World History Minute: The real Robinson Crusoe

World History Minute: The real Robinson Crusoe
World History Minute: The real Robinson Crusoe

World History Minute: The real Robinson Crusoe

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Historian and author John Schmidt takes us back to a fictional day in world history: February 2, 1709, the day Robinson Crusoe was rescued. John explains the story of Alexander Selkirk, the man that most scholars believe the story of Robinson Crusoe is based upon. PHOTO: duncan c/Flickr