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Piltdown Man

First transmitted in 1955, Glyn Daniel tells the story of how Piltdown Man's remains were exposed as one of the most remarkable hoaxes in scientific history.

Experts Dr J. Weiner of the Department of Anatomy at Oxford University and Dr Kenneth Oakley of the Natural History Museum explain how they came to the conclusion that the remains were a forgery.

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Mon 30 May 1955 20:45
BBC Television Service