Desert Queen Book Discussion

Members of a monthly book club met to discuss Desert Queen, by Janet Wallach. It focuses on the life of Gertrude Bell, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia who helped to draw the boundaries for the British Middle Eastern territories in 1918.

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Desert Queen Book Discussion

Program ID:
Public Affairs Event
Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 25, 1997 | 8:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 1997 | 5:33am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 25, 1997 | 8:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 25, 1997 | 11:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 1997 | 5:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
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Desert Queen Book Discussion

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