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Flashback: DER in National Geographic’s “Bushmen of the Kalahari” (1974)

Here is an excerpt from the National Geographic Society television special Bushmen of the Kalahari (1974), featuring John Marshall and associates at the old DER office on Dane Street in Somerville, Massachusetts. Original air date: May 17th, 1974. More info on IMDB.

Fun fact: This special was narrated by Leslie Nielsen and written by a man named Bud Wiser.


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