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Mt. Everest / Crowds #1055169

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(London: Jim Maceda) The changes at Mt. Everest since Edmund Hillary† & Tenzing Norgay†† reached the summit 60 years ago featured; footage shown; scenes shown of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth an Everest exhibition in London, a parade in Kathmandu, Nepal, a Russian daredevil base jumping, a Japanese man who became the oldest to reach the summit last week; details given about the crowds on the mountain today. [Hillary’s son Peter HILLARY†- says it was like landing on the moon.] [Everest climber Stephen VENABLES†- says it’s like a commodity you can buy off the shelf.] [In 2003, E. HILLARY – says he dislikes the commercialization of the climb of Everest.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Maceda, Jim
Duration:
00:02:40

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