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SECRETS OF THE DEAD

S6 Ep5: Irish Escape

  • Aired: 05/15/2007
  • 54:23
  • Expires: 12/14/2015
  • Rating: TV-PG
A plea is smuggled to a New York reporter from within Western Australia's Fremantle Prison. This letter launched an American whaler that stood its ground against an armed British steamer for freedom and independence. The whaler was the Catalpa, its captain was George Anthony and its human cargo consisted of six Irish political prisoners, who had suffered at the Fremantle prison for a decade.
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