Friday, March 18, 2022




American History TV — Saturdays on C-SPAN2

MARCH 19, 2022

                     FULL SCHEDULE



First Ladies in Their Own Words: Rosalynn Carter
on The Presidency

Watch it: 2 pm ET Saturday


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First Ladies in Their Own Words continues this week with Rosalynn Carter. A valued political partner to her husband, Jimmy, she became known as a staunch advocate for those struggling with their mental health.


Did you know this series is also available as a podcast? Start listening here and catch up on recent episodes about Lady Bird Johnson and Betty Ford.



Women Nominated to the Supreme Court: Opening Statements

Watch it: 3 pm ET Saturday


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The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson begin Monday. American History TV looks back at other women nominated and confirmed to the high court. As their Senate confirmation hearings began, the women delivered opening statements to introduce themselves to the Judiciary Committee and the nation. The nominees were Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Amy Coney Barrett — all of whom made it onto the nation's highest court.


Confirmation Hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson


Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson begin Monday. Tune in starting at 11 am ET on C-SPAN, or the free C-SPAN Now app.


C-SPAN/Pierrepont Supreme Court Survey 2022: Timed for the start of the confirmation process, C-SPAN asked Pierrepont Consulting LLC to gauge public opinion regarding our third branch of government. Explore the survey's findings here.


The Weekly podcast: The latest episode of The Weekly explores the idea of putting TV cameras in the Supreme Court to televise oral arguments. Listen here to hear how each current justice has answered questions about cameras in the court in their confirmation hearings.




Congratulations, StudentCam 2022 Winners! 


C-SPAN this week announced the winners of the 2022 StudentCam documentary competition, in which more than 3,000 students from across the country participated. This year's theme: "How does the federal government impact your life?" View the winning documentaries here and catch the top videos airing on C-SPAN every day starting April 1.



Also, on the C-SPAN Networks


Coming up Sunday on C-SPAN: Andrew Rice, author of The Year That Broke America, discusses the events of 2000, which started with the fear of a global computer meltdown and ended with a fight over one of the closest presidential elections in U.S. history. Tune in at 8 pm ET Sunday on C-SPAN.




New from C-SPAN Podcasts


In the dedication of his book, The Heart of Caring, Dr. Mark Vonnegut tells his patients, teachers and parents everywhere, "Thank you for letting me have such a good time when I go to work." Dr. Vonnegut is a pediatrician who graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1979. This was after he had been diagnosed, at age 25, with severe schizophrenia. He's had four psychotic breakdowns in his life but has managed to successfully practice pediatrics for close to 40 years. In his newest book, Dr. Vonnegut writes about patients, parents, insurance companies and his late father, the novelist Kurt Vonnegut. Listen now on Booknotes+.

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About American History TV

Explore our nation's past and discover the people and events that document the American story — Saturdays on C-SPAN2. Come along with American History TV to museums and historic sites. Watch archival speeches from former presidents and other national leaders. Visit classrooms, lectures and symposiums featuring professors and historians. 

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