12:00 The Mechanician: A brief history of Charles E. Taylor May 24th is known as Aviation Maintenance Technician day. The special day was founded in the 1990’s to honor all of the mechanics in the aviation industry and was set on the birthday of the first airplane mechanic, Charles E. Taylor. He worked with the..
24:56 The Wright Brothers On Huffman Prairie After their first flights at Kittyhawk, North Carolina, The Wright Brothers returned to Dayton Ohio. During 1904-1905 on Huffman Prairie, they practiced and perfected the concepts involved in powered flight. From 1910-1915 They Conducted A Pilot Training School And Exhibition Company. The Historic Site Of Huffman Prairie Is..
1:07:08 David McCullough with Ken Burns on The Wright Brothers 92nd Street Y Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough talks with pre-eminent historical documentarian, Ken Burns, telling the dramatic story-behind the story of the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. Recorded May 7, 2015 at 92nd..
1:02:46 Professor Timothy Snyder lecture — “What past catastrophe teaches us about future possibility” House of European History The House of European History in Brussels, Belgium, invited Professor Timothy Snyder, a leading expert on Europe’s history, to talk about the continent’s shared and divided memory, one of the museum’s underpinning themes, in the light of..
25:04 Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | Exploring Italy’s most remote and romantic stretch of Riviera, we visit five tiny port towns: dramatic Vernazza, surrounded by vineyards; reclusive Corniglia, high on its bluff; pastel Manarola; hardscrabble Riomaggiore; and the pint-sized resort of Monterosso.
44:44 From Ecuador to Galápagos
USA United States Federal Information Website for Coronavirus. Federal Government information central source. The New York Times Trump to Discuss Economic Steps; Italy Halts Most Travel; Stocks and Oil Prices Plunge Italy has recorded more than 9,000 coronavirus infections and 463 deaths — well over half the toll for Europe — and the numbers continue..
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27:09 Flight to California 1952 Commenter: “This is absolutely SURREAL, nice meals, legroom, wide seats, a cabin that’s full of smiling, polite, well dressed, sub 200 pound Americans who’ve bathed within the last 24 hours, it’s like I’m watching something from an alternate parallel universe.
7:04 Unalaska – Town in Alaska USA – The Alaskan Town FULL of Bald Eagles A bald eagle is an exciting, rare sighting for most Americans. But on this Alaskan island, our national symbol is as common as a beachside seagull. You can find them everywhere—lurking above the post office, inspecting the trash, waiting patiently..