As we are all taught in elementary school the disappearance of Amelia Earhart is one of the biggest mysteries of the twentieth century. The public mind has always wondered about what did happen to this brave,talented, groundbreaking and record setting superstar of the early 1900's.
At an event in Washington to celebrate Earhart's legacy, Clinton and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood met with a group of scientists from the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, which is launching a new search for the wreckage of Earhart's plane in June. Earhart and Fred Noonan disappeared on July 2, 1937, during a flight from New Guinea to Howland Island in the South Pacific. Their plane never arrived.
Secretary of State Clinton has announced the State Department's support for the new search to solve the mystery of aviator Amelia Earhart. Earhart's plane went missing over the the South Pacific nearly 75 years ago.
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Amelia Earhart was America's sweetheart. We have never really gotten over the loss of this wonderful lady that represented the 'coming of age' for women all over America.
Over 75 years of relentless public and private investigations has led to more clues and better equipent, making yet another search feasable and desirous.
Here are more links to stories and pictures about the new search.