American History TV Schedule

Week of July 17 through July 24

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, July 22
8:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 56 min. Iran-Contra Investigation Day 27David L. Boren; Jack Brooks; William S. Broomfield; Dick Cheney; William S. Cohen; Dante B. Fascell; Tom Foley; Lee H. Hamilton; Orrin Hatch; Howell T. Heflin; Henry J. Hyde; Daniel K. Inouye; James A. McClure; George J. Mitchell; Oliver L. North; Peter Wallace Rodino Jr.; Warren B. Rudman; Paul S. Sarbanes; Brendan Sullivan; Paul TribleQuestioning of Oliver North continued, with many members of the committee making statements ... Questioning of Oliver North continued, with many members of the committee making statements concerning patriotism, democracy, and the lessons of the Iran-Contra affair. 8:57 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 48 min. Iran-Contra Investigation Day 28 Part 1Edward Patrick Boland; David L. Boren; Dick Cheney; William S. Cohen; Jim Courter; Mike DeWine; Dante B. Fascell; Lee H. Hamilton; Orrin Hatch; Henry J. Hyde; Daniel K. Inouye; James A. McClure; Bill McCollum Jr.; George J. Mitchell; Oliver L. North; Sam Nunn; Peter Wallace Rodino Jr.; Warren B. Rudman; Paul S. Sarbanes; Louis Stokes; Brendan SullivanLieutenant Colonel Oliver North was questioned further by committee members, including ... Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North was questioned further by committee members, including Representative Boland on the Boland amendment. The committee chairs then directed summary statements to Lieutenant Colonel North. Representative Lee Hamilton pointed to the arms-for-hostages arrangement as undermining U.S. policy. He also commented on the need for covert actions to be conducted within procedural guidelines. Representative Hamilton concluded that “democracy has its frustrations but we know of no better system of government, and when that democratic process is subverted, we risk all that we cherish.”

Senator Daniel Inouye referred to the popular support for North, especially among young people. Senator Inouye said that he voted against aid to the Contras because it would inevitably lead to young people being sent into the conflict.

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9:46 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit RiotsJamon JordanDetroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order.
10:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 29 min. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and MuseumHerman EberhardtCurator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and ... Curator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum’s permanent exhibit dedicated to President Roosevelt’s four terms in office during the Great Depression and World War II 10:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents ProjectEmerson Baker; Margo BurnsHistorian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book ... Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book project titled Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt. Twelve people worked for ten years to complete the book, a chronological record of legal documents from the trials, many newly transcribed by the team’s six linguists. This presentation was part of an all-day seminar on the legacy of the Witch Trials. 11:49 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 8 min. President Johnson Address on Civil DisorderLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
12:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. John F. Kennedy's White House CampaignEllen Fitzpatrick; Tom Oliphant; Steven Rothstein; Curtis WilkieCurtis Wilkie and Thomas Oliphant talked about their book, The Road to Camelot: Inside ... Curtis Wilkie and Thomas Oliphant talked about their book, The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s Five-Year Campaign. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum hosted this program, which marked the centennial of the 35th president’s birth. 1:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 48 min. Emotion in Foreign PolicyFrank Costigliola; Petra Goedde; Barbara Keys; Melvyn P. Leffler; Andrew J. RotterHistorians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War ... Historians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War diplomat George F. Kennan, one of America’s strongest advocates for using a containment policy to check the Soviet Union and the advance of communism in general. The panelists paid particular attention to essays on Kennan written by University of Connecticut professor Frank Costigliola, who is one of the speakers at this event. This panel took place at the Society for Historians of Foreign Relations annual conference. 3:19 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 39 min. 150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations CommitteeThad Cochran; Charlie Houy; Betty K. Koed; Patrick J. Leahy; Anna SchneiderTo mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed ... To mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed reflected on the committee’s history. Senators Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the committee’s Chair and Vice Chair, also spoke.
4:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Patriotic BetrayalAdam Hochschild; Karen PagetKaren Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s ... Karen Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism, in which she recounts the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) surreptitious involvement in the U.S. National Student Association in the 1960s. In her book, the author suggests that the agency used the student organization as a conduit in its efforts against communism. Ms. Paget, a member of the student organization in 1965, spoke about the CIA’s plans and the report by Ramparts magazine in 1967, which exposed the agency’s involvement. Ms. Paget spoke with author and Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturer Adam Hochschild. 5:11 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 48 min. Legacies of World War IDavid Ignatius; Tod Sedgwick; Emma Sky; Evan ThomasPanelists talked about the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. ... Panelists talked about the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. The panelists spoke about the defeat and collapse of the Ottoman Empire, which had controlled the Middle East for hundreds of years, and how this led to a post-war British and French partition of the region along with newly created counties and borders. The panelists also looked at the consequences of these changes and how they continue to impact the region to the present day. 6:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Reconstruction and Civil RightsPaul Finkelman; Eric FonerEric Foner talked about the challenges of establishing civil rights for freedmen in the ... Eric Foner talked about the challenges of establishing civil rights for freedmen in the Reconstruction period and beyond. This talk was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s annual symposium.
