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World History Minute: Admiral Peary Claims Reaching The North Pole

On April 6th, 1909, Admiral Robert Peary planted the American flag and claimed to be the first human to reach the North Pole. But for our World History Minute, historian John Schmidt tells us why that version of history may not be so clear cut.

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