Monday, June 25, 2012

Archaeology Online

Friends and colleagues: The latest installment of the Video News from TAC features the following stories:

* Famed UK archaeologist and lecturer Dr. Brooklyn Hornswoggle-Smyth expounds on contemporary archaeology in a short film parody by two irreverent UK students

* Interview with Dr. Mark Van Stone, Keynote Speaker for TAC Festival 2012, with a particular focus on the Maya calendar and predictions of the end of the world in 2012.

See these stories in the June 2012 edition of this monthly half-hour show, available now on our nonprofit streaming-media Web site, The Archaeology Channel ( as well as on cable TV in cities across the US.

Launched in October 2010, the Video News from TAC has presented 47 stories on highly varied topics in seven US states, 18 other countries, and two heavenly bodies (the Earth and the Moon). Video News program details can be found at The growing list of cable TV stations carrying the show is posted at

This and other programs are available on TAC for your use and enjoyment. We urge you to support this public service by participating in our Membership ( and Underwriting ( programs. Only with your help can we continue and enhance our nonprofit public-education and visitor-supported programming. We also welcome new content partners as we reach out to the world community.

Richard M. Pettigrew, Ph.D., RPA
President and Executive Director
Archaeological Legacy Institute

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