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Address at Rice University on the Nation's Space Effort

Address at Rice University on the Nation's Space Effort

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Accession Number: USG:15 reel 29

Title: Rice University, 12 September 1962

Date(s) of Materials: 12 September 1962

Description: Video of the National Aeronautic Space Administration's (NASA) coverage of President John F. Kennedy’s address at Rice University, Houston, Texas, concerning the nation's efforts in space exploration. In his speech the President discusses the necessity for the United States to become an international leader in space exploration and famously states, "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."

Physical Description: Item 2 of 2 on 1 Video Cassette (color; sound; Beta-SP; 19 minutes)

Running Time (Minutes): 19

Media Type: Video Cassette

Copyright Status: Public Domain

Digital Identifier: USG-15-r29

Date: 09/12/1962

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