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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Unearthing Secret America (#1301)

The great arc of early American history is brought to life through three tremendous archeological finds: Jamestown fort reveals the struggles of the colonists; slave quarters at Monticello and Williamsburg introduce viewers to a secret world for the first time; and the recently discovered Confederate submarine, Hunley - which carried out the world's first successful submarine attack and then failed to return - brings the Civil War into vivid close up. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Alan Alda brings his unique blend of curiosity and humor to the exploration of the latest trends in science, medicine, technology and the environment.

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