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    ST-116-9-61. President John F. Kennedy Watches Lift-off of Astronaut Alan Shepard
    White House Photographs5 May 1961

    President John F. Kennedy and others watch television coverage of the lift-off of astronaut Commander Alan B. Shepard, Jr. aboard "Freedom 7," on the first US manned sub-orbital flight. L-R: Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy; Special Assistant to the President for National Security McGeorge Bundy; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Special Assistan...

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