December 11, 2004 Saturday 3PM CT
In 1997, when Henry Louis Gates Jr. of Harvard saw them for the first time, the scholar broke down in tears. After three, on Here on Earth, Jean Feraca and her guests talk about the discovery of an ancient text called the Timbuktu Manuscripts.
- Dr. Stephanie Diakite [jia-kee-TEH'], American scholar who advises the Malian government on the manuscripts.
- Okolo Rashid [oh-KOH'-loh ha-SHEE'], co-founder and executive director of the International Museum of Islam Cultures.