The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

November 23, 2011

Hour 1: Did they really try to climb it just because it was there? We’ll examine the lives and times of some of the most adventurous early 20th Century explorers this hour with Wade Davis [1], National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and author of the new book “Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest” (Knopf, 2011).

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[1] Wade Davis: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/field/explorers/wade-davis/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/142726718/KERA_142726718.mp3

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