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In 1913, former president Theodore Roosevelt agreed to go a ‘delightful holiday’ tour of the Amazon region. But once there, he couldn’t resist the urge to do something bigger and bolder. The result would be the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition – an attempt to trace the path of a recently...
Published 01/19/22
In this episode, we cover the life of Spanish conquistador and explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo. Cabrillo would be the first non-native to reach the western coast of the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Published 01/12/22
While not well known, James Beckwourth is one of the most colorful characters of the American west. He began life as a slave - and would go on to be an explorer, trapper, Indian chief, prospector, scout, guide, gambler, horse thief and so much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 12/10/21