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Into the Amazon | Digital Short

Cândido Rondon

When Theodore Roosevelt accepted an expedition down an unknown river in Brazil, his guide was to be a man named Cândido Rondon. Rondon was a colonel in the Brazilian army, and had spent the previous ten years fording a path through the Amazon and laying thousands of miles of telegraph wire. He was considered the Lewis and Clark of Brazil. Into the Amazon filmmaker John Maggio introduces the intrepid explorer.

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