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Photograph of the Air Force test plane, circa 1947 An overhead view of the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes And Attorney At Inquiry, Washington: Howard Hughes (left) and T.A. Slack, attorney for the Hughes Tool Company, are shown at the August 6th hearing of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee. Credit (ACME) 8/9/47."
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane in flight, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes flying the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Before Hughes Began Testimony, Washington: Pictured shortly before he began his testimony before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee today (Aug. 6), Howard Hughes (right) holds a last-minute consultation with T. A. Slack (left), attorney for the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 09, 1947 Description given with photo: "The Senator's Lady Is Sympathetic, Washington, D.C. - Mrs. Claude Pepper, wife of the Senator from Florida, is shown shaking hands with Howard Hughes, millionaire plane-builder, as he emerged from the Senate War Investigating Committee hearing...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes walking out with police men while leaving the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Brewster Denies Hughes' Sworn Charge Of Blackmail. Washington, D.C., Chairman Brewster, ( R ) of Maine, of the Senate War Investigating Committee, today elaborated on his sworn denial of Hughes' charge that he offered...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes (right) is standing next to an unidentified man (probably a mechanic, left).
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after hearing, Culver City, California, August 15, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes attending an informal press conference in Culver City, California, after Hughes left the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "As Hughes Began Testimony, Washington: Like a "Hollywood movie set" is this general view of the Senate Caucus Room as plane manufacturer, Howard Hughes began his testimony today (Aug. 6) before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee....
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Testifies, Washington: A candid view of plane manufacturer Howard Hughes (above) testifying before the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee today, August 6. hughes opened his testimony with a charge that Senator Owen Brewster (R. ME.),...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Howard Hughes investigation."
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes with Senator Harry P. Cain, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (left) being asked about his controversial XF-11 photo reconnaissance plane by Senator Harry Cain (right), Republican of Washington, in Culver City, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 08, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes at the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after hearing, Culver City, California, August 15, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes attending an informal press conference in Culver City, California, after Hughes left the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes shaking hands with spectators while leaving the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Pensive, Washington: Howard Hughes, millionaire plane manufacturer, ponders a question put to him during today's session (Aug. 6) of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee. The subcommittee is investigating Hughes' war plane contracts. Credit line...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after hearing, Culver City, California, August 15, 1947 Description given with photo: "Tired Hughes Returns Home, Culver City, Cal. : Rubbing his tired eyes, Howard Hughes talks with reporters at an informal press conference at his plant in Culver City after his return flight from Washington. He...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being taken out for an unscheduled test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is on the right.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Inquiry Postponed, Washington D.C. : - In jovial mood despite "surprise" postponement of the Senate War Investigating Committee's Hughes inquiry, Howard Hughes, (center) chats briefly with reporters before leaving for the west coast. Hughes...
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane in flight, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes flying the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Hughes' Flying Boat on a test run, San Pedro, California, November 01, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes conducting a test run of his Flying Boat in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, Culver City, California, August 16, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes after being interviewed about his controversial XF-11 photo reconnaissance plane by Republican of Washington, Senator Harry Cain in Culver City, California.
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane in flight, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes flying the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Brewster Testifies At Hughes Inquiry, Washington: Sen. Owen Brewster (R-Maine) testifies before the Senate War investigating subcommittee August 6th. Behind him are, left to right, Howard Hughes and his attorney, T.A. Slack, of the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes and Claud D. Pepper, San Pedro, California, November 04, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes and Florida's Senator Claude D. Pepper inspecting the construction of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes after hearing, Culver City, California, August 15, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes attending an informal press conference in Culver City, California, after Hughes left the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes arriving in Washington, August 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Arrives in Washington, Washington: Howard Hughes (right) plane manufacturer, chats briefly with reporters at Washington National Airport today (Aug. 6) shortly after his flight from the west coast to Washington to appear before the Senate...
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane in flight, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes flying the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 08, 1947 Description given with photo: "Subpoena Served On Hughes, Washington: A subpoena ordering Howard Hughes to produce the records and files of the Hughes Too Co. is served to him by Francis D. Flanagan, assistant chief investigator for the Senate War...
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Photograph of the Air Force test plane in flight, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes flying the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of the controls of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat in Long Beach, California. Howard Hughes is on the right.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 06, 1947 Description given with photo: "Says Brewster of Fered to Call Off Hughes Probe. Washington, D.C. Howard Hughes, center, charged under oath today that Sen. Owen Brewster, ( R ) of ME., offered to call off the senate...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 07, 1947 Description given with photo: "Says Brewster Is "Greatest Trick Shot Artist In D.C. - Washington, D.C., Partially deaf, plane-builder Howard Hughes, above shown using a special hearing aid provided by the Senate War Investigating Committee now probing his war...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes (wearing headphones, left) inside and at the controls of the Spruce Goose in San Pedro, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, San Pedro, California, November 02, 1947 Description given with photo: "Flying Boat Put To Test - San Pedro, Calif. : Howard Hughes pilots his much-publicized flying boat on the first of a series of taxi runs in Los Angeles harbor on November 2nd. Shortly afterward,...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 11, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Hearing Postponed, Washington D.C. : - Following close behind a "flying wedge" of capitol guards, Howard Hughes (center, smiling) leaves the the Senate Caucus room after the "surprise" postponement of the Hughes inquiry by the...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat, Long Beach, California, November 02, 1947 A view of Howard Hughes' Flying Boat being prepared for a test run in Long Beach, California.
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Photograph of Howard Hughes at hearing, Washington, August 12, 1947 Description given with photo: "Hughes Leaves For California, Washington: Howard Hughes signs autographs as he arrives at Washington Airport Aug. 12 for return trip to California following the adjournment of the Senate hearing on his plane contracts. Hughes said...
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Photograph of Howard Hughes, circa 1947 A view of Howard Hughes preparing to fly the Air Force test plane.
 

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