South Pole

NPR Alex Chadwick continues the NPR/National Geographic Exploration series, "The Geographic Century," with a look at Admiral Richard E. Byrd's expedition to the South Pole in a three-engine airplane 70 years ago. (6:40) Due to Internet rights issues, this segment has been modified from its original broadcast form.



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