American icons RFK, Whittaker urge environmental awareness

American icons RFK, Whittaker urge environmental awareness
Robert F. Kennedy Jr recently met with renowned mountaineer Jim Whittaker to talk about the environment, and celebrate Whittaker's historical ascent.

May 1st is the 50th anniversary of the first person to summit Mt. Everest. During the celebration, RFK credited Whittaker for inspiring his environmental work.