Biography: Christopher Columbus - Explorer of the New World

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In this episode of Biography, viewers examine the life and times of Christopher Columbus. Although Columbus made one of the single most important discoveries in Western history, he died a poor, forgotten man. In this video, historians separate the man from the myth. Using period accounts and interviews with experts, Biography weaves a portrait of a man who never managed the credit he was due, a man over whom there is still ferocious debate. The serious tone and balanced approach of this video makes it appropriate...
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In this episode of Biography, viewers examine the life and times of Christopher Columbus. Although Columbus made one of the single most important discoveries in Western history, he died a poor, forgotten man. In this video, historians separate the man from the myth. Using period accounts and interviews with experts, Biography weaves a portrait of a man who never managed the credit he was due, a man over whom there is still ferocious debate. The serious tone and balanced approach of this video makes it appropriate for use in the college classroom.
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  • Release Date: 7/26/2005
  • UPC: 733961727777
  • Original Release: 2005
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  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Divine Providence [3:31]
2. A Young Sailor [7:19]
3. Queen Isabella [11:30]
4. The New World [6:43]
5. Continental Paradise [7:49]
6. Later Years [8:43]
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