50 years ago in 1962

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PostWed Sep 12, 2012 5:32 pm » by *WillEase*


At 11:15 a.m. ET: Watch the entire speech by President Kennedy challenging us to go to the moon at the exact time it was given 50 years ago in 1962.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

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PostWed Sep 12, 2012 5:51 pm » by *WillEase*


It was an nostalgic event to see that speech on the very day and hour it was given.
But for those that didn't catch it live...


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On Sept. 12, 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would land men on the moon.

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PostWed Sep 12, 2012 6:01 pm » by Boatman


I caught it live on an old Black & White TV 12" square, and the picture was a lovely shade of purple. :lol: I was awed by the speech, and i was only 11 years old. Awesome. :flop:
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PostWed Sep 12, 2012 6:52 pm » by Thruster


Boatman wrote:I caught it live on an old Black & White TV 12" square, and the picture was a lovely shade of purple. :lol: I was awed by the speech, and i was only 11 years old. Awesome. :flop:


You had to 'LOADED' to have a telly back then, Tony.

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PostWed Sep 12, 2012 7:25 pm » by Boatman


Thruster wrote:
Boatman wrote:I caught it live on an old Black & White TV 12" square, and the picture was a lovely shade of purple. :lol: I was awed by the speech, and i was only 11 years old. Awesome. :flop:


You had to 'LOADED' to have a telly back then, Tony.

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Well it can't hurt to tell you now because my Dads dead but he the Nicked TV.
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PostWed Sep 12, 2012 7:57 pm » by Thruster


Boatman wrote:
Thruster wrote:
Boatman wrote:I caught it live on an old Black & White TV 12" square, and the picture was a lovely shade of purple. :lol: I was awed by the speech, and i was only 11 years old. Awesome. :flop:


You had to 'LOADED' to have a telly back then, Tony.

:lol:



Well it can't hurt to tell you now because my Dads dead but he the Nicked TV.
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :peep:


:lol: Wish I'd met him...I would have liked him. :lol: Making sure his kids had as good as the next. :flop:
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PostThu Sep 13, 2012 12:47 pm » by Boatman


He was a good man, strict but fair, He taught me everything i know, and i miss him. My mother had 8 kids, after me three sets of twins, and i am the only one like him.
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