American History TV Schedule

Week of March 22 through March 29

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, March 23
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Reel America "Uncle Sam Watching the Mexican Border" - 1916Historian Julie Prieto provides commentary for a silent 1916 U.S. Army film documenting the ... Historian Julie Prieto provides commentary for a silent 1916 U.S. Army film documenting the Mexican expedition of 1916-1917 to police the border with Mexico. 8:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Influence of the 1920s KKK on Politics & CultureHistorian Linda Gordon talked about her book, "The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of ... Historian Linda Gordon talked about her book, "The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition." She described a resurgence of the white supremacist group in the 1920s, and its influence on politics, government, religion and American culture. The University of Denver hosted this event. 10:05 AM EDTApprox. 34 min.American Artifacts Harry Truman's Presidential LibraryHarry Truman became President in April 1945 after the death of Franklin Roosevelt. Curator Clay ... Harry Truman became President in April 1945 after the death of Franklin Roosevelt. Curator Clay Bauske toured the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum and explained Truman's role in bringing the end to World War II as well as his decision to send American troops into Korea, which he said was the most difficult decision of his presidency.
10:39 AM EDTApprox. 21 min.Pregnancy in the 19th CenturyShannon Withycombe, professor at the University of New Mexico, talked about pregnancy in the 19th ... Shannon Withycombe, professor at the University of New Mexico, talked about pregnancy in the 19th century. She described the experience of childbirth, which often occurred at home, and the varied perceptions of miscarriages. This 15-minute interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting. 11:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Presidency History of ImpeachmentThe co-authors of "Impeachment: An American History" discussed the only three presidential ... The co-authors of "Impeachment: An American History" discussed the only three presidential impeachment proceedings ever conducted: Those involving Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. Participants were historians Jon Meacham and Timothy Naftali, New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker, and Jeffrey Engel, director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. 12:10 PM EDTApprox. 20 min.1969 Stonewall RiotsThe New School history professor Claire Potter talked about the 1969 Stonewall Riots and rise of ... The New School history professor Claire Potter talked about the 1969 Stonewall Riots and rise of the gay rights movement. She described the uprising and reflected on the legacy of the Stonewall Inn, now a national monument in New York City. We recorded the interview in Chicago at the annual American Historical Association meeting.
12:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min."The Spill"On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million ... On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, former investigative reporter with the Anchorage Daily News, recounted the timeline of the spill and the effect it had on Alaska. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 10 min.Alaskan Oil SpillCommittee held hearings to review the environmental and maritime implications of the Exxon Valdez ... Committee held hearings to review the environmental and maritime implications of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. 3:10 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Alaskan Oil Spill News ConferencePresident George H. W. Bush talked to reporters about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Topics included ... President George H. W. Bush talked to reporters about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Topics included the ecological and economic damage caused by the oil spill, federal assistance in both areas, and the responsibility of Exxon for the crash. Following his statement, President Bush and federal officials answered questions from the reporters.
3:40 PM EDTApprox. 19 min.Historians & Social MediaPrinceton University professor Kevin Kruse talked about the role of historians on social media and ... Princeton University professor Kevin Kruse talked about the role of historians on social media and what he feels is their duty to provide context to current issues. He also discussed how media consumption has changed since the 1970s. This interview was recorded in Chicago at the annual American Historical Association meeting. 3:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.History Bookshelf J. Samuel Walker, "Three Mile Island"Mr. Walker talked about his book, "Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective," ... Mr. Walker talked about his book, "Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective," published by University of California Press. This accident on March 28, 1979, remains the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power in the United States. During his talk, he described his motivations for writing the book, as well as the difficulties of capturing the complexities of the disaster in an interesting and understandable way. He described the events before, during, and after the Three Mile Island accident. Mr. Walker offered insights into the decision-making process of officials and the impact of the media on public perceptions of the event. He also discussed the effect of Three Mile Island on the future of nuclear power and nuclear power plant regulation. Mr. Walker was interviewed by Mr. Stine and also responded to questions from members of the audience. This "Meet the Author" event was part of a commemoration at the National Museum of American History of th 5:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.American Artifacts 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings in AfricaOn August 7, 1998, truck bombs exploded almost simultaneously outside the U.S. embassies in ... On August 7, 1998, truck bombs exploded almost simultaneously outside the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The attacks killed 224, including 12 Americans, and wounded more than 5000. The terrorist group Al-Qaeda and its leader Osama bin Laden claimed responsibility. American History TV visited the U.S. Diplomacy Center in Washington, D.C., to tour an exhibit marking the 20th anniversary of the bombings. We were joined by the State Department officials in charge of the two embassies at the time. Viewers may find some images in this program disturbing.
