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  Grants Program
Seventy-four percent of Lindbergh Grant recipients responding to a recent survey by the Foundation said they had received additional funding for their research or educational project earlier supported by a Lindbergh Grant, with 34% receiving funds ranging from $50,001 up to $500,000 in supplementary support.
Lindbergh Grants are made in the following categories: agriculture; aviation/aerospace; conservation of natural resources - including animals, plants, water, and general conservation (land, air, energy, etc.); education - including humanities/education, the arts, and intercultural communication; exploration; health - including biomedical research, health and population sciences, and adaptive technology; and waste minimization and management.
A Jonathan Lindbergh Brown Grant may be given to a project to support adaptive technology or biomedical research which seeks to redress imbalance between an individual and his or her human environment.
www.lindberghfoundation.org /grants/index.html   (530 words)

 Charles Lindbergh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lindbergh was intrigued, and stated that Germany had taken a leading role in a number of aviation developments, including metal construction, low-wing designs, dirigibles, and Diesel engines.
Many of Lindbergh's views, such as his expressed belief in American democracy at home[10] and a surprisingly positive attitude toward fls for the time [11] (something that was scheduled to be fully revealed in an undelivered speech interrupted by Pearl Harbor [12]) were quite inconsistent with the racial and political beliefs of Hitler's Nazis.
Lindbergh is a recipient of the Silver Buffalo Award, the highest adult award given by the Boy Scouts of America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charles_Lindbergh   (3801 words)

 Charles Lindbergh Spirit of St. Louis in the Aviation History Encyclopedia
Charles Augustus Lindbergh II (February 4, 1902 - August 26, 1974) was a pioneering American aviator famous for the first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
Lindbergh was born in Detroit, Michigan as son of Swedish immigrants.
Lindbergh is recognized in aviation for demonstrating and charting polar air-routes, high altitude flying techniques, and increasing aircraft flying range by decreasing fuel consumption.
www.usairnet.com /encyclopedia/Charles_Lindbergh.html   (1023 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Charles Lindbergh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Lindbergh was intrigued, and stated that Germany had taken a leading part in a number of aviation developments, including metal construction, low-wing designs, dirigibles, and Diesel engines.
Lindbergh's decoration later caused an outcry in the United States, when Lindbergh's closeness to the Nazis was criticized.
Lindbergh declined to return the medal to the Germans because he claimed that to do so would be "an unnecessary insult" to the Nazi leadership.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Charles_Lindbergh   (3446 words)

 Lindbergh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lindbergh kidnapping, the abduction and murder of the son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh.
The "Lindbergh Law", a nickname for the Federal Kidnapping Act adopted in response to the Lindbergh kidnapping.
Lindbergh High School (St. Louis, Missouri), a high school named after Charles Lindbergh, the aviator.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lindbergh   (220 words)

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In November 2003, it was revelaed [1] that DNA tests had proved that Lindbergh had fathered three illegitimate children, born between 1958 and 1967 in Germany.
Their mother was Brigitte Hesshaimer, a Munich hat maker 20 years his junior, whose relationship with Lindbergh started in 1957 and continued until his death.
Lindbergh spent his final years on the Hawaiian island of Maui, where he died of cancer on August 26, 1974.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/charles_lindbergh.html   (991 words)

 Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh was the son of a liberal Republican congressman from Minnesota.
Lindbergh disagreed with Roosevelt's plan to nationalize the airmail and to assign the Army to carry it.
Lindbergh earned the dislike of the administration when he testified before the Senate, saying that Army pilots were not trained for all-weather flying or night landings.
www.ww2pacific.com /lindbergh.html   (853 words)

 Charles Lindbergh
Lindbergh decided to move his family to Europe in 1935 after a stressful three-year ordeal involving the kidnapping and murder of his son and the ensuing trial.
Lindbergh publicly expressed his frustration with the intrusive American media and what he saw as a breakdown of morals and justice that was consuming America.
Lindbergh also was impressed by the good discipline, high morals, and restrained press that existed in Germany—things that he believed were lacking in the United States.
www.traces.org /charleslindbergh.html   (2480 words)

