American History TV Schedule

Week of September 14 through September 21

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, September 15
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Reel America The Pershing Story - 1963This film from the U.S. Army's "Big Picture" series details the life of Gen. John "Black Jack" ... This film from the U.S. Army's "Big Picture" series details the life of Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing from his birth in 1860 to his death in 1948. Much of the film describes General Pershing's leadership of the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I, although his service began in the 1880s as a cavalry officer pursuing the Apache in New Mexico territory. 8:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 13 min.Factories - From 1721 to the 21st CenturyQueens College History professor Joshua Freeman talked about the history of factories, and how ... Queens College History professor Joshua Freeman talked about the history of factories, and how they transformed society beginning in the 1700s. Professor Freeman is the author of "Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World." 9:43 AM EDTApprox. 17 min.Maude Reid ScrapbooksMaude Reid was born in Lake Charles in 1882 and was the granddaughter of the town's early ... Maude Reid was born in Lake Charles in 1882 and was the granddaughter of the town's early founders. As an adult Ms. Reid created more than a dozen scrapbooks collecting stories about Lake Charles' history. McNeese State University English and Folklore professor Keagan LeJeune presented the scrapbooks which cover a variety of topics from early town settlers to the area's World War II history.
10:00 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.American Artifacts WWI Centennial, Chateau-Thierry & Belleau WoodHistorian Mitchell Yockelson led a tour of American monuments, battlefields, and a cemetery in ... Historian Mitchell Yockelson led a tour of American monuments, battlefields, and a cemetery in northeastern France to commemorate the centennial of several battles in May and June of 1918. The program began 60 miles from Paris at the Chateau-Thierry American Monument on a hill overlooking a small city of that name where American & French forces helped to stop a German offensive towards Paris. The tour continued a short distance away at Belleau Wood, where U.S. Marines fought Germans for three weeks. The program ended at the Aisne-Marne Cemetery, the final resting place of almost 2300 Americans who died in this region in 1918. 10:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Chef to Five PresidentsFormer White House Executive Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier talked to a lunch gathering of people ... Former White House Executive Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier talked to a lunch gathering of people attending the White House Historical Association's "Presidential Sites Summit" in Washington, D.C. He was introduced by former Clinton White House Social Secretary Ann Stock. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.The Presidency 1960 Presidential ElectionUniversity of Washington history professor William Rorabaugh talked about the 1960 presidential ... University of Washington history professor William Rorabaugh talked about the 1960 presidential election. He discussed the candidates, and how Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon triumphed to be their parties' nominees. Lebanon Valley College hosted this program.
1:16 PM EDTApprox. 44 min.Presidential LegaciesLBJ Foundation president Mark Updegrove, former Chief of Staff to Laura Bush Anita McBride, and ... LBJ Foundation president Mark Updegrove, former Chief of Staff to Laura Bush Anita McBride, and White House Historical Association president Stewart McLaurin discussed presidential legacies. 2:00 PM EDTApprox. 53 min.Lectures in History Jonathan Barth on the Presidency of Andrew Jackson 2:53 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.Viewer Call-in with Jonathan Barth on Andrew Jackson's PresidencyArizona State University professor Jonathan Barth joins us to take to take viewer calls and ... Arizona State University professor Jonathan Barth joins us to take to take viewer calls and respond to social media posts on the presidency of Andrew Jackson.
3:42 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Mossville History ProjectLocated just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is ... Located just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is surrounded by chemical manufacturing plants. Former Mossville resident Butch Lemelle provided a tour of his old neighborhood, and Susan Reed, Executive Director of the Imperial Calcasieu History Museum talked about what is being done to preserve the city's history. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.History Bookshelf Matthew Algeo, The President Is a Sick ManMatthew Algeo recounted the secret surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from President Grover ... Matthew Algeo recounted the secret surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from President Grover Cleveland in June 1893, during one of the worst economic moments in American history. The surgery, performed on a yacht, resulted in the disappearance of the president for five days and was kept hidden from the public for twenty years. The author reported on the team of doctors that removed a third of the president's upper jaw, the newspaper reporter who divulged the story only to meet denials from the president's office and claims of fabrication, and the eventual release of the news in 1917. Matthew Algeo spoke and responded to questions from members of the audience at the Museum of American Finance in New York City. 4:55 PM EDTApprox. 54 min.German World War I U-Boat Campaigns, 1914-18Michael Lowrey of the website uboat.net talked about how and why Germany developed U-boats during ... Michael Lowrey of the website uboat.net talked about how and why Germany developed U-boats during World War I. He also examined the country's Atlantic campaigns between 1914 and 1918. He spoke at a symposium at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, North Carolina to mark the 100th anniversary of U-Boat warfare off the North Carolina coast.
