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  White House Easter Egg Roll  CSPAN  April 2, 2018 5:39pm-5:57pm EDT

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ohio governor john kasich at new england college in new hampshire. that gets under way live tuesday at 5:30 p.m. eastern also on c-span. earlier today, president trump and first lady melania trump easter egg nnual the south lawn of the white house. the president took part in a few of the activities with the children and answered some reporters' questions. this is about 15 minutes. >> ladies and gentlemen, master
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sergeant and the president's own united states marine band performing the national anthem. ♪ o say can you see by the dawn's early light ♪ ♪ what so proudly we hail ♪ at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ ♪ whose broad stripes and bright stars ♪ ♪ through the perilous fight o'er the ramparts we watched were so galiently streaming ♪ ♪ and the rockets red glare ♪ the bombs bursting in air ♪ gave proof through the night ♪ that our flag was still there ♪
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star spangled at banner yet wave ♪ ♪ o'er the land of the free ♪ and the home of the brave >> i wish i had that voice. he was fantastic. thank you very much. the 2018 white house easter egg roll. many people, you know, it's supposed to be pouring, the weather. rainy supposed to be very and nasty and cold and windy. and look what we have. perfect weather. perfect weather. beautiful weather.
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thank you all for being here, folks. thank you all. i want to really thank the first melania, who has done an incredible job. she worked so hard on this event and so i want to thank you. thank the white house historical association and all of the people that worked so melania, with verybody to keep this incredible house or building or whatever you want to call it because there really is no name it. it is special. shape. keep it in tip-top we call it sometimes tippy top shape and it's a great, great place. it's an honor to have everybody family, f of the trump many of whom are with us right ere in the audience, i just want to thank you. this is a special year. our country is doing great. you look at the economy. you look at what's happening.
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nothing's ever easy. but we have never had an economy we have right now. and we're going to make it bigger and better and stronger. our military is now or will soon be at a level that it's never been before. you see what's happening. and you see what's happening with funding. our military was so important. nd so many military people are with us today. billion hink of $700 because that's all going into our military this year. so i want to thank you all for being here. the band, unbelievable. i love you people. i hear them a lot. as talented as anybody and any players anywhere. thank you very much. to come down oing and we're going to watch this roll. thank you all and have a great time! thank you. happy easter. thank you very much.
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>> mr. president, should adopted kids worry about what's going to happen to them? president? what about the daca kids, do they worry about what's going to happen to them, sir? democrats have really let them down. really let them they had this great opportunity and the democrats have really let them down. it's a shame. and now people are taking daca and that's a shame.
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>> thank you, everybody. thank you.
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>> hello, everyone. happy easter. coming here. we have a beautiful day. it's cold but i hope you will stick around. i bought a book that you like and the name of the book is "you." anybody hear about the book? you do? fantastic! you, too. great. so i want to read it for you. life is a big adventure. just waiting for you. got. it all you have there is nothing you can't do. never stop exploring because life would be boring. just like d curious, a cat. ask lots of questions about this and that.
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life from different points of view. turn things upside down if it suits you. up in the morning and play. every day is inviting you to climb and play. climb big mountains and reach for the sky. down, but then you will fly. remember, you could be anything you really want to be. to say words like "i won't" and "i should."
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"i can" "i will" and "i'm good." on't be afraid to make a mistake or two. it might lead you to discover something new. big and remember to follow your heart. believe in yourself because you are really so smart. you grow up and do all that you do, the most important thing is just to be you. that's the end! [applause] hank you so much for having me and being here. i hope i will see you next year. happy easter! >> happy easter!
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>> here's a look at our primetime schedule on the c-span networks. 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span, wells fargo c.e.o. at company oks efforts following the 2017 scandal over customer accounts. at 8:30 eastern, it's book tv programming with books and authors who have about future issues including economic inequality and climate change. 8:00 p.m. on c-span 3, it's american history tv with jonathan historian pliska on his book "the white house easter egg roll, the all ages." how presidents and first families have hosted the annual white house tradition since 1878.
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tonight, on "landmark cases" griswold v. connecticut. estelle griswold of planned challenged a law banning the prescription and use of birth control. the supreme court ultimately statute to be unconstitutional and in the process established a right to privacy that is still evolving today. our guest to discuss this case alvare, law professor at george mason university's scalia law school and associate dean for research and law professor at temple university. watch "landmark cases" tonight and join the conversation. hashtag is landmark cases and follow us at c-span. our e have resources on website for background on each case. the landmark cases companion book. a link to the national constitution center's interactive constitution. the landmark cases podcast at cases.
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>> this coming wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of dr. martin luther king jr.'s assassination. and tomorrow, remarks from historian taylor branch on the legacy of dr. king. taylor branch is the author of three books detailing the civil era and he'll be speaking live tuesday from the national civil rights museum in memphis 1:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. also tomorrow, c-span's 2020 white house coverage continues with comments from ohio governor john kasich. speaking at new england college in new hampshire. that gets under way live tuesday 5:30 p.m. eastern, also on c-span. coming up next, remarks from u.s. surgeon general jerome dams on public health partnerships and the opioid epidemic. he's followed by a panel experts n with health on social determinants of