• Short Summary

    A GROUP OF EIGHT EXPLORERS WERE GIVEN A GRAND SEND-OFF AT SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, LAST WEDNESDAY, AS THEY BEGAN A FREE-FLOATING JOURNEY ON A RAFT WHICH IS EXPECTED TO TAKE SIX YEARS.

  • Description

    A GROUP OF EIGHT EXPLORERS WERE GIVEN A GRAND SEND-OFF AT SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, LAST WEDNESDAY, AS THEY BEGAN A FREE-FLOATING JOURNEY ON A RAFT WHICH IS EXPECTED TO TAKE SIX YEARS. THEY INTEND TO STUDY THE CURRENTS OF THE MIGHTY PACIFIC OCEAN, AS DID THE FAMOUS "KON-TIKI" EXPEDITION.

    CAPTAIN DEVAR BAKER IS IN CHARGE OF THE EXPEDITION. HIS WIFE, NOLA, IS ALSO MAKING THE JOURNEY. THE RAFT, "LEHI",IS EQUIPPED WITH AN OUTBOARD MOTOR - PURELY FOR EMERGENCIES - AND A TINY VEGETABLE GARDEN. A POWERFUL RADIO TRANSMITTER IS ANOTHER NECESSARY REFINEMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAARID9XZ219PZKZJ3XTGZG0PXU
    Media URN:
    VLVAARID9XZ219PZKZJ3XTGZG0PXU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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