David McCullough on the Wright brothers
from Air & Space Magazine
According to David McCullough: Well, [the Wright brothers] might have [accomplished the same aeronautic feats] in France, but I doubt it. I think it was the atmosphere — and much of the book is about this — the atmosphere of America at that time. In a town like Dayton, which was really in the manufacturing surge — not just big things like railroad cars and cash registers — but everything. Every imaginable thing.
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