First Flight Centennial Ceremony

A planned re-enactment of Orville Wright’s 12 second powered flight 100 years earlier on December 17, 1903 was not shown due to in… read more

A planned re-enactment of Orville Wright’s 12 second powered flight 100 years earlier on December 17, 1903 was not shown due to in climate weather. The re-enactment was planned for 1035 a.m. and a subsequent attempt in the afternoon, which failed, was also not shown.

President Bush and other officials spoke to the crowd gathered in front of a rain-soaked stage about the importance of the Wright brothers and the impact of flight over the past century. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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First Flight Centennial Ceremony

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Program ID:
179551-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2003
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2003

Airing Details

  • Dec 17, 2003 | 9:29am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2003 | 10:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2003 | 12:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2003 | 8:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2003 | 12:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2003 | 5:50am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2003 | 2:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2003 | 7:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 2003 | 4:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
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