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Americas Now

Chile - Surviving the Andes (Joe) 19:03On October 13th, 1972 a plane carrying a rugby team from Uruguay crashed in the Andes Mountains on its way to Chile. Initially, 33 people survived (but many perished in the days that followed). For the next two months those who remained endured below freezing temperatures and high altitude waiting for help. It never came. The story became famous because the passengers resorted to cannibalism to survive. On the 45th anniversary of their rescue, Americas Now...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #213

Sunday, May 12 at 10:30 am on 12.2


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