We live in an age when science and technology touch nearly every aspect of our lives. Yet scientific findings on climate change, vaccines and evolution are increasingly under attack. Why people doubt science.
To honor the 50-year anniversary of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, and the 40-year anniversary of the first American ascent, "National Geographic" produced a 2-hour television event uniting the sons of mountain pioneers Sir Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Dr. Barry Bishop for a trek to the top of the world. Brent Bishop and mountaineering expert Pete Athans join Diane to talk about 50 years of exploring Everest.
- Pete Athans mountaineering expert
- Brent Bishop climber
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