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“Emilio Carranza was…the choice of the Mexican government to make a good-will flight, in 1928, from Mexico City non-stop to Washington. This was a formal response to a good-will flight made in the reverse direction by Charles Lindbergh. Carranza… flew a Ryan monoplane, as Lindbergh did, and newspapers called him ‘Mexico’s Lone Eagle.’ “Fog overcame […]

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On this day in 1941: Reacting to Charles Lindbergh’s opposition to United States involvement in the war against Germany, Charlotte City Council changes the name of Lindbergh Drive to Avon Terrace. A property owner had complained to the city that “judging from the man’s stand in regard to his country, he does not deserve to […]

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