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Who Really Discovered America

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Who Really Discovered America
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Did a number of explorers discover the New World long before Christopher Columbus staked his claim in 1492? Explore the possibility that the Chinese, Japanese, Polynesians, Norse, Welsh, Irish, Ancient Hebrews, and the Solutreans all made it to the Americas earlier than Columbus. Rebuild the ships, trace the routes, test the artifacts, and analyze blood evidence to finally learn the answer to one of the greatest mysteries of all time: who really discovered America?
Title: Who really discovered America
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Publisher: [New York] : A&E Home Video : Distributed by New Video, c2010
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (94 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: directed and edited by Andy Awes ; written by Maria Awes ; produced by Andy Awes, Maria Awes ; produced by Committee Films, Inc., for History
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Summary: Did a number of explorers discover the New World long before Christopher Columbus staked his claim in 1492? Explore the possibility that the Chinese, Japanese, Polynesians, Norse, Welsh, Irish, Ancient Hebrews, and the Solutreans all made it to the Americas earlier than Columbus. Rebuild the ships, trace the routes, test the artifacts, and analyze blood evidence to finally learn the answer to one of the greatest mysteries of all time: who really discovered America?
ISBN: 1422916855
9781422916858
Branch Call Number: DVD 970.015 WHO
Credits: Director of photography, Bo Hakala ; music, Musicbox.
Performers: Narrator, James Lurie.
Event: Originally broadcast as a television program on History in 2010
System Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo
Subject Headings: Explorers Biography Columbus, Christopher Travel America America Discovery and exploration
Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Topical Term: Explorers
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Did a number of explorers discover the New World long before Christopher Columbus staked his claim in 1492? Explore the possibility that the Chinese, Japanese, Polynesians, Norse, Welsh, Irish, Ancient Hebrews, and the Solutreans all made it to the Americas earlier than Columbus. Rebuild the ship... Read More »

Did a number of explorers discover the New World long before Christopher Columbus staked his claim in 1492? Explore the possibility that the Chinese, Japanese, Polynesians, Norse, Welsh, Irish, Ancient Hebrews, and the Solutreans all made it to the Americas earlier than Columbus. Rebuild the ship... Read More »


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Sep 26, 2014
  • prchske rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A good documentary that presents lots of theories backed up with historical discoveries that indicate early visitors to America before Christopher Columbus. I gave it 3.5 stars because I like documentaries where they act out the parts more than they did in this video.

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