University Place

Rethinking Jean Nicolet's Journey to Wisconsin

Special | 30m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Patrick Jung, Associate Professor, General Studies, Milwaukee School of Engineering, delves into the myths claiming that Jean Nicolet was seeking an inland passage to China by way of the Great Lakes. Based on a misunderstanding of the original sources, Jung presents a fascinating reinterpretation of Nicolet’s journey.

Aired: 10/20/14

Rating: TV-G

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