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by L. S. B. Leakey , Ph.D.
Curator, Coryndon Museum, Nairobi In July this year Dr. Leakey's wife, working with her husband, discovered a fossil skull at Olduvai Gorge, Tanganyika, where Dr. Leakey has been working since 1931. He maintains that this skull, dating from the Lower Pleistocene more than half I million years ago, represents the earliest known true maker of stone .ools and it thus the earliest known ' man.'
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Contributors

Unknown:
L. S. B. Leakey

A radio comedy by James Saunders
Helen Carboy (Monica Grey), Charles Car boy, M.D., her father (Deryck Guyler ); The Rev. Wandsworth Teeter (Douglas Storm); Daphne Carboy (Joan Maiheson ); Sandra (Kathleen Helme)
Production by Donald MeWhinnie

Contributors

Comedy By:
James Saunders
Comedy By:
Helen Carboy
Unknown:
Charles Car
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
Rev. Wandsworth Teeter
Unknown:
Daphne Carboy
Unknown:
Joan Maiheson
Production By:
Donald Mewhinnie

The Machinery Makers by Seymour Melman
Associate Professor of Industrial and Management Engineering,
Columbia University
Professor Melman has recently returned to the U.S.A. from the Soviet Union, where he was astounded by Russian progress in the mass production of machine tools, key to an industrial society's prosperity.
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GEORGE SEFERIS , who as George Seferiadis is Greek Ambassador in London, is also Greece's leading poet. In this programme he comments on his own poems and reads some of them, or extracts from some of them, in Greek. The translations are by Rex Warner, Philip Sherrard , Bernard Spencer , Nanos Valaoriris , and Lawrence Durrell.
Readers: George Seferis
C. Day Lewis , Louis MacNeice Production by Louis MacNeice

Contributors

Unknown:
George Seferis
Unknown:
George Seferiadis
Unknown:
Philip Sherrard
Unknown:
Bernard Spencer
Unknown:
Nanos Valaoriris
Readers:
Lawrence Durrell.
Readers:
George Seferis
Readers:
C. Day Lewis
Production By:
Louis MacNeice

Quintet for wind and piano played by the Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble:
Gareth Morris , Stephen Walters
Cecil James , Barry Tuckwell
Patrick Piggott (piano)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gareth Morris
Unknown:
Stephen Walters
Unknown:
Cecil James
Unknown:
Barry Tuckwell
Piano:
Patrick Piggott

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