HEROES: Lindbergh

At dawn the U. S. cruiser Memphis was steaming up the Potomac River. Soon people in Washington began to stir—in the temporary White House, President and Mrs. Coolidge, and Mrs. Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh were arising. As the sun grew brighter and hotter, the tempo of the capital approached allegro. One hundred Army and Navy airplanes darted above and below and around the dirigible Los Angeles, like sharks baiting a whale. The guns of the presidential yacht Mayflower boomed a salute. Factory whistles shrieked. Nautical tunes bounded over the waters of the Potomac....

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