Kennedys watching Alan Shepard's spaceflight 1961

Kennedys watching Alan Shepard's spaceflight 1961

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Caption: The Kennedys and staff at the White House watching the first US manned space flight by astronaut Alan Shepard, on 5th May, 1961. From left to right are: Vice President Lyndon Johnson, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Admiral Arleigh Burke, President Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy.

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