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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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Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 - 7:00 PM    "The War Years" The clouds of war gather over Europe and by the summer of 1940, all of Western Europe is a German stronghold and England is under attack. President Franklin D. Roosevelt calls on the captains of America's aviation industry, declaring America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy." Donald Douglas takes the lead with guidance from Dutch Kindelberger. Part 2 of 3 G
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