Category Archives: C-SPAN

Observations of broadcast content.

C-SPAN: After Words: The Idea of America

Last night I watched the After Words: The Idea of America, with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood, C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood presented a series of essays that examines the … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: After Words: The Last Gunfight

Last night I watched the After Words: The Last Gunfight, with author Jeff Guinn, C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Jeff Guinn presented a history of the “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral,” which occurred on October … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Women’s Foreign Policy Group; U.S.-Pakistan Relations

Last night I watched the Women’s Foreign Policy Group; U.S.-Pakistan Relations C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Ambassador Husain Haqqani talked about the importance of having a long-term strategic relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan. Other … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference; Supreme Court 2010-2011 Term Review

Last night I watched the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference; Supreme Court 2010-2011 Term Review C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Panelists talked about major Supreme Court decisions of the 2010 October term at the Fourth Circuit … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference; A Conversation with Chief Justice Roberts

Last night I watched the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference; A Conversation with Chief Justice Roberts C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Chief Justice of the United States the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr. talked with the … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Senate Committee Foreign Relations; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Confirmation Hearing

Last night I watched the Senate Committee Foreign Relations; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Confirmation Hearing C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Ryan Crocker testified about his nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. He talked about … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Politics and Prose Bookstore; Then Everything Changed

Last night I watched the BookTV: Politics and Prose Bookstore; Then Everything Changed C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Jeff Greenfield, CBS News senior political correspondent explores three moments in U.S. history; the near assassination of … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: 2011 Gaithersburg Book Festival; The Clockwork Universe

Last night I watched the BookTV: 2011 Gaithersburg Book Festival; The Clockwork Universe C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Edward Dolnick talked about his book The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: White House; Presidential Remarks to Service Members Returning from Deployment

Last night I watched the White House; Presidential Remarks to Service Members Returning from Deployment C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: President Obama addressed service members who have recently returned from tours in Afghanistan. President Obama … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Senate Committee Foreign Relations; U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan Relations

Last night I watched the Senate Committee Foreign Relations; U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan Relations C-SPAN session, on TV. The program description is shown next: Witnesses testified on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The hearing took place two … Continue reading

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