susan wright young

91.3 FM WYSO (Dayton NPR Affiliate) • Mother’s Day 2018

The story of Wilbur and Orville Wright has been told countless times. Two completely self-taught, self-funded brothers invent the airplane in the back of their West Dayton bike shop. The world was never the same. But the story of the Wright brothers’ background is even more unorthodox than it seems. In the late 1800s, during the heart of the Victorian Era, the Wright brothers’ mother inspired their mechanical aptitude. This is a story about Susan Catherine Koerner Wright.

>> LISTEN TO THE FULL STORY [HERE]. This story aired on All Things Considered on WYSO, 91.3 FM, Antioch College’s renowned NPR affiliate.