Season 8, Episode 7 The Wright Stuff

First Aired: February 12, 1996

Chronicling the work of Orville and Wilbur Wright, bicycle-shop owners and self-taught aviation pioneers who unveiled their "flying machine" at Kitty Hawk, N.C., in 1903. It was an "astounding" invention, host David McCullough says. Garrison Keillor narrates.

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  • Premiered: October 4, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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)

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