 Lindbergh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Lindbergh's fame came early and, despite his avowed desire for privacy, for the rest of his life he never was far from the public eye.
Lindbergh's early life was shaped by an unemotive father and an unstable mother.
Lindbergh made it clear that his family must grow in his image, imitating his inner demons rather than complementing them.
patriot.net /~townsend/Articles/lindbergh.html   (498 words)

 Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh was an heroic American aviator whose baby son was tragically kidnapped and murdered.
Lindbergh had energized the world when in 1927 he became the first pilot to successfully complete a nonstop flight across the Atlantic.
Lindbergh became active in the isolationist movement, urging England and the United States to observe complete neutrality should war break out.
www.rotten.com /library/bio/misc/lindbergh   (1017 words)

 Lindbergh & Associates, LLC - Institutional
Lindbergh and Associates conducted the structural analysis and design of an eleven-story 200,000 square foot steel frame biomedical research building for the Medical University of South Carolina.
Lindbergh and Associates team members provide the architectural design services for the interior renovation of an existing metal building into a 9000 SF multi-purpose kitchen/ fellowship/education/temporary worship facility.
Lindbergh and Associates team members provide the architectural design services for the new cafeteria and classroom addition (7000 SF) and the renovation of the existing metal building Gymnasium on campus with little room for expansion.
www.lindbergh-assoc.com /Projects/edc.aspx   (525 words)

 Charles A. Lindbergh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Lindbergh's complied with the ransom but to no avail, six weeks later the baby's body was found in nearby woods, it was assumed that he had died the night he was taken from head wounds.
(4) Reeve Lindbergh, the youngest of Charles' and Anne's children would later write that her parents believed the excesses of the press were responsible for the kidnapping and death of Charlie, this is why they withdrew to Europe, to protect the children born after the tragedy.
An FBI memorandum confirms that Lindbergh became suspect because of his "numerous remarks which bear upon his foreign or nationalistic sympathies." (19) To Roosevelt's and the FBI's dismay they were never able to prove anything about Lindbergh and they concluded that he was not involved in "subversive activities".
history.acusd.edu /gen/WW2Timeline/lindbergh3.html   (2935 words)

 Spirit of St. Louis - Milestones of Flight
Lindbergh's subsequent U.S. tour in the "Spirit of St. Louis" demonstrated the potential of the airplane as a safe, reliable mode of transportation.
Following the U.S. tour, Lindbergh took the aircraft on a goodwill flight to Central and South America, where flags of the countries he visited were painted on the cowling.
Because the fuel tanks were located ahead of the cockpit for safety in case of an accident, Lindbergh could not see directly ahead, except by using a periscope on the left side or by turning the airplane and looking out a side window.
www.nasm.si.edu /exhibitions/gal100/stlouis.html   (337 words)

 Charles Lindbergh Web Resources for Students
By the age of 42 Lindbergh was a "civilian" test pilot in the South Pacific.
Lindbergh was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised on a farm near Little Falls, Minnesota.
Charles A. Lindbergh, the son of a Minnesota congressman, entered the University of Wisconsin in 1920.
www.cdli.ca /CITE/lindy.htm   (869 words)

 Amazon.com: Lindbergh: Books: A. Scott Berg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Charles Lindbergh's solo flight from New York to Paris captured the imagination of a postwar generation hungry for heroes, and cemented an exalted spot for the 25-year-old pilot from Minnesota in the collective American imagination.
Lindbergh's wife, the writer Anne Morrow Lindbergh, gave Berg unrestricted access to her husband's and her own voluminous personal papers--and he made good use of them to assess both the couple's relationship and their activities.
Lindbergh is in many ways a tragic figure, a person tripped by fate into being believed as a figure bigger than life, when in fact he was unequal to the task.
www.amazon.com /Lindbergh-A-Scott-Berg/dp/0399144498   (1842 words)