7:29 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 30 min. Anthony Fierimonte Oral History InterviewAnthony FierimontePolice officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to ... Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops in Detroit, Michigan. A police raid on an illegal bar, known locally as a “blind pig,” triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 8:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. 20th Century UFO ConspiraciesFelix HarcourtProfessor Felix Harcourt talked about how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America ... Professor Felix Harcourt talked about how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America culture. He began in the late 1940s and described how public opinion about extraterrestrials changed over the course of the 20th century, often paralleling societal anxieties. 9:15 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 39 min. 150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations CommitteeThad Cochran; Charlie Houy; Betty K. Koed; Patrick J. Leahy; Anna SchneiderTo mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed ... To mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed reflected on the committee’s history. Senators Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the committee’s Chair and Vice Chair, also spoke.
10:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 7 min. President Johnson Address on Civil DisorderLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city. 10:07 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 33 min. 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV DocumentaryThis film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was ... This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film alsoincludes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan. 10:41 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 18 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner CommissionLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announced the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission.
11:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit RiotsJamon JordanDetroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order. 11:14 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 43 min. Conrad Mallett Jr. Oral History InterviewConrad MallettConrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit ... Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit Riots, talked about his experience that first morning, as well as race relations and economic conditions before and after the riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society.
Sunday, July 23
12:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 13 min. 20th Century UFO ConspiraciesFelix HarcourtProfessor Felix Harcourt talked about how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America ... Professor Felix Harcourt talked about how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America culture. He began in the late 1940s and described how public opinion about extraterrestrials changed over the course of the 20th century, often paralleling societal anxieties. 1:15 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 39 min. 150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations CommitteeThad Cochran; Charlie Houy; Betty K. Koed; Patrick J. Leahy; Anna SchneiderTo mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed ... To mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed reflected on the committee’s history. Senators Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the committee’s Chair and Vice Chair, also spoke. 2:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Patriotic BetrayalAdam Hochschild; Karen PagetKaren Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s ... Karen Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism, in which she recounts the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) surreptitious involvement in the U.S. National Student Association in the 1960s. In her book, the author suggests that the agency used the student organization as a conduit in its efforts against communism. Ms. Paget, a member of the student organization in 1965, spoke about the CIA’s plans and the report by Ramparts magazine in 1967, which exposed the agency’s involvement. Ms. Paget spoke with author and Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturer Adam Hochschild.
3:11 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 48 min. Legacies of World War IDavid Ignatius; Tod Sedgwick; Emma Sky; Evan ThomasPanelists talked about the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. ... Panelists talked about the legacies of World War I, with a particular focus on the Middle East. The panelists spoke about the defeat and collapse of the Ottoman Empire, which had controlled the Middle East for hundreds of years, and how this led to a post-war British and French partition of the region along with newly created counties and borders. The panelists also looked at the consequences of these changes and how they continue to impact the region to the present day. 4:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Emotion in Foreign PolicyFrank Costigliola; Petra Goedde; Barbara Keys; Melvyn P. Leffler; Andrew J. RotterHistorians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War ... Historians look at emotion in foreign policy and the role it played in the career of Cold War diplomat George F. Kennan, one of America’s strongest advocates for using a containment policy to check the Soviet Union and the advance of communism in general. The panelists paid particular attention to essays on Kennan written by University of Connecticut professor Frank Costigliola, who is one of the speakers at this event. This panel took place at the Society for Historians of Foreign Relations annual conference. 5:50 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Modern Congressional Budget and Appropriations ProcessPolitical scientists presented two papers, one examining the 1976 Hyde Amendment regarding funding ... Political scientists presented two papers, one examining the 1976 Hyde Amendment regarding funding for abortions and another looking at the role of party politics in appropriations amendments. “The Budget and Appropriations Process in Modern Congressional History” was from the Library of Congress' annual History and Congress conference.
7:10 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Congressional Reform Roundtable DiscussionThree political scientists and two former members of Congress talked about their perspectives on ... Three political scientists and two former members of Congress talked about their perspectives on congressional dysfunction and the possibilities for reform on Capitol Hill.

This roundtable discussion was part of the Congress and History Conference hosted by the Library of Congress.
8:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. Congressman LincolnChris DeRoseChris DeRose talked about his book, Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America’s Greatest ... Chris DeRose talked about his book, Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America’s Greatest President, in which he recounts Abraham Lincoln’s single term in Congress. Lincoln, a Whig Party representative from Illinois, arrived in Washington in 1847 with little name recognition. In his book, the author examines the future president’s political thinking and personal life during his start in national politics. Chris DeRose spoke at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona. 9:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 7 min. President Johnson Address on Civil DisorderLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
9:40 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Civil War's Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' BattlesJudkin BrowningProfessor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' ... Professor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' cattles. He reviewed Union General George McClellan’s failed attempt to take the Confederate capital in Richmond, Virginia, and examined how terrain, disease, and nutrition impacted both sides. 10:58 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 27 min. 1967 Detroit Riots ExhibitTracy Irwin; Joel StoneTracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” ... Tracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” and talked about the unrest that occurred between July 23 and August 1, 1967. She talked about what the city was like before the riots, how the events unfolded, and the riots' lasting impact. She also explored what she hoped visitors would learn from the exhibit. 11:27 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 32 min. 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV DocumentaryThis film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was ... This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film alsoincludes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan.
12:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. LIVE 1967 Detroit RiotsStephen Henderson; Timothy Kiska; Isaiah "Ike" McKinnon; Heather Ann Thompson; Pedro EchevarriaAmerican History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark ... American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43 people died and there was more than $30 million in property damages. The unrest was sparked by a police raid on an illegal bar and fueled by long-simmering tensions over racism and segregation. The Detroit Free Press won a Pulitzer Prize for its riot coverage. Guests included former Detroit Police Chief and former Deputy Mayor Isaiah “Ike” McKinnon, historian Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page editor Stephen Henderson, and former Detroit Free Press and Detroit News journalist Tim Kiska. 2:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit RiotsJamon JordanDetroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order. 2:15 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 42 min. Conrad Mallett Jr. Oral History InterviewConrad MallettConrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit ... Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit Riots, talked about his experience that first morning, as well as race relations and economic conditions before and after the riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society.
3:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 29 min. Anthony Fierimonte Oral History InterviewAnthony FierimontePolice officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to ... Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops in Detroit, Michigan. A police raid on an illegal bar, known locally as a “blind pig,” triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 3:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 27 min. 1967 Detroit Riots ExhibitTracy Irwin; Joel StoneTracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” ... Tracy Irwin gave a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum’s exhibit “Detroit 67” and talked about the unrest that occurred between July 23 and August 1, 1967. She talked about what the city was like before the riots, how the events unfolded, and the riots' lasting impact. She also explored what she hoped visitors would learn from the exhibit. 4:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 7 min. President Johnson Address on Civil DisorderLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city.
4:08 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 32 min. 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV DocumentaryThis film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was ... This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film alsoincludes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan. 4:41 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 17 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner CommissionLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announced the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission. 5:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit RiotsJamon JordanDetroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order.
5:15 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 42 min. Conrad Mallett Jr. Oral History InterviewConrad MallettConrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit ... Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit Riots, talked about his experience that first morning, as well as race relations and economic conditions before and after the riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 5:59 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 2 hr. 1967 Detroit RiotsStephen Henderson; Timothy Kiska; Isaiah "Ike" McKinnon; Heather Ann Thompson; Pedro EchevarriaAmerican History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark ... American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43 people died and there was more than $30 million in property damages. The unrest was sparked by a police raid on an illegal bar and fueled by long-simmering tensions over racism and segregation. The Detroit Free Press won a Pulitzer Prize for its riot coverage. Guests included former Detroit Police Chief and former Deputy Mayor Isaiah “Ike” McKinnon, historian Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page editor Stephen Henderson, and former Detroit Free Press and Detroit News journalist Tim Kiska. 8:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit RiotsJamon JordanDetroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order.
8:12 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 17 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner CommissionLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announced the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission. 8:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory FireRose Imperato; Rob Linne; Adrienne Sosin; Mary Anne TrasciattiIn 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event’s history, memory, and relevance to today. 9:49 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 10 min. Log Cabin RepublicansClayton HowardHistorian Clayton Howard talked about the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative group founded in ... Historian Clayton Howard talked about the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative group founded in the 1970s to advocate for LGBT equality within the party. He was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting.
10:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 59 min. 1967 Detroit RiotsStephen Henderson; Timothy Kiska; Isaiah "Ike" McKinnon; Heather Ann Thompson; Pedro EchevarriaAmerican History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark ... American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43 people died and there was more than $30 million in property damages. The unrest was sparked by a police raid on an illegal bar and fueled by long-simmering tensions over racism and segregation. The Detroit Free Press won a Pulitzer Prize for its riot coverage. Guests included former Detroit Police Chief and former Deputy Mayor Isaiah “Ike” McKinnon, historian Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page editor Stephen Henderson, and former Detroit Free Press and Detroit News journalist Tim Kiska.
Monday, July 24
12:01 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 29 min. Anthony Fierimonte Oral History InterviewAnthony FierimontePolice officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to ... Police officer Anthony Fierimonte recounts the early morning arrests on July 23, 1967 that led to widespread looting, violence and the arrival of federal troops in Detroit, Michigan. A police raid on an illegal bar, known locally as a “blind pig,” triggered the 1967 Detroit riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 12:31 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory FireRose Imperato; Rob Linne; Adrienne Sosin; Mary Anne TrasciattiIn 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event’s history, memory, and relevance to today. 1:50 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 8 min. Heart of the NationThis video of an early 1930s aerial survey includes narration on major buildings and monuments in ... This video of an early 1930s aerial survey includes narration on major buildings and monuments in the Washington, D.C., area, including the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Arlington Cemetery, and the House and Senate office buildings.
2:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 7 min. President Johnson Address on Civil DisorderLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his ... President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation regarding civil disorder in Detroit and his decision to dispatch federal troops to the city. 2:08 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 32 min. 1967 Detroit Riots WXYZ-TV DocumentaryThis film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was ... This film was recorded during the July 23-27, 1967, civil disorder in Detroit, Michigan, and was compiled into a documentary by WXYZ TV-7, an ABC affiliate. The footage includes scenes of looting, fires, interviews with victims and bystanders, scenes of police and federal troops, gunfire, and scenes of injured and dead in a hospital. The film alsoincludes portions of press conferences with government officials and concludes with funerals for police and firefighters. Courtesy Archives of Michigan. 2:42 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 17 min. President Johnson Address on Civil Disorder and Kerner CommissionLyndon Baines JohnsonPresident Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United ... President Johnson addressed the problem of civil disturbances in many cities accros the United States and announced the creation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, or the Kerner Commission.
3:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 11 min. Jamon Jordan on the 1967 Detroit RiotsJamon JordanDetroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on ... Detroit historian and educator Jamon Jordan was interviewed near the spot where riots erupted on July 23, 1967. Mr. Jordan described the causes and events of the uprising, which led to 43 deaths, over 7,000 arrests, and the deployment of over 5,000 federal troops to restore order. 3:15 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 42 min. Conrad Mallett Jr. Oral History InterviewConrad MallettConrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit ... Conrad Mallett, Jr., who was a paperboy for the Detroit Free Press during the 1967 Detroit Riots, talked about his experience that first morning, as well as race relations and economic conditions before and after the riots. This interview is part of Detroit 67, oral and written histories collected by the Detroit Historical Society. 4:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Salem Witch Trials Legal Documents ProjectEmerson Baker; Margo BurnsHistorian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book ... Historian Margo Burns discussed primary sources from the Salem Witch Trials compiled in a book project titled Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt. Twelve people worked for ten years to complete the book, a chronological record of legal documents from the trials, many newly transcribed by the team’s six linguists. This presentation was part of an all-day seminar on the legacy of the Witch Trials.
5:20 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. Civil War's Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' BattlesJudkin BrowningProfessor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' ... Professor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' cattles. He reviewed Union General George McClellan’s failed attempt to take the Confederate capital in Richmond, Virginia, and examined how terrain, disease, and nutrition impacted both sides. 6:40 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Remembering the 1911 Triangle Factory FireRose Imperato; Rob Linne; Adrienne Sosin; Mary Anne TrasciattiIn 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly ... In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York caught fire and 146 workers died, mostly women and immigrants. This was one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States. Members of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition spoke about the event’s history, memory, and relevance to today. 8:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN3Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. Tax ReformMark J. Mazur; Eric Solomon; Jon Talisman; Ben Cardin; Tom Carper; Bob Casey Jr.; Bill Cassidy M.D.; Orrin Hatch; Dean Heller; Johnny Isakson; Claire McCaskill; Bob Menendez; Bill Nelson; Pamela F. Olson; Rob Portman; Tim Scott; John Thune; Mark R. Warner; Ron WydenThe Senate Finance Committee, which writes tax policy, heard testimony from former Treasury ... The Senate Finance Committee, which writes tax policy, heard testimony from former Treasury Department officials at a hearing on comprehensive tax reform and the challenges in implementing such changes. The witnesses from the Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama administrations made their recommendations for how best to achieve successful, lasting tax policy, including code simplification and bipartisan cooperation.