1421: The Year China Discovered America?

  • 2004
  • TV Show
  • None

Two-part chronicle of the voyages of 15th-century Chinese admiral Zheng He, who circumnavigated the globe between 1421 and '23, according to British naval historian Gavin Menzies. In Part 1, Zheng He makes it to Africa with his "Starfleet" consisting of up to 300 ships (some perhaps more than 400 feet long---five times the length of Columbus's flagship) (more…)

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