Narrator: "DeSoto had a lot at stake. He had invested his entire fortune in this expedition, and his only hope was to find his cache of gold. He also knew if his army failed he would never command another."
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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