Ticker-tape parade in honor of aviator Charles Lindbergh along Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.
Washington DC USA Date:1928 Duration:39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Aviator Charles Lindbergh being acclaimed in Washington D.C., United States upon his return to the United States, following his historic solo transatlantic flight from New York to Paris. Charles Lindbergh disembarks from the U.S. Navy Cruiser, USS Memphis (CL-13). Avenue, Washington D.C. Lindbergh and his mother, in an open car, with military escort. Their car is surrounded by newsmen and photographers, and guarded by several U.S. Army soldiers. View of Pennsylvania Avenue looking towards the Capitol. A military color guard marches across the avenue. Spectators line the sidewalks. The Lindbergh car moves along Pennsylvania Avenue. Sign on building reads: "Colonial Ice Cream." Mounted cavalry follow the car. View from above of a huge crowd in an open area. Scenes from Lindbergh's arrival in New York, on June 13, 1927. He rides in an open car, from the Battery, in downtown, manhattan, escorted by mounted policemen. People rush all around his car and tickertape and confetti fill the air.
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