The Lost City of the Monkey God - Chapter 5: One of the Few Remaining Mysteries Summary & Analysis

Preston, Douglas
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Theodore A. Morde was from a New Bedford, Massachusetts, family of old whaling stock. A sharp dresser, he had attended Brown University for a while and then edited newspapers on cruise ships and became a correspondent during the Spanish Civil War. He asked his college classmate Laurence C. Brown to go with him to Honduras in 1940 for what Heye referred to as the Third Honduran Expedition. They disappeared for four months and then, as reported in the New York Times on July 12, 1940, informed the world that they had discovered the Lost City of the Monkey God. The American public ate up the story, and Morde gave an interview to CBS in which he claimed he had found the lost city where 30,000 people had lived 2,000 years ago. He said that the Indians in the area feared the city and...

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