TITLE

Lift

PUB. DATE
August 1961
SOURCE
New Yorker;8/12/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 26, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article features the experience of a physician in returning to his home in Westport, Connecticut from a vacation. The physician was wishing there was some way to avoid an expensive taxicab ride to his home, or else the inconvenience of going in to Grand Central Station and taking a train. He was pleased when the pilot of Pan American Airways was willing to give a lift to any of the passengers who were going to Connecticut.
ACCESSION #
22783591

 

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