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Lindbergh Flight #252153

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 20, 1977
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(Studio) Today is 50th anniversary of Charles Lindbergh's flight from New York City to Paris; is commemorated on both sides of Atlantic.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Report on ceremonies in New York City with regard to anniversary at Kennedy International Airport, Anne Morrow Lindbergh christens jet-age descendent of "Spirit of Saint Louis." [Mrs. LINDBERGH - feels christening of plane is act of faith, as was husband's 1st flight across Atlantic.] On Long Island pilot David Gray of Gloucester, Massachusetts, takes off to duplicate Lindbergh's flight to Le Bourget Airport in Paris. Differences noted. (GRAY - estimates travel time; notes food he's taking.)
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

Cronkite, Walter;
Landay, Jerry

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