Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Lewis and Clark Expedition

National Geographic Documentary on the 1804-1806 Corps of Discovery

Many feared they would never return... but, if they made it, they would forever change the course of history.

When Thomas Jefferson dispatched Lewis and Clark to find a water route across North America and explore the uncharted West, he expected they'd encounter woolly mammoths, erupting volcanoes, and a mountain of pure salt. What they found was no less surprising.