NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 30, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Pittsburg, Texas: Jim Cummins) The 1902 flight of the air machine invented by Texan the Rev. Burrell Cannon featured; scenes shown from Pittsburg, Texas, of a replica of the plane called the Ezekiel Airship. [Cannon's airship author John HOLMAN- says it flew like a combination airplane/helicopter.] [Cannon's grandson Glenn GORDON - says the flight is remembered via his family.] [Aviation historian Jay MILLER- says the aircraft likely never flew, but pioneers like Cannon laid the foundation for aviation.]
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