Museum of Flight Lecture and Book Signing About “Hughes After Howard”

. May 13, 2015

SEATTLE – A May 23, 2 p.m. lecture and book signing with former Hughes Aircraft Company President Ken Richardson will look at the Hughes Aircraft Company after Howard Hughes left its helm in 1953. Author Ken Richardson rose through the ranks of the Hughes Aircraft during his forty-year career there, from a radar design engineer to President and Chief Operating Officer.

Richardson new book looks beyond the legend of the company’s famous leader, to focus on how the company grew to 85,000 employees and the leading military electronics organization in the world. Richardson tackles this subject in his new book “Hughes After Howard.” His presentation at the Museum will also show how Hughes Aircraft remains relevant today. The lecture is free with admission to the Museum; the book signings are free for all.

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