Book Discussion on To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers

Mr. Tobin talked about his book To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight, published by The Free… read more

Mr. Tobin talked about his book To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight, published by The Free Press. This biography of Orville and Wilbur Wright, the brothers who invented the airplane, also tells the story behind other characters who played a role in the history of flight, including Samuel Langley, secretary of the Smithsonian; Alexander Graham Bell; and their main competitor, Glenn Curtiss. After his remarks Mr. Tobin answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers

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171351-1
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Speech
Location:
Kettering, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
May 3, 2003
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2010

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  • May 03, 2003 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2003 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 2003 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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