In 1909, two men simultaneously lay claim to discovering the North Pole: The German-American doctor and explorer, Frederick A. Cook, and the US Navy officer, Robert E. Peary. The two are ensnared in a bitter dual of lies and deceit, in which Peary emerges with the coveted title.
The documentary The North Pole Conspiracy tells the story of this timeless polar drama and follows the combined clues of decade-long investigations by an American researcher. New evidence and spectacular footage by a British polar expedition, in which Peary’s historic expedition is repeated, deliver baffling results…
1x 45′, 2009