One Man’s Journey; Crocodile River, The
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- One Man’s Journey
- Crocodile River, The
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Broadcast in January 2005. Personal and geographic journeys collide in this intimate, first person portrait of naturalist-explorer Robert Perkins. The three-part series, filmed over eighteen years beginning in 1987, chronicles Perkins's adventures in his canoe as he discovers new terrain and insight on life. Series release date: 2005
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This episode begins when Perkins embarks on a ten-week exploration of the Limpopo River in southern Africa with Bongus Lunga, a Zimbabwean man who had never before left his small village. Perkins's initial goal is to investigate the Africa behind the headlines, but he soon finds himself challenging his own assumptions and stereotypes about Africans. Both travelers come to unique discoveries about the river, its region, its people, and each other. The result is a remarkable tale of friendship and the discovery of joy, resilience, and human connection amidst political and economic suffering.
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- Chicago: “One Man’s Journey; Crocodile River, The,” 11/22/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 13, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1104DE37FED5487CB72B433E153EC02C.
- MLA: “One Man’s Journey; Crocodile River, The.” 11/22/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 13, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1104DE37FED5487CB72B433E153EC02C>.
- APA: One Man’s Journey; Crocodile River, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1104DE37FED5487CB72B433E153EC02C