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Title:
Chasing the moon
Summary:
Chasing the moon reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing overlooked and lost archival material, the film features a cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events.
Audience:
Rating: NR.
General Note:
Title from container.

Originally broadcast as a 3-part television program on PBS in 2019.

Wide screen (16x9).

Special features: Making Chasing the moon : interview with Robert Stone (11 min.); Making Chasing the moon : behind the scenes with film crew (14 min.).
Edition:
Widescreen.
Contents:
Disc 1: Episode/Part 1: A place beyond the sky: Cosmic quest -- Sputnik -- Wernher von Braun -- Missile program -- First man in space -- Kennedy's dilemma -- Cape Canaveral -- Media in the space race -- Ed Dwight -- Politics of space -- The mercury guys -- Kennedy's assassination --

Disc 2: Episode 2/Part 2: Earthrise: Selling the space program -- Extra-vehicular activity -- Earth orbit rendezvous -- Apollo 1 -- Investigating Apollo 1 -- Saturn 5 -- Poppy Northcutt -- Apollo 8 -- Approaching the moon -- Earth rising -- The incredible year '68 --

Disc 3: Episode 3/Part 3: Magnificent desolation: Public perception -- The Apollo 11 crew -- Cocoa Beach -- The launch -- News coverage -- Descent to the lunar surface -- Man on the moon -- Planting the flag -- Return to Earth -- World tour -- The future of space.
Physical Description:
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher:
PBS,

Distributed by PBS Distribution
Electronic Access:
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Publication Date:
2019
ISBN:
9781531709419
Publication Information:
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2019]

[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution [2019]

©2019
Call Number:
DVD 629.45 CHASING
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