Americana: Who Needs a Bridge?

When vacationing German Brewery Worker Erwin Kreuz ends his stay in San Francisco this week and returns to his home in Adelsried, he will complete an exceptional jet-age odyssey. It began when his World Airways flight touched down in Bangor, Me. A disembarking stewardess walked past Kreuz, and wished him a "pleasant stay in San Francisco." Startled, he left the plane and went through customs. But then he kept on going, hailing a cab and, without any knowledge of English, reached a hotel.

For four days, Kreuz walked about Bangor. Then he decided it was time to leave what he assumed were...

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