Book Discussion on Columbus in the Americas

William Least Heat-Moon discussed his latest book, Columbus in the Americas, published by John Wiley and Sons. In it, the author makes… read more

William Least Heat-Moon discussed his latest book, Columbus in the Americas, published by John Wiley and Sons. In it, the author makes the case that Columbus' interaction with the indigenous people of the lands he explored caused them irreparable harm and is an aspect of the explorer’s legend that is often overlooked. Mr. Heat-Moon talked about Columbus' journeys to the Americas including detailed accounts of his stops in Jamaica, Panama, and the Caribbean. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Columbus in the Americas

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Program ID:
172953-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 14, 2002
Last Aired:
Nov 27, 2008

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  • Oct 14, 2002 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2002 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 29, 2002 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2007 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2008 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2008 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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