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The First Radio Broadcast of a Parachute Jump

The First Radio Broadcast of a Parachute Jump

Update: 2022-08-01
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On this episode of Our American Stories, Roger Brucker shares the story of radio pioneer, "Skeets" Miller, and the surprising story of the first time a parachute jump was broadcast on live radio. Matthew Denhart and Tracy Messer of the Coolidge Foundation tell the story of America's 30th President, a man molded by his rural hometown of Plymouth Notch, Vermont. 


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00:00 - The First Radio Broadcast of a Parachute Jump


10:00 - From The Farm House to the White House: The Story of Calvin Coolidge 

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The First Radio Broadcast of a Parachute Jump

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