In the Heart of the Sea

Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. The book tells the… read more

Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. The book tells the story of the Essex, which left Nantucket in 1819 and was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale. The ship served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Mr. Philbrick also responded to audience questions. close

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Program ID:
158324-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
West Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jul 22, 2000 | 10:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 03, 2011 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 22, 2000 | 10:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 23, 2000 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 2000 | 9:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2000 | 5:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2000 | 9:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2005 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2005 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2005 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2011 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2011 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2011 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
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