What Do Americans Know About Geography?

Mr. Grosvenor talked about the results of a Gallup Organization survey of persons around the world on geographical knowledge. He… read more

Mr. Grosvenor talked about the results of a Gallup Organization survey of persons around the world on geographical knowledge. He said the results were poor, indicating poor readiness to deal with the world. Knowledge of geography also is necessary to understand politics, history, and other fields. He also said that the National Geographic Society is helping to train geography teachers. Mr. Gallup joined him briefly during the question-and-answer session. close

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What Do Americans Know About Geography?

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Program ID:
3743-1
Category:
National Press Club
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National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 1988
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 1989

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  • Jul 30, 1988 | 11:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 01, 1988 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 1989 | 11:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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