The Know-It-All

Mr. Jacobs talked about his book The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World, published by Simon and… read more

Mr. Jacobs talked about his book The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Jacobs spoke about why he decided to read the entire 32 volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica and shared what he has learned from the experience. He also read a portion of the book that describes his visit to a Mensa convention. After his presentation he responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
169962-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 16, 2004 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2005 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Oct 16, 2004 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2004 | 10:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 03, 2004 | 1:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2004 | 2:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2005 | 7:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2005 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
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