Curious Transcript of a Radio Interview Claiming That Maxim Flew the First Airplane - 1938


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Six-page mimeo of a radio interview on Sept 19, 1938.  In this broadcast, John Reynolds of WKRC interviewed E.W. Roberts who claimed to be present in 1894 when he saw Sir Hiram Maxim fly his gigantic steam powered airplane.  Interview text is preceded by a one-page explanation by Roberts on background for his claim. Stapled 8.5x11" manila mimeos. a page may be missing at the end where Roberts begins talking about Lillienthal's glider experiments.  Good condition.