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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.]

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
Cummins, Jim
Duration:
00:03:00

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