Book Discussion on The Great War

Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an… read more

Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an illustrated account of first day of the World War I conflict, the Battle of the Somme. In his book, the author recounts the battle, in which close to 20,000 British soldiers were killed and approximately 40,000 wounded, as one, twenty-four foot-long panorama. The black and white drawing encompasses all of July 1, 1916, in Northern France, as British forces preparedand went to war against Germany. Joe Sacco spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Book Discussion on The Great War

2,044 Views
Program ID:
316364-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 15, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 2014

Airing Details

  • Dec 15, 2013 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2013 | 11:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2013 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 2014 | 2:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on The Great War

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:52:00
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:52:00
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart