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Media Presentations of Easter Island Statue Project

Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg’s work has been featured in the following programs:

Mysterious Easter Island ‘heads’ have bodies too“, msnbc.com, 2012

Detetive Virtual investiga mistério das estátuas da Ilha de Páscoa“, TV Globo, Brazil, 2012

#601 Easter Island – Mysteries & Myths“, Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope, 2012

“Mysterious Journeys: Easter Island”, The Travel Channel, 2007

Guest appearance.

“Mega Movers: Ancient Mystery Moves”, The History Channel, 2007

Broadcast, Chilean television on Rapa Nui, 2006.

“Where in the World is Matt Lauer?”, The Today Show, NBC, 2005

Web archive: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/9955569#9955569

“Easter Island Statue Project”, Bill White Productions, 2003

One hour presentation.

“Easter Island”, BBC Horizon, 2003

Two-hour documentary. Web archive: http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2003/easterisland.shtml

“Wonders of the Ancient World: Easter Island”, Discovery Channel, 2003

“Easter Island”, The History Channel, 1999

One hour program aired world wide. Appearance and special commentary (including conversation with Thor Heyerdahl in Tenerife, Spain).

“Secrets of Lost Empires”, NOVA/WGBH Boston, 1997

One hour program describing my experimental archaeology project examining pre-industrial technology in an island chiefdom. We created, transported and erected a replica statue representing the average figure. Michael Barnes, Producer. 1997. Airing Feb., 2000.
Web archive: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/easter/
Streaming on Hulu: http://www.hulu.com/watch/23349/nova-secrets-of-lost-empires-ii-easter-island

“Virtual Archaeologist on Easter Island”

CD ROM format presentation prepared by the Digital Archaeology Lab, UCLA Institution of Archaeology and used for fundraising and promotional demonstrations, 1997.

“Katherine Routledge”, The Women’s Hour, 1996

Interview on The Women’s Hour, BBC Radio, London, 1996

“Archaeology: Easter Island”, The Learning Channel, 1995

Half hour documentary of my work for the Archaeological Institute of America’s acclaimed “Archaeology” series and The Learning Channel, 1995. Aired repeatedly world-wide.

“Accidental Archaeologist”, CBS Sunday Morning, 1995

Biographical sketch of Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg by Charles Osgood.

“Easter Island”, Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World, 1995

Half hour program, Granite Productions, London, for ITV. Aired world wide.

“Easter Island”, BBC Horizons, 1987

Two hour documentary prepared by the BBC Horizons. Aired world wide repeatedly.

Interviews about Among Stone Giants:The Life of Katherine Routledge and Her Remarkable Expedition to Easter Island

Eye on Books

Streaming online: http://www.eyeonbooks.com/ibp.php?ISBN=074324480X

The Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC, 2003

Streaming online: http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/episodes/2003/04/08

Posted on May 11th, 2009 by EISP Staff | Categories: Media Coverage |