COMMENT: Time Capsule
There Is No Second, Your Majesty
The Lipton EraSir Thomas Lipton, the Irish/Scottish tea baron, challenges five times for the America’s Cup between 1899 and 1930. While Lipton doesn’t win the Cup, he becomes one of the first to introduce the idea of sports sponsorship. Tea, anyone?
Southern Cross“Off the wind on this heading / Lie the Marquesas / We got eighty feet of the waterline / Nicely making way.”
—Stephen Stills, Crosby, Stills & Nash, from the song “Southern Cross” on the album Daylight Again (Atlantic). The America’s Cup would also soon be sailing south.
Code RushFilmed during Netscape Communications’ final year as an independent company, Code Rush is a PBS documentary focused on a group of Netscape engineers facing an impossible deadline to release the open source version of Netscape’s internet software. Learn more and watch the film at clickmovement.org/coderush .
BMW ORACLE Racing WinsBMW ORACLE Racing wins the 33rd America’s Cup with a 2-0 triumph over Swiss defender Alinghi, bringing the cup back to the United States.
The Wind Gods
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