WSIU InFocus

Richard Jurek

Special | 25m 55s

Richard Jurek has recently co-authored "Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program." It's a fascinating story of how public relations professionals helped grow public support for the space program during the turbulent decade of the 1960s. Jurek discusses the book and displays several items from his collection, including a moon-dust-smeared command module checklist from Apollo 17.

Aired: 04/23/14

Rating: NR

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WSIU InFocus is a local public television program presented by WSIU.