Tag Archives: Gerald R. Ford

The Wildness of World Airways under Edward J. Daly

There is wild, no doubt, and then there is World Airways wild. This company was the brainchild of Edward J. Daly, an iconoclast whose management and leadership made the corporation, based in Oakland, California, into one of the most important … Continue reading

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Ed Daly and the World Airways Experience

Edward J. Daly, the entrepreneur who built World Airways, was one of the most unusual air transport entrepreneurs of the Cold War era. Forty years ago Daly made a name for himself during the evacuation of South Vietnam in March-April 1975. Although … Continue reading

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Event Announcement: The Space Program under Presidents Nixon and Ford

All are invited to the open forum at noon on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C. Roger Launius, senior curator in the Division of Space History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, … Continue reading

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