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...Expedition” debuts tonight as a part of PBS’ American Experience series. It will air at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific/8 p.m. Central and Mountain in most markets. Check local listings. How has there not been a successful series just presenting stories of the...
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KPBSPBS documentary tells tragic story of Greely ExpeditionFairbanks Daily News-MinerThe program focuses on an 1881 expedition that Alaska author Alden Todd captured in his book, "Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition ...American Experience - "Greely Expedition"A.V. Club (satire) (blog)Greely Expedition: American ExperienceArizona Public MediaHey, Watch It! - This Week's TV PicksSFGate.com (blog)Anchorage Daily Newsall 7 news articles »
'Chuck,' 'Antiques Roadshow' on tap tonightNew Philadelphia Times Reporter“American Experience” follows at 9 with an episode focusing on “The Greely Expedition.” In 1881 a 25-man crew set sail for Lady Franklin Bay with Lt. ...and more »
Monday Watch List: Cannibalism!NBC New York (blog)AMERICAN EXPERIENCE – 9:00PM (PBS) Learn all about the Greely expedition, an 1881 expedition to the high arctic. Only six of the 25 men who ventured out ...and more »
...the commander had to choose from were a motley set of under-experienced cavalrymen. The authorities assembled for The Greely Expedition explain what happened with a mix of enthusiasm and awe, as indeed, the saga soon turns horrifying. Some explanation seems...
Watch this (TV for Mon. 1/31)Santa Rosa Press Democrat (blog)“American Experience: The Greely Expedition” (10 pm, PBS). A documentary look at an disastrous 1881 expedition to the North Pole. The exploration ship sunk ...and more »
TV's Best BetsCincinnati.com... a retired general with a Medal of Honor; still, this compelling documentary says, he would always be known as leader of the Greely Expedition. ...and more »
Monday's TV highlightsLos Angeles TimesThis new episode, "The Greely Expedition," uses scientific accounts, letters, diaries and photographs to document how personality clashes, ...and more »
Daily guideBoston GlobeAmerican Experience “The Greely Expedition'' 9 pm WGBH-TV (Channel 2) The story of a deadly 1881 expedition to the High Arctic. Masterpiece “Downton Abbey'' ...
...to do – beat the best record,” but he had not entered the Arctic to do anything of the kind. In fact, organizers of the Greely expedition had hoped quite the opposite: that Greely and his men would turn their backs on dangerous and irrelevant dashes to the...
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Cape Bretoner played role in ill-fated Arctic expeditionTheChronicleHerald.caThe original expedition was called the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (or the Greely Expedition) and its purpose was to collect Arctic data on meteorology and ...
TV notes for week of Jan. 30Catholic Sentinel31, 9-10 pm EST (PBS) "Greely Expedition." Using scientific accounts, diaries, photographs and letters, this episode of the series "American Experience" ...and more »
Monday, January 31 -- 8:00pm "The Greely Expedition," about an 1881 scientific expedition to the High Arctic. Three years later, only six men (of 25) returned, bringing with them stories of starvation, mutiny and cannibalism. The documentary features expert interviews. www.lpb.org
TechnoratiAmerican Experience Presents The Greely Expedition, January 31, 2011TechnoratiThe Greely Expedition is a story of bravery, death, commitment, comradeship, and redemption. It is—in turns—inspiring, sad, and incredible. ...