Book Discussion on The Outlaw Sea

From Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle, William Langewiesche spoke about the world of commerce, crime, and tragedy on the high… read more

From Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle, William Langewiesche spoke about the world of commerce, crime, and tragedy on the high seas. Mr. Langewiesche argued that stateless organizations like Al Qaeda are well adapted to take advantage of the virtual lawlessness of the world’s oceans and that Al Qaeda has used ships to move people and weapons. Mr. Langewiesche also told the story of the Estonia, a Swedish transport ship that rolled over in the Baltic Sea in 1994 and killed over 850 people. After his remarks, Mr. Langewiesche took questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Outlaw Sea

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Program ID:
182240-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Jun 13, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 10, 2004

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  • Jun 13, 2004 | 6:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2004 | 6:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2004 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2004 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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