Book Discussion on Atlantic

Simon Winchester talked about his book Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million… read more

Simon Winchester talked about his book Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories. In his history of the Atlantic Ocean the author posits that the Atlantic is “the cradle of modern Western civilization.” He explores humankind’s connection with the ocean, from early exploration to its significance during times of war and the current issues that mark the body of water, which include over-fishing and pollution. close

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Book Discussion on Atlantic

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Program ID:
296795-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 4, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 28, 2013

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  • Dec 04, 2010 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 2010 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2010 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 03, 2011 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 28, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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