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The American Experience
Special Feature: 20th Century American Explorers

William Beebe William Beebe: Going Deeper
An unquenchable curiosity leads this naturalist to explore the wonders and mysteries of the oceans' depths

Lincoln Ellsworth Lincoln Ellsworth: Pioneering Arctic Aviation
Captivated by the 'gleam of the Northern Lights,' an aviation pioneer explores the Poles by air

John Glenn John Glenn: The Right Stuff
Coming full circle in the age of space exploration

Robert Peary Robert Peary: To the Top of the World
Battling the elements and controversy while staking his claim to the North Pole

Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt: Forging the River of Doubt
The unstoppable Bull Moose nearly meets his match in the jungles of Brazil

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