In the Kingdom of Ice

Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, in which he recounts the… read more

In the Kingdom of Ice Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, in which he recounts the U.S. naval expedition to the North Pole in 1879. The journey, financed by New York Herald owner James Gordon Bennett, and led by Officer George Washington De Long, began in San Francisco on July 8, 1879. The 32-man crew aboard the USS Jeannette sailed for two years before a breach of the ship’s hull left them abandoned 1,000 miles north of Siberia, and forced them to trek back to civilization. Mr. Sides showed numerous slides during his presentation and then responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
320996-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 06, 2014 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 20, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2014 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 2014 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 20, 2014 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 2014 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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