Apollo 11

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of April 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


6319. Apollo 11. July 16, 1969. Coverage of an eight day mission to achieve the first lunar landing in history. Complete coverage as described for the other Apollo missions above, including a near-complete air-to-ground audio transcript, just about everything said to the astronauts during the flight. With dozens of interviews, background reports, progress reports, etc. TV from space (and the Moon), commentary by learned observers, panel discussions about moon geology, who owns the Moon?, Steve Allen sings about the moon, What's Next?, Dr. Gary Latham (moon seismologist), commentary by three astronautss while watching a film of Soviet space achievements, Ray Bradbury, "Trips To The Moon In Science Fiction": narrated by Orson Welles, live coverage of the launching of Intelsat 3, speeches by President Nixon, reports from Mariner 6 and 7 as they fly past Mars, a one hour wrap-up show (July 24, 1969, NBC-TV net), farewell aboard the Hornet (recovery carrier), welcoming ceremonies at Pearl Harbor, uncovering of the lunar rocks, many, many other features. Complete list of contents with timings available (for all Apollo flights) with recordings of the coverage. Bernard Lovell, Arthur C. Clarke, Wally Schirra, Steve Allen, Gary Latham, Orson Welles (narrator), Richard Nixon. 56 hours. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

6324. Apollo 11. July 27, 1969. Pool feed. A press conference, most of which was not broadcast. The press conference was held while the astronauts were still in quarantine, shortly after the flight ended. . 35 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6326. Apollo 11. August 12, 1969. Pool feed. Post flight press conference, the first questioning by the press after the astronauts left quarantine, after returning from the moon. . 110 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6327. Apollo 11. August 13, 1969. New York City welcoming ceremonies (speeches by Mayor Lindsay, the astronauts), U. N. ceremonies (speech by U Thant), Chicago welcoming ceremonies (speeches by Mayor Daley, Cardinal Cody, Governor Ogilvie, Senator Percy, Thomas Paine), California dinner for the astronauts, (Walter Cronkite host, speeches by Govornor Reagan, President Nixon, Thomas Paine). Complete speeches as indicated, parade descriptions deleted. John Lindsay, U Thant, Richard Daley (Mayor of Chicago), Governor Ogilvie, Charles Percy, Thomas Paine, Walter Cronkite (host), Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon. 100 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

6321. Apollo 11. "Flight To The Moon". A commercially released history of the flight, plus a history of the space program. Norman Corwin (writer), Wally Schirra (narrator). 40 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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