Season 2, Episode 1 The Great Air Race of 1924
First Aired: October 3, 1989
Recalling "The Great Air Race of 1924," a trip around the world undertaken by U.S. Army Air Service pilots and their mechanics in single-engine, open-cockpit planes. Narrator: David McCullough.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
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- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)