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Jacques Cousteau on Atlantis and Cognac

February 21, 2017

"We're going to investigate every single one of these hypotheses, and we'll tell you what we think is the truth about it" - Jacques Cousteau in 1978

Interview by Roy Leonard on WGN Radio, from the Roy Leonard Audio Archive

Jacques Cousteau, the world famous oceanographer and undersea explorer who invented the Aqua-Lung, dared to go where no one had gone before. He followed his passion to both protect and better understand our world's oceans and the creatures that inhabited them. Cousteau was 65 at the time of this recording but he was still diving and hungry for more exploration and adventure. Here's his story.

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