History of Douglas Aviation

Founded in 1921, the Douglas Aircraft Company served as an aerospace manufacturer. The company later merged with McDonnell Douglas and became Boeing in 1997.… read more

Founded in 1921, the Douglas Aircraft Company served as an aerospace manufacturer. The company later merged with McDonnell Douglas and became Boeing in 1997. Mike Machat, curator at the Museum of Flying, talked about the origins of Douglas Aviation, the impact it had on Santa Monica and the many contributions Donald Douglas and his company made to aviation.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Monica, California, from November 3-9, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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History of Douglas Aviation

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Program ID:
455931-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Santa Monica, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 05, 2019 | 3:42pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 13, 2019 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 05, 2019 | 3:42pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2019 | 3:44am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2019 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2019 | 9:18pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2019 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2019 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2019 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
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