In Depth with William Least Heat-Moon

William Least Heat-Moon was interviewed about his life and work. He talked about his journeys through America and the different people… read more

William Least Heat-Moon was interviewed about his life and work. He talked about his journeys through America and the different people he encountered. Among his concerns were the preservation of the environment, heritage, and values of America and planning for the future. He also talked about starting to use the name Heat-Moon and his partly Osage heritage. A video clip was shown of his home in Missouri. Occassional photographs, maps, and illustrations were also shown. He responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers.

William Least Heat-Moon is the author of the best-selling Blue Highways: A Journey into America (which spent 42 weeks on the NYT bestsellers list); PrairyErth (A Deep Map): An Epic History of the Tallgrass Prairie Country; River-Horse: Across America by Boat, and Columbus in the Americas. He has written for The Atlantic, Time, Esquire, and National Geographic. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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In Depth with William Least Heat-Moon

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 7, 2005
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2005

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  • Aug 07, 2005 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2005 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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