 Charles Lindbergh
Lindbergh convinced a group of St. Louis businessmen to back him in an attempt to win the Orteig prize.
The press (Lindbergh's nemesis for the rest of his life) got word of this new entrant, and began to tell the country about the handsome young man and his bold, solitary plan.
Lindbergh was so disgusted with ghost-writer Carlyle MacDonald's corny and inaccurate articles that first appeared, he vowed to control anything ever published in his name.
www.acepilots.com /lindbergh.html   (1483 words)

 Charles (Augustus) Lindbergh Biography - Biography.com
Before he took to the skies, Lindbergh was raised on a farm in Minnesota and the son of a lawyer and a congressman.
Lindbergh studied mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin before leaving school to pursue his interest in flight.
The Lindberghs paid the $50,000 ransom, but sadly their son's dead body was found in the nearby woods weeks later.
www.biography.com /search/article.do?id=9382609   (576 words)

 Lindbergh Flies the Atlantic, 1927
Lindbergh equipped himself with four sandwiches, two canteens of water and 451 gallons of gas.
Lindbergh continued his course, at times skimming only 10 feet above the waves as he tried to find a way around the fog and maintain his course.
Lindbergh, Charles A, We, (1927); Lindbergh, Charles A, The Spirit of St. Louis (1953); Mosley, Leonard, Lindbergh (1976).
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /lindbergh.htm   (1244 words)

Lindbergh is not without faults, but it is likely to stand as the definitive account of the paradoxical figure who was the world's first media megastar.
Lindbergh took the stand to testify against Bruno Richard Hauptmann in what was hyped as the ''Trial of the Century.'' The trial was every bit as publicity-addled as O.J. Simpson's, but to opposite effect: Hauptmann was convicted and executed.
Lindbergh was hardly alone in vehemently opposing U.S. entry into Europe's war, nor in underestimating Adolf Hitler's capacity for barbarity.
www.businessweek.com /1998/45/b3603085.htm   (805 words)

 SPACE.com -- Lindbergh Grandson's Flight to Promote Space Tourism
Erik Lindbergh and the New Spirit of St. Louis aircraft, a single-engine, composite Lancair Columbia 300.
In a true convergence of space and time, the grandson of Charles Lindbergh is retracing the pioneering solo steps taken 75 years ago, taking to the air to raise awareness about space tourism.
Erik Lindbergh is a vice president of the X Prize and a Trustee of the group.
www.space.com /news/xprize_lindbergh_020419.html   (971 words)

Lindbergh strives to converge the sounds of guitar-driven Indie Rock, with the power of alternative pop vocals, to be a clear and memorable band.
The Lindbergh story began two years ago in 2004 when Jon Baker, Chris Plank and original drummer, Nathan Wahlman moved from their hometown of St. Louis to Nashville seeking to develop their sound and build relationships within the musical community there.
Lindbergh began working on a five-song EP with Steve Wilson (Class of 98, Juliana Theory, Matt Wertz) in the summer of '05, which took them through the summer to complete.
www.myspace.com /lindberghband   (756 words)

 BrothersJudd.com - Review of A. Berg's Lindbergh
Beyond the historic nature of the achievement, is the fact that Lindbergh himself was involved in every step of producing the airplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, and planned the entire thing virtually by himself.
Lindbergh never had a chance to violate anyone's civil rights, but his entire life seems to indicate that he would not have been capable of these actions.
Charles Lindbergh, for all his flaws and frailties, was a great American and a great human being.
www.brothersjudd.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/reviews.detail/book_id/138   (1860 words)

 Charles Lindbergh, 1927
Overwhelmed by the reception, Lindbergh sought refuge in the residence of the American ambassador to France.
When he heard the news of Lindbergh's successful flight, President Coolidge asked that he be returned to America to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Initially, Lindbergh was reluctant to return so quickly but soon realized he had little choice but to follow the President's plan.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /volindbergh.htm   (216 words)

