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Mission to the Middle East, Part 6

(Audio recording)

Language: English

UNESCO Radio presents, Mission to the Middle East, the sixth and last of a series of six programmes by Leonard Cottrell based on his journey through Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Libya. This recording includes a report on the United Nations specialized agencies working in Sers El Layan, Egypt and how UNESCO and the Egyptian Government started an experimental centre for Fundamental Education. Additionally, this recording includes 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: Fisha, Egypt, Norht Africa
Type: Radio programme
Production and personalities:
Author: Jacques Oguse
Participant: 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: STV2669
Source ref.: MCR/916
Studio TV ref.: RAD/2669
Rights holder: UNESCO