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NASA and the long civil rights movement

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Summary
As NASA prepared for the launch of Apollo 11 in July 1969, many African American leaders protested the billions of dollars used to fund "space joyrides" rather than help tackle poverty, inequality, and discrimination at home. This volume examines ... Read more
Contents
Foreword: "How we tell about the civil rights movement and why it matters" / Jacquelyn Dowd Hall -- Introduction: Exploring NASA in the "long" civil rights movement / Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring -- New frameworks -- Space history matures -... Read more
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xiv, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
University Press of Florida 2019

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East Bay Branch Library 629.4 NAS in New Non-fiction Available

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