Letters: Aug. 1, 1969

What a Piece of Work!

Sir: The Moon—Shakespeare epitomizes this wondrous feat in those famous lines from Hamlet: "What a piece of work is a man! . . . how infinite in faculty ... in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god!"

GURNEY McCASLAND JR. San Gabriel, Calif

Sir: For the first time since creation itself, man stands upon another world, looks to the future and says: "This is a human place."

JAMES SAKLAD Houston

Sir: Walking on the moon seems pretty important to us right now. We had to do it, of course. But for quite a while, most of...

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