tv.broadwayworld.com

Elizabeth Palmer Heads to Timbuktu on Tonight's CBS EVENING NEWS

February 5
4:22 2013

Elizabeth Palmer Heads to Timbuktu on Tonight's CBS EVENING NEWS

CBS News Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer speaks with a resident of Timbuktu, Mali, who saved thousands of priceless Arabic artifacts. The report will be broadcast tonight, Feb. 5 on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) on the CBS Television Network.

When Islamic extremists drove into Mali's fabled town of Timbuktu last April, resident Abdul Kader Haidara initiated an emergency plan to preserve the manuscripts from one of the world's greatest historical legacies from the extremists' grasps.

"I bought every tin box I could find, the kind we store household goods in, and I filled them with manuscripts until the library was empty," Haidara tells Palmer.
Haidara says that he quietly distributed the full boxes to local families so that they could hide them.

Patricia Shevlin is the Executive Producer of the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY.

Related Links
NBC Renews Jennifer Lopez Drama SHADES OF BLUE for Second SeasonNBC Renews Jennifer Lopez Drama SHADES OF BLUE for Second Season
February 05, 2016
ABC's MADOFF Mini-Series Closes with Solid Numbers on ThursdayABC's MADOFF Mini-Series Closes with Solid Numbers on Thursday
February 05, 2016
FSLC Announces Morgan Freeman as Recipient of 43rd Annual Chaplin AwardFSLC Announces Morgan Freeman as Recipient of 43rd Annual Chaplin Award
February 05, 2016
HGTV's PROPERTY BROTHERS Compete on FAMILY FEUD TodayHGTV's PROPERTY BROTHERS Compete on FAMILY FEUD Today
November 19, 2015
Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Tonight, November 19, 2015Scoop: 2 BROKE GIRLS on CBS - Tonight, November 19, 2015
by TV Scoop - November 19, 2015


About Author

   Subscribe to Author Alerts

TV VIDEOS


BWW Review: DEADPOOL Shakes Up Superhero Genre with Profane PerfectionBWW Review: DEADPOOL Shakes Up Superhero Genre with Profane Perfection BWW Column: How Can GALAVANT Improve if Renewed for Unlikely Third Season?
BWW Column: How Can GALAVANT Improve if Renewed for Unlikely Third Season?

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow