Report of the Weans

Report of the Weans

Broadcast: 11th November 1956
Starring: Various
Added: Jun 13 2001
If you’ve never heard this whimsical story before then it comes highly recommended. It is a look at our world from six thousand years in the future. In the same way as our archaeologists dig up and interpret the lives of Egyptians living four thousand years ago these archaeologists of the future are digging up old books and records from our times and trying to make sense of them. The way they interpret such things as Elvis Presley singing Blue Suede Shoes really does make one wonder how accurate our opinion and knowledge of the Egyptians is. The story was originally written by novelist Robert Nathan and first appeared in Harper’s Magazine. It was adapted for radio by William N. Robeson.