Friday, April 22, 2022




American History TV — Saturdays on C-SPAN2

APRIL 23, 2022

                 FULL SCHEDULE



First Ladies in Their Own Words: Melania Trump 
on The Presidency

Watch it: 2 pm ET Saturday 


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In the last installment of our series First Ladies in Their Own Words, it's Melania Trump.  For the past 8 weeks, we've heard from former first ladies about their role, their time in the White House and the issues important to them.


🎧 This series is also available as a podcast. Catch up on recent episodes with first ladies from Lady Bird Johnson to Melania Trump.



Historians and Hollywood 

Watch it: 8:55 pm and 11:55 pm ET Saturday 


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Jason Herbert, creator of "Historians at The Movies," talks with Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation executive director Christy Coleman about Hollywood's take on history. 


“an extraordinarily well-crafted film...but historic film, it is not.” - Jason Herbert on Gone With the Wind



Also on the C-SPAN Networks

Coming up Sunday on Q&A: Author and journalist Matthew Continetti talks about the history of the American right wing since the early 20th century. He says that a populist strain challenged mainstream conservatism several times over that period, ultimately triumphing with the election of Donald Trump in 2016. Mr. Continetti is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and founding editor at the Washington Free BeaconTune in at 8 pm ET Sunday on C-SPAN.



New from C-SPAN Podcasts

Jeffrey Frank, author of The Trials of Harry S. Truman, has written the first full account of the Truman presidency in nearly 30 years. He reports that at one point, Truman's popularity rating was at 16 percent. However, 70 years later, according to the latest C-SPAN survey, he was ranked sixth most effective of the 46 U.S. presidents.   Listen now on Booknotes+.

The Weekly

President Biden and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell rarely see eye-to-eye on politics and policy.  Yet over the years both have publicly remarked about their friendship and have praised each other personally.  In the latest episode of C-SPAN's The Weekly, we remember the nicer things President Biden and Senator McConnell have said about each other. Listen now onThe Weekly.

🎧 Listen anytime, anywhere: Listen to these podcasts and discover many more at, on the free C-SPAN Now video app or wherever you get your podcasts.




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. 

Every Saturday on C-SPAN2 starting at 8 am ET
or online anytime at