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Speaker: Nathaniel Philbrick
Event Date: Oct. 9, 2004
Running Time: 01:14
Nathaniel Philbrick describes the importance of preservation.
“The present is the past in the making.”
Nathaniel Philbrick is the author of the popular historical books “Mayflower” and “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex,” which won the 2000 National Book Foundation Award for nonfiction. A resident of Nantucket Island, Mass., Philbrick is a leading authority on the history of Nantucket and founded the Egan Institute of Maritime Institute in 1995. His latest book is “The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn.”