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"An Evening With John Wesley Powell"
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4.8 average rating
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13 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 12 2013

This was the best NatGeo Live event I've been to yet! The reenactor was phenomenal. He was really well versed on Powell's life and was eloquent and moving.

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8 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 12 2013

A very special event and wonderful reenactment - Clay Jenkinson literally brought Powell to life. Loved the zero-tech portrayal, using only the power of human interaction through story telling. So rare these day, yet so effective. Jenkinson is...continued

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7 reviews
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attended Feb 12 2013

This was a one man show of a re-enactor who played the role of Powell. He really had Powell's character down to a tee. The performer had a grew speaking voice and wonderful stage presence. Powell's message to his time is no else compelling in...continued

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For more information on the historical figures portrayed by Clay Jenkinson, visit The Thomas Jefferson Hour.

About the Ticket Supplier: National Geographic Live!

The National Geographic Society was created in Washington, D.C., in January 1888 for “the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge.” The Society mirrors the world and all that is in it through incisive magazines, maps, books, films and interactive media.

Enjoy a wide variety of changing exhibitions that reflect the richness and diversity of our world at the National Geographic Museum. The Museum’s exhibitions and the scientific fieldwork and expeditions on which they are based are supported by National Geographic’s Mission Programs, which receives generous funding by corporations, foundations, and individuals.