The first american to conquer Everest

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by MICHAEL KING / Evening Magazine

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Posted on April 30, 2013 at 6:30 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 30 at 12:07 PM

50 years ago Jim Whittaker embarked on what was then considered a suicide mission. Michael King sits down with the Seattleite who was the first American to climb Mt. Everest.

Jim Whittaker has a new book out as well. Visit jimwhittaker.com/ for more info.

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