The Forgotten Wright: Katherine Wright The third, unsung Wright sibling. Some historians say that without her, the famous pioneers of flight might not have gotten off the ground. Yet Orville tried to keep her contributions out of the newspapers and history books. In the next installment of the series "Hidden Treasures," Harriet Baskas tells us why.
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The Forgotten Wright: Katherine Wright

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The Forgotten Wright: Katherine Wright

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The third, unsung Wright sibling. Some historians say that without her, the famous pioneers of flight might not have gotten off the ground. Yet Orville tried to keep her contributions out of the newspapers and history books. In the next installment of the Hidden Treasures Radio Project, Harriet Baskas tells us why.

This story is part of the Hidden Treasures Radio Project series, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Cultural Development Authority of King County, Wash.