Lewis & Clark

The First American Expedition

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the first American expedition to cross what is now the western portion of the United States. It was commissioned by Thomas Jefferson after the Louisiana Purchase to explore the newly acquired territory.

Aired: 05/01/17

Rating: NR


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