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Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon

PIONEERS IN AVIATION: THE RACE TO THE MOON captures every significant event in aviation history, from the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk and the birth of the airlines to the triumphant Apollo moon landing. The three-part documentary uses archival footage and newsreels, along with commentary from aviation scholars, to profile industry pioneers William Boeing, Donald Douglas, Dutch Kindelberger and James McDonnell. Some of the newly rediscovered and never-before-seen footage includes General Jimmy Doolittle's legendary 1942 Tokyo raid, the famous 1924 "Round-the-World Flight," a rare glimpse inside the wartime factories at Boeing, Douglas and North American Aviation and President . . .

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Episode Description
Monday, Jul 8, 2013 - 5:00 PM    "The Early Years" "The Early Years" details the birth of American aviation-from the Wright Brothers' earliest flights, through the turbulent era of the 1920s. "The Early Years" documents the captains of the Aviation Industry as young men as they design and construct planes for America's effort in World War I, begin flying the mail in the 1920s, and develop the first passenger airlines. Episode I concludes with the dramatic head-to-head rivalry between the Boeing 247 and the Douglas DC-3 for command of the newly born commercial aviation industry. D
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Monday, Jul 8, 2013 - 5:00 PM "The Early Years" (WORLD)
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Monday, Jul 8, 2013 - 6:00 PM "The War Years" (WORLD)
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Monday, Jul 8, 2013 - 7:00 PM "The Race to the Moon" (WORLD)
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Monday, Jul 8, 2013 - 11:00 PM "The War Years" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 - 12:00 AM "The Race to the Moon" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 - 6:00 AM "The Early Years" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 - 7:00 AM "The War Years" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 - 8:00 AM "The Race to the Moon" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 - 12:00 PM "The Early Years" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 - 2:00 PM "The Race to the Moon" (WORLD)
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