January 31, 2011
- Location Seattle, WA
- Price Five-part series tickets begin at $65 (member) and $75 (general public). Single event tickets begin at $17.
Since the age of seven—when he was “thrown overboard,” scuba gear and all, by his famous father—Jean-Michel Cousteau has been exploring the ocean realm. The son of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, Jean-Michel has carried on the family tradition of ocean exploration and advocacy. An award-winning filmmaker and president of the Ocean Futures Society, one of his documentaries helped persuade President George W. Bush to declare the Northwest Hawaiian Islands a Marine National Monument.
Most recently, Jean-Michel has written My Father, The Captain: My Life With Jacques Cousteau, published by National Geographic Books. Celebrating the centennial of Cousteau’s birth, the biography takes an open and intimate look at the life Jean-Michel shared with his father, and the legend he has taken it on himself to carry.
Don’t miss this heartfelt tribute to a great pioneer of exploration and conservation, and discover how Jean-Michel Cousteau is carrying on his father’s important work. Copies of My Father, The Captain will be available for sale and signing after the presentation.
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S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium
200 University Street
Seattle, WA, US
Telephone: +1 206 215 4747
Lat/Lon: 47.607342600000003, -122.337108099999995
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