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Adventure; Around Alone



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Around Alone
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

Program Description

The amazing story of Maine sailor Dodge Morgan's non-stop solo voyage around the world aboard his 60 foot sailboat American Promise. Setting a record for the fastest solo circumnavigation- ever, Morgan's 27,500 mile journey is recorded by on-board cameras and highlighted by footage of storms, doldrums, and the psychological stress of sailing 150 days without seeing another human being.



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Chicago: “Adventure; Around Alone,” 01/26/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C48E54E873B04A908E141575F6A39029.
MLA: “Adventure; Around Alone.” 01/26/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C48E54E873B04A908E141575F6A39029>.
APA: Adventure; Around Alone. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C48E54E873B04A908E141575F6A39029
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