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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.

Mar 1, 2014

This episode finishes the travels of the four remaining men that took over eight to years to complete and the many villages and Indians they met along the way.  Vaca would speak against the Spanish slave trade and may have gotten him into trouble in his later years.   The return of these four men with their stories...

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,...