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The first american to conquer Everest
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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