RUSC Radio - 4th July
Around The World In 80 Days

Around The World In 80 Days

Broadcast: July 23, 1949
Added: Nov 01 2014

When we think of Howard Hughes and other pioneers who have flown around the globe in a matter of hours, 80 days seems a very long time in which to make the same journey - especially if we are doing it to break a record, for a wager. Yet the flying ace of two world wars has told us that this week's story is his favorite story. I refer of course to the Medal of Honor recipient, Mr Eddie Rickenbacker.