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  • History Detectives

History Detectives | Seadrome | PBS

Duration: 16:30
Program: History Detectives #710
Broadcast Date: Aug. 31, 2009

Nearly 14 years before Lindbergh's flight, a lone inventor had proposed a technology he believed would safely carry air passengers across the ocean in comfort, rivaling the day's luxurious steamships. Our contributor believes a collection of photos and badges links his family to this extraordinary dream. History Detectives investigates what happened to a fantastic engineering marvel.

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Post Date: May 16, 2011