Yes, I am interested in the back stories about how things like map series were created at the magazine.
I came across another bit of information about a map supplement. In 1985, National Geographic donated 65,000 August 1983 Deep South map…"
"Stephen, I read your follow-up comment the day you posted it, but was called away as I started to reply.
Thanks for the little anecdote story on this! I always enjoy behind-the-scenes tid-bits about this kind of detail, ie, why an…"
Thank you for looking. I had come across an article about Coconut Grove not being included in the 1973 map and 1978 map revision. Carol Myers who was Melville Bell Grosvenor's sister was notified that people could not find her home which…"
Alright, I checked my sets, but I only have immediate access currently to my 1996 Close-Up USA set. SEE attached photo: Coconut Grove IS on this version (whether it was on either 1986 or 1988 Close-Up USA sets, I do not know…"
I was finally able to look at the checklist and noticed the January 17th 1973 special "Strange Creatures Of The Night" is not on the list. Did that special not air at all? The Television Obscurities website wrote an article about…"
Some other interesting facts about the specials are that from 1965-1973 they had aired on CBS. Four specials aired each season on CBS with the exception of the 1972-1973 season which had only aired three. Then, the specials moved to ABC for…"
I noticed on at least two occasions the specials were advertised on a different month from when they were aired. The December 1969 special was advertised on the cover of the November 1969 issue. Also, the January 1972 special was advertised…"
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