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In 1913, Theodore Roosevelt Led An Expedition Down The River Of Doubt, An Unknown, Uncharted River In The Rain Forest Of Brazil. In 1992, His Great-Grandson Tweed Roosevelt Did It All Over Again! A Televisual Log Of The 1992 Haskell-McKnight Expedition Which Traced The Course Taken By The 1913-1914 Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition Down The River That Would Ultimately Be Named Rio Roosevelt, Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! #RooseveltRondonScientificExpedition #HaskellMcKnightExpedition #RioRoosevelt #RioTheodoro #RiverOfDoubt #Expeditions #NationalGeographicSociety #Brazil #AmazonRiver #TheodoreRoosevelt #TR #TweedRoosevelt #CandidoRondon #CharlesHaskell #ElizabethMcKnight #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive
After leaving the presidency of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was looking for other worlds to explore. The hardship of the expedition he led to first chart a mysterious tributary to the Amazon River cost three lives, and may have led to the early death of the great exemplar of the "vigorous life" TR's death at the age of 60, 78 years later, Roosevelt's great-grandson Tweed Roosevelt and a team of Americans and Brazilians retraced their route using modern skills and equipment, and to match themselves against those who chartered The River Of Doubt. Numerous discoveries of exactly where certain places and eventes occurred as described by Roosevelt and the expedition are made, and documents in real-time the hardships and difficulties of this forbidding, inhospitable, remote and challenging river. (Color, 1992, 58 Minutes.)