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Mobile’s many shipwrecks help tell the area’s long history

Clip: 04/13/2019 | 1m 50s

During last year’s search in Alabama’s Mobile River for the Clotilda -- the last known slave ship to arrive in the U.S. -- archaeologists also gathered data on all kinds of other artifacts that shed light on the area's rich history. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports.

Aired: 04/13/19

Rating: NR

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