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Pirates (1998)

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Discovery examines the history of "Golden age of Piracy." The program takes a detailed look at the harsh lives of pirates, their tactics, motivations and why they would choose such a life. ... See full summary »

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Rachel Ferjani ...
Mary Reid
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Narrator
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Pirate
Jonathan Leveck ...
Pirate
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Lorna Bennet ...
Anne Bonnie
Mike Cheshire ...
Himself
David Cordingly ...
Himself
Harold Ellis ...
Himself (as Professor Harold Ellis)
William Gilkerson ...
Himself
Ainsley Henriques ...
Himself
Kenneth Kinkor ...
Himself
Alf Readman ...
Himself, Master Sailmaker
Chip Reynolds ...
Himself
Julie Wheelwright ...
Herself, Author
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Discovery examines the history of "Golden age of Piracy." The program takes a detailed look at the harsh lives of pirates, their tactics, motivations and why they would choose such a life. The geopolitical forces that lead to the proliferation of pirates and their final demise are explained. Written by David Foss

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