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Talk: "Cook and Peary: The Race to the North Pole"

Talk: "Cook and Peary: The Race to the North Pole"

In 1909, Robert Peary and Frederick Cook each began a trip to be the first to the North Pole. The results have generated controversy for more than a century. This talk will trace the history of their rivalry and the story of their journeys.

Talk by Sharon Michalove, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Program in Medieval Studies (retired).

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016