Eleanor Ruggles, Maurice Herzog, and Frederick Lewis Allen

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Cover of Maurice Herzog's 1952 account of the ascent of Annapurna.

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Eleanor Ruggles discusses and reads from her biography of Edwin Booth, "Prince of Players."

Maurice Herzog author of "Annapurna" recounts his ascent of the Himalayan mountain and the challenges of mountaineering such a summit

Frederick Lewis Allen, discusses his book, "The Big Change"

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 63477
Municipal archives id: LT3367