V for Victory

Baker, John JBaker at STRADLEY.COM
Sun Nov 11 21:50:37 UTC 2001

        Also, the Hugh Lofting character was named Dr. Dolittle.

John Baker

> -----Original Message-----
> From: James A. Landau [SMTP:JJJRLandau at AOL.COM]
> Sent: Sunday, November 11, 2001 4:28 PM
> Subject:      Re: V for Victory
> > Interestingly, both Jimmy Doolittle and Hugh Lofting, the author of Dr.
> >  Doolittle, went to MIT.
> Coincidence.  According to the Britannica, Lofting first published a Dr.
> Doolittle book in 1920, which was before Jimmy Doolittle had become famous
> or
> gone to MIT.  Whatever source Lofting got the name "Doolittle" from, it
> was
> not the pilot.

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