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Tony Horwitz

Tony Horwitz appears in the following:

The 1,179 Mile Journey of the Keystone XL Pipeline

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

For the last five years, environmentalists and energy companies have lobbied, protested and fought over the Keystone XL Pipeline. Whether or not the Alberta-to-Nebraska leg of the pipeline is approved, the Canadian oil sands are already up and pumping. Journalist Tony Horwitz traveled the length of the proposed pipeline, and he says that North America could become the Saudi Arabia of the Western Hemisphere.

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John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

Monday, December 26, 2011

Tony Horwitz talks about John Brown, the abolitionist whose raid on Harpers Ferry led to the Civil War. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War tells the true story of the raid—plotted in secret, launched in the dark, it was a pivotal moment in U.S. history. Unlike most abolitionists, he was willing to take up arms, after Brown's capture, his defiant eloquence galvanized the North and appalled the South.

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John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

Monday, November 07, 2011

Tony Horwitz talks about John Brown, the abolitionist whose raid on Harpers Ferry led to the Civil War. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War tells the true story of the raid—plotted in secret, launched in the dark, it was a pivotal moment in U.S. history. Unlike most abolitionists, he was willing to take up arms, after Brown's capture, his defiant eloquence galvanized the North and appalled the South.

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A Long and Strange Voyage

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Do you ever wonder what happened in North America between Columbus's sail in 1492 and the arrival of the Pilgrims in 1620? Tony Horwitz answers that question through the stories of the brave and often crazed explorers who roamed the New World in A Voyage Long and Strange: On ...

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