10-Minute Mystery: Lincoln Ellsworth and the North Pole controversy


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In 1926, Rear Admiral Richard Byrd became a household name after being the first to fly over the North Pole. But after his diary from the trip was re-discovered in the 1990s, experts disputed his claim. If Byrd wasn't the the first man to fly to the pole, then that honor would belong to Lincoln Ellsworth of Hudson, Ohio and his expedition partners. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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