American History TV Schedule

Week of November 8 through November 15

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, November 9
6:59 AM ESTApprox. 3 hr. 2 min.LIVE Fall of Berlin Wall 30th AnniversaryNovember 9, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. American History TV ... November 9, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. American History TV and C-SPAN's Washington Journal are live with three hours of interviews and viewer calls from the Newseum in Washington, D.C. 10:01 AM ESTApprox. 59 min.Reel America Fall of the Berlin Wall NBC News Special Reports - 1989This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall ... This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. On that day a spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced that for the first time since the dawn of the Cold War, citizens were free to cross the border. The NBC reports culminate in a 20-minute special summarizing the history of the Berlin Wall and the historic events of November 9, 1989. 11:00 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.James Baker & American DiplomacyFormer Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the ... Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Diplomacy Center Foundation hosted the event at the National Museum of American Daiplomacy in Washington, DC, and presented Baker with its first Excellence in Diplomacy award.
11:50 AM ESTApprox. 10 min.Reel America "The Wall" - 1962This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation ... This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts International Spy Museum Exhibit on Cold War BerlinAmerican History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit ... American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit on Cold War Berlin. Our guide was lead curator Alexis Albion, who explained how the city came to be divided after World War II, and showed us artifacts used by the East Germans to spy on visitors and control their own citizens. 12:30 PM ESTApprox. 15 min.Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic SiteBuilt in 1872, the Wyoming Territorial Prison was a federal government prison near Laramie, ... Built in 1872, the Wyoming Territorial Prison was a federal government prison near Laramie, Wyoming. It became a symbol of law and order during the turmoil of the wild west. For 30 years it held violent and dangerous outlaws including the notorious Butch Cassidy. Superintendent Deborah Cease gave a tour of the site and shared stories of people from the Prison's past.
12:45 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.The Presidency Washington, Winchester & the French and Indian WarHistorian Carl Ekberg talked about George Washington's ties to Winchester, Virginia during the ... Historian Carl Ekberg talked about George Washington's ties to Winchester, Virginia during the French and Indian War. He explored the decisive role the war played in the growth of Winchester, and George Washington's path from young provincial soldier to celebrated American general and president. Mr. Ekberg is a history professor emeritus at Illinois State University. The French and Indian War Foundation and the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society hosted the event. 1:46 PM ESTApprox. 14 min.Orlando Letelier & Ronni Moffitt MemorialAuthor & historian Alan McPherson told the story of a car bomb assassination in Washington, D.C. ... Author & historian Alan McPherson told the story of a car bomb assassination in Washington, D.C. on September 21, 1976. It killed Orlando Letelier, former Chilean ambassador to the United States, and his colleague Ronni Moffitt. 2:00 PM ESTApprox. 2 hr.Black Migration & National Park ServiceOfficials from the National Park Service and preservation organizations talked about how ... Officials from the National Park Service and preservation organizations talked about how historically black sites help to tell the story of African American migration. They also argued for additional efforts and resources to preserve such places for current and future generations. This discussion was part of the Association for the Study of African American Life & History annual meeting.
4:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.History Bookshelf Mary Elise Sarotte, "The Collapse"Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin ... Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall," about the collapse of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. In her book, the author reports that the opening of the wall was an accident, a combination of miscommunication by the East German government and the efforts of citizens from East and West Berlin. Mary Elise Sarotte spoke at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 5:04 PM ESTApprox. 48 min.Controversial and Unconventional U.S. Army LeadersThe Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and ... The Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and Unconventional Leaders in the U.S. Army." The generals profiled in three recently published books are George Patton, Edward Almond, and John Shalikashvili. 5:52 PM ESTApprox. 8 min.Wyoming Women's SuffrageWyoming's territorial assembly passed the Women's Suffrage Act on December 10, 1869, which opened ... Wyoming's territorial assembly passed the Women's Suffrage Act on December 10, 1869, which opened avenues for the state's first woman bailiff, their first women voter and eventually America's first female governor, Nellie Tayloe Ross. Laramie Plains Museum Executive Director Mary Mountain gave a tour of the museum's Suffrage exhibit and highlighted the women of Wyoming who became some of the most prominent pioneers in history.
