Episode 01 - Rene Robert Cavelier De La Salle
Added: Jul 16 2011
In the 17th century France gave to America many great men soldiers, statesmen, missionaries and above all the rest stands the immortal figure of Rene Robert Cavelier De La Salle. This gentle born Frenchman’s great ambition, his zest for explorations, his harshness and quick temper in the face of calamity often got him in to predicaments with his associates, his creditors and the French authorities both in Paris and in Canada. Hard pressed financially La Salle meets with his former sponsors the time is early summer of 1681.