Aviation: Late Take-Off on the SST

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After years of delay and months of suspense, the U.S. has all but decided to enter belatedly the race to build a supersonic jetliner. A special Cabinet committee headed by Vice President Johnson will shortly send to the White House a long-awaited report strongly recommending that the Government bear the financial brunt of developing the costly plane, which will be able to fly from coast-to-coast in less than two hours and from New York to Paris in less than three. President Kennedy is expected to ask Congress for an appropriation to get...

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