6:00 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Recovering the USS CairoIn 1956, while working as a historian at Vicksburg National Military Park, Edwin Bearss set out to ... In 1956, while working as a historian at Vicksburg National Military Park, Edwin Bearss set out to recover and preserve the USS Cairo, a Union warship sunk in 1862 during the Civil War. Mr. Bearss detailed the challenges his team faced in removing the ship from the Yazoo River in Mississippi. He also displayed images of the artifacts they discovered on the vessel. Mr. Bearss is the author of "Hardluck Ironclad: The Sinking and Salvage of the Cairo." This talk was part of a day-long seminar co-hosted by Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. 6:55 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Investigative Journalism & Civil RightsInvestigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, ... Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur "genius" grant winner described how he helped put four Klansmen in jaiil - men who were responsible for several notorious assassinations and bombings in the 1960s. American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop, Black Alumni Alliance and School of Communications co-hosted this event. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 50 min.Lectures in History 1960s & 70s African American ArtRandolph-Macon College professor Evie Terrono taught a class about African American art in the ... Randolph-Macon College professor Evie Terrono taught a class about African American art in the 1960s and '70s. She highlighted how artists of the period created works reflecting on racism and the "Black is Beautiful" movement.
9:50 PM EDTApprox. 9 min.The Origins of the Qur'anThe Qur'an is a sacred book used in the practice of Islam. Imam Taha Tawil explained the orgins of ... The Qur'an is a sacred book used in the practice of Islam. Imam Taha Tawil explained the orgins of this religious text and addressed misconceptions about its teachings. 9:59 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.Reel America "We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918"Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes ... Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the science of flu and the genetic sequencing of the 1918 strain based on remnants of the virus extracted from frozen bodies under Alaskan permafrost. The 1918 influenza pandemic killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide, including more than 600,000 Americans. 10:57 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Investigative Journalism & Civil RightsInvestigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, ... Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur "genius" grant winner described how he helped put four Klansmen in jaiil - men who were responsible for several notorious assassinations and bombings in the 1960s. American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop, Black Alumni Alliance and School of Communications co-hosted this event.
Sunday, March 24
12:02 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 48 min.Lectures in History 1960s & 70s African American ArtRandolph-Macon College professor Evie Terrono taught a class about African American art in the ... Randolph-Macon College professor Evie Terrono taught a class about African American art in the 1960s and '70s. She highlighted how artists of the period created works reflecting on racism and the "Black is Beautiful" movement. 1:50 AM EDTApprox. 10 min.Mother Mosque of AmericaBuilt in 1934, the Mother Mosque of America is the oldest, purpose built mosque in the United ... Built in 1934, the Mother Mosque of America is the oldest, purpose built mosque in the United States. Imam Taha Tawil shared the history of the mosque and explained how the Muslim immigrants were received by the local community. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.History Bookshelf J. Samuel Walker, "Three Mile Island"Mr. Walker talked about his book, "Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective," ... Mr. Walker talked about his book, "Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective," published by University of California Press. This accident on March 28, 1979, remains the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power in the United States. During his talk, he described his motivations for writing the book, as well as the difficulties of capturing the complexities of the disaster in an interesting and understandable way. He described the events before, during, and after the Three Mile Island accident. Mr. Walker offered insights into the decision-making process of officials and the impact of the media on public perceptions of the event. He also discussed the effect of Three Mile Island on the future of nuclear power and nuclear power plant regulation. Mr. Walker was interviewed by Mr. Stine and also responded to questions from members of the audience. This "Meet the Author" event was part of a commemoration at the National Museum of American History of th
3:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.American Artifacts 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings in AfricaOn August 7, 1998, truck bombs exploded almost simultaneously outside the U.S. embassies in ... On August 7, 1998, truck bombs exploded almost simultaneously outside the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The attacks killed 224, including 12 Americans, and wounded more than 5000. The terrorist group Al-Qaeda and its leader Osama bin Laden claimed responsibility. American History TV visited the U.S. Diplomacy Center in Washington, D.C., to tour an exhibit marking the 20th anniversary of the bombings. We were joined by the State Department officials in charge of the two embassies at the time. Viewers may find some images in this program disturbing. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.The Civil War Recovering the USS CairoIn 1956, while working as a historian at Vicksburg National Military Park, Edwin Bearss set out to ... In 1956, while working as a historian at Vicksburg National Military Park, Edwin Bearss set out to recover and preserve the USS Cairo, a Union warship sunk in 1862 during the Civil War. Mr. Bearss detailed the challenges his team faced in removing the ship from the Yazoo River in Mississippi. He also displayed images of the artifacts they discovered on the vessel. Mr. Bearss is the author of "Hardluck Ironclad: The Sinking and Salvage of the Cairo." This talk was part of a day-long seminar co-hosted by Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. 4:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Investigative Journalism & Civil RightsInvestigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, ... Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur "genius" grant winner described how he helped put four Klansmen in jaiil - men who were responsible for several notorious assassinations and bombings in the 1960s. American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop, Black Alumni Alliance and School of Communications co-hosted this event.
6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 45 min.The Civil War Civil War Soldier RemainsForensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley gave an illustrated talk on his work with Civil War ... Forensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley gave an illustrated talk on his work with Civil War remains, including excavations from the Gettysburg and Manassas battlefields, as well as from the H.L. Hunley, a Confederate submarine that sank just off Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Owsley is the head of Biological Anthropology at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. This event took place at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum 7:45 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Historians & Social MediaPrinceton University professor Kevin Kruse talked about the role of historians on social media and ... Princeton University professor Kevin Kruse talked about the role of historians on social media and what he feels is their duty to provide context to current issues. He also discussed how media consumption has changed since the 1970s. This interview was recorded in Chicago at the annual American Historical Association meeting. 8:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.History Bookshelf Luis Fleischman, "Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era"Luis Fleischman talked about his book, "Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era: The Security Threat ... Luis Fleischman talked about his book, "Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era: The Security Threat to the United States," in which he argues that former Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez laid the groundwork for the emergence of a socialist, authoritarian takeover of South and Central America that will eventually become a serious problem for the United States. This event was hosted by The Fund for American Studies in Washington, DC.
9:05 AM EDTApprox. 28 min."The Spill"On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million ... On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, former investigative reporter with the Anchorage Daily News, recounted the timeline of the spill and the effect it had on Alaska. 9:33 AM EDTApprox. 26 min.Alaskan Oil Spill News ConferencePresident George H. W. Bush talked to reporters about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Topics included ... President George H. W. Bush talked to reporters about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Topics included the ecological and economic damage caused by the oil spill, federal assistance in both areas, and the responsibility of Exxon for the crash. Following his statement, President Bush and federal officials answered questions from the reporters. 9:59 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.The Civil War Clara Barton Missing Soldiers OfficeJake Wynn is the director of interpretation at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum in ... Jake Wynn is the director of interpretation at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum in Washington, DC. He talked about the life of Clara Barton, whose work as a field nurse during the Civil War earned her the nickname "Angel of the Battlefield." Mr. Wynn also discussed Barton's inspiration for creating the Missing Soldiers Office as a way to help families locate their loved ones who had gone missing in service during the war. This talk was part of a day-long seminar co-hosted by Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.
