LINDBERGH FLIES NONSTOP TO PARIS

On May 20, 1927 Charles Lindbergh made history by becoming the first person to fly snonstop across the Atlantic. He flew from Roosevelt Island in New York to Paris (3,610 miles) in 33.5 hours.
Upon his return, he was honored with parades and celebrations across the country. In Washington D.C., President Coolidge praised "Lucky Lindy" for his bravery and courage before thousands of cheering Americans.

Lindbergh's flight was tracked by stations around the world. This clip includes reports from CHNS in Halifax, Nova Scotia, WJZ in New York (George Hicks reporting), station QRN in Dublin, a station in Paris, and finally Lowell Thomas in New York (WJZ).

Click on the headphones to hear the reports.

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