Friday Arts

Art and the SS United States

Clip | 9m 11s

When her father died, Susan Gibbs remembered looking through the years of magazines saved in his garage. Seeing her grandfather on the cover of TIME magazine with a picture of the SS United States naturally made her wonder why. It turns out her grandfather was William Francis Gibbs, the visionary nautical designer who ushered the SS United States into existence.

Aired: 07/20/16

Rating: NR

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Friday Arts is a local public television program presented by WHYY.