6:00 PM ESTApprox. 49 min.The Civil War 1862 Battle of SecessionvilleDan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby ... Dan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby Tower Battery from the Confederate Army. Controlling this area meant access to Charleston, South Carolina, an indispensable Confederate port city. Mr. Welch is a school teacher, and is the co-author of "The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863." This was part of the "Emerging Civil War" Blog symposium. 6:49 PM ESTApprox. 11 min.Edward Ivinson & Early LaramieEdward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's ... Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's earliest entrepreneurs. Mr. Ivinson played a key role in the city's development through his banking career and philanthropy work. In 1892, they built a mansion which is used to today as the Laramie Plains Museum to tell the story of the city's growth and their contributions. Kim Viner, docent and author of "Rediscovering the Ivinsons", shared the story and recounted the early growth of the city. 7:00 PM ESTApprox. 3 hr. 1 min.Fall of Berlin Wall 30th AnniversaryNovember 9, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. After its 1961 ... November 9, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. After its 1961 construction, the barrier symbolized the ideological Cold War divisions between East and West. American History TV and C-SPAN's Washington Journal were LIVE with three hours of interviews and viewer calls from the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Guests included Angela Stent of Georgetown University as well as authors Hope Harrison and Steve Vogel. Also, Carrie Christoffersen of the Newseum joined us to talk about their exhibit on Cold War Berlin.
10:01 PM ESTApprox. 59 min.Reel America Fall of the Berlin Wall NBC News Special Reports - 1989This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall ... This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. On that day a spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced that for the first time since the dawn of the Cold War, citizens were free to cross the border. The NBC reports culminate in a 20-minute special summarizing the history of the Berlin Wall and the historic events of November 9, 1989. 11:00 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.James Baker & American DiplomacyFormer Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the ... Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Diplomacy Center Foundation hosted the event at the National Museum of American Daiplomacy in Washington, DC, and presented Baker with its first Excellence in Diplomacy award. 11:50 PM ESTApprox. 10 min.Reel America "The Wall" - 1962This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation ... This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall.
Sunday, November 10
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.History Bookshelf Mary Elise Sarotte, "The Collapse"Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin ... Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, "The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall," about the collapse of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. In her book, the author reports that the opening of the wall was an accident, a combination of miscommunication by the East German government and the efforts of citizens from East and West Berlin. Mary Elise Sarotte spoke at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1:05 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.Controversial and Unconventional U.S. Army LeadersThe Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and ... The Association of the U.S. Army hosted a book forum with three authors titled "Controversial and Unconventional Leaders in the U.S. Army." The generals profiled in three recently published books are George Patton, Edward Almond, and John Shalikashvili. 1:55 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.The Civil War 1862 Battle of SecessionvilleDan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby ... Dan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby Tower Battery from the Confederate Army. Controlling this area meant access to Charleston, South Carolina, an indispensable Confederate port city. Mr. Welch is a school teacher, and is the co-author of "The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863." This was part of the "Emerging Civil War" Blog symposium.
2:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.1919 "Black Sox" World Series FixHistorian David Pietrusza discussed the 1919 World Series fix by members of the Chicago White Sox ... Historian David Pietrusza discussed the 1919 World Series fix by members of the Chicago White Sox in what came to be known as the "Black Sox" scandal. He talked about how book and film portrayals of the fix shaped public perceptions of what happened. He is the author of two books on the subject: "Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius who Fixed the 1919 World Series" and "Judge and Jury: The Life and Times of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis" about baseball's first commissioner. 3:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Korean War Interrogation RoomsMonica Kim, author of "The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold Story," explained the ... Monica Kim, author of "The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold Story," explained the controversial tactics used by the U.S. and its allies during the war. The Wilson Center and the National History Center co-hosted this event. 5:24 AM ESTApprox. 35 min.African American Women Army Corps BattalionVeterans of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the Women's Army Corps, the only ... Veterans of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the Women's Army Corps, the only African American all-female unit sent overseas during World War II, shared memories of their service. The unit processed millions of pieces of backlogged mail for troops in the European theater.
