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Re: Ancient Ships - Underwater Dream Michine (PBS/Nova Link)

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  • james m. clark jr.
    If this isn t the first time aired, a complete transcript should be at PBS within 2 weeks of air time. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/alicia/dream.html be well,
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 11, 2007
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      If this isn't the first time aired, a complete transcript should be
      at PBS within 2 weeks of air time.

      http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/alicia/dream.html


      be well,
      jamey

      --- In ancient_waterways_society@yahoogroups.com, "james m. clark
      jr." <jameyboy@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hey Ya'll,
      >
      > Mmm I knew there was something I wanted to watch, maybe it'll come
      > on again soon.
      >
      > At any rate, I did catch on PBS, a Nova program documentating a
      > newly desigined submarine for exploration that doesn't need to be
      > lanched from another ship, which tends to be costly, however,
      > unlimited funds wasn't an option, and they built it in about 3yrs
      > with a max budget of a mere $2,000,000.00 which passed ABS
      > standards. The craft holds 4 to 6 passangers and get this, the
      > view is 360' in transparent plastic shell.
      >
      > Not bad for a few visionary friends of Captian Nemo. A good idea
      was
      > also suggested to help raise funds for projects by giving tours.
      >
      > be well,
      > jamey
      >
      >
      > --- In ancient_waterways_society@yahoogroups.com, "Susan"
      > <beldingenglish@> wrote:
      > >
      > > All,
      > >
      > > TV progamming probably differs across the country, but History
      > Channel
      > > tonight (Tues, 4/03) in C. Wisconsin shows 8:00 PM (Central:
      > >
      > > "Ancient Discoveries: Ships.
      > > Lurking beneath Lake Nemi's blue waters lay the titans of Roman
      > naval
      > > engineering--the Nemi Ships. Titanic luxury liners of the
      ancient
      > > world, they held inventions lost for thousands of years. But why
      > were
      > > they built? Were they Caligula's notorious floating pleasure
      > palaces--
      > > rife with excess and debauchery? Flagships of a giant sea force?
      > It
      > > took Mussolini's obsession with all things Roman to finally
      prise
      > the
      > > two wrecks from the depths of Lake Nemi near Rome. Using an
      > ancient
      > > Roman waterway, he drained the lake and rescued the ships, an
      > > accomplishment captured on film that we access to illustrate
      this
      > > astounding story. Sophisticated ancient technology discovered in
      > the
      > > boats transformed the understanding of Roman engineering
      > overnight.
      > > Yet by 1944, the adventure had turned sour and the retreating
      > German
      > > army torched the boats. We reveal the mysteries of the Nemi
      Ships
      > and
      > > the ancient technology that made them possible."
      > >
      > > Daily History Channel Schedule:
      > >
      > > http://www.history.com/schedule.do?action=daily
      > >
      >
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