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work in support of the nicaraguan resistance and support would be terminated. there was no need to retain those documents. >> do you deny that one of the reasons that you were shredding documents was to avoid the political embarrassment of having these documents be seen by the attorney general's staff? lt. col. north: i do not deny that. >> i think this is a good time for a break. >> the hearing will stay in recess for 10 minutes. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2017] >> this weekend on american history tv on c-span3, tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern on lectures in history, appalachian state university professor jonathan union generalsses
george mcclellan's failed attempt to take the confederate capital in richmond. >> they haven't done a lot of research about what this peninsula looks like and what marching along this peninsula would be like. but he is so dead set on making sure he doesn't concede anything to lincoln that he basically puts his army on the virginia peninsula in the spring of 62, and it's going to turn out to brass be the worst possible place to launch his campaign. at 6:30 p.m. on the 320th anniversary of the salem witch trials, historian margo burns talks about the primary sources from the trials compiled in the book "records of the salem witch hunt." >> it's more the reasons we know so much about salem village and so much about the pleas of innocence, because samuel harris took it all down. the reason that arthur miller poached from him is it reads like a play. she says this, he says that.
this town over here, we couldn't hear, but roles were flailing around. all the descriptions come with samuel harris, reconstituting it from his shorthand. >> for me to talk p.m. eastern on the presidency, curtis wilkie and thomas all of them on their book the road to camelot. inside jfk's five-year campaign. junior in college in 1960 and it was the first time i ever heard the word charisma. he had charisma. richard nixon didn't have charisma. lbj didn't have charisma. did havekennedy charisma and that could have possibly tipped the balance in some people's minds. >> for the complete american history tv schedule, go to c-span.org. >> sunday on "q&a." the country that the absolute
monarchy picking up the distribution of wealth and corruption could get you arrested and get you in so much trouble. >> saudi arabian women's rights activists talks about her time in prison after challenging the government's ban on women drivers in her book "daring to drive: a study woman's awakening." taxis and put three we can drive. we want to change this and this movement. the movement is going on. it never stops. we're still campaigning for the right to drive. -- us, the right to drive women is not supposed to drive. we show that we are able and capable of driving our own life and being in the drivers seat of destiny by doing this act of civil disobedience. >> sunday night at eight eastern on c-span's "q&a."
sunday night on afterwards, syndicated columnist known to me -- naomi klein on her book resisting trumps shock politics and winning the world we need. >> i wonder if you could tell us about how the stage was set for trial -- for trump. quite busy this is a bipartisan process, table that was set for trump. it isn't just about politics, it's about media and news coverage and the table was set for him in so many ways. all he needed to do was show up, we were already treating elections like reality tv shows, we already had a media landscape that was much more interested in interpersonal drama between candidates that an in-depth coverage of the issues. we already had democrats using the tools of corporate branding
themselves. president obama was a fantastic brand. used incredibly cutting-edge marketing techniques, and a lot of us felts that behind the thiss that he was leaving deep change and transformation, that there wasn't enough change in that help set the table for trump. >> watch afterwards on c-span twos book tv. >> american history tv is at the concord museum in concord, massachusetts. inside, we take a look at some of the collections dedicated to the very first few days of writing during the revolutionary war. ash of fighting during the revolutionary war. >> the concord museum was founded in 1986, around the collection that had been begun almost 30 years before that. it a