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- WRVA reports from the S. S. United States, a cruise liner built at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Newport News, Virginia, on its first trial run. The broadcast covers the cruise liner's background and its amenities, discusses the system used to measure the liner's speed, and includes interviews of random attendees of the event. The S. S. United States is expected to beat the speed record held by the British liner, Queen Mary
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- The S. S. United States was the largest ocean liner ever built in the United States and the world's fastest passenger super liner.
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- Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
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