American Experience

The Greely Expedition

Passport Season 23 Episode 5 | 52m 12s

An epic story of adventure, abandonment and human tragedy, The Greely Expedition tells of an 1881 scientific mission to the Arctic that ended with death and rumors of cannibalism.

Aired: 01/30/11

Expires: 02/11/22

Rating: TV-PG

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