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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society


In 1929, the LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin became the first commercial airship to make a flight around the world; the voyage was a major news event of the day, and William Randolph Hearst, who controlled America's largest and most powerful newspaper chain, decided to make some history of his own by assigning a woman to cover the trip. Lady Grace Drummond-Hay normally covered fashion for the Hearst papers, but she was eager to show what else she could do, and her breezy coverage of the Zeppelin's journey around...more