Book Discussion on Von Braun

Michael Neufeld talked about his book Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War, published by Knopf. Mr. Neufeld chronicles… read more

Michael Neufeld talked about his book Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War, published by Knopf. Mr. Neufeld chronicles the life of Wernher von Braun (1912-1977), a key developer of the Nazi and the post-war American rocket programs. Mr. Neufeld talked about the importance of von Braun’s creation of the V-1 and V-2 missile system and his involvement in the U.S. space race with the Soviet Union. He focused on how von Braun became a member of the Nazi Party and the effect this had on the rest of his life. Mr. Neufeld responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Von Braun

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201560-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 27, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 16, 2008

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  • Oct 27, 2007 | 2:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 17, 2007 | 2:25pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2008 | 3:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2008 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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