5:49 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.Tour of Lake CharlesTour the city of Lake Charles, Lousiana with author Adley Cormier as he took our cameras through ... Tour the city of Lake Charles, Lousiana with author Adley Cormier as he took our cameras through the city to highlight some of its unique locations. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Civil War Battle of Antietam, Lincoln and EmancipationScott Hartwig, the former supervisory historian at Gettysburg National Military Park, talked about ... Scott Hartwig, the former supervisory historian at Gettysburg National Military Park, talked about the lead up to the September 1862 Battle of Antietam and Abraham Lincoln's announcing the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation right after the battle. This talk was part of a symposium hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog. 7:05 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House Leadership Elections Since the 1960sCatholic University politics professor Matthew Green discussed the determining factors in U.S. ... Catholic University politics professor Matthew Green discussed the determining factors in U.S. House leadership elections from the 1960s to the present. Professor Green is co-author of the forthcoming book, "Choosing the Leader: Leadership Elections in the U.S. House of Representatives."
8:00 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Lectures in History Aid Societies for Civil War Union TroopsHillsdale College professor David Raney taught a class about Civil War-era aid societies that ... Hillsdale College professor David Raney taught a class about Civil War-era aid societies that supported Union troops. He highlighted the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and the U.S. Christian Commission, both of which provided additional supplies and medical services to the soldiers. 8:59 PM EDTApprox. 46 min.German U-Boat North America Campaign, 1918Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany ... Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany attacked U.S. and Canadian ships during World War I and described their tactics. Mr. Hodos is the author of "The Kaiser's Lost Kreuzer: A History of U-156 and Germany's Long-Range Submarine Campaign Against North America, 1918." He spoke at a symposium at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, North Carolina to mark the 100th anniversary of U-Boat warfare off the North Carolina coast. 9:45 PM EDTApprox. 14 min.USS Orleck Naval MuseumThe USS Orleck was a Gearing-class destroyer that served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1982. Museum ... The USS Orleck was a Gearing-class destroyer that served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1982. Museum Executive Director Ron Williams explained the role the ship played during the Vietnam War, and guide Stephen Miller toured the ship and highlighted some of the technology used to defend against enemy ships.
9:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Reel America The Inheritance - 1964The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, founded in 1914, produced this documentary to mark ... The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, founded in 1914, produced this documentary to mark its 50th anniversary. The film is a history of the U.S. labor movement between 1900 and 1964, with an emphasis on improvements the union won for workers, and bitter and sometimes violent struggles with industrial leaders and federal and state governments. The union had more than 100,000 members at its peak, and in 1976 it merged with the Textile Workers of America. 10:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.President Truman and Cold War EspionageU.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Lee Lacy and Truman Presidential Library and ... U.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Lee Lacy and Truman Presidential Library and Museum archivist Sam Rushay discussed Cold War espionage and counterintelligence during the Truman administration. Topics included the President's response to the Soviets obtaining nuclear secrets through espionage, McCarthyism, and Truman's reaction to allegations against accused spies Ethel and Julius Rosenberg.
Sunday, September 16
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lectures in History Aid Societies for Civil War Union TroopsHillsdale College professor David Raney taught a class about Civil War-era aid societies that ... Hillsdale College professor David Raney taught a class about Civil War-era aid societies that supported Union troops. He highlighted the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and the U.S. Christian Commission, both of which provided additional supplies and medical services to the soldiers. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.German U-Boat North America Campaign, 1918Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany ... Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany attacked U.S. and Canadian ships during World War I and described their tactics. Mr. Hodos is the author of "The Kaiser's Lost Kreuzer: A History of U-156 and Germany's Long-Range Submarine Campaign Against North America, 1918." He spoke at a symposium at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, North Carolina to mark the 100th anniversary of U-Boat warfare off the North Carolina coast. 1:50 AM EDTApprox. 10 min.Mardi Gras MuseumLake Charles enjoys the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States after New ... Lake Charles enjoys the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States after New Orleans. Anne Monlezun, Founder and President of the Mardi Gras Museum, explained how Mardi Gras came about and how Lake Charles celebrates the season. Museum Director David Faulk toured the Museum, which displays the largest collection of Mardi Gras costumes in the world.
2:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.History Bookshelf Matthew Algeo, The President Is a Sick ManMatthew Algeo recounted the secret surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from President Grover ... Matthew Algeo recounted the secret surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from President Grover Cleveland in June 1893, during one of the worst economic moments in American history. The surgery, performed on a yacht, resulted in the disappearance of the president for five days and was kept hidden from the public for twenty years. The author reported on the team of doctors that removed a third of the president's upper jaw, the newspaper reporter who divulged the story only to meet denials from the president's office and claims of fabrication, and the eventual release of the news in 1917. Matthew Algeo spoke and responded to questions from members of the audience at the Museum of American Finance in New York City. 2:55 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.German World War I U-Boat Campaigns, 1914-18Michael Lowrey of the website uboat.net talked about how and why Germany developed U-boats during ... Michael Lowrey of the website uboat.net talked about how and why Germany developed U-boats during World War I. He also examined the country's Atlantic campaigns between 1914 and 1918. He spoke at a symposium at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, North Carolina to mark the 100th anniversary of U-Boat warfare off the North Carolina coast. 3:45 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Jean LafitteIn the early 19th century, Jean Lafitte operated as a privateer and pirate across Southern ... In the early 19th century, Jean Lafitte operated as a privateer and pirate across Southern Louisiana. McNeese State University English and Folklore professor Keagan LeJeune explained what brought Lafitte to South Western Louisiana and shared some of the stories associated with this mysterious figure.
4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Civil War Battle of Antietam, Lincoln and EmancipationScott Hartwig, the former supervisory historian at Gettysburg National Military Park, talked about ... Scott Hartwig, the former supervisory historian at Gettysburg National Military Park, talked about the lead up to the September 1862 Battle of Antietam and Abraham Lincoln's announcing the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation right after the battle. This talk was part of a symposium hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog. 5:05 AM EDTApprox. 54 min.U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House Leadership Elections Since the 1960sCatholic University politics professor Matthew Green discussed the determining factors in U.S. ... Catholic University politics professor Matthew Green discussed the determining factors in U.S. House leadership elections from the 1960s to the present. Professor Green is co-author of the forthcoming book, "Choosing the Leader: Leadership Elections in the U.S. House of Representatives." 5:59 AM EDTApprox. 16 min.Maude Reid ScrapbooksMaude Reid was born in Lake Charles in 1882 and was the granddaughter of the town's early ... Maude Reid was born in Lake Charles in 1882 and was the granddaughter of the town's early founders. As an adult Ms. Reid created more than a dozen scrapbooks collecting stories about Lake Charles' history. McNeese State University English and Folklore professor Keagan LeJeune presented the scrapbooks which cover a variety of topics from early town settlers to the area's World War II history.
6:15 AM EDTApprox. 53 min.Lectures in History Jonathan Barth on the Presidency of Andrew Jackson 7:08 AM EDTApprox. 52 min.Viewer Call-in with Jonathan Barth on Andrew Jackson's PresidencyArizona State University professor Jonathan Barth joins us to take to take viewer calls and ... Arizona State University professor Jonathan Barth joins us to take to take viewer calls and respond to social media posts on the presidency of Andrew Jackson. 8:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.History Bookshelf Sen. John McCain Book TourSenator McCain made appearances around Chicago for two days in order to promote his new book, ... Senator McCain made appearances around Chicago for two days in order to promote his new book, Worth the Fighting for: A Memoir, published by Random House. This autobiography is a follow-up to his earlier book, Faith of My Fathers, and describes his experiences after his release from a North Vietnamese prison camp in 1972 to the U.S. Senate, and his recent campaign for president. The book also includes portraits of men who inspired him: Theodore Roosevelt, aviation maverick Billy Mitchell, Emiliano Zapata, and the Yankee's Ted Williams.
9:00 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.The Civil War Gettysburg & Vicksburg as Turning PointsMatt Atkinson has worked as a ranger at both the Gettysburg and Vicksburg national military parks. ... Matt Atkinson has worked as a ranger at both the Gettysburg and Vicksburg national military parks. He compared those two 1863 campaigns as turning points in the Civil War and explored why Gettysburg looms larger in historical memory than western theater battles such as Vicksburg. This talk was part of a symposium on hosted by the "Emerging Civil War" blog. 9:59 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 1 min.Oral Histories Women in Congress - Lynn Woolsey InterviewLynn Woolsey represented California in the U.S. House from 1993 to 2013. She was the first former ... Lynn Woolsey represented California in the U.S. House from 1993 to 2013. She was the first former welfare mother to serve in Congress. She talked about her work with the Congressional Progressive Caucus and about her decision to co-found the Out of Iraq Caucus. She also discussed the National Marine Sanctuary and her efforts to protect the California coast. The U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Historian conducted this interview. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 38 min.Lectures in History Immigration Policy Since 1965University of Texas at Austin professor Madeline Hsu taught a class about the 1965 Immigration Act ... University of Texas at Austin professor Madeline Hsu taught a class about the 1965 Immigration Act and current immigration demographics. She described how the number and country of origin for immigrants, visa holders, and refugees has changed over the past 50 years.
