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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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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 6:00 AM    "The War Years" "The War Years" documents the 1930s and 40s, as the clouds of war once again began to gather over Europe. With all of Western Europe a German stronghold by the summer of 1940, and England under attack, President Roosevelt calls upon the captains of his Aviation Industry-declaring that America must become "the Arsenal of Democracy. " Under Donald Douglas's leadership, and Dutch Kindelberger's guidance, the U.S. D
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 5:00 AM "The Early Years" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 6:00 AM "The War Years" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 7:00 AM "The Race to the Moon" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 11:00 AM "The Early Years" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 12:00 PM "The War Years" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 1:00 PM "The Race to the Moon" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 4:00 PM "The Early Years" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 5:00 PM "The War Years" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 6:00 PM "The Race to the Moon" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 10:00 PM "The War Years" (WORLD)
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