The John Glenn Story

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Date
1963
Summary
Traces the career of John Glenn, first U.S. astronaut, from his school days in New Concord, Ohio, to his speech to the U.S. Congress after his orbital flight.  Pictures Glenn as a typical, but highly successful, American boy.  Interviews many people in his town who speak well of him and follows his career in the armed forces.  Shows preparations for the space flight, the blast off, Glenn in flight, the return from orbit, the parades, and the appearance before Congress.
Publishers
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; National Educational Television
Genres
Educational; Biographical (Nonfiction)
Subjects
Glenn, John--1921-2016; Astronauts
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:33:00); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 30000136646217; Other: GR00467041; MDPI Barcode: 40000003178045

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