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John Ewing10/11/07Professor KinzerDocument Analysis #3Example of a Newspaper Article Response to SputnikHarry Schwartz,New York Times, “Intelligence and ‘Moon’: A Review of ApparentShortcomings in Official Estimates of Soviet Power,” October 8, 1957.In theNew York Times,the initial reporting of Sputnik I successfully beinglaunched into orbit by the Russians was released with a sense of shock and surprise ratherthan something that had been expected. Although the White House announced that theyexpected an approaching launch of a satellite into space by the Russians, theNew YorkTimeshad no articles on an imminent launch of Russian satellites prior to October 5,1957, the day after Sputnik I went into orbit. All Americans, as well as theNew YorkTimes, seemed to be taken aback by the successful launch. Moreover, theNew YorkTimesreported that democratic senators criticized the republican government for Sputnik

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