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Columbus in the Americas

William Least Heat-Moon discussed his latest book, Columbus in the Americas, published by John Wiley and Sons. In it, the author makes the case… read more

William Least Heat-Moon discussed his latest book, Columbus in the Americas, published by John Wiley and Sons. In it, the author makes the case that Columbus' interaction with the indigenous people of the lands he explored caused them irreparable harm and is an aspect of the explorer’s legend that is often overlooked. Mr. Heat-Moon talked about Columbus' journeys to the Americas including detailed accounts of his stops in Jamaica, Panama, and the Caribbean. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Columbus in the Americas

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Program ID:
172953-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 14, 2002 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 08, 2017 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 14, 2002 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2002 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 29, 2002 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2007 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2008 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2008 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2017 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2017 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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