Science: Ancient American

Improbable though his story seems, a Stone Age man, practically untouched by modern civilization, was alive in the U.S. only 50 years ago. When he stumbled out of the brush near Oroville in northern California one August morning in 1911, he was naked except for a scrap of canvas thrown over his shoulders. Weak and emaciated, he spoke not a word of English or any other known language. It was days before anyone could communicate with him and learn who he was. Now, half a century later, a new book, Ishi in Two...

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