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Philippines / Lost Tribe Controversy #498862

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 18, 1978
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(Studio) Earlier report on Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos' trip to Palawan Island to visit alleged newly discovered Stone Age tribe recalled. New reports that tribe is indeed primitive, but apparently not newly discovered noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Palawan Island, Philippines) Details given about reporters' trip to see tribe and information learned that tribe has been known in area for as long as anyone there can remember, that they are Metal Age, not Stone Age, people and that they enjoy modern goods. Tribe is called Taot Bato and lives in caves in extinct volcano on Palawan Island Concern of scientists studying tribe about publicity outlined. Lifestyle of tribe described.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Reynolds, Jack
Duration:
00:02:30

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