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Series
Some American worthies
Episode
John Ledyard, his trip to Siberia
Producing Organization
University of Chicago
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/500-dr2p9h21
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Description
A profile of 18th century American explorer and adventurer John Ledyard and his trip to Siberia.
Profiles of curious figures in the American past, based on diaries, journals and other books of personal record. The speaker is Robert E. Streeter, a professor of English at the University of Chicago.
Broadcast
1955-04-24
Topics
Biography
History
Subjects
Adventure and adventurers--United States--Biography.
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:14:44
Credits
Producing Organization: University of Chicago
Speaker: Streeter, Robert E.
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 55-11-4 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:14:12
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Citations
Chicago: “Some American worthies; John Ledyard, his trip to Siberia,” 1955-04-24, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed April 13, 2021, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-dr2p9h21.
MLA: “Some American worthies; John Ledyard, his trip to Siberia.” 1955-04-24. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. April 13, 2021. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-dr2p9h21>.
APA: Some American worthies; John Ledyard, his trip to Siberia. Boston, MA: University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-dr2p9h21