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America on the moon: the enterprise of the sixties.

Jay Holmes

America on the moon: the enterprise of the sixties.

by Jay Holmes

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Outer space,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Astronautics -- United States.,
    • Space flight to the moon.,
    • Outer space -- Exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPref. by E. C. Welsh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U5 H6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p.
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5850574M
      LC Control Number62010544
      OCLC/WorldCa1436504

      MANAGING AMERICA TO THE MOON: A COALITION ANALYSIS The Apollo Decision and Its Impetus. The Apollo decision of May was a reaction to the large political forces then at play. The Soviet Union was clearly ahead of the United States in space, and Congress, media, and the public were deeply concerned. American pride and prestige were bent. The term "s" also refers to an era more often called the Sixties, denoting the complex of inter-related cultural and political trends around the "cultural decade" is more loosely defined than the actual decade, beginning around with the John F. Kennedy assassination and ending around with the Watergate scandal. "The Sixties", as they are known in both scholarship and Centuries: 19th century, 20th century, 21st century.

        The Space Shuttle Enterprise arrived at the Intrepid in June and helped put the ship on NASA’s radar for space-related events. Coming .   Lyndon Johnson in Vietnam: The turning point of the '60s challenge to land Americans on the moon before the s ended. American sports universe of the mids Author: Victor Brooks.

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America on the moon: the enterprise of the sixties by Jay Holmes Download PDF EPUB FB2

America on the Moon: the Enterprise of the Sixties Hardcover – January 1, by Jay Holmes (Author)Author: Jay Holmes. It has been estimated that it will cost the United States some $20 billion to send two astronauts and a scientist to the moon and bring them safely back. Nearly a decade may be required to do this, and some 2, separate tasks must be completed first.

America on the moon: the enterprise of the sixties. Philadelphia, Lippincott [] (OCoLC) Online version: Holmes, Jay. America on the moon: the enterprise of the sixties.

Philadelphia, Lippincott [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jay Holmes. Focusing on the most ambitious endeavor in the history of mankind, the effort to transport men safely to the Moon and back to earth.

The story of the space race with the America on the Moon: The Enterprise of the 60's by Holmes, Jay. Though President John F. Kennedy set the goal of putting an American astronaut on the moon before the end of the s, it never would have happened without his.

Finall, the book is enclosed in a thick board slipcase with die-cut phases of the Moon that cleverly allow the book cover's lunar surface image to show through.

My one very minor complaint is that some photos mostly involving the Lunar Module on the Moon seem to have the color and contrast boosted/5(52).

The Sixties. The volatile events of the Swinging Sixties — from the civil rights movement to JFK’s assassination to the first moon landing — continue to fascinate and be points of contention today.

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Details *. Top 10 books on s America Bigots, LSD, Vietnam and Motown – all part of the reading list that inspired Stuart Cosgrove’s Penderyn music book prize-nominated account of s Detroit Stuart.

There is a complete section on the Popular Culture of the Sixties, as well a section on Economics. Also included is a section with extensive charts on major statistical events of the decade. In addition, there are Biographies of the major figures of the 60’s, and multimedia presentations that present the author’s perspective on some of the.

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On campuses from Berkeley to New York, they demanded desegregation, unrestricted free speech, and withdrawal from the war in idealistic and inspired by periodic successes, the students believed they were creating a new America.

Particularly in the United States, works of fiction helped to create the will to go the moon by creating a narrative that allowed people to feel good about themselves and their country in the face of the turbulent events of the s and s, when the Cold War was at its height.

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President Kennedy's assassination in spurred Congress to enact much of his legislative agenda. His successor, Lyndon Johnson (), sought to build a "Great Society" by spreading benefits of America's thriving economy to more citizens. Federal spending increased dramatically, as the government launched such new programs as Medicare (health care for the Author: Mike Moffatt.

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