 WJLA - Book Alleges Lindbergh Had Other Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Charles Lindbergh, born in Detroit and raised on a farm near Little Falls, Minn., caused a sensation by flying his single-engine plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" from New York to Paris in 33 1/2 hours in 1927.
The subject matter of the letters is often veiled, including one said to be Lindbergh's response to news from Brigitte that she was pregnant with Dyrk.
Lindbergh helped Brigitte financially and was generous and kind to the children, the book says.
www.wjla.com /headlines/0605/233205.html   (769 words)

 Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI History - Famous Cases
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., twenty-month-old son of the famous aviator and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, was kidnapped about 9:00 p.m., on March 1, 1932, from the nursery on the second floor of the Lindbergh home near Hopewell, New Jersey.
A second ransom note was received by Colonel Lindbergh on March 6, 1932, (postmarked Brooklyn, New York, March 4), in which the ransom demand was increased to $70,000.
The third ransom note was received by Colonel Lindbergh's attorney on March 8, informing that an intermediary appointed by the Lindberghs would not be accepted and requesting a note in a newspaper.
www.fbi.gov /libref/historic/famcases/lindber/lindbernew.htm   (3896 words)

 THE LINDBERGH KIDNAPPING HOAX Bruno Richard Hauptmann: Wrongly Executed April 3, 1936
Lindbergh scattered the ashes of his firstborn child out of an airplane in August 1932 and a long line of "real Lindbergh babies" have staked their claim for a share in the Lindbergh fortune ever since.
There is also a popular theory, originated and explained by the late Noel Behn in his book Lindbergh : The Crime - that Lindbergh's' sister-in-law, Elizabeth Morrow, killed her nephew in a jealous rage over having been spurned by the handsome and famous aviator.
Lindbergh's belief in Eugenics (White Supremacy) also makes him suspect since it is possible his firstborn son was severely harmed during a 14-hour flight he forced his wife to undergo while in her 7th month of pregnancy.
www.lindberghkidnappinghoax.com /index.html   (2966 words)

 Lindbergh Hockey Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Lindbergh Hockey Club extends a invitation to all 9th through 12 grade students at Lindbergh High School to tryout for the Lindbergh Hockey Club.
Lindbergh Hockey Club extends a invitation to all 8th grade students at Sperreng Middle School to tryout for the Lindbergh Hockey Club.
Lindbergh Hockey Club will be sponsoring a Car Wash on Homecoming - Saturday September 23rd at Lindbergh High School from 7:20 am till 2:00 pm.
eteamz.active.com /lindberghhockey/index.cfm   (399 words)

 Aeronautics - Charles Lindbergh
Lindbergh's flight, however, brought the airplane into public consciousness with a vengeance.
In 1932 his first son, aged two, was kidnapped and murdered in a crime that made as great a sensation as had Lindbergh's flight five years before.
In the late 1930's he was one of the leading isolationists, fighting against participation of the United States in Europe's fight against Germany.
www.allstar.fiu.edu /aero/lindbergh.htm   (422 words)

 Charles Lindbergh's Noninterventionist Efforts & America First Committee
Lindbergh saw a divided responsibility for the origins of the European war, rather than an assignment of the total blame to Hitler, Nazi Germany, and the Axis states.
Six years earlier, Lindbergh had moved to England with his wife to escape the publicity surrounding the kidnapping and murder of their infant son.
Lindbergh, who had resigned his military commission in 1939, asked to be reinstated, but President Franklin D. Roosevelt refused.
www.charleslindbergh.com /americanfirst/index.asp   (1611 words)

 Amazon.com: The Spirit of St. Louis: Books: Charles A. Lindbergh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Lindbergh traces how the very wisp of an idea, that an aircraft with enough fuel, powered by a reliable engine, and held on course, could fly 3,600 miles from New York to Paris.
The caricature of Lindbergh that has been passed down to us in popular history is so negative that I'd always sort of assumed that this book must have been written in the immediate afterglow of his trip.
Lindbergh's flight solo New York to Paris is still hard to repeat with a small, prop driven, aircraft.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/087351288X?v=glance   (2293 words)

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