Book Discussion on Longitude

Ms. Sobel discussed her book, [Longitude: The True Story of a Lone
Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time]. She described the life of John Harrison who discovered how to determine longitude in the 18th century.

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Book Discussion on Longitude

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Program ID:
116077-1
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Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 1999
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2000

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  • Jan 17, 1999 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 1999 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 18, 1999 | 5:54am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 2000 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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