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Racing Russia | The Wall Street Journal, Framed Article Reprint, May 8, 1961
Racing Russia | The Wall Street Journal, Framed Article Reprint, May 8, 1961

Racing Russia | The Wall Street Journal, Framed Article Reprint, May 8, 1961

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Framed reprint of The Wall Street Journal's Page One analysis after the frenzied weekend when Commander Alan Shepard became the first American in space. The flight set the stage for the U.S.-Russia battle for the moon, which would be won nearly eight years later.

 

Headline: 

Racing Russia
Astronaut Feat May Spur U.S. to Speed Man-to-Moon Effort
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That's Probable Outcome of Policy Review Under Way; But Soviet Still Has Edge
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Next: Longer Mercury Rides

Original Publication Date: May 8, 1961

Page Article Appeared:  A1

Frame Colors: Choice of black or mahogany

Window opening: 10 ½” X 16 ½”

Frame outer dimensions: 19” X 25” 

Please note: Framed items are individually crafted and take 2 to 3 weeks for delivery: This is a scanned article taken from microfilm. Therefore, text clarity may be slightly less as compared to dates from the digital era.