National Geographic : 2013 Jun
photos: patrick cummings, BBc (top); gary Brewer, national geographic stock (galÁpagos); martin schoeller (portrait) 142 national geographic • June 2013 ng connect every month this page features our staff picks of national geographic society products and events. For more go to nglive.org. Book of the Month Cronkite’s War Walter Cronkite IV and Maurice Isserman Before walter cronkite was a television anchorman, he was a print journalist covering world war ii. his letters home—selected by his grandson walter cronkite iV and hamilton college historian maurice isserman—chronicle the war through the eyes of a young reporter writing to his beloved wife, Betsy. available now ($28). NatioNal GeoGraphic oN tV Life Below Zero these are not your standard living conditions. when it’s winter in remote parts of alaska, survival is the name of the game. For some, that means total self-sufficiency despite below-freezing tem- peratures and pure isolation. this month on the national geographic channel, see what it takes—building sleds, hunting caribou, brewing beer at home—to make it through this harsh land’s coldest days. Map app trip exhibit Adventure MAps these durable maps highlight can’t-miss destinations for active international travelers. Find all of our adventure maps, including a new nepal edition, at shopng.com. Beyond the story each year photographers make thousands of images for National Geographic, but only a fraction are published. see unpublished work, including a portrait (right) for the 2012 “twins” story, at the national geographic museum. Visit ngmuseum.org. GALÁpAGos IsLAnds home to giant tortoises, iguanas, and countless birds, the galápagos are a haven for nature lovers and adventurers. go to ngexpeditions.com/galapagos for details on trips to the islands with our naturalists, special departures for families and photographers, and a six-day extension in peru. nAtIonAL GeoGrAphIC on the Iphone reimagined for a new platform, National Geographic magazine is now available on the iphone. the mobile edition features easy navigation, daily updates, and audio recordings of stories. look for it in the app store.