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National Geographic / 100th Anniversary #111806

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 13, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Mike Von Fremd) 100th anniversary of National Geographic Society reported; details given, photos shown. [Photographer Jim STANFIELD - discusses aims of his photography.] Evolution of "National Geographic" magazine detailed; scenes and photos shown. Society's funding of research projects, like those of Richard Leakey, and television specials detailed. [Sixth graders Danny YU, Eric SLEGYN, collector Edwin BUXBAUM - praise magazine] [Author C.D.B. BRYAN - criticizes magazine's exploitation of women.] Former society president Alexander Graham Bell quoted; photos shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Size of magazine collection noted.

Jennings, Peter;
von Fremd, Mike

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