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11:00 A. M. - Time; Aviation report; Library in Miniature.

Wednesday, December 02, 1931

[Date inferred from weather report].

On-Air tones and complete sign-on by Bert Dixon, announcer. Aviation weather report including barometric pressure readings nationwide and the description of a tropical depression off the coast of Florida. Christmas mailing and delivery instructions.

The Library in Miniature deals with “The Climax of Evolution”: segment about the saber-tooth tiger and the super lions (American Lions). Dr. John Campbell Mariam, President of the Carnegie Institute in Washington, discovered the animals’ remains in the La Brea Tar Pits near Los Angeles. A description of the extinct animals’ appearance and predatory behavior is given.



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John C. Merriam

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