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Pike, Jefferson and the American West
Would it surprise you to learn that Zebulon Pike never scaled what we now call Pike's Peak? Pike, a largely forgotten and misunderstood explorer, a contemporary of Lewis and Clark, was associated with General James Wilkinson (a Spanish spy) and his legacy suffered for it. Historian Jay Buckley joins Thinking Aloud to share the interesting story.—Original airdate: 5/28/2012

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