Henry Petroski
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Henry Petroski

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Henry Petroski is a Professor for the Civil Engineering of the Duke University with four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech as a Professor for the History Department of the Duke University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 1,096 views per program. Most common tag: Science & Technology.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2000 - Present Professor, Civil Engineering, Duke University Videos: 3 c. January 1, 1999 - Present Professor, History Department, Duke University Videos: 1

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  • <em>The Road Taken</em>

    The Road Taken

    Henry Petroski talked about his book The Road Taken: The History and future of America’s Infrastructure, in which he provides a history…

  • <em>To Forgive Design</em>

    To Forgive Design

    Henry Petroski talked about his book, To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure, in which he discusses the role of engineers in our…

  • <em>The Essential Engineer</em>

    The Essential Engineer

    Henry Petroski talked about his book The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems (Knopf, 2010).…

  • <em>The Book on the Book Shelf</em>

    The Book on the Book Shelf

    Mr. Petroski talked about his book, The Book on the Bookshelf, published by Knopf. He examined the history of the written…

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