Newscast from the Past

Season 1 Episode 5

April 18, 1521

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April 18, 1521
The impact of Martin Luther's call for a Reformation is portrayed. The printing press has made great strides in spreading knowledge (a commercial for the Bible is featured). After obituaries to Leonardo Da Vinci and Christopher Columbus, a final major story reports on efforts to stop the Portuguese slave trade.moreless

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Richard Goodman (II)

Richard Goodman (II)

Robert of Fairfield

Henry A. Anderson

Henry A. Anderson

Richard of Essex [Episodes 1-3 and 6]

Mary Sit

Mary Sit

Wen Chi [Episodes 1, 4-5]

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