Lindbergh was a famous proponent of early air travel, but he also helped sow the seeds of the space program through his work with Robert Goddard, the so-called “father of modern rocketry.” Lindbergh first learned about Goddard’s experiments with liquid-fueled rockets in late-1929, and the two soon struck up a lifelong friendship. Convinced that Goddard’s[…]
Lindbergh was known for his hands-on approach to repairing and prepping his aircraft, and he later turned his mechanical wizardry toward biology. Inspired by his sister-in-law Elisabeth’s battle with heart disease, he teamed with Nobel Prize-winning French surgeon Alexis Carrel and spent much of the early 1930s working on a method for keeping organs alive[…]
In the late-1930s and early 1940s, Lindbergh’s ironclad reputation took a serious hit for his opposition to World War II and his apparent fascination with Nazi Germany. The aviator had made several trips to Germany in the 1930s to inspect its air force, and returned home convinced that the Luftwaffe was capable of overpowering the[…]
Lindbergh traveled widely after World War II, and later claimed that his wanderings had made him acutely aware of the toll modern civilization was taking on animal and plant life. Arguing that he would rather have “birds than airplanes,” in the 1960s, Lindbergh threw his support behind the World Wildlife Fund and the International Union[…]
On June 23, Monteagle Assembly will present Steve Carroll’s one-man show, “Charles Lindbergh: The Lone Eagle,” at Warren Chapel at 1 Assembly Ave. in Monteagle, Tennessee. Curtain is 8:15 p.m. For more information, call Becky Nelson at (931) 924-2286.
Veteran actor Steve Carroll will bring his one-man show, “Charles Lindbergh: The Lone Eagle,” to the Performing Arts Academy of Jupiter at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 for one night only. Mr. Carroll’s show, which he wrote himself and has performed hundreds of times all over the U.S. since 2001, paints an intimate portrait[…]