Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris at night and the crowds rush his plane. Lindbergh completed the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight with this landing, having started in New York. For his efforts he received the Medal of Honor as well as a significant cash prize that was marked for the feat.
Rita Braver and historian David McCullough discuss the story of the Wright Brothers, who first successfully created and flew the first airplane. They talk about their personal lives, their sister, and the sacrifices they made to make aviation a possibility.