Lost in the Amazon: The Enigma of Colonel Percy Fawcett

Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 7pm PT/10pm ET

An epic tale of a legendary adventurer. His exploits in the Amazon inspired books (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Lost World”) and led to Hollywood movies. Col. Percy Fawcett was the original Indiana Jones and his search for a Lost City in the Brazilian jungle in the 1920’s was followed by millions of newspaper readers around the world. Having survived countless deadly adventures, Fawcett was believed to be virtually indestructible and his disappearance remains one of the great mysteries of global exploration.

Since that time, readers around the world and would be rescuers have speculated about the fate of Col. Percy Fawcett and his party. Modern day explorer/adventurer Niall McCann travels to England and South America, to search for the truth behind the Fawcett enigma.

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