Steven Ujifusa is a historian, traveler, singer, writer, and author of the book Barons of the Sea.
Clipper Ships, Opium, Trade & Racing - Steven Ujifusa Smithsonian Associates Author Interview Series Welcome to the Not Old Better Show, I’m your host Paul Vogelzang, and this is episode number 388. Today’s show is brought to by Plexaderm. As part of our Smithsonian Associates, Art of Living, author interview series, our guest today is historian, author Steven Ujifusa. Steven Ujifusa has appeared as a guest on CBS Sunday Morning and NPR. His new book, Barons of the Sea, brings to life the dynasties that built and owned the magnificent clipper ships of America’s nineteenth-century-era of maritime glory. That, of course, is our guest today on The Not Old Better Show, Steven Ujifusa, reading from his new book, Barons of the Sea. Steven Ujifusa is with us today, and he will be appearing at Smithsonian Associates, Wednesday, October 23, 2019. More information is available at our web site, but, now, please join me in welcoming via internet phone, author Steven Ujifusa. Thanks to Plexaderm for sponsoring our show today, and my special thanks to Steven Ujifusa for joining me today. And, thanks always to the wonderful Smithsonian team for all they do to support the show. Talk About Better. The Not Old Better Show. Thanks, everybody. For more details about Plexaderm, please click here: For more information about the Smithsonian Associates tickets, details and location, please click here:
Lewis H. Lapham talks with Steven Ujifusa, author of “Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World’s Fastest Clipper Ship.”
Steven Ujifusa -- Naval Historian Summary: Joe Flood discusses Steven's book, "A Man and his Ship," which was chosen by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top ten non fiction books of 2012 and received accolades from BookList, Publishers Weekly (starred review), The New York Times, National Public Radio, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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