1:38 PM EDTApprox. 22 min.The Presidency Theodore Roosevelt DescendantDescendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the ... Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American History TV interviewed Tweed Roosevelt, the great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt. 2:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.American History TV Visits Lake Charles, LAThe C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Lake Charles, Louisana to learn about the history of the city from ... The C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Lake Charles, Louisana to learn about the history of the city from local experts and historians. 3:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.German U-Boat North America Campaign, 1918Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany ... Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany attacked U.S. and Canadian ships during World War I and described their tactics. Mr. Hodos is the author of "The Kaiser's Lost Kreuzer: A History of U-156 and Germany's Long-Range Submarine Campaign Against North America, 1918." He spoke at a symposium at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, North Carolina to mark the 100th anniversary of U-Boat warfare off the North Carolina coast.
4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Reel America The Inheritance - 1964The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, founded in 1914, produced this documentary to mark ... The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, founded in 1914, produced this documentary to mark its 50th anniversary. The film is a history of the U.S. labor movement between 1900 and 1964, with an emphasis on improvements the union won for workers, and bitter and sometimes violent struggles with industrial leaders and federal and state governments. The union had more than 100,000 members at its peak, and in 1976 it merged with the Textile Workers of America. 5:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.President Truman and Cold War EspionageU.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Lee Lacy and Truman Presidential Library and ... U.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Lee Lacy and Truman Presidential Library and Museum archivist Sam Rushay discussed Cold War espionage and counterintelligence during the Truman administration. Topics included the President's response to the Soviets obtaining nuclear secrets through espionage, McCarthyism, and Truman's reaction to allegations against accused spies Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 40 min.American Artifacts World War I Battle of Saint-MihielC-SPAN visited monuments, villages, and an American cemetery associated with the September 12 to ... C-SPAN visited monuments, villages, and an American cemetery associated with the September 12 to 16, 1918 World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel, France. Locations included the Montsec American Monument, the villages of Hattonchatel and Saint-Benoit, and the Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery. The battle was the first independent operation of the American Expeditionary Force led by Gen. John J. Pershing. Approximately 550,000 U.S. soldiers participated.
6:40 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Mossville History ProjectLocated just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is ... Located just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is surrounded by chemical manufacturing plants. Former Mossville resident Butch Lemelle provided a tour of his old neighborhood, and Susan Reed, Executive Director of the Imperial Calcasieu History Museum talked about what is being done to preserve the city's history. 6:58 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Lectures in History Pre-Civil War Anti-Slavery MovementColorado State University-Pueblo professor Matt Harris taught a class about the anti-slavery ... Colorado State University-Pueblo professor Matt Harris taught a class about the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War. He described some of the leaders of the movement including William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass. He also discussed the influence of abolitionist literature such as narratives by former slaves and Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." 7:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.The Presidency Warren G. Harding - Newspaperman & PresidentWarren G. Harding is the only American president to have owned a newspaper - the Marion Daily Star ... Warren G. Harding is the only American president to have owned a newspaper - the Marion Daily Star in Ohio. Sherry Hall talked about the 29th president's unique relationship with the White House press corps and the impact it had on his presidency. Ms. Hall manages the Harding home and memorial in Marion. This program was part of the annual Warren G. Harding Symposium hosted by Ohio State University at Marion.
9:03 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Presidential LegaciesLBJ Foundation president Mark Updegrove, former Chief of Staff to Laura Bush Anita McBride, and ... LBJ Foundation president Mark Updegrove, former Chief of Staff to Laura Bush Anita McBride, and White House Historical Association president Stewart McLaurin discussed presidential legacies. 9:48 PM EDTApprox. 10 min.Tour of Lake CharlesTour the city of Lake Charles, Lousiana with author Adley Cormier as he took our cameras through ... Tour the city of Lake Charles, Lousiana with author Adley Cormier as he took our cameras through the city to highlight some of its unique locations. 9:58 PM EDTApprox. 43 min.American Artifacts World War I Battle of Saint-MihielC-SPAN visited monuments, villages, and an American cemetery associated with the September 12 to ... C-SPAN visited monuments, villages, and an American cemetery associated with the September 12 to 16, 1918 World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel, France. Locations included the Montsec American Monument, the villages of Hattonchatel and Saint-Benoit, and the Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery. The battle was the first independent operation of the American Expeditionary Force led by Gen. John J. Pershing. Approximately 550,000 U.S. soldiers participated.
