Book Discussion on Inventing America

The co-authors discussed their book Inventing America, published by W.W. Norton and Company, which explores the theme of innovation in… read more

The co-authors discussed their book Inventing America, published by W.W. Norton and Company, which explores the theme of innovation in American history. They discussed a number of topics covered in the book, including the development of time conscientiousness as a by-product of industrialization, the role played by science in the development of the Panama Canal, the role played by electricity in American history, and the impact of the birth control pill on the issue of women’s rights. After their presentations, the authors answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Inventing America

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172404-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 2002
Last Aired:
Oct 2, 2004

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  • Sep 14, 2002 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2002 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2002 | 2:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2002 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 2003 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Sep 30, 2004 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2004 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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