The Spirit of America
Jan. 1, 1963
Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.DEPICTS THE YEARS OF SACRIFICE BY CRAIG BREEDLOVE DURING WHICH HE BUILT HIS FABULOUS JET CAR, "SPIRIT OF AMERICA," WITH WHICH HE ATTAINED A NEW LAND SPEED RECORD OF 407.45 MILES PER HOUR ON THE SALT FLATS OF BONNEVILLE, UTAH, IN 1963. This historical recording from the National Archives may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material. The content summary for this video is adapted from an historical description provided by the government agency or donor at the time of production release.