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"What In The World" 1 (ca. 1952)


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PRODUCER: WCAU TV (CBS, Philadelphia)

HOST: Dr. Froelich Rainey

PANELISTS:
-Dr. Carleton Coon - expert on the Middle East; anthropologist; winner of Viking Medal for psychical anthropology
-Dr. Schuyler Cammann - expert on the far East; author
---Dr. Matthew W. Stirling--ethnographer who specialized in Meso-America

SHOTLIST:
Item #1
Volcanic glass---obsidian
3,000 B.C.;Northern Iraq
used to make razor like blades
similar material found in Mexico

Item #2
From Mexican tomb (Zapata, Mexico)
seated man
6-11 century A.D.

Item #3
Northern Japan
Ainu ceremonial quiver
late 19th century


Item #4
Late 19th century
wooden mask
represents a god
Ivory Coast of Africa

Item #5
Gold breast plate
Columbia
Date unknown---coming of Europeans

Item #6
Wooden dish
c/a early 1900s
Philippines
dog

Item #8
Northern Iraq
8-9 century B.C.
pottery dog
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