Nixon’s post-presidency. They ... Former Nixon administration officials talked about Richard Nixon’s post-presidency. They spoke about their roles in the Nixon-Frost interviews, President Nixon’s meetings in China, the writing of his memoir, and his return to public life. They also discusses Richard Nixon’s relationship with Ronald Reagan during the 1980 presidential campaign and his lasting impact on American politics. 9:10 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 47 min. Hanging of Isaac Hayne During the American RevolutionC.L. BraggC. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac ... C. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac Hayne, South Carolinian. In this illustrated talk, Mr. Bragg spoke about the details and consequences of Hayne’s death, which was debated in the Continental Congress and the British Parliament. On August 4, 1781, American militia Colonel Isaac Hayne was hanged by the British for treason in Charleston, South Carolina.
10:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 24 min. National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2Doran CartDoran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke ... Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United States entered World War I on April 6th, 1917. 10:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 4 min. Politics and ProhibitionLisa Andersen; Jeffrey Rosen; Joshua M ZeitzPanelists talked about the history and politics of Prohibition. The panel spoke about the reasons ... Panelists talked about the history and politics of Prohibition. The panel spoke about the reasons for the movement against alcohol abuse beginning in the 19th century and the problems with enforcing and then repealing the 18th Amendment to the constitution. This panel marked the opening of the National Constitution Center’s exhibit: “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition” 11:40 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 19 min. American Military Welfare ProgramsJennifer Mittelstadt; Bill ScanlanJennifer Mittelstadt talked about the rise of welfare programs for American veterns, especially in ... Jennifer Mittelstadt talked about the rise of welfare programs for American veterns, especially in the 20th century. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
Monday, March 27
12:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Nixon's Post-White House YearsWilliam Baribault; John "Jack" V. Brennan; Frank Gannon; Hugh Hewitt; Kenneth L. KhachigianFormer Nixon administration officials talked about Richard Nixon’s post-presidency. They ... Former Nixon administration officials talked about Richard Nixon’s post-presidency. They spoke about their roles in the Nixon-Frost interviews, President Nixon’s meetings in China, the writing of his memoir, and his return to public life. They also discusses Richard Nixon’s relationship with Ronald Reagan during the 1980 presidential campaign and his lasting impact on American politics. 1:11 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 46 min. Hanging of Isaac Hayne During the American RevolutionC.L. BraggC. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac ... C. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac Hayne, South Carolinian. In this illustrated talk, Mr. Bragg spoke about the details and consequences of Hayne’s death, which was debated in the Continental Congress and the British Parliament. On August 4, 1781, American militia Colonel Isaac Hayne was hanged by the British for treason in Charleston, South Carolina. 2:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 35 min. Alaska HighwayThis U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway ... This U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway through the Canadian wilderness as a World War II supply route from the lower 48 states to Fairbanks, Alaska. The highway connected several airfields and isolated ports on the Alaska panhandle. It was opened to the public in 1948.
2:36 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 19 min. Historians as Expert Witnesses on Civil RightsOrville Vernon Burton; Peyton McCrary; Bill ScanlanVernon Burton and Peyton McCrary talked about historians' roles as expert witnesses, especially ... Vernon Burton and Peyton McCrary talked about historians' roles as expert witnesses, especially for civil rights cases.

This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
2:57 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 44 min. Report from the AleutiansThis documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World ... This documentary tells the story of the early stages of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II and depicts the harsh weather and living conditions faced by U.S. forces. 3:42 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 18 min. U.S.-Mexican Relations and ImmigrationJennifer Cullison; Rachel Grace Newman; Bill ScanlanJennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and ... Jennifer Cullison and Rachel Grace Newman talked about 20th century U.S.-Mexico relations and immigration initiatives. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
4:01 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 24 min. National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2Doran CartDoran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke ... Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United States entered World War I on April 6th, 1917. 4:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 50 min. Hanging of Isaac Hayne During the American RevolutionC.L. BraggC. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac ... C. L. Bragg talked about his book, Martyr of the American Revolution: The Execution of Isaac Hayne, South Carolinian. In this illustrated talk, Mr. Bragg spoke about the details and consequences of Hayne’s death, which was debated in the Continental Congress and the British Parliament. On August 4, 1781, American militia Colonel Isaac Hayne was hanged by the British for treason in Charleston, South Carolina. 5:25 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Public History and Museum ExhibitsDeborah Schwartz; Richard RabinowitzRichard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic ... Richard Rabinowitz talked about his lifelong interest in public history, museums, and historic sites. The conversation focused on Mr. Rabinowitz’s book, Curating America: Journey’s Through Storyscapes of the American Past. Richard Rabinowitz has helped develop programs, exhibits, and new museums all over the United States. He spoke with Brooklyn Historical Society president Deborah Schwartz.
6:41 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Elaine Jones Oral History InterviewJulian Bond; Elaine R. JonesElaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel ... Elaine Jones spoke about her life and career. Ms. Jones served as president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund from 1993 to 2004, the first woman to hold the position. Ms. Jones was also the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Virginia School of Law and the first African American to serve on the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors. This interview is from the “Explorations in Black Leadership” project, co-directed by University of Virginia professors Phyllis Leffler and Julian Bond. 8:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Congress and Democracy Around the WorldSusan Hennessey; Adam B. Schiff; Benjamin WittesHouse Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivered remarks one day after his ... House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivered remarks one day after his committee heard testimony on Russian tampering in the U.S. presidential election. He spoke about the United States' role in promoting and protecting democracy around the world. He said America’s established institutions, despite evolving party dynamics and disagreements, should realize and maintain their roles as the world’s democratic ideal, and that the U.S. and its leaders need to work together and counter the activities of Russia and other regimes acting to disrupt the progress of liberal democracies.