Howard Carter: Triumph and Treasure
First Aired: November 26, 2000
A profile of British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939), who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt in 1922 after searching in the desert for 30 years. Included: archival photographs; and interviews with historians.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)