The PresidentsThe Presidents
by Brian Lamb, Susan Swain
The complete rankings of our best -- and worst -- presidents, based on C-SPAN's much-cited Historians Surveys of Presidential Leadership. Over a period of decades, C-SPAN has surveyed leading historians on the best and worst of America's presidents across a variety of categories -- their ability to persuade the public, their leadership skills, the ...
Number of pages: 560 | Publication Date: 2019-04-23 | ISBN-13: 9781541774339

First LadiesFirst Ladies
by Susan Swain, C-SPAN
A look inside the personal life of every first lady in American history, based on original interviews with major historiansC-SPAN's yearlong history series, First Ladies: Influence and Image, featured interviews with more than fifty preeminent historians and biographers. In this informative book, these experts paint intimate portraits of all forty- ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 2015-04-14 | ISBN-13: 9781610395663

Founding FatherFounding Father
Stephen E. Frantzich
"And just who was President Lincoln?" One can almost hear Brian Lamb's understated Midwestern intonation of an almost absurdly basic question. Without pretense or the need to sound important, Lamb seeks to open the door to an understanding of public affairs by asking the questions his intelligent, but unworldly, mother might have asked. His open-en ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2008-04-07 | ISBN-13: 9780742558502

Sundays at EightSundays at Eight
by Brian Lamb, C-SPAN
For the last 25 years, Sunday nights at 8pm on C-SPAN has been appointment television for many Americans. During that time, host Brian Lamb has invited people to his Capitol Hill studio for hour-long conversations about contemporary society and history. In today's soundbite culture that hour remains one of television's last vestiges of in-depth, ci ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 2014-04-29 | ISBN-13: 9781610393485

The Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court
The Supreme Court grew out of a unique opportunity to interview all nine sitting Supreme Court Justices plus retired Justice O'Connor for a documentary on the Supreme Court. Through Brian Lamb and Susan Swain's interviews with our country's most influential judges, the book offers portraits of the Justices that introduces readers to the closed worl ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2010-05-04 | ISBN-13: 9781586488352

The C-SPAN RevolutionThe C-SPAN Revolution
by Stephen Frantzich, John Sullivan
Beginning in 1979, C-SPAN (the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) has offered gavel-to-gavel, unedited coverage of public events--especially sessions of Congress--in the United States. The C-SPAN Revolution, by Stephen Frantzich and John Sullivan, is the first history of this unique network, offering a behind-the-scenes look at C-SPAN’s evol ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 1996-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9780806128702

Exploring the C-SPAN ArchivesExploring the C-SPAN Archives
Exploring the C-SPAN Archives is a collection of path-breaking research studies that use video drawn from the C-SPAN Archives. The book, based on the papers presented at a November 2014 conference, includes chapters that explore issues in presidential debates, minority representation, the presentation of the first ladies, stem research, and innovat ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2015-11-15 | ISBN-13: 9781557537348

The Year in C-SPAN Archives ResearchThe Year in C-SPAN Archives Research
C-SPAN is the network of record for US political affairs, broadcasting live gavel-to-gavel proceedings of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and to other forums where public policy is discussed, debated, and decided––without editing, commentary, or analysis and with a balanced presentation of points of view. The C-SPAN Archives, loca ...
Number of pages: 260 | Publication Date: 2018-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9781557538147

The C-SPAN ArchivesThe C-SPAN Archives
The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and preserves all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, and research uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, from all House and Senate sessions in the US Congress, to hearings, presidential speeches, conventions, and campaign events, totaling over 200,000 hours, is contained in the video library ...
Number of pages: 234 | Publication Date: 2014-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9781557536952

Elegant Arches, Soaring SpansElegant Arches, Soaring Spans
Robert W. Hadlow
Conde Balcom McCullough ranks as a modern bridge builder of national and international acclaim. This study of McCullough traces the professional life of an engineer and builder renowned for his elegant, cost-efficient, custom-designed spans.McCullough's legacy lies in the nearly six hundred bridges he designed and built in Oregon during the years b ...
Number of pages: 211 | Publication Date: 2001-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9780870715341

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