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Title 1421, the year China discovered America? [electronic resource] / a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; director, part 1, David Wallace ; producer, part 1, Sun Shuyun ; writer & series producer, William Cran.

Imprint [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2008]


Note Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed July 10, 2008).
Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003.
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2004.
Access Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Credits Photography, Peter Harvey ; music, Howard Davidson.
Performer Narrator, Larry Belling.
Summary This special examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur historian and former submarine commander in the British Navy, Menzies poses an argument that could change the way we perceive global history forever, that Chinese admirals discovered America and Chinese junks first circled the earth.
Form Also available as DVD; previously issued as PBS Home Video FYCA601.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 599482KB).
Subject Zheng, He, 1371-1435 -- Travel.
Discoveries in geography -- Chinese.
Voyages around the world.
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.
Genre/Form Television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Documentary -- Television.
Added Author Wallace, David.
Shuyun, Sun.
Cran, William.
Belling, Larry.
Menzies, Gavin.
Paladin InVision, Ltd.
Penguin Television.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Home Video.
OverDrive, Inc.
Other Form: Original (OCoLC)56216578
Music No. FYCA601 PBS

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