Book Discussion on Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel

Julia Keller talked about her book Mr. Gatling’s Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius… read more

Julia Keller talked about her book Mr. Gatling’s Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It (Viking; May 29, 2008) with Vernon Burton. Mr. Gatling is not only the story of the first machine gun and its inventor, Richard Gatling, but also an account of 19th century capitalism in America, a nation still being built and changing the world. After their discussion, the authors responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 8, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2011

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  • Jun 08, 2008 | 3:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2008 | 2:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 2008 | 11:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2008 | 2:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 6:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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