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Controversy Arises

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Controversy Arises


This document is a description of Captain Finn Ronne’s conversation with the Director of the National Geographic Society in which Dr. Isaiah Bowman told him that Byrd admitted that he did not reach the North Pole. What key pieces of evidence stand out? Does this tell you anything about Byrd's character?

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University Libraries. Byrd Polar Research Center. History Teaching Institute.