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Mission to the Middle East, Part 2

Language: English

UNESCO Radio presents, Mission to the Middle East, the second of a series of six programmes by Leonard Cottrell based on his journey through Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Libya. This recording includes a summary of part one and the fight against infant mortality in Lebanon and recorded impressions of the music and folklore of the aforementioned 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: Leonard Cottrel, James McKechnie, Ralph Truman, Andre Rigaux
Producer: Leonard Cottrell
Publisher: UNESCO Radio
Coproducer/sponsor: UNICEF; WHO
Published in:

Original: Reel-to-reel audio tape
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: STV2665

Source ref.: MCR/885
Studio TV ref.: RAD/2665
Rights holder: UNESCO