An Accident on the River (Journals of Lewis and Clark)

Clip | 1m 9s

This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's "Moments in Time" presents Captain Meriwether Lewis’ journal entry from April 13, 1805, describing a terrifying moment when the Corps of Discovery’s pirogue nearly capsized.

Aired: 11/22/04

Rating: TV-G

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