10:41 PM EDTApprox. 17 min.Mossville History ProjectLocated just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is ... Located just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is surrounded by chemical manufacturing plants. Former Mossville resident Butch Lemelle provided a tour of his old neighborhood, and Susan Reed, Executive Director of the Imperial Calcasieu History Museum talked about what is being done to preserve the city's history. 10:58 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Lectures in History Pre-Civil War Anti-Slavery MovementColorado State University-Pueblo professor Matt Harris taught a class about the anti-slavery ... Colorado State University-Pueblo professor Matt Harris taught a class about the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War. He described some of the leaders of the movement including William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass. He also discussed the influence of abolitionist literature such as narratives by former slaves and Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Monday, September 17
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Presidency Warren G. Harding - Newspaperman & PresidentWarren G. Harding is the only American president to have owned a newspaper - the Marion Daily Star ... Warren G. Harding is the only American president to have owned a newspaper - the Marion Daily Star in Ohio. Sherry Hall talked about the 29th president's unique relationship with the White House press corps and the impact it had on his presidency. Ms. Hall manages the Harding home and memorial in Marion. This program was part of the annual Warren G. Harding Symposium hosted by Ohio State University at Marion. 1:05 AM EDTApprox. 43 min.Presidential LegaciesLBJ Foundation president Mark Updegrove, former Chief of Staff to Laura Bush Anita McBride, and ... LBJ Foundation president Mark Updegrove, former Chief of Staff to Laura Bush Anita McBride, and White House Historical Association president Stewart McLaurin discussed presidential legacies. 1:48 AM EDTApprox. 12 min.USS Orleck Naval MuseumThe USS Orleck was a Gearing-class destroyer that served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1982. Museum ... The USS Orleck was a Gearing-class destroyer that served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1982. Museum Executive Director Ron Williams explained the role the ship played during the Vietnam War, and guide Stephen Miller toured the ship and highlighted some of the technology used to defend against enemy ships.
2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Reel America The Inheritance - 1964The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, founded in 1914, produced this documentary to mark ... The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, founded in 1914, produced this documentary to mark its 50th anniversary. The film is a history of the U.S. labor movement between 1900 and 1964, with an emphasis on improvements the union won for workers, and bitter and sometimes violent struggles with industrial leaders and federal and state governments. The union had more than 100,000 members at its peak, and in 1976 it merged with the Textile Workers of America. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.President Truman and Cold War EspionageU.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Lee Lacy and Truman Presidential Library and ... U.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Lee Lacy and Truman Presidential Library and Museum archivist Sam Rushay discussed Cold War espionage and counterintelligence during the Truman administration. Topics included the President's response to the Soviets obtaining nuclear secrets through espionage, McCarthyism, and Truman's reaction to allegations against accused spies Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.American History TV Visits Lake Charles, LAThe C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Lake Charles, Louisana to learn about the history of the city from ... The C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Lake Charles, Louisana to learn about the history of the city from local experts and historians.
5:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.German U-Boat North America Campaign, 1918Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany ... Paul Hodos talked about the German U-Boat North America Campaign in 1918. He explained why Germany attacked U.S. and Canadian ships during World War I and described their tactics. Mr. Hodos is the author of "The Kaiser's Lost Kreuzer: A History of U-156 and Germany's Long-Range Submarine Campaign Against North America, 1918." He spoke at a symposium at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, North Carolina to mark the 100th anniversary of U-Boat warfare off the North Carolina coast. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr.Oral Histories Women in Congress - Lynn Woolsey InterviewLynn Woolsey represented California in the U.S. House from 1993 to 2013. She was the first former ... Lynn Woolsey represented California in the U.S. House from 1993 to 2013. She was the first former welfare mother to serve in Congress. She talked about her work with the Congressional Progressive Caucus and about her decision to co-found the Out of Iraq Caucus. She also discussed the National Marine Sanctuary and her efforts to protect the California coast. The U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Historian conducted this interview.