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ABC Evening News for
Wednesday, Nov 15, 1978

Headline: Mead Death / Anthropology


(Studio) Death from cancer of anthropologist Margaret Mead reported Mead's authorship of "Coming of Age in Samoa" mentioned.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Mead's background noted. Films shown include some she had made and narrated herself in early studies and one made last year by friend. [MEAD - discusses raising of children in Bali.] Her travels through Samoa, New Guinea and Bali mentioned. Mead's testimony to congress cmtes. in 1970's recalled and her work as curator of ethnology at NYC's American Museum of Natural History reported Her comments on 75th birthday in 1976 quoted. Facts about her personal life cited. [MEAD - says goodby to film-making friend.]
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Program Time:05:23:40 pm - 05:25:30 pm. Duration: 01:50
Record Number:51667
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Reporters:Robinson, Max; Sherr, Lynn
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