The Evil Necessity

Author Denver Brunsman talked about his book, The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World, in which the author… read more

Author Denver Brunsman talked about his book, The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World, in which the author described the system of impressment into the British Navy and the role the practiced played in maintaining the British Empire and as a leading cause of the War of 1812.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Alexandria, Virginia, February 15-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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The Evil Necessity

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Program ID:
311413-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2013 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2013 | 2:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 16, 2013 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2013 | 1:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Mar 17, 2013 | 5:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2013 | 2:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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