The History Files #50: Pirates

1 hour 12 mins - Published Thu, Apr 28, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Pirates; romanticized or despised, they are a cultural icon scattered through history and a probability wherever there is merchant shipping. Let’s grab a pitcher of grog and set sail through a rogue’s gallery of swashbucklers, political opportunists, and entrepreneurs, and dig into the reality of the world’s third-oldest profession.

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