Biographies

"Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike"

Jared Orsi

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Jared Orsi, history professor at Colorado State University, recounts the life of explorer Zebulon Pike, the namesake of Pikes Peak in the Rocky Mountains.  The author reports on Pike's numerous expeditions, including the search for the headwaters of the Mississippi, Arkansas, and Red Rivers.  Jared Orsi speaks at the Denver Public Library.

About the Authors

Jared Orsi

Jared Orsi is the author of Hazardous Metropolis: Flooding and Urban Ecology in Los Angeles.  He is an associate professor of history at Colorado State University.


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"Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, May 11th at 5:45am (ET)
  • Saturday, April 26th at 8am (ET)
  • Sunday, April 6th at 6:15pm (ET)
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