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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon On May President John Kennedy declared I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth Over his remaining time in the White House, JFK actively involved himself in space decisions and several times reviewed his decision to go to the Moon, each


About the Author: John M. Logsdon

John M Logsdon is Professor Emeritus at The George Washington University s Elliott School of International Affairs, and was the founder and long time Director of GW s Space Policy Institute.



10 thoughts on “John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

  1. Vheissu Vheissu says:

    My former professor at GW, John Logsdon, has spent his entire career and practically his whole life studying NASA and the U.S space program This book is truly his valedictory and the culmination of a remarkable career While the book is neither intended for nor recommended to the general reading public, historia


  2. John Carter McKnight John Carter McKnight says:

    Political science at its finest a meticulously researched, dispassionately analyzed account of its subject matter Comprehensive, tightly reasoned and short Aside from being an excellent study of Presidential decisionmaking, the book deals a deathblow to calls for national glory initiatives, in space or otherwise,


  3. Relstuart Relstuart says:

    What is prestige Is it the shadow of power the substance of power JFKThe author in this book does a good job of explaining the context, times, personalities involved, and the impact of the president of the United States deciding to challenge himself and the nation to expend prodigious effort and treasure to send th


  4. vincent vincent says:

    This book gave me a new perspective on the decision of J.F Kennedy to go to moon It is fantastically interesting about the political process that I did not know and also of his decision making I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon


  5. Ethan Ethan says:

    No rating, as I didn t read it for personal reasons or enjoyment Read for class Very specific topic Would recommend only if you want to know the three years or so of Space Race history that relates to the Kennedy presidency.


  6. Kristy Ann Kristy Ann says:

    Reading about the Apollo era expansion of NASA provides much insight into today s identity crisis.


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