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Mission to the Middle East, Part 1

(Audio recording)

Language: English
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UNESCO Radio presents, Mission to the Middle East, the first of a series of six programmes by Leonard Cottrell based on his journey through Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Libya. This recording includes impressions of the music and folklore of these five lands. These countries had called for aide from several of the United Nations specialized agencies, such as UNESCO, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization (WHO). The recordings were made by André Rigaux and the technical direction was by Jacques Ogus. The narrators were Ralph Truman and James McKechnie. The programme was produced by Leonard Cottrell in the studios of UNESCO in Paris.

Topics and Tags
Place/region: Beirut, Lebanon, Middle East, Southwest Asia
Type: Radio programme
Production and personalities:
Author: Jacques Oguse
Participant: Kenneth Sinclair-Loutit, Leonard Cottrel, James McKechnie, Ralph Truman, Andre Rigaux
Publisher: UNESCO Radio
Producer: Leonard Cottrell
Coproducer/sponsor: UNICEF; WHO
Published in:

Original: Reel-to-reel audio tape
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: STV2664
File No: SYNAV-DIGIT-A02564-ENG , A02627-SPA.WAV
Source ref.: MCR/880
Studio TV ref.: RAD/2664
Rights holder: UNESCO