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Podcast The Swiss adventurer who scaled Hollywood and Everest

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At 97 years old, Norman Dyhrenfurth considers himself a Swiss mountaineer and American film-maker.  He was a pioneer in Hollywood and led the first Americans up Mount Everest. Pictured above with professional Swiss alpinist Stephan Siegrist, Dyhrenfurth inspired generations on both continents and forever changed American culture through his remarkable achievements. During a visit with him in Salzburg, Austria, John Heilprin explores the surprising vibrancy and health of a Swiss-American who has a world of stories and people to reflect on.

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