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The World About Us: Trans-African Hovercraft: Part 3: Land of Tchad

Synopsis

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The Hovercraft arrives at Fort Lamy, capital of remote Tchad, to be met by the President. In the meantime a side expedition through the old African kingdom of Dahomey discovers a King and his female warriors - 'the Amazons of Abomey.'
From Fort Lamy the Hovercraft heads north along the Chari river to Lake Tchad, an inland sea as large as Wales and one of the least penetrated regions on earth.

Written and narrated by John Stockbridge
A co-production with Bayerischer Rundfunk
Expedition sponsored by The International Publishing Corporation

Contributors

Writer/Narrator: John Stockbridge
Producer: Bob Saunders
Executive Producer: Brian Branston






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