50 Years on Mount Everest: Orson Welles Narrates First-Ever Nat Geo Special
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Fifty years ago this month, a team of expert climbers became the first
Americans to summit Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, in an
expedition sponsored in part by the National Geographic Society.
years after this historic climb, National Geographic released its
first-ever television special, Americans on Everest, which followed this
group of brave climbers from base camp to the top of the world.
the anniversary this month, the National Geographic Channel will air
this classic special, narrated by the legendary Orson Welles (Friday - Nat Geo Channel, 8pm) on Night of Exploration