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In search of Franklin

Captain Robert Gillan and a 51-man crew search for the grave and remains of the missing Franklin expedition.
Medium: Radio
Program: Assignment
Broadcast Date: Sept. 20, 1967
Guest(s): Robert Gillan
Reporter: Don McDermid
Duration: 4:01

Last updated: May 3, 2013

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