December 5, 2001

The diamond industry is one of the most mysterious and profitable. Journalist Matthew Hart shares the history of the diamond trade, and the De Beers cartel marketing strategies. He also describes the special geology that forms diamonds. His book is "Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession".

Grahame Clark was one of the most influential archeologists of the twentieth Century. He developed a professional approach to archeology, and suggested that other areas of study could help us better understand life in ancient times. Brian Fagan, professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, talks with Todd about Clark, and studying with him. Fagan's book is "Grahame Clark: An Intellectual Biography of an Archeologist."

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