10:58 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.History of Congressional Reform & Rule ChangesThe National History Center hosted a briefing on the history of congressional reform and rule ... The National History Center hosted a briefing on the history of congressional reform and rule changes since 1789. A panel of three historians presented perspectives on how these modifications have changed the way congress works over time, and they explore some of the unintended consequences of reform. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Lectures in History 1970s Culture & EconomicsUniversity of Massachusetts Boston professor Vincent Cannato taught a class about the culture and ... University of Massachusetts Boston professor Vincent Cannato taught a class about the culture and economics of the 1970s. He talked about the 1973 oil crisis, demographic changes in different regions, and the rise of new types of music such as disco. 1:15 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 45 min.The Civil War Civil War Soldier RemainsForensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley gave an illustrated talk on his work with Civil War ... Forensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley gave an illustrated talk on his work with Civil War remains, including excavations from the Gettysburg and Manassas battlefields, as well as from the H.L. Hunley, a Confederate submarine that sank just off Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Owsley is the head of Biological Anthropology at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. This event took place at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum
3:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lonnie Bunch on Public History & LeadershipLonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and ... Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, discusses leadership and public history with Jason Grumet of the Bipartisan Policy Center. Mr. Bunch talked about the challenges he has faced in his career and the importance of presenting African American history to the public. This event is part of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Bob and Elizabeth Dole Series on Leadership. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.Reel America "We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918"Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes ... Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the science of flu and the genetic sequencing of the 1918 strain based on remnants of the virus extracted from frozen bodies under Alaskan permafrost. The 1918 influenza pandemic killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide, including more than 600,000 Americans. 4:58 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Investigative Journalism & Civil RightsInvestigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, ... Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur "genius" grant winner described how he helped put four Klansmen in jaiil - men who were responsible for several notorious assassinations and bombings in the 1960s. American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop, Black Alumni Alliance and School of Communications co-hosted this event.
6:02 PM EDTApprox. 23 min.American Artifacts Harry Truman HomeHarry and Bess Truman returned to Independence after the Presidency in 1953. Doug Richardson, ... Harry and Bess Truman returned to Independence after the Presidency in 1953. Doug Richardson, Chief of Interpretation at the Truman Home toure the home, and showed how the Truman's lived after leaving Washington. 6:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 21 min.Détente & U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-85Author Stephan Kieninger discussed the thawing of Cold War relations between the United States and ... Author Stephan Kieninger discussed the thawing of Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union from the late 1960s to the late 1970s, and the role played by key diplomats who facilitated arms and security negotiations. Mr. Kieninger is the author of, "The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz". The French word Détente means a release of tensions and is used to describe this period of improved diplomatic relations between the Cold War superpowers. 7:46 PM EDTApprox. 13 min.Grant Wood StudioIn 1930, inside a small studio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, artist Grant Wood painted his most famous ... In 1930, inside a small studio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, artist Grant Wood painted his most famous work, "American Gothic". Katherine Kunau with the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, gave a tour of the studio and explained how this iconic painting came to be and its impact on people's perception of the Midwest.
7:59 PM EDTApprox. 44 min.The Presidency George H.W. Bush RememberedJames Baker remembered his long-time friend George H.W. Bush in this program hosted by the George ... James Baker remembered his long-time friend George H.W. Bush in this program hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. He talked about their friendship and the notable events of the first Bush Administration, including the end of the Cold War and the Gulf War. And he looked back to the 1980 campaign that ended with George Bush as Ronald Reagan's vice presidential choice. Mr. Baker served as President Bush's secretary of state and White House chief of staff. Former President George W. Bush introduced the program. 8:43 PM EDTApprox. 17 min.20th Century Catholic PoliticiansJohn McGreevy, professor at the University of Notre Dame, talked about 20th century Catholic ... John McGreevy, professor at the University of Notre Dame, talked about 20th century Catholic politics and politicians. He compared the challenges faced by Al Smith and John Kennedy when they each ran for president. He also addressed the current sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. This interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting. 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.30th Anniversary of the World Wide WebWashington Post columnist David Ignatius sat down with computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who ... Washington Post columnist David Ignatius sat down with computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who talked about how he came to invent the World Wide Web 30 years ago. The Washington Post hosted this conversation.
