Book Discussion on Transatlantic: Great American Steamships

Mr. Fox talked about his book, Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great American Steamships, published by… read more

Mr. Fox talked about his book, Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great American Steamships, published by HarperCollins. Mr. Fox talked about the history of the transatlantic steamship and the experience of crossing the Atlantic during the early part of the 19th century. He also read sections of the book covering the sinking of the Lusitania and the voyages of the Mauritania. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Transatlantic: Great American Steamships

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Aug 2, 2003
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2003

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  • Aug 02, 2003 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2003 | 7:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2003 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2003 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2003 | 5:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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