American Experience The Greely Expedition
The 1881 scientific mission to the Arctic that ended with death and cannibalism. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: The Greely Expedition
An epic story of adventure, abandonment and human tragedy, The Greely Expedition tells of an 1881 scientific mission to the Arctic that ended with death and rumors of cannibalism.• Visit the The Greely Expedition webpage
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Premiere Date: 01/30/2011
Episode Expires: Fri 31 Jan 2014
TV Rating: NR
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