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The History of the United States's Space Program.

Astronaut Michael Collins. He controlled the Apollo 11 command module that circled the moon while Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on its' surface. Collins has written a history of the space program titled Liftoff.

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Other segments from the episode on June 23, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 23, 1988: Interview with Michael Collins; Commentary on contemporary women musicians; Interview with Ron Shelton, Part 1; Review of the film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"

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