Book Discussion on Death's Acre

William Bass, a forensic anthropologist, talked about the creation of "the Body Farm", a plot of land where he and his colleagues study the… read more

William Bass, a forensic anthropologist, talked about the creation of "the Body Farm", a plot of land where he and his colleagues study the decomposition of human corpses in different environments. He talked about some of his high profile cases and the impact the Body Farm has had on forensic anthropology. Some photographs of the center were shown. He was interviewed in his office at the University of Tennessee.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Knoxville, Tennessee, on October 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Book Discussion on Death's Acre

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Program ID:
302240-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Oct 29, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 31, 2011

Airing Details

  • Oct 29, 2011 | 10:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2011 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2011 | 5:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 31, 2011 | 5:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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