Brinkley, Douglas , Conkling, Winifred

American Moonshot Young Readers' Edition: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

(3) 4-6 Brinkley weaves together the history of the space race, mid-twentieth-century geopolitics, and the career of John F. Kennedy as he ascended to the presidency, focusing on Kennedy's championing of space technologies for American political might. He illustrates the tight connections between scientific advancement and the Cold War. Historical photographs illustrate the book. Bib.


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