Transport: Goodwill Flight

Christopher Columbus 445 years ago touched the shores of what is now the Dominican Republic and the Dominican Republic will never forget it. Columbus is still the Republic's leading character and its people have long wished to honor America's discoverer in a manner truly grand. For 75 years they have talked of a ''world's greatest" monument (in the form of a memorial lighthouse), finally got the backing of the Pan American Conference of 1923, a design, support of the League of Nations and "sympathy" of most sister republics in the New World....

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