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Ed Viesturs

Ed Viesturs appears in the following:

Death On Everest: A Mountaineer Explains The Psychology of Peril

Thursday, May 24, 2012

A world-class mountaineer explains why the deadly accident on Mount Everest this past weekend was inevitable, but also preventable, and lays out the combination of factors – both physical and psychological – that all too often lead to tragedy.

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Climbing K2: Life and Death

Thursday, December 31, 2009

One of the world's premier high-altitude mountaineers, Ed Viesturs was the first American to climb all fourteen eight-thousand meter mountains, and one of only six to do so without oxygen. He discusses his new book K2: Life & Death on the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain (Broadway, 2009) and the ...

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The Long Climb

Thursday, December 31, 2009

This is a best-of Brian Lehrer Show, highlighting some recent favorite segments.

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof discusses how women's rights are the defining human rights story of our our time. And, Sunita Viswanath of Women for Afghan Women on what the surge means. Plus: dwindling birthing options ...

Climbing K2: Life and Death

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Ed Viesturs, the first American to climb all fourteen eight-thousand meter mountains, and one of only six to do so without oxygen, discusses his new book K2: Life & Death on the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain (Broadway, 2009) and the climbing life.

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