Book Discussion on The Great War Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an… read more

Book Discussion on The Great War Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an illustrated account of first day of the World War I conflict, the Battle of the Somme. In his book, the author recounts the battle, in which close to 20,000 British soldiers were killed and approximately 40,000 wounded, as one, twenty-four foot-long panorama. The black and white drawing encompasses all of July 1, 1916, in Northern France, as British forces preparedand went to war against Germany. Joe Sacco spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on The Great War

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Program ID:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 15, 2013
Last Aired:
Jul 18, 2016

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  • Dec 15, 2013 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2013 | 11:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2013 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 2014 | 2:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 2016 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 10, 2016 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 18, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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