Discovering the Real Lewis and Clark

When you hear the word bicentennial, it brings to mind the year 1976, when Americans were painting everything red, white and blue. But there is an event just over the horizon that will bring fresh meaning to the word, a commemoration of a three-year saga that began in January 1803, when President Jefferson sent Congress a secret plan for exploring the "Western Ocean" and asked for $2,500 to finance the trip. The ensuing adventure of Lewis and Clark and their multicultural Corps of Discovery is such a defining American saga that we wanted to be second to none in bringing you...

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