Book Discussion on Shepherds of the Sea
Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in… read more
Robert Cross, author and port commissioner of Albany, talks about his book, Shepherds of the Sea: Destroyer Escorts in World War II, in which he explains the role the fleet of destroyer escorts played in World War II as they battled German submarines.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local 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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Robert Cross Commissioner Port of Albany
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