Book Discussion on The Death of Meriwether Lewis

Kira Gale talked about the book she co-wrote, The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation (River Junction Press;… read more

Kira Gale talked about the book she co-wrote, The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation (River Junction Press; April 1, 2009). In the book the authors examine the death of Meriweather Lewis on October 11, 1809. Officially accepted as suicide, his death had always been controversial and an exhumation of his body for a forensic examination long called for. She responded to questions from members of the audience.

Kira Gale is the author of Lewis and Clark Road Trips and is a co-founder of the Mouth of the Platte Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. 

This program of the Southern Festival of Books was held Saturday, October 10, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. CT in Room 29 of the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, Tennessee. close

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

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Book Discussion on The Death of Meriwether Lewis

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Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 13, 2013

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  • Nov 26, 2009 | 12:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2009 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 29, 2009 | 2:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 2010 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 10, 2010 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 11, 2010 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2013 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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