Program
In the Shadow of the Mountains
Producing Organization
KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.)
Contributing Organization
SCCtv (Seattle, Washington)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-0cc66cd834e
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Description
Half-hour documentary about Northwest mountain climber Jim Wickwire, the first American to conquer K2, the world’s second highest mountain. Follows his joys and also his sorrows as companions die while scaling the world’s highest peaks. PBS broadcasts: December 1982, January 1984. Acquired for cablecast by Discovery Channel, and aired on New Zealand TV and Saudi Arabia TV. Named Best Cultural Documentary in the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Local Program Awards, 1982.
Broadcast
1982
Asset type
Program
Genres
Documentary
Topics
Sports
Biography
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:28:50.017
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Credits
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: Kirk, Mike
: Rubin, Ron
Editor: Sourbeer, Wayne D.
Interviewee: Wickwire, Mary Lou
Interviewee: Wickwire, Jim
Producer: Walkinshaw, Jean
Producing Organization: KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
Seattle Colleges Cable Television
Identifier: cpb-aacip-3130c3cca13 (Filename)
Format: Hard Drive
Duration: 00:30:00
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Citations
Chicago: “In the Shadow of the Mountains,” 1982, SCCtv, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 12, 2021, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-0cc66cd834e.
MLA: “In the Shadow of the Mountains.” 1982. SCCtv, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 12, 2021. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-0cc66cd834e>.
APA: In the Shadow of the Mountains. Boston, MA: SCCtv, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-0cc66cd834e