Taming Everest Ray talks to Jon Krakauer - who is the author of "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster" (Villard Books - NY 1997). He talks about news today that the body of a Russian climber was found dead near the summit of Mount Everest - and at least six others are missing and presumed dead. He says that climbing Everest is like playing Russian roulette - the mountain kills without prejudice.
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Taming Everest

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Taming Everest

Taming Everest

Taming Everest

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Ray talks to Jon Krakauer - who is the author of "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster" (Villard Books - NY 1997). He talks about news today that the body of a Russian climber was found dead near the summit of Mount Everest - and at least six others are missing and presumed dead. He says that climbing Everest is like playing Russian roulette - the mountain kills without prejudice.