To save languages before they are lost
Broadcast: Midmorning, 03/25/2009, 10:06 a.m.
Two linguists travel to remote regions to record the speakers of disappearing languages before they are lost. A recent PBS documentary called "The Linguists" chronicles their search for these declining languages.
- David Harrison: Professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College. He is featured in the new PBS documentary "The Linguists."
- Gregory Anderson: Field linguist and Director of the Living Tongues Institute. He is featured in a new PBS documentary "The Linguists."