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Readings from Moby-Dick and Whaleship Logs

In 1998 the Nantucket Historical Association initiated a project to index the whaleship logs held in its archives. As the work progressed, a… read more

In 1998 the Nantucket Historical Association initiated a project to index the whaleship logs held in its archives. As the work progressed, a project volunteer noticed numerous entries that paralleled passages found in Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby-Dick. Two Nantucket residents took turns reading a few selections from the novel and the logs. The Nantucket Historical Association provided this video. close

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Program ID:
508920-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 2021 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2021 | 6:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 19, 2021 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2021 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2021 | 6:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2021 | 10:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2021 | 2:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2021 | 6:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3