William Seward Speeches & Audio

Barbara Washburn on Climbing Mount McKinley

(1) tv-14

Barbara Washburn on Climbing Mount McKinley

(1 min) tv-14

In 1947, Barbara Washburn, an explorer and cartographer, became the first woman to scale the summit of Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America. Washburn comments on the vast emptiness of the Alaskan range.