Moby-Dick 150th Anniversary

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick, the conference keynote address was… read more

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick, the conference keynote address was delivered by E.L. Doctorow, an English professor at New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science who is best known for his historical novels. He considered how Herman Melville came to write Moby-Dick. He also answered questions from the audience on his own works, including The Book of Daniel, The Waterworks, Billy Bathgate, Ragtime, and Loon Lake. close

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Program ID:
166941-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Hempstead, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2001
Last Aired:
Nov 15, 2009

Airing Details

  • Nov 24, 2001 | 8:07pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2001 | 11:09pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2002 | 3:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 2002 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 29, 2002 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2005 | 4:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2005 | 4:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2005 | 4:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2009 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2009 | 4:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2009 | 10:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 15, 2009 | 4:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
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