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How fitting that this episode is number 60. Because something very important happened 60 years ago on the day this episode drops. While I might have just been a tiny bump in my mom’s belly at the time, the world had its eyes on the US Space Race. So, get ready for something literally out of this world in Volume 60: Glenn in Orbit.

Articles mentioned in the episode:
New York Times Article from February 21, 1962
60th Anniversary Article

Video Intro

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Credits and Copyrights:

Credits and copyrights:

No Artist – Go! – Colonel Glenn In Orbit
Label: Crown Publishers, Inc. – OBC 101
Format: Vinyl, LP
Released: 1962
Genre: Non-Music
Style: Interview, Education

Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. In The Friendship VII Space Capsule
Lieutenant Colonel John A. Powers In The Mercury Control Tower
Other Astronauts And Correspondents Stationed At Observation Posts Throughout The World
President Kennedy’s Greetings
Lieutenant Colonel Glenn’s Address To Congress

Produced in cooperation with NBC News –
National Broadcasting Company
© 1962, By National Broadcasting Co., Inc.

I do not own the rights to this recording. ASCAP, BMI licenses provided by third-party platforms for music that is not under Public Domain.
Photo Credits: NASA

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