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USS Olympia Glass

  • Aired: 08/11/2009
  • 18:48
  • Rating: TV-G
A farmhouse door in Nebraska has an etched glass window with a depiction of a ship on open waters. This ship may be the USS Olympia, commanded by George Dewey when he defeated Adm. Montojo's Squadron in 1898, beginning the Spanish-American War. Host Wes Cowan travels to Fremont, Nebraska and Philadelphia to see if the window can serve as a portal into a turning point in American foreign policy.
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Did this farmhouse door sail into battle in one of America's greatest naval victories?
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