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Spirit of St Louis

John Kerry Raises a Beacon to the Spirit of the Saint Louis

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Ironically, there is another transatlantic transport with the name 'St. Louis' whose story is one of the nadirs of America's storied past. Though little known, perhaps no other moment since the Emancipation Proclamation might well have burdened America's conscience as much.

Lindbergh, Apollo And The Explorers Club

James M. Clash | Posted 06.08.2012 | Travel
James M. Clash

As a longtime fellow of The Explorers Club, I sometimes forget what a storied institution I am part of. Recently, though, I was reminded squarely of what the Club really represents.

Hot-Air Ballooning at the Reno Air Races with Brian Jones

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

They call it "auto racing in the sky." Every year, aircraft owners gather in Reno to compete on big ovals, like NASCAR, except the tracks are in the clouds.