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Jamestown's 'Jane' Reflects Grim Reality of Early Settlers

  • Posted: 5/5/2013
    • Length: 05:18
    • Plays: ???
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An archaeological dig at Jamestown, Va., unearthed the remains of a teenage girl whose skull had been butchered -- confirmation that early settlers resorted to cannibalism to stave off hunger. Jeffrey Brown talks with William Kelso, the director of the team, about how their discovery alters our understanding of that history.

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