Recorded on August 3, 2014.
Episode 288: Shackleton
Ernest Shackleton was one of the last great Antarctic explorers, and he led one of the most ambitious Antarctic expeditions ever undertaken. This is his story, and the story of the dozens of men who threw in their lot with him – many of whom nearly died in the unimaginably harsh conditions of the journey.
Music by Man or Astroman? and Lagwagon
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Time – 67:57 min. / File Size – 33mb
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