Mountaineer and leader of The North face climbing team; contributor to National Geographic and co-author of The Call of Everest: The History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Peak
Sixty years after the first ascent of Mount Everest, the latest National Geographic contains a series of articles on what it calls "the mess at the top of the world."
May. 30, 2013
from To the Point
It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button.
from Left, Right & Center
Dr. Nathan Link explains how the medical science of decision-making has lots to offer America’s leaders.
from Second Opinion
More than 5 million Californians have already cast ballots in the general election. That’s roughly 24% of all registered voters. There are still 12 days to go.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The presidential election is November 3. With the COVID-19 pandemic, voters might be wondering whether it’s safer to vote by mail or in person. How do mail-in ballots work anyway?
from KCRW Features
In the 12 hours after President Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19, a surge of anti-Asian sentiment and conspiracy theories proliferated on Twitter.
from KCRW Features
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about why a judge says the president is not an employee of the federal government and that he did not deny a sexual assault allegation in his official…
from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate Thursday in Nashville, with Kristen Welker of NBC News moderating.
from News Special Programming
Commentator Joe Mathews remembers Jim Ho and Leondra Kruger as high school friends and co-editors of the school newspaper during their days at Polytechnic High School in Pasadena.
from Zócalo's Connecting California
T he Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to debate and vote on the president’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The debate starts at 6 a.m. PT.