American Experience

Into the Deep preview

Preview: Season 22 Episode 8 | 31s

The history of the American whaling industry from its 17th-century origins in drift-and-shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War.

Aired: 05/10/10

Rating: TV-PG

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