In Depth with Simon Winchester

Mr. Winchester participated in a three-hour discussion of his life and work. He spoke about his early career as a geologist and… read more

Mr. Winchester participated in a three-hour discussion of his life and work. He spoke about his early career as a geologist and how he became a professional writer. Mr. Winchester is the author of many books, including The Meaning of Everything, Krakatoa, The Map That Changed the World, and The Professor and the Madman. He was a foreign correspondent for the London Guardian and the Sunday Times, and has been based in Belfast, New Delhi, New York, London, and Hong Kong. A video clip was shown of his home in Sandisfield, Massachusetts and of him working on a book about the San Francisco earthquake. During the interview he responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 1, 2004
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2004

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  • Aug 01, 2004 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 01, 2004 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 01, 2004 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2004 | 2:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2004 | 2:52am EST | C-SPAN 2
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