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Discovery Quotes Isserman on Everest Tragedy

In an online Discovery News article titled “Mt. Everest: Why Do People Keep Climbing It?,” Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History, commented on the recent tragedy on Mt. Everest. A second article on the Discovery News site titled "Do We Need Police on Everest," appearing on April 24, also included comments from Isserman.  More ...

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Author Coburn Revisits First American Ascent of Everest

Broughton Coburn, author of The Vast Unknown: America’s First Ascent of Everest, made his own trek up the Hill on Thursday, Nov. 7 to discuss his new book. Coburn revisited the first successful American expedition with slides, videos and insights.  More ...

Broughton Coburn
Mt. Everest Author to Lecture Nov. 7

Author Broughton Coburn will deliver a lecture titled “The Vast Unknown,” based on his book by the same name, on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m., in Bradford Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman Discusses Ascent of Everest at MVCC

Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman presented “Americans Stand Atop Everest-50 Years Later” on Sept. 9 and 16 at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica and Rome campuses, respectively. The lecture marked the 50th anniversary of the first American ascent of Mount Everest.  More ...

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Alpinist Magazine Features Isserman Story of Everest Climb

 “MAD, ILL-EQUIPPED AND ADMIRABLE: EVEREST 1962,” an article written by Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History Maurice Isserman appearing in Alpinist magazine, tells the story of an American-Swiss team of four climbers who attempted to climb Mt. Everest from the north side.  Isserman wrote about the climbers’ adventures, from their initial planning to their illegal entry into Tibet and their near-fatal accidents which ultimately caused them to turn back.  More ...

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