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Lesson 2 AssignmentPart 1- Rhetorical Analysis of Ronald Reagan’s Challenger SpeechJanuary 28thof 1986, a day that was supposed to be full of excitement and exploration suddenly became of a day of great sadness and tragedy after the Challenger space shuttle exploded a little over a minute after launching. The Challenger space shuttle was on its expedition carrying seven passengers including Christa McAuliffe. Christa McAuliffe was to be the first school teacher and citizen to enter space (Mister, 1986) and broadcast lessons live from space. Unfortunately, because of Christa McAuliffe being the first teacher in space, many children were encouraged to watch the launch which was devastating as they witnessed the explosion live.Ronald Reagan was the 40thPresident of United States during the time the Challenger Space shuttle exploded. President Reagan was scheduled to report on the State of the Union, but instead, because of Challenger explosion, Ronald Reagan addressed the nation about the event

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