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Gavin Menzies

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Biography:

Gavin Menzies (Royal Navy Submarine Commanding Officer, retired) first went to China in 1937, where he spent the first two years of his life. He joined the Royal Navy in 1953 and served in submarines from 1959 to 1970. As a junior officer he sailed the world in the wake of Columbus, Dias, Cabral and Vasco da Gama. When in command of H.M.S. Rorqual (1968 - 70), he sailed the routes pioneered by Magellan and Captain Cook. Since leaving the Royal Navy, he has returned to China and the Far East many times, and in the course of researching 1421 he has visited 120 countries, over 900 museums and libraries and every major seaport of the late Middle Ages.

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Past Shows:

GMOs/ Discovery of America

A leading spokesperson on the dangers of genetically modified foods, Jeffrey Smith, offered an update on GMO foods, and their connection to health problems and disorders.

In the latter half, author and former submarine Captain in the British Navy, Gavin Menzies,... More »

Host: George Noory

Lost Atlantean Empire

Appearing during the middle two hours, author and former submarine Captain in the British Navy, Gavin Menzies, presented his theory of Atlantis. First hour guest, meteorologist Anthony Watts commented on a new More »

Host: George Noory

Chinese Impact on Western Culture

Retired British Royal Navy submarine commander and author Gavin Menzies discussed his work chronicling the Chinese discovery of the Americas, and how their technology sparked change in Europe in the 15th century.Menzies argues that the Chinese circumnavigated the globe a century before Magellan was credited with the accomplishment and also discovered the Americas 70 years before Columbus... More »

Host: Ian Punnett
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