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 25 min.American Artifacts Harry Truman HomeHarry and Bess Truman returned to Independence after the Presidency in 1953. Doug Richardson, ... Harry and Bess Truman returned to Independence after the Presidency in 1953. Doug Richardson, Chief of Interpretation at the Truman Home toure the home, and showed how the Truman's lived after leaving Washington. 10:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 21 min.Détente & U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1969-85Author Stephan Kieninger discussed the thawing of Cold War relations between the United States and ... Author Stephan Kieninger discussed the thawing of Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union from the late 1960s to the late 1970s, and the role played by key diplomats who facilitated arms and security negotiations. Mr. Kieninger is the author of, "The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz". The French word Détente means a release of tensions and is used to describe this period of improved diplomatic relations between the Cold War superpowers. 11:46 PM EDTApprox. 14 min.Tour of Cedar Rapids, IowaTour the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa with historian Mark Stoffer-Hunter, as he took our cameras ... Tour the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa with historian Mark Stoffer-Hunter, as he took our cameras through the city to highlight some of its historic sites.
Monday, March 25
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 44 min.The Presidency George H.W. Bush RememberedJames Baker remembered his long-time friend George H.W. Bush in this program hosted by the George ... James Baker remembered his long-time friend George H.W. Bush in this program hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. He talked about their friendship and the notable events of the first Bush Administration, including the end of the Cold War and the Gulf War. And he looked back to the 1980 campaign that ended with George Bush as Ronald Reagan's vice presidential choice. Mr. Baker served as President Bush's secretary of state and White House chief of staff. Former President George W. Bush introduced the program. 12:44 AM EDTApprox. 16 min.20th Century Catholic PoliticiansJohn McGreevy, professor at the University of Notre Dame, talked about 20th century Catholic ... John McGreevy, professor at the University of Notre Dame, talked about 20th century Catholic politics and politicians. He compared the challenges faced by Al Smith and John Kennedy when they each ran for president. He also addressed the current sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. This interview was recorded at the annual American Historical Association meeting. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.30th Anniversary of the World Wide WebWashington Post columnist David Ignatius sat down with computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who ... Washington Post columnist David Ignatius sat down with computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who talked about how he came to invent the World Wide Web 30 years ago. The Washington Post hosted this conversation.
2:00 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.Reel America "We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918"Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes ... Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the science of flu and the genetic sequencing of the 1918 strain based on remnants of the virus extracted from frozen bodies under Alaskan permafrost. The 1918 influenza pandemic killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide, including more than 600,000 Americans. 2:58 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Investigative Journalism & Civil RightsInvestigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, ... Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell talked about his thirty-year career with the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion-Ledger. The MacArthur "genius" grant winner described how he helped put four Klansmen in jaiil - men who were responsible for several notorious assassinations and bombings in the 1960s. American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop, Black Alumni Alliance and School of Communications co-hosted this event. 4:02 AM EDTApprox. 28 min."The Spill"On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million ... On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck a reef and spilled close to 11 million gallons of oil. Stan Jones, former investigative reporter with the Anchorage Daily News, recounted the timeline of the spill and the effect it had on Alaska.
4:30 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 11 min.Alaskan Oil SpillCommittee held hearings to review the environmental and maritime implications of the Exxon Valdez ... Committee held hearings to review the environmental and maritime implications of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. 6:41 AM EDTApprox. 24 min.Alaskan Oil Spill News ConferencePresident George H. W. Bush talked to reporters about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Topics included ... President George H. W. Bush talked to reporters about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Topics included the ecological and economic damage caused by the oil spill, federal assistance in both areas, and the responsibility of Exxon for the crash. Following his statement, President Bush and federal officials answered questions from the reporters. 7:05 AM EDTApprox. 56 min.30th Anniversary of the World Wide WebWashington Post columnist David Ignatius sat down with computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who ... Washington Post columnist David Ignatius sat down with computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who talked about how he came to invent the World Wide Web 30 years ago. The Washington Post hosted this conversation.