Book Discussion on The Longest Flight

Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for the Future: Sixty Years Later, talked about a… read more

Shirley Woodhouse Murdock, co-author of the book, The Longest Flight: Yuma’s Quest for the Future: Sixty Years Later, talked about a 1949 publicity stunt orchestrated to keep Yuma Army Air Field from closing. Two pilots, including Ms. Murdock’s brother, stayed in the air for 47 days straight.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Yuma, Arizona on April 1-4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

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Book Discussion on The Longest Flight

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312410-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Yuma, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
May 4, 2013
Last Aired:
May 5, 2013

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  • May 04, 2013 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2013 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2013 | 11:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2013 | 4:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2013 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2013 | 3:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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