John Hessler

John Hessler

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John Hessler is a Specialist for the Geography and Map Division in the Library of Congress with four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2007 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 780 views per program as a Senior Reference Librarian for the Geography and Map Division in the Library of Congress. Most appearances with John Hebert (2). Most common tag: World History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2007 - Present Specialist, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Senior Reference Librarian, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Author Discussion on the History of Pandemics

    Author Discussion on the History of Pandemics

    Author Marie Arana and Library of Congress curator John Hessler discussed the history of global pandemics. This was a…

  • Waldseemuller's Map of America

    Waldseemuller's Map of America

    Panelists talked about a map made in 1507 by German mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller. It is considered one of the world’s rarest maps and…

  • <em>The Fourth Part of the World</em>

    The Fourth Part of the World

    Toby Lester talked about his book The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America…

  • <em>Cartographia:  Mapping Civilizations</em>

    Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

    Vincent Virga talked about his book, Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, published by Little, Brown and Company. The author worked for…

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