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Samuel Hawley is a writer of narrative nonfiction and fiction. His books are highly eclectic. He has written about 16th-century East Asian history, 19th-century Korean-American relations, Olympic sprinting and land speed racing and a circus elephant named Topsy who was electrocuted in 1903. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.

GLENN LEASHER / INFINITY: VIC ELISCHER REMEMBERS (PART 2)



Here's a clip from my telephone interview with Vic Elischer from 2009. In it Vic recalls the crash of the Infinity jet car, September 10, 1962, and the death of Glenn Leasher. Vic and Tom Fukuya were the first ones to arrive at the wreckage. 

To listen, click here.


 


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