Empire of the Word

The fascinating history of the written word from prehistory to the future.

Episodes

Air Date: December 16, 2009 - 51:59
How will the technological revolution change the way we read?
Air Date: December 09, 2009 - 52:00
You can ban a book but how do you ban the written word when it can be delivered through a phone line or a computer?
Air Date: December 02, 2009 - 52:00
What are the forces that hinder us from learning to read? How does the human mind understand the complex symbols and their meanings?
Air Date: November 25, 2009 - 51:59
Follow the evolution of the written word.