8:15 - Wild life conservation - John R. Saunders.

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Program sponsored by the Museum of Natural History. John R. Saunders on wildlife conservation. “The world has suffered many losses throughout time…” Saunders expounds on the role of the Natural History Museum in wildlife conservation. Conclusion follows shortly with announcement for upcoming program on Astronomy (here called “Astrology”). Item is out of sequence, with the substance of this lecture following the conclusion. The story of the passenger pigeon and its subsequent extinction is told as a warning against further extinctions and urges people to visit the American Museum of Natural History.

mention of a future lecture on astronomy.

WNYC archives id: 73686