The Collector

Jack Nisbet, author of The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest, talked about naturalist and explorer David Douglas, a Scottish… read more

Jack Nisbet, author of The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest, talked about naturalist and explorer David Douglas, a Scottish botanist and namesake for the Douglas Fir Tree, who explored North America and Hawaii in search of plants that could be grown in his native land. Topics included Douglas' adventures, as well as his findings, which were part of the first systematic collection of flora and fauna in the Northwest.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Olympia, Washington, from January 13-16 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

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The Collector

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Program ID:
317325-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Olympia, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Feb 01, 2014 | 12:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 28, 2014 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 01, 2014 | 12:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2014 | 8:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2014 | 12:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2014 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2014 | 1:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2014 | 5:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2014 | 4:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2014 | 2:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2014 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2014 | 3:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2014 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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