ACROSS THE PACIFIC: Airborne
ACROSS THE PACIFIC Airborne 8:00 pm
ACROSS THE PACIFIC Latin Laboratory 9:00 pm
ACROSS THE PACIFIC Another Ocean 10:00 pm
ACROSS THE PACIFIC is a three-part documentary series that tells the story of a great milestone in aviation history: the 1935 crossing of the Pacific Ocean by a Pan American Airways flying boat known as the China Clipper. The series recounts the development of this technological innovation – led by Pan Am’s chief executive Juan Trippe, pilot Charles Lindbergh, airplane engineer Igor Sikorsky and radio engineer Hugo Leuteritz – through dramatic re-enactments, interviews with historians and biographers, and archival photographs, film and newsreel clips.