The Botanist is a Plant!
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1132 , Segment 1
Episode: The Botanist is a Plant!
- Aug 13, 2021 7:00 pm
- 29:22 mins
Andre Michaux, the French royal botanist under King Louis XVI, dreamed of seeing the Pacific Ocean. However, his expedition West never began because of his entanglement with French espionage and the political haze of early American foreign policy. Guest: Shaun Assael: author, magazine writer, and investigative journalist