A large crowd gathers to greet aviator Charles Lindbergh in the United States after he returns from Paris, France.
United States USA Date:1927 Duration:5 min 47 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Aviator Charles Lindbergh returns to the United States after a flight to Paris, France. USS Memphis underway at sea with smoke above it. Colonel Lindbergh addresses a crowd. An old type biplane in flight overhead and a ship underway at sea. USS Memphis on the Potomac River. Aerial view of Washington DC. A U.S. flag flutters on a flag pole. Dignitaries wave from a dock. Lindbergh's mother goes up a gangway to meet him. Lindbergh is accompanied by naval officers. His mother comes down the gangway in the background. Lindbergh rides an old Pierce Arrow open touring car during a parade. People wave in the foreground. Buildings along street sides. People gather in a large number near the Washington Monument. U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge Jr. awards Lindbergh with the Distinguished Flying Cross.
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