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Gemini 3 spaceflight.... Grissom & Young...
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March 24, 1965
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 24, 1965
* Gemini 3 manned spaceflight - NASA
* Gus Grissom & John W. Young
* Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama
* Martin Luther King Jr.
* Civil Rights march
The front page has a nice banner headline: "SPACE TWINS IN TRIPLE SUCCESS" with subheads and large photo. NIce for display. More inside.
Also a one column heading: "Ala. Marchers Slosh Through Foul Weather" with subhead. (see)
Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Gemini 3 was the first manned mission in NASA's Gemini program, the second American manned space program. On March 23, 1965, the spacecraft, nicknamed Molly Brown, performed the seventh manned US spaceflight, and the 17th manned spaceflight overall (including X-15 flights over 100 kilometers). It was also the final manned flight controlled from Cape Canaveral, Florida before mission control functions were shifted to the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Texas.
Category: The 20th Century