Skip to main content

Chuck Yeager

As a Guest

5 segments
15:35

General Chuck Yeager

General Chuck Yeager, test pilot, war hero and the first man to break the sound barrier. Tom Wolfe called Yeager the "the most righteous of all the possessors of the right stuff." Yeager's autobiography is Yeager. This interview first aired September 13, 1988.

Interview

Did you know you can create a shareable playlist?

Advertisement

There are more than 22,000 Fresh Air segments.

Let us help you find exactly what you want to hear.
Just play me something
Your Queue

Would you like to make a playlist based on your queue?

Generate & Share View/Edit Your Queue