Crossover Week: Natural Disasters (Potato Famine Pt. 1)

av Survival | Publicerades 4/13/2020

If you enjoy the true stories told in Survival, check out this episode from our series Natural Disasters: In 1845, a fungus destroyed Ireland’s potato crops, leaving the Irish population without its main food source. The first months of the famine morphed into a bureaucratic nightmare.

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