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2.5 Travel Talk
L. S. B. LEAKEY , Ph.D
On the eve of his departure for Kenya, Dr. Leakey is to talk about the Colony in which he was born. His parents were missionaries among an African tribe called the Kikuyu, and he was one of the first English children to be born in the Kenya Highlands. He was brought up among the Kikuyu, and speaks their language as well as he speaks English.
Dr. Leakey is a distinguished anthropologist and archaeologist, perhaps best known for his popular book, 'Adam's Ancestors'. He frequently broadcasts in the evening programmes and has broadcast twice before to schools.
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2.30 Feature Programmes and Topical Talks
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3.0 English Literature-1
The Story of next week's Play: ' Ali Baba', a story from the ' Arabian
3.20 Special Music Interlude
3.35 Talk for Sixth Forms
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