Two Wrights make a...
October 2, 2005 11:30 AM Subscribe
The Wright brothers may not have been the first to fly (fascinating articles on other claims: Sir George Cayley
, Richard Pearse
and Gustave Whitehead
) but they were pretty decent chaps, according to Kate Carew
in her strange 1910 interview
and delightful caricature
. '“Your $7,500 flyers,” I said to the Wright brothers, “will prove very useful, I should think, to establishing a safe and somewhat aloof aristocracy.' Perhaps less well known is the brothers' role in defending America from the Spanish
, and Fu Manchu
(Comedy Quicktime links).
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