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Digging for the truth. America's pyramids

Author: Kip PrestholdtJosh BernsteinVicky MatthewsJWM Productions.History Channel (Television network)All authors
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1539, Hernando de Soto's Conquistadors landed in Florida in search of new lands and treasure for the Spanish Crown. Three years later, they were run off the continent by Native American warriors that lived on enormous, earthen pyramids along the Mississippi River. Who were these people? And how did they defeat one of the world's most powerful armies? Follow Josh Bernstein as he paddles down the bayous; builds his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Hernando de Soto; Hernando de Soto
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kip Prestholdt; Josh Bernstein; Vicky Matthews; JWM Productions.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
OCLC Number: 69678644
Notes: Title of episode from disc surface.
Originally broadcast in 2006 on the History Channel.
Credits: Director of photography, Rich Confalone ; editor, Marc Masters.
Performer(s): Host, Josh Bernstein.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: America's pyramids
Responsibility: produced by JWM Productions, LLC for History Television Network Productions ; produced and written by Kip Prestholdt ; co-writer, Josh Bernstein ; directed by Vicky Matthews.

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In 1539, Hernando de Soto's Conquistadors landed in Florida in search of new lands and treasure for the Spanish Crown. Three years later, they were run off the continent by Native American warriors that lived on enormous, earthen pyramids along the Mississippi River. Who were these people? And how did they defeat one of the world's most powerful armies? Follow Josh Bernstein as he paddles down the bayous; builds his own earthen pyramid with modern equipment; and scuba-dives the cold, dark waters of Wisconsin to solve the mystery of America's pyramid builders.

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