Movies Under the Dome: "Search for the Greatest Polar Explorer"

Date: 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chamber

Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, best known for his pioneering visit to the South Pole and sailing through the Northwest Passage, disappeared in 1928 when his plane went down during a mission to rescue Italian explorer Umberto Nobile. Only a wing float and a fuel tank from his aircraft, the French twin-engine flying boat Latham 47, were recovered.

More than 80 years later, National Geographic follows an expedition setting out to uncover the truth behind the legendary explorer's disappearance.

 

        
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