Today's story is "The Flying Postman" by V.H. Drummond
Presenters this week Diane Dorgan, Johnny Silvo
Author (The Flying Postman):
for the Guinness Trophy
The last two hours' play direct from The Oval.
Introduced by Peter West
Reporting the world tonight Peter Woods with Martin Bell, Michael Blakey, Michael Clayton, Michael Sullivan, David Tindall, Richard Whitmore and the correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News
A pioneer settler and his two sons fighting to keep their hard-won cattle land in the lawless territory of California during the closing years of last century.
Scott helps a young orphan boy to find his grandfather, a man whose courage and fame as a lawman are legendary.
(The myth that Presidents believe in: pages 42-45)
Kansas Bill Sharpe:
This week's programme in the series on Man and Science Today.
The family of man began to evolve from the primate order about 15 million years ago but how have we changed since then? Where did we come from; what did our ancestors look like and how did they live?
The great detective story has traced our origins back to the extinct ape-man of Africa-probably mankind's earliest pre-human ancestor; from the Transvaal comes the skull of an ape-man child, bearing the marks of a fatal leopard attack made about two million years ago. In a pre-Neanderthal cave in the centre of modern Nice detailed analysis of the patterns of shells, rocks, and bones found on the floor has revealed an exact picture of how man once built his camp there 130,000 years ago.
Tonight's Horizon looks at the work of archaeologists and scientists who are digging for similar evidence of man's earlier. existence on sites in Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia.
Produced for MGM by:
A non-stop sing-in of familiar tunes with Kiki Dee, Heathmore, Lois Jane, Jackie Lee, Mike Redway, Tom Saffery, Andee Silver, Danny Street and The Fine Tooth Combs
The Fine Tooth
One of the four major championships in the world, this title is competed for by members of the United States Professional Golfers' Association which includes illustrious overseas players such as Britain's Tony Jacklin and South Africa's Gary Player. In addition to the considerable prize money of this tournament the winner automatically qualifies, for the fourth and final place in the World Series of Golf, alongside the reigning Open Champions of Great Britain and America and the us Masters Champion, which will be contested at Akron in September.
This programme features the highlights of the final round of this 72-hole stroke-play tournament played yesterday at the Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Presented by the American Broadcasting Company
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Talk, argument, people, diversion with Joan Bakewell, Michael Dean, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley