Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection

Historian Nathaniel Philbrick

Special | 28m 47s

Marcia Franklin talks with historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his works, focusing on his book about the battle of Bunker Hill. They discuss why he believes the battle was a turning point in the American Revolution, the characters involved, the myths about the era, and the lessons we can learn from that time period. They also discuss the film being made from his book about the Whaleship Essex.

Aired: 10/16/13

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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