John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

Participants talked about President John F. Kennedy’s decision to send a manned mission to the moon and the eventual moon landing in… read more

Participants talked about President John F. Kennedy’s decision to send a manned mission to the moon and the eventual moon landing in 1969. They also talked about the political, scientific and cultural legacy of the U.S. space program and the space race between the U.S. and Soviet Union. close

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  • Launius, Roger D. Senior Curator National Air and Space Museum->Space History Division
  • Logsdon, John Director George Washington University->Space Policy Institute
  • Spudis, Paul Professor Rice University->Lunar and Planetary Institute
  • Teich, Albert Director American Assn. Advancement of Science->Science Policy
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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

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Program ID:
299155-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 9, 2012

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 2011 | 9:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 2011 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2011 | 8:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2011 | 2:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 09, 2012 | 11:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
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