SPUTNIK: The Shock of the Century

Mr. Dickson talked about his book, SPUTNIK: The Shock of the Century, published by Walker and Company. The book is an investigation of the… read more

Mr. Dickson talked about his book, SPUTNIK: The Shock of the Century, published by Walker and Company. The book is an investigation of the world’s first man-made satellite launched by the USSR on October 4th 1957. Mr. Dickson said that event triggered the race to the moon, was a turning point in the Cold War, and led to development of the Internet and satellite communications. After his presentation he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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SPUTNIK: The Shock of the Century

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Program ID:
168060-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Wheaton, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Dec 09, 2001 | 9:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 09, 2002 | 4:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 09, 2001 | 9:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 2002 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 2002 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 2002 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 2002 | 4:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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