Latest edition: Pacific: A Discussion with Author Simon Winchester

Online media for this show is not available on cuny.tv.

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 16, 2015.

First aired: April 18, 2016.

Master storyteller, researcher, and traveler Simon Winchester takes us on a fascinating voyage through the Pacific with an eye on ethics and geopolitical rivalries. How did a volcano in the Philippines alter the course of history in the South China Sea? What should be China's role in the world's largest ocean?

Coming up on CUNY TV

In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond
  • Saturday, May 7 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, May 8 - 7:00am
The Ethics of the Refugee/Migrant Crisis
  • Monday, May 9 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, May 14 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, May 15 - 7:00am
Beyond Silicon Valley
  • Monday, May 16 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, May 21 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, May 22 - 7:00am
Addressing Root Causes of Unrest in Arab Countries
  • Monday, May 23 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, May 28 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, May 29 - 7:00am
The Paradox of Liberation
  • Monday, May 30 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm

Recently aired on CUNY TV

In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond
  • Monday, May 2 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm
Blueprint for Revolution
  • Monday, April 25 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, April 30 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, May 1 - 7:00am
Pacific: A Discussion with Author Simon Winchester
  • Monday, April 18 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, April 23 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, April 24 - 7:00am
The Ethics of Pope Francis
  • Monday, April 11 - 10:00am, 4:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, April 16 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, April 17 - 7:00am
Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must be Stopped
  • Saturday, April 9 - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, April 10 - 7:00am

Social Media

Main Links

Quick Links

Assistive Options

Top of page


Assistive Options

Open the original version of this page.

Usablenet Assistive is a Usablenet product. Usablenet Assistive Main Page.