Book Discussion on Locust: Insect That Shaped American Frontier

Mr. Lockwood talked about his book, Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect That Shaped the American… read more

Mr. Lockwood talked about his book, Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect That Shaped the American Frontier, published by Basic Books. In the book, the author chronicles the emergence of the Rocky Mountain locust in the second half of the 19th century. He also attempts to explain why, after destroying nearly half of all agricultural resources in the United States, the locusts virtually disappeared. close

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Book Discussion on Locust: Insect That Shaped American Frontier

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Public Affairs Event
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Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Jun 5, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 11, 2004

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  • Jun 05, 2004 | 10:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2004 | 1:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2004 | 4:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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