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Antarctica Airlift

Host Bob Edwards talks to Dr. Karl Erb, Director of the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation in Washington. They discuss the daring airlift of a sick American doctor, who was working at a research station at the South Pole. A small plane carried Dr. Ronald Shemenski across Antarctica to a British research center near the coast of the continent. After resting overnight, the crew will take Dr. Shemenski to Chile today where he'll be treated for gall stones.

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