American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race


      American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race
In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, New York Times bestselling author and historian Douglas Brinkley delivers a young readers edition of a story rooted in heroism, bravery, and patriotism America s race to the moon July 20, 1969 It s a day that has earned a spot in history It s the day that America was the first nation to succeed in sending two astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong to the moon.But what led to this unforgettable event What were the stakes riding on the Apollo 11 s safe landing In acclaimed author Douglas Brinkley s first young readers edition, space fans will get the riveting and factual backstory of arguably the most significant achievement of the 20th century. Download American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race By Douglas Brinkley – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him America s new past master His most recent books are The Quiet World, The Wilderness Warrior, and The Great Deluge Six of his books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year He lives in Texas with his wife and three children.

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  • 272 pages
  • American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race
  • Douglas Brinkley
  • 22 November 2018
  • 0062660306

10 thoughts on “ American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

  1. says:

    We choose to go to the moon we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because the challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win JFK at Rice University September 12, 1962 The Eagle has landed Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969JFK delivering his we choose We choose to go to the moon we choose to go to the moon in this decade and d...

  2. says:

    With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing only a few days away, Douglas Brinkley s latest book surrounding the early years of space exploration, seemed the perfect fit Told as a loose biography of the race to get into space, Brinkley explores the two main camps vying for control of the territory outside of Earth s atmosphere USA and USSR as well as bringing in the promise President John F Kennedy made about sending a man to the moon by the end of the 1960s Brinkley begins his With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing only a few days away, Douglas Brinkley s latest book surrounding the early years of space exploration, seemed the perfect fit Told as a loose biography of the race to ge...

  3. says:

    Not exactly what I expected It s marketed as a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and while it does cover the space program up to the moon landing, the real focus is on President Kennedy s career and his ...

  4. says:

    covers the history of the space program from earliest imaginings of Jules Verne in 1863 through the rocketry of Robert Goddard in the 1920s, Werner Von Braun and the Nazi V 2 during the second world war, and a big focus on the cold war especially the JFK and his role in the ...

  5. says:

    Terrific book Brinkley is a wonderful writer I read his book about Theodore Roosevelt and all he did to preserve significant sections of our country as National Parks and wildlife habitats This book follows the develop of the space program Having been a JFK fan, for many years this books pairing of the race to the moon with JFK s excitement and support of the space program allowed me too see another side of this remarkable man Very well documented and a wonderful read in this 50 year Terrific book Brinkley is a wonderful writer I read his book about Theodore Roosevelt and all he did to preserv...

  6. says:

    I don t know if the Pulitzer Prize committee is going to feel sentimental about the 50th anniversary of the moonlanding, but if it does, then I would not be surprised if this book wins it.This is by far the best book about the space race that I ve encountered.While other books focus on the astronauts and the space program, this book deals with American culture and politics that drove the space race.The book starts off talking about the earliest days of flight and rocket science, but unlike other I don t know if the Pulitzer Prize committee is going to feel sentimental about the 50th anniversary of the moonlanding, but if it does, then I would not be surprised if this book wins it.This is by far the best book about the space race that I ve encountered.While other books focus on the astronauts and the space program, this book deals with American culture and politics that drove the space race.The book starts off talking about the earliest days of flight and rocket science, but unlike other books...

  7. says:

    On July 20 1969, the country and the world watched as Astronaut Neil Armstrong walked on the moon s surface Nearing the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, David Brinkley s latest novel reminds us of President John F Kennedy s tireless and dedicated work towards space explora...

  8. says:

    Douglas Brinkley is an historian at Rice University and a pre eminent scholar of US Presidents This is the first book of his that I have read, but it won t be the last In fact, I have his Cronkite sitting in my bookcase, waiting to be read Of course, I read this book to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing Moonshot is less a book about the history of space exploration anda book about John F Kennedy s decision to make the race to the moon a proxy for the Cold Douglas Brinkley is an historian at Rice University and a pre eminent scholar of US Presidents This is the first book of his that I have read, but it won t be the last In fact, I have his Cronkite sitting in my bookcase, waiting to be read Of course, I read this book to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing Moonshot is less a book about the history of space exploration anda book about John F Kennedy s decision to make the race to the moon a proxy for the Cold War with the Soviet Union, and a boon to U.S technological leadership afte...

  9. says:

    The fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing inspires the acclaimed historian to take a fresh look at the American space program, at President John Kennedy s inspiring challenge, and at the race to the moon.Drawing on new primary source material, Douglas Brinkley brings this fascinating history to life as he turns the spotlight on the men and women who made this giant leap possible while exploring the technology and the political tensions of the time Readers will find much to appreciate...

  10. says:

    A truly great overview of the technological advances and political willpower needed to put Americans on the moon The second half of the title is the most relevant This is a Presidential biography of JFK filtered through the motivations and personality traits that led him to call for, motivate, push, cajole, and even cheerlead the Space Race As it turns out, JFK wasindispensable than previously thought It wasn t just the famous speeches the willpower and enthusiasm emanating mainly A truly great overview of the technological advances and po...

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