Sputnik 40th Anniversary

Universal Studios newsreel footage was shown of the October 7, 1957 announcement of Russian putting the first earth satellite into… read more

Universal Studios newsreel footage was shown of the October 7, 1957 announcement of Russian putting the first earth satellite into space. Footage was also shown of President Eisenhower reassuring the nation about the U.S. space program on October 10, 1957. Mr. Harford is the author of Korolev, which describes the U.S.S.R. development of Sputnik. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Sputnik 40th Anniversary

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Program ID:
92572-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 4, 1997
Last Aired:
Oct 6, 1997

Airing Details

  • Oct 04, 1997 | 9:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 05, 1997 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 06, 1997 | 2:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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