Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 5

In part 5 of our series, Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery will fight their way over the Rocky Mountains, and then descend the Columbia River, reaching the Pacific Coast in November of 1805. None of it was easy. The Corps faced starvation, potentially hostile natives and disaster. Listen to this episode online. … Continue reading Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 5

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 1

In Part 1 of our series, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark prepare to lead the Corps of Discovery west in an attempt to reach the Pacific Ocean. In this episode, we go into the background of the Louisiana Territory, discuss the man most responsible for the expedition (Thomas Jefferson), and look into the backgrounds of … Continue reading Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 1