Behind the Scenes with JFK: Newly Released Photos

Behind the Scenes with JFK: Images from the Archive of His Personal Photographer
Cecil W. Stoughton / John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Watching Alan Shepard's Liftoff, May 5, 1961
The Soviets had succeeded in putting the first human into space only three weeks prior to this moment. Confidential White House memos rated the probability of the mission's success at 75%.

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