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Glenn breaks Transcontinental speed record...
Item # 570206
July 17, 1957
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 17, 1957 This 34 page newspaper has a two column photo on the front page showing John Glenn getting a welcome home hug from his family. (see)
Also a two column headline on page 11: "Pilot Finds No Sensation Of Speed On Record Hop".
Tells of John Glenn breaking the Transcontinental speed record for airplane flight.
Other news of the day. Little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.
Category: The 20th Century