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Encounter - Sir Edmund Hillary

Television (Full Length) – 1976

The world knows Sir Edmund Hillary as the man who climbed Everest. But that was 22 years ago, before these school children were even born. They know him as the man who gave them their school, built their hospital, the man who protested with them when foreigners wanted to turn their village into an airstrip ...
– The narrator, on Hillary's status in Nepal