Anne Morrow Lindbergh on: The Legacy of Charles Lindbergh
Q: What should the world remember, do you think, about Charles
AML: His curiosity about many things, because he had it in the physical world
as well as in an active world.
Q: Why is it that we are still drawn to him?
AML: Because he was alone, I think, and now a days nobody goes on an adventure.
The astronauts were not alone. But he did feel, which was the astronaut who
was flying around, alone.
Q: Do you think, do you think he was a hero?
AML: I think he did what he wanted to do, always. He did what he wanted to do
and that is probably being a hero. Or what he felt he could do. He didn't see
much of his father, but he was brought up to do the things that a man would do,
at a very early age. Because they were separated and apart a lot of the
Q: It's funny because in the end, I think Paris was just the beginning for
AML: In spite of his books, I really don't know why he did it. He certainly
didn't do it for that prize. He felt he could do it. That's all in his book.
And I think he would have liked to have gone around the world. He was rather
upset at being sent back on a cruiser. That wasn't what he wanted.