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Discovering America Podcast

This podcast will be a history narrative collected from various sources.  I will be covering the stories of events and people that played a part in creating America.  My goal is to give the listener an entertaining dialog of history and walk away (or ear away) with a, “I didn’t know that”, feeling.

Nov 30, 2013

The final leg of the first voyage with Christopher Columbus, the crew and remaining two ships, the Pinta and the Nina.  The trip across the ocean was not an easy task.  They fought one of the worst winter storms the coast had seen in years.  And throw in the trouble with Portugal.   Yea, this was a great expedition from...

Nov 23, 2013

Christopher Columbus and the crew of three ships that made it across the ocean.  The amazement on what lay before them, were their eyes playing tricks on them.  They had found a piece of paradise.  The ships would travel around so many islands of beauty.   The natives were very receptive to them, well maybe not all...

Nov 16, 2013

One of the greatest voyages of all time.  Three tiny ships crossing uncharted water to discover a new world. It would be a new destiny for the Europeans but a complete change for the natives in the western hemisphere.   Here starts Columbus’...

Nov 9, 2013

A continuation of the Viking sagas on the North American continent and what is left behind.  A brief description of the different types of Viking ships such as the one discovered in Norway and the replica built for the Chicago World’s fair. 

Nov 2, 2013

I start with the sagas of the Vikings on Iceland, their journey west to Greenland and the discovery of the North American continent.  Along the way I introduce the characters that had the most impact with this journey.