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Irita Van Doren introduces Barzun, who talks about his book "God's Country and Mine."
Irita Van Doren introduces mystery writer Richard Lockridge, who talks about the books he has written with his wife, Frances, about the Norths. He also tells stories about his wife and how they began writing mystery novels together.
Irita Van Doren introduces Heinrich Harrer, the Austrian mountaineer who wrote "Seven Years in Tibet," who talks about a trip to Tibet. How the Tibetans marry, how the Dalai Lama is chosen. [Harrer was a member of the Nazi Party!]
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71168
Municipal archives id: LT2985