Transport: Dream Field

For more than a decade air line pilots have been flying in and out of the obstructed, 147-acre Washington Airport with their fingers crossed. During that time, while Congress after Congress has passed the buck on the question of providing an adequate airport for the nation's capital, option-mongers have been busily cornering most available sites. One they could not corner, however, was that proposed at Gravelly Point, because 1) it lies largely beneath the Potomac, and 2) most of the 250 acres of contiguous land is government-controlled. Last year Franklin Roosevelt urgently recommended...

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