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The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age

celebrates the centennial of flight with a thorough presentation of Wilbur and Orville Wright's biography, their technical achievements and the cultural impact of their breakthrough in the decade after 1903. (National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution)

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Colorful cover of 'Come Josephine In My Flying Machine (Up She Goes),' 1910.

Music in the air

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