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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.

Feb 22, 2014

The continuation of the men that remained alive.  Two groups of Spaniards either became too sick and passed away or were killed by the Indians.  Lope de Oviedo would stay with the Indians and take his chances.  Fourteen remained but were scattered among the different tribes.  And then there were four, Andres Dorantes,...

Feb 15, 2014

What’s left of Narvaez’s dwindling band, its trials and errors.  Five barges were constructed to take to the sea.  By not sticking together, each individual barge was on its own.  Vaca and one other barge would later meet up but, in a storm that barge and crew were lost.  This episode ends with just Vaca and his...

Feb 8, 2014

The events and activities that will lead us to the next great adventure.  Five ships will sail off for an expedition commanded by Panifilo de Narvaez to the Florida coast.  

Feb 2, 2014

I expand on the stories of six men who added to the progression and discovery of America. They are Diego Velázquez, Diego and Bartholomew Columbus, Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán, Antonio de Alaminos and Vicente Yanez Pinzon.