The Moon: CATHEDRALS IN THE SKY

WHEREVER people could read, watch or hear the news, they followed the epic journey of Apollo 11 with fascination. Most Americans were jubilant, if sometimes at a loss for words. An elderly lady awaiting a flight at Chicago's O'Hare Airport simply stood up and sang America the Beautiful when she learned that the moon landing had succeeded. Said Robert Hutchins, the usually articulate head of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara: "It's marvelous. What else can you say?" Author Paul Goodman, a frequent critic of U.S. institutions, wrote...

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