The 1960s and the U.S. Space Program

Former NASA astronauts and officials talked about their experiences with the space program in the 1960s and their impressions of President… read more

Former NASA astronauts and officials talked about their experiences with the space program in the 1960s and their impressions of President Lyndon Johnson. Reporters reflected on the atmosphere of the 1960s and the race against the Soviet Union to develop space programs. They also focused on President Johnson’s role in the success of the space program. Following the panel discussion, Mr. Cronkite reflected on his experiences with reporting the moon landing. close

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The 1960s and the U.S. Space Program

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Program ID:
123316-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 1999
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 1999

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  • Dec 24, 1999 | 11:12am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 1999 | 5:27am EST | C-SPAN 2
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