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The adventures of real life Captain Nemo, Robert Ballard

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In 2019, Nautilus plied the Pacific waters off the island of Nikumaroro, searching for any sign of Amelia EarhartÕs lost plane. In the cool, dark control room, we kept a 24-hour vigil. (Gabriel Scarlett/National Geographic Image Collection)

In 1985, Robert Ballard discovered the Titanic wreckage off the coast of Newfoundland. But his explorations didn’t stop there!

This hour, Robert Ballard joins us to discuss his new book Into The Deep: A Memoir From The Man Who Found Titanic. We talk about the Titanic and all of Ballard’s amazing adventures including discovering the Bismarck, a German battleship.

We’ll also talk about his recent exploration to try to find Amelia Earhart’s airplane.

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Robert Ballard - Author of Into The Deep: A Memoir From The Man Who Found the Titanic

Cat Pastor contributed to this show which originally aired August 30, 2021.

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