Book Discussion on Unfamiliar Fishes

Sarah Vowell examines the Americanization of Hawaii that began with the arrival of New England missionaries in 1820. The author recounts… read more

Sarah Vowell examines the Americanization of Hawaii that began with the arrival of New England missionaries in 1820. The author recounts the coup, organized by the missionaries, that deposed the last Hawaiian queen, Liluokalani in 1893 and resulted in the annexation of the islands by the United States in 1898. Sarah Vowell spoke at BookPeople in Austin, Texas, and responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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

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Book Discussion on Unfamiliar Fishes

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Speech
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 2011 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2011 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2011 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2011 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2011 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2011 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 31, 2011 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 5:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 01, 2013 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2014 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 24, 2014 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2014 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2014 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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