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American Experience; Great Air Race of 1924, The

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American Experience
Great Air Race of 1924, The
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

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This film recounts the first around-the-world air race, a triumphant adventure of 4 American planes that signaled the initiation of modern aviation.

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Chicago: “American Experience; Great Air Race of 1924, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00755A922F0845EF98C48F5F4AD91E7F.
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APA: American Experience; Great Air Race of 1924, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_00755A922F0845EF98C48F5F4AD91E7F
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