Mercury Rising

Historian Jeff Shesol looked at the impact that John Glenn’s 1962 earth orbit mission had on the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. This was a virtual program hosted by the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Ft. Worth.

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  • Peter Baker Chief Correspondent New York Times->White House
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Mercury Rising

Program ID:
Public Affairs Event
Dallas, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Jun 20, 2021 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 05, 2021 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 20, 2021 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2021 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2021 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2021 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2