Desert Queen

Janet Wallach spoke about her new book, "Desert Queen". It focuses on the life of Gertrude Bell, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia who… read more

Janet Wallach spoke about her new book, "Desert Queen". 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. She talked about her unique position as a woman dealing with issues which were traditionally decided exclusively by men. close

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Desert Queen

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 25, 1997 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 26, 1997 | 4:54am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 25, 1997 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 25, 1997 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 1997 | 4:54am EST | C-SPAN 2
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