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The Myth of the Glamorous Pirate

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 25, 2021
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Though golden-age pirates are often romanticized by popular culture, a pirate’s life was far less appealing than is often portrayed. Reviewing the histories behind these storied individuals reveals that their lives were usually nasty, brutish, and short. Guest: Eric Jay Dolin, author of "Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates" Show More...