Horatio's Drive

Horatio's Drive

Passport Episode 1 | 1h 46m 46s Video has closed captioning.

In the spring of 1903, on a whim and a fifty-dollar bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson set off from San Francisco in a 20-horsepower Winton touring car hoping to become the first person to cross the United States in the new- fangled "horseless carriage." Most people doubted that the automobile had much of a future.

Aired: 10/06/03

Expires: 12/31/21

Rating: NR

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