T - Minus Four Years, Nine Months, Thirty Days

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T - Minus Four Years, Nine Months, Thirty Days

T - Minus Four Years, Nine Months, Thirty Days

This film covers United States research and preparation to send a man to the moon. The footage also includes President John F. Kennedy's 1961 speech in which he announced his goal to land a man on the moon. The film was narrated by Walter Cronkite and John Glenn.

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Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Glenn, John, 1921-2016

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John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Guernsey County-d. December 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio), astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio. He attended public schools of New Concord, Ohio, and later graduated from Muskingum College. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1965, and was later a test pilot and joining the United States space program in 1959. He was selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. In February 1962, Glenn became the first American...

Cronkite, Walter, 1916-2009

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