Research Document #37

The Carey Article

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EARHART FEATURE       July 26/37
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Instead of adding further conjectures about the mystery surrounding the fate of the “lost” fliers, Amelia Earhart Putnam and Fred J. Noonan, I will attempt, in the following, a word picture of the scenes, both aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Itasca and on tiny Howland Island, during the known 20 hours and 25 minutes the earth-girdling pair were enroute from Lae, New Guinea.

In the capacity of both Associated Press and Honolulu Star-Bulletin representative aboard the Itasca, I was given all opportunity to keep constantly in touch

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