WOMEN: Record

"She starts, but'she doesn't arrive anywhere," male fliers used to say of Jacqueline ("Jackie") Cochran. Blonde, jolly Miss Cochran (Mrs. Floyd Odium on the ground) made them mend such talk in 1938, when she outflew nine men and won the arduous, annual Bendix Trophy Race in 8 hours, 10 minutes, 31.4 seconds (male record: 7 hours, 54 minutes, 26.31 seconds). Last week she popped another speed mark into her bagful of trophies and records: 2.000 kilometers (1,242.74 miles) from Burbank, Calif, to Albuquerque, N. M. and back in 3 hours, 44 minutes,...

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