Education: Pawky Scot

Nosing about on a farm some 50 miles from Johannesburg in 1938, bright-eyed Robert Broom found the left side of a manlike skull, a mandible, the distal end of a humerus, the proximal end of an ulna, some finger bones. In 1941 Broom & friends found part of a lower jaw. In September Broom found an anklebone. Last week there was still no evidence of murder.

Scottish-born, 76-year-old Dr. Broom (TIME, Jan. 16, 1939) is interested in early man, about whom he has written six books and close to 400 articles. The bones he...

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