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Neil MacGregor

British Museum

Neil MacGregor appears in the following:

A History of the World in 100 Objects

Monday, January 09, 2012

Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, talks about selecting100 man-made artifacts that each provide an intimate glimpse of an important turning point in human civilization. The 100-episode BBC series A History of the World in 100 Objects, and its companion book, A History of the World in 100 Objects, stretches back two million years and covers the globe. From the very first hand axe to the ubiquitous credit card, each item tells a story, and together they relate the larger history of mankind.

Starting Tuesday, January 10, the Leonard Lopate Show will be airing the BBC series A History of the World in 100 Objects, an object a day for 100 days.

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