5:59 AM ESTApprox. 2 hr. 1 min.Remembering 1619, The Slave Trade & ResistanceThis was the opening program of the 2019 Lapidus Center conference titled, "Enduring Slavery: ... This was the opening program of the 2019 Lapidus Center conference titled, "Enduring Slavery: Resistance, Public Memory, and Transatlantic Archives." This program included remarks by philanthropist Sid Lapidus, the awarding of the Harriet Tubman prize, and three scholars giving talks marking the 400th anniversary of the first slaves arriving in North America. Part of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center, the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery organized this conference. 8:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Booknotes Robin Wright, "In the Name of God"Formerly with the Sunday Times of London and stationed in the Middle East, foreign correspondent ... Formerly with the Sunday Times of London and stationed in the Middle East, foreign correspondent Robin Wright catalogues her experiences of Iran in her book, "In the Name of God: The Khomeini Decade." Ms. Wright explains that her rationale for writing the book was to take an objective look at the Iranian situation. As one Iranian told her, "You (Westerners) thought you understood Iran because the shah spoke English and because his cabinet had read Shakespeare, but you and the shah fail to understand Iran because you were looking for reflections of yourself." Extensively researched and footnoted, Ms. Wright's book examines the era from the Iranian revolution forward, and looks at the social and religious motivations behind Iranian policy. She concludes that religious motivation has played the most important role in sustaining the revolution. She suggests that many of the actions taken by the ayatollah's government were designed to divert attention away from internal social and econom 9:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.British Army & the Revolutionary War, 1775-1783Military historian Gregory Urwin talked about the challenges that the British army faced in ... Military historian Gregory Urwin talked about the challenges that the British army faced in adapting to North American terrain and battle tactics during the Revolutionary War. The Museum of the American Revolution, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, and Richard C. von Hess Foundation co-hosted this event as part of a three-day international conference.
10:05 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.The Civil War 1862 Battle of WilliamsburgDrew Gruber talked about the 1862 Battle of Williamsburg in Virginia - and why it was overshadowed ... Drew Gruber talked about the 1862 Battle of Williamsburg in Virginia - and why it was overshadowed that year by larger and bloodier battles. We also heard why Williamsburg's colonial history has long obscured its Civil War story. Mr. Gruber is executive director of Civil War Trails. This was part of the "Emerging Civil War" Blog symposium. 10:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Civil War Nat Turner's RebellionAuthor Patrick Breen discussed his book, "The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the ... Author Patrick Breen discussed his book, "The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the Nat Turner Revolt," at the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute's annual summer conference. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Lectures in History George Washington's CharacterTexas Christian University professor Gene Allen Smith taught a class about George Washington's ... Texas Christian University professor Gene Allen Smith taught a class about George Washington's character. He examined how Washington interacted with his contemporaries, how he viewed himself, and how we remember him today.
1:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.An Irish Soldier in Revolutionary AmericaMuseum of the American Revolution associate curator Matthew Skic looked at the Revolution through ... Museum of the American Revolution associate curator Matthew Skic looked at the Revolution through the life of Irish soldier Richard St. George, who fought alongside the British against the rebellious colonists. The museum, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, and Richard C. von Hess Foundation co-hosted this event as part of a three-day international conference. 2:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 50 min.Occupied Cities During the American RevolutionHistorians Aaron Sullivan and Lauren Duval talked about life in occupied cities during the ... Historians Aaron Sullivan and Lauren Duval talked about life in occupied cities during the American Revolution. They examined British and American occupation and also discussed how this affected women and families. The Museum of the American Revolution, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, and Richard C. von Hess Foundation co-hosted this event as part of a three-day international conference. 3:50 PM ESTApprox. 10 min.Reel America "The Wall" - 1962This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation ... This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall.
4:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Reel America Fall of the Berlin Wall NBC News Special Reports - 1989This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall ... This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. On that day a spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced that for the first time since the dawn of the Cold War, citizens were free to cross the border. The NBC reports culminate in a 20-minute special summarizing the history of the Berlin Wall and the historic events of November 9, 1989. 5:00 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.James Baker & American DiplomacyFormer Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the ... Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Diplomacy Center Foundation hosted the event at the National Museum of American Daiplomacy in Washington, DC, and presented Baker with its first Excellence in Diplomacy award. 5:50 PM ESTApprox. 10 min.Edward Ivinson & Early LaramieEdward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's ... Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's earliest entrepreneurs. Mr. Ivinson played a key role in the city's development through his banking career and philanthropy work. In 1892, they built a mansion which is used to today as the Laramie Plains Museum to tell the story of the city's growth and their contributions. Kim Viner, docent and author of "Rediscovering the Ivinsons", shared the story and recounted the early growth of the city.
6:00 PM ESTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts International Spy Museum Exhibit on Cold War BerlinAmerican History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit ... American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit on Cold War Berlin. Our guide was lead curator Alexis Albion, who explained how the city came to be divided after World War II, and showed us artifacts used by the East Germans to spy on visitors and control their own citizens. 6:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.American DemocracySophia Rosenfeld is the author of "Democracy and Truth: A Short History." She talked about the ... Sophia Rosenfeld is the author of "Democracy and Truth: A Short History." She talked about the long-held tensions among citizens in a democracy to determine what the truth is -- rather than relying on an elite class to determine the truth for them. The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education hosted this event. 7:59 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.The Presidency Bush White House Chiefs of StaffFormer White House Chiefs of Staff John Sununu and Andrew Card offered insights into White House ... Former White House Chiefs of Staff John Sununu and Andrew Card offered insights into White House responses to major events, such as the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11. Mr. Sununu served under President George H.W. Bush, and Mr. Card served under President George W. Bush. They compared the leadership styles of father and son. Knollwood Estate and the Dublin Area Republican Committee hosted the event.
9:05 PM ESTApprox. 45 min.Supreme Court Dissenting Opinions"Dissenting at the Supreme Court" is a lecture series hosted by the Supreme Court Historical ... "Dissenting at the Supreme Court" is a lecture series hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society. In this program, University of Arkansas Law professor Mark Killenbeck discussed several dissenting opinions delivered in cases decided between 1810 and 1927. 9:50 PM ESTApprox. 10 min.Reel America "The Wall" - 1962This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation ... This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall. 10:00 PM ESTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts International Spy Museum Exhibit on Cold War BerlinAmerican History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit ... American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit on Cold War Berlin. Our guide was lead curator Alexis Albion, who explained how the city came to be divided after World War II, and showed us artifacts used by the East Germans to spy on visitors and control their own citizens.
10:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Nixon Administration Foreign PolicyWinston Lord talked about the Nixon Administration's foreign policy approach. He is the author of ... Winston Lord talked about the Nixon Administration's foreign policy approach. He is the author of "Kissinger on Kissinger: Reflections on Diplomacy, Grand Strategy, and Leadership." Mr. Lord described President Nixon's relationship with his Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, and how it was instrumental in developing foreign policy strategies. The Richard Nixon Foundation hosted this event. 11:50 PM ESTApprox. 10 min.Edward Ivinson & Early LaramieEdward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's ... Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's earliest entrepreneurs. Mr. Ivinson played a key role in the city's development through his banking career and philanthropy work. In 1892, they built a mansion which is used to today as the Laramie Plains Museum to tell the story of the city's growth and their contributions. Kim Viner, docent and author of "Rediscovering the Ivinsons", shared the story and recounted the early growth of the city.
Monday, November 11
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Presidency Bush White House Chiefs of StaffFormer White House Chiefs of Staff John Sununu and Andrew Card offered insights into White House ... Former White House Chiefs of Staff John Sununu and Andrew Card offered insights into White House responses to major events, such as the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11. Mr. Sununu served under President George H.W. Bush, and Mr. Card served under President George W. Bush. They compared the leadership styles of father and son. Knollwood Estate and the Dublin Area Republican Committee hosted the event. 1:05 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.Supreme Court Dissenting Opinions"Dissenting at the Supreme Court" is a lecture series hosted by the Supreme Court Historical ... "Dissenting at the Supreme Court" is a lecture series hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society. In this program, University of Arkansas Law professor Mark Killenbeck discussed several dissenting opinions delivered in cases decided between 1810 and 1927. 1:50 AM ESTApprox. 10 min.Reel America "The Wall" - 1962This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation ... This 1962 U.S. Information Agency film produced by Hearst Metrotone News showed the situation before the construction of the Berlin Wall in August 1961 and the changes in the year following. Scenes showed families attempting to communicate across the wall and many successful and unsuccessful escape attempts, including 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who was shot and left to die beside the wall on August 17, 1962. Scenes were also shown of the August 13, 1962, commemoration in West Berlin of the first anniversary of the wall.
2:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Reel America Fall of the Berlin Wall NBC News Special Reports - 1989This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall ... This series of NBC News special reports covers the breaking story of the Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. On that day a spokesman for East Berlin's Communist Party announced that for the first time since the dawn of the Cold War, citizens were free to cross the border. The NBC reports culminate in a 20-minute special summarizing the history of the Berlin Wall and the historic events of November 9, 1989. 3:00 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.James Baker & American DiplomacyFormer Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the ... Former Secretary of State James Baker recounted his time as the country's top diplomat in the George H.W. Bush administration in a conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Diplomacy Center Foundation hosted the event at the National Museum of American Daiplomacy in Washington, DC, and presented Baker with its first Excellence in Diplomacy award. 3:50 AM ESTApprox. 10 min.Edward Ivinson & Early LaramieEdward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's ... Edward and Jane Ivinson arrived in Laramie, Wyoming in 1868 and are considered some of the city's earliest entrepreneurs. Mr. Ivinson played a key role in the city's development through his banking career and philanthropy work. In 1892, they built a mansion which is used to today as the Laramie Plains Museum to tell the story of the city's growth and their contributions. Kim Viner, docent and author of "Rediscovering the Ivinsons", shared the story and recounted the early growth of the city.
4:00 AM ESTApprox. 30 min.American Artifacts International Spy Museum Exhibit on Cold War BerlinAmerican History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit ... American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. to tour their exhibit on Cold War Berlin. Our guide was lead curator Alexis Albion, who explained how the city came to be divided after World War II, and showed us artifacts used by the East Germans to spy on visitors and control their own citizens. 4:30 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 23 min.American DemocracySophia Rosenfeld is the author of "Democracy and Truth: A Short History." She talked about the ... Sophia Rosenfeld is the author of "Democracy and Truth: A Short History." She talked about the long-held tensions among citizens in a democracy to determine what the truth is -- rather than relying on an elite class to determine the truth for them. The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education hosted this event. 5:53 AM ESTApprox. 7 min.Toledo WarIn the early 19th century both Ohio and the territory of Michigan fought over the right to claim ... In the early 19th century both Ohio and the territory of Michigan fought over the right to claim Toledo. Historian Tedd Long explained what led to the boundary dispute over the city and why the area was so hotly contested.
6:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.The Presidency Bush White House Chiefs of StaffFormer White House Chiefs of Staff John Sununu and Andrew Card offered insights into White House ... Former White House Chiefs of Staff John Sununu and Andrew Card offered insights into White House responses to major events, such as the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11. Mr. Sununu served under President George H.W. Bush, and Mr. Card served under President George W. Bush. They compared the leadership styles of father and son. Knollwood Estate and the Dublin Area Republican Committee hosted the event. 7:05 AM ESTApprox. 43 min.Supreme Court Dissenting Opinions"Dissenting at the Supreme Court" is a lecture series hosted by the Supreme Court Historical ... "Dissenting at the Supreme Court" is a lecture series hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society. In this program, University of Arkansas Law professor Mark Killenbeck discussed several dissenting opinions delivered in cases decided between 1810 and 1927. 7:48 AM ESTApprox. 12 min.Glass CityToledo, Ohio is known as the Glass Capital of the World. Julie McMaster, Archivist at the Toledo ... Toledo, Ohio is known as the Glass Capital of the World. Julie McMaster, Archivist at the Toledo Museum of Art, explained the role businessman Edward Libbey played in bringing the glass industry to Toledo. Diane Wright, the Museum's Curator of Glass and Decorative Arts, highlighted some of the historic glass pieces in the Museum of Arts' collections.