Aeronautics: World's Best

"During the two years the Air Commerce Act was administered under your direction as Secretary of Commerce, the foundation for the pre-eminent place the United States now occupies in civil aeronautics . . . was established. . . . The Federal airways system, although in the process of establishment, already is superior to the airways of any nation or group of nations in the world."

Thus last week was President Hoover addressed by his Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics, Clarence Marshall Young, in a special report requested by the White House. In...

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