Dangerous Crossings: The First Modern Polar Expedition, 1925
Interviews and addresses by influencial Americans are collected here, featuring the words of Robert Ballard, Don Walsh, Ernest Borgnine, Herman Wouk, Gene Hackman, David McCullough, Shelby Foote, Jim Lovell, Walter Cronkite, and many others.
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two Planning the First Modern Expedition
three The Expedition Sails North
four Etah at Last
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