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North Pole Trek #258088

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 03, 1978
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(Studio) Report concerns man who proves goals are still there for those who seek them.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Naomi Uemura's success as 1st man to reach North Pole by dogsled alone reported Film, taken by member of support plane flown to Pole to meet explorer, shown. Admiral Robert Perry's trek to Pole by dogsled in 1909 mentioned. Uemura's climb of Mt. Everest in 1970 and other mount climbing expeditions in North and South American, Europe and Asia described; film of Everest climb shown. Details of his North Pole trek given; animation shown. Uemura's goal to reach tip of Greenland from starting point at North Pole and plans for trek to South Pole noted.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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