African-Americans and the Space Program

At a program celebrating African-American History Month, former astronaut Dr. Harris, the first African-American to walk in space,… read more

At a program celebrating African-American History Month, former astronaut Dr. Harris, the first African-American to walk in space, talked about the contributions of African-Americans in the space program and about his personal experiences. Dr. Harris and Ms. Ericsson-Jackson answered questions from the audience of school children. Two African-American scientists were honored. Their pictures were unveiled and will hang in the National Academy of Sciences. Teachers in the audience were called up on the stage for recognition. The Walter Johnson Gospel Show Choir and Madrigals performed. close

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African-Americans and the Space Program

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Program ID:
155395-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 15, 2000
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2000

Airing Details

  • Feb 15, 2000 | 4:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2000 | 2:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2000 | 11:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2000 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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