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An Interview with Ann Bancroft
John Rabe spoke with explorer Ann Bancroft, the first woman to reach both poles, about her upcoming attempt to cross Antarctica with only one other person. Originally aired on All Things Considered, January 6, 1999.

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South: A Memoir of the Endurance Voyage, by Sir Ernest Shackleton (Carroll & Graf).
Shackleton's Boat Journey, by Frank Worsley (Norton).
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing (Carroll & Graf).
The Endurance, by Caroline Alexander (Knopf).
The Worst Journey in the World, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard (Carroll & Graf).
Shackleton, by Roland Huntford (Carroll & Graf).

Web Sites : Explorer Ann Bancroft has her own site detailing her past adventures as well as her next expedition.

The Endurance : The American Museum of Natural History in New York is currently exhibiting materials from Shackleton's legendary expedition.

All photographs by Frank Hurley unless otherwise noted

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