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Black In Space: Breaking The Color Barrier
Black In Space: Breaking The Color Barrier 1 x 60'
The race to get to space is long over, but buried in time is the revelatory story of the world’s first black astronauts. For many Americans, the 20th-century Space Race was a Cold War competition over rocketry and technological feats, but the world’s two superpowers were also engaged in another high-stakes race – one whose impact is still being felt today. 'Black In Space: Breaking The Color Barrier' examines the crucial moment when America’s history of racial prejudice became a critical vulnerability in the effort to win hearts and minds around the globe. Confronting a Soviet foe determined to show that communism was the face of the future, the U.S. would need a new generation of astronauts.

Duration

1 x 60'

Production Company

Brooks Lapping Productions/Smithsonian Networks

Broadcaster

Smithsonian Channel

Definition

HD

4K

YOP

2020

Production Company
Brooks Lapping Productions/Smithsonian Networks
Broadcaster
Smithsonian Channel
Definition
HD
4K
YOP
2020

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