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From Earth Dust to Moon Dust by
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She kept saying in her combination of Yiddish and English, "I can't believe they are walking on the moon."
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Astronauts on TV by (1 Story)

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My heart swelled with wonder and pride at the accomplishment the U.S. had made to fulfill the promise made by John Kennedy. The store window was filled with TV sets, all tuned to the Apollo 11 mission.
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There is No Planet B by
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If only the fiftieth anniversary remembrances could restore the initial perceptions that the first ventures into space evoked.
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Everyone’s Gone to the Moon by
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Sunday, July 20, 1969. “The Eagle has landed.” Hard to believe that it has been fifty years since we heard those words! Yes, I remember watching the moon landing, but my story about it has more questions than answers. Principally, what was I doing in Cambridge that weekend? It was the summer between my freshman…
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Vichnaya Pamyat* by
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But for me [the moon landing] came with an equal dose of profound sadness.
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Why I Missed the Moon Landing by
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I never actually saw the moon landing on television until long after it happened. On July 20, 1969, my husband and I were on what turned out to be a once-in-a-lifetime, eight-week trip to Europe, Greece, and Israel. We had a vague notion that American astronauts had walked on the moon by looking at photos…
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Beach Reads — Sankaty Head, Herman Melville, and the wreck of the Andrea Doria by
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...the house felt huge, empty and swept by onshore winds that buffeted the old frame building.
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Beach Reads! by
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How did our prescient moderators know that the title of this week’s Book Review section of the New York Times would be “Beach Reads”?
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