4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Russell Library Auditorium, University of Georgia Main Library
The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies presented a conversation with Bonne Cella, author of the new book, Fixing the Moon: the Story of the First Presidential Pilot and Aviation Pioneer, Lt. Col. Henry Tift Myers and special guest, Henry Tift Myers, Jr. Author Bonne Cella recounted the exciting adventures of America 's first presidential pilot, Lt. Col. Henry Tift Myers. Through the dangerous years of World War II, Myers flew presidents, military leaders, members of Congress, and international heads-of-state around the globe, setting records for speed and distance. Lt. Col. Henry Tift was an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events in modern history. Now through Bonne Cella's new book, you can experience them too. A reception and signing with the author followed the program.
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