Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
Author Simon Winchester joins Diane to tell the story of William Smith, who in 1815 published the first geologically correct map of England and Wales. Smith’s work became the foundation for the modern science of geology.
- Simon Winchester writer, historian, and geologist
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