The Resource The Wright stuff, (electronic resource)

The Wright stuff, (electronic resource)

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The Wright stuff
Title
The Wright stuff
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Language
eng
Summary
On August 8th, 1908, at a race track outside Paris, Wilbur Wright executed what was, for him, a routine flight: a smooth take-off banking into a couple of tight circles, finally ending in a perfect landing. The easy flight was over in less than two minutes, but it established Wilbur and Orville Wright as the true leaders of manned flight. In 1903, the Wrights had solved one of the most baffling mysteries of science, but characteristically kept their invention secret, awaiting patents on various components. As others developed flying machines, newspapers vilified the shy and self-effacing Wright brothers as "bluffers." After the Paris flight, the Wrights were vindicated, but were completely unprepared for the ensuing fame. Following Wilbur's spectacular Paris flight, a group of awestruck enthusiasts insisted on taking him out for the best meal the city had to offer, but Wilbur declined. By nine that evening he was in bed, on a cot beside his plane. This is a quintessential American story about two ordinary men, working alone, who reshaped the twentieth century. Garrison Keillor narrates
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Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rated TVG
PerformerNote
With David McCullough ; narrator, Garrison Keillor
Runtime
60
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The Wright stuff, (electronic resource)
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The Wright stuff, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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unknown
Control code
MWT10084504
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  • other
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Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 60 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT10084504
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
10084504
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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