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An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not. True Story

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Two mapmakers made the place up. It wasn't real. Then, oddly, it popped into being. I am not making this up. It happened. Then it un-happened.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Adventures of a Bipolar Cartographer

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Sascha Altman Dubrul, writer, activist, musician, and author of Maps to The Other Side: the Adventures of A Bipolar Cartographer, discusses his latest book, a memoir of his experiences with bipolar disorder and his activism.

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Studio 360

The First Map of America

Saturday, December 01, 2001

The Library of Congress recently bought the only surviving copy of Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 map of America for ten million dollars. Producer Andrea Murray talks to the map's conservators, who are piecing together what the map meant to 16th-century Europeans.

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