In the midst of the Cold War, America falls behind in the manned exploration of space with the USSR. Then President Kennedy pledges that America will put a man on the moon by the end of the decade, capturing the fascination of the world..
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Himself (as President John F. Kennedy)
We chose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things. Not because they are easy but because they are hard.