Great American Railroad Journeys

Plymouth to New London

Series 3 - Episode 7 Plymouth to New London

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Summary

Michael Portillo heads for Plymouth, where he learns about the indigenous tribes of Wampanoag people, before boarding the Cape Cod Central heritage bound for Hyannis. Finally, he makes his way to the island of Nantucket, where he discovers how New Englanders made vast fortunes from whale oil, before heading to join conservationists and whale watchers at sea.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Director Chris Bairstow
Series Editor Alison Kreps
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