The Heartless Stone

Tom Zoellner talked about his book, The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit and Desire, published by St.… read more

Tom Zoellner talked about his book, The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit and Desire, published by St. Martin’s Press. He read excerpts, described the diamond industry, and also described the tenth largest diamond-producing nation in the world, the Central African Republic. He detailed how diamonds are created, mined, and sold. In addition, he analyzed the symbolic meaning of diamonds around the world and the role that advertising plays in creating demand for the stone. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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The Heartless Stone

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Program ID:
191447-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2006 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 18, 2006 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 10, 2006 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 17, 2006 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 18, 2006 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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