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History Camp Discussions
Thursday, March 2, 2023 @ 8 pm Eastern
Rebecca Simon, PhD
Why We Love Pirates: The Hunt for Captain Kidd and How He Changed Piracy Forever

Pirates scholar, Rebecca Simon, PhD, explains how the global manhunt for Captain Kidd turned pirates into the romantic antiheroes we love today. Simon tells the story of one of the most famous pirates in history and the crime for which he was hanged, piracy. Learn more about  real life pirates, the brutal executions they faced and the the origin of our romanticized view of pirates.


Join us at HistoryCamp.org for this free, LIVE event and watch replays of earlier interviews, presentations, and discussions.

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