This edition: Popol Vuh
The Mayan book of the creation of the universe, the dawn of life, and the glories of gods and kings in the era before the creation of the Sun. This magnificent epic was saved from Spanish destruction by a small group of Mayan chroniclers. In this episode, art and performance bring the story of gods and humans to life. Featured speakers include archaeologist Richard Hanson of Idaho State University, humorist Mo Rocca, and Guatemalan artist Shuni Giron.