A Radio Talk by Charles F. Kettering
On a warm August day
in 1807 a large
crowd of people lined the banks of the Hudson River not far from where
I am now speaking. They had been told they would see the first trip of
a boat without sails. And the skeptics, as usual, were there
laughing at the strange looking craft, and ridiculing the idea it
could move without sails or oars.