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National Geographic Weekend


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October 20, 2007

This Week's Guests:

• National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Johan Reinhard discusses his discovery of a frozen, perfectly preserved Incan mummy and how it recently went on display for the first time ever, in an Argentinean museum. Boyd and Johan also discuss his extensive work in Machu Piccu.

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• Tim Laman, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine discusses birds of paradise that he photographed in Papua New Guinea for the July issue of NGM.

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• Arturo Perez Torres joins Boyd to discuss the film he directed, SuperAmigos. The film was included in this year’s National Geographic All Roads Film Festival. In the studio as well was Super Barrio, a Lucha Libre wrestler who is a main character in SuperAmigos.

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• Seth Bauer, Editorial Director of the Green Guide, talks about wasting food.

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• National Geographic Photographer, Reza talks with Boyd about his photographic work in Afghanistan and his creation of an organization dedicated to promoting freedom of the press and individual in that country.

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• Von Hardesty talks to Boyd about his new book, Epic Rivalry, published by NG Books. In his interview, he discusses the space race from a new perspective.

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• Leah Bendavid-Val comes to the show to discuss her new book published by NG Books, Song Without Words. In her book, she weaves together Sophia Tolstoy’s photos and original prose to provide an intimate portrait of her life with novelist Leo Tolstoy.

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• Seth Bauer, Editorial Director of the Green Guide, talks about which types of plastic are environmentally safe.

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