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American Experience

American Experience, The Greely Expedition

The Greely Expedition

Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 9 p.m.
Repeats Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 3 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m.

In 1881, 25 men led by Lieutenant Adolphus Greely sailed from the harbor of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Their destination was Lady Franklin Bay in the high Arctic, where they planned to collect a wealth of scientific data from a vast area of the world’s surface.

Three years later, only six survivors returned, with a daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism. “The Greely Expedition” tells a harrowing tale of one of the great scientific adventures of all time.

 

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