March on Washington, 1963
August 23, 2013
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, C-SPAN is airing many retrospective programs that look back on that historic event. You can see many of these programs by searching on Martin Luther King or by clicking on this link. More programs will air over the next several days including a commemorative program and march.
This program is the longest airing that C-SPAN has of the original speech.
Town Hall Meetings on C-SPAN
August 21, 2013
Members of Congress are in their states and districts this August while Congress is on recess. During this time many members have town hall meetings with constituents. C-SPAN is covering some of these meetings and airing them on the networks. You can see the ones you missed here.
C-SPAN also aired a program looking at these town hall meetings. That program is here.
Follow Congress when it is session and out on C-SPAN and in the Video Library.
Jack Germond, 1928-2013
August 14, 2013
Jack Germond, the long-time political journalist has died. He has appeared on C-SPAN 38 times including discussions of his books and political commentary on elections. He discusses his memoir Fat Man in the Middle Seat in this video. He has been in roasts, as roster and roastee. He also appeared on many C-SPAN call-ins. Use the C-SPAN Video Library to search his many appearances.
First Ladies on C-SPAN
August 5, 2013
Get ready for the next season of our First Ladies series by watching the reairs of our first season. Starting on August 5 and continuing each weekday night through August 26, you can see these programs repeated. They air at 9:00 and 11:00 PM EDT. They can also be watched free in our C-SPAN Video Library.
The new season starts September 9 at 9:00 PM with First Lady Edith Roosevelt. Then each Monday night through February, 2014 the second season continues.