Friendly Skies (1933, 1965); Thrill/Victory (1875); Agony/Defeat (1864)

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Mon Dec 9 06:33:25 UTC 2002

   United will possibly file for bankruptcy soon.  It is claimed that it coined "friendly skies."
   Roone Arledge recently died.  It is claimed that the producer of WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS and other shows coined "The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat."

   5 November 1965, NEW YORK TIMES, "New Campaign by United Air Lines," pg. 57:
   "The Extra Care Air Line" has just begun to advise the American public to "Fly the Friendly Skies of United."

   19 November 1933, NEW YORK TIMES, pg. SM11:
A SILENT EMPIRE IN THE ARCTIC CIRCLE:  There a visitor found friendly skies, flowers and men who thrive amid desolation.

   In 5 October 1875, NEW YORK TIMES, pg. 2.  In a speech by General Sherman of his "March to the Sea."

   In 26 December 1864, NEW YORK TIMES, pg. 8.

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