Book Discussion on Not One Drop
Riki Ott talked about her book Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, which follows the story of the… read more
Riki Ott talked about her book Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, which follows the story of the Exxon Valdez oil spill from the time of the spill on March 24, 1989, through the residents' pursuit of punitive damages from Exxon. The story is told from the perspective of the residents of Cordova, Alaska, the town most directly affected by the accident. Ms. Ott used slides, graphics, and music in her presentation, and following her remarks she responded to audience members' questions.
Riki Ott is a marine biologist who holds a commercial fishing license and has written two books about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. She had been a resident of Cordova, Alaska, for more than 20 years. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Ott, Riki Marine Biologist
Book Discussion on The Dangerous World of Butterflies
Peter Laufer talked about his book The Dangerous World of Butterflies: The Startling Subculture of Criminals,…
Book Discussion on The Blue Death
Dr. Robert Morris talked about his book, The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink, published by…
Peter Laufer looks at the network of hunters, traders, and customers who constitute the nefarious business of…
Book Discussion on Letters from the Front Lines
Admiral Stuart Platt talked about his book Letters from the Front Lines: Iraq and Afghanistan, published by Granville…