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Harry Houdini's Impulse to Escape

At age 33, Houdini began performing dangerous water escapes outdoors to promote his vaudeville shows around the country. His encore to escape not only appealed to thousands of spectators, but also brought people from foreign countries to escape from poverty and injustice.
Aired: 10/19/2018 | 0:01:38
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