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April 20, 2019

Lost for centuries, Christopher Columbus' son's library rediscovered

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Hernando Colón was the illegitimate son of famed explorer Christopher Columbus. His love of books inspired him to attempt an ambitious dream: store all of the world's books in one place. He summarized much of the information in his "Libro de los Epítomes," which has recently been rediscovered. Produced by: The World staff. Image credit: Creative Commons.

Aired April 16, 2019

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