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Activists Push Flight Claims of Wrights' Rival

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Activists Push Flight Claims of Wrights' Rival

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Activists Push Flight Claims of Wrights' Rival

Activists Push Flight Claims of Wrights' Rival

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President Bush and thousands of people are gathering at Kitty Hawk, N.C., this week to commemorate the centennial of the Wright brothers' first flight. But in Connecticut, some activists are touting the claims of Gustave Whitehead, an inventor who they say flew two years earlier. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.