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North Carolina / Flight Anniversary #744247

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Kitty Hawk, North Carolina: Robert Hager) The beleaguered ceremony for the 100th anniversary of Wilbur & Orville Wright’s historic first powered flight featured; scenes shown of the failed attempt of a replica of the Wrights’ plane to fly; photos shown of the 1903 flight; artwork by Paul Dimare† depicting the future of flight shown. [Pilot Kevin KOCHERSBERGER††- comments on the crowd’s appreciation.] [Test pilot Chuck YEAGER††- comments on the Wrights’ achievement.] [Former astronaut John GLENN††- says we haven’t even started to fly yet.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) More on msnbc.com noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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