Decades of Chan11

Decades of Chan11 - during a visit to Dallas, Texas. His...

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Decades of Change - 1960-1980 The Rise of cultural and ethnic pluralism   Other Apollo flights followed, but many Americans began to question the value of  manned space flight. In the early 1970s, as other priorities became more pressing, the  United States scaled down the space program. Some Apollo missions were scrapped;  only one of two proposed Skylab space stations was built. DEATH OF A PRESIDENT John Kennedy had gained world prestige by his management of the Cuban missile crisis  and had won great popularity at home.  Many believed he would win re-election easily in  1964. But on November 22, 1963, he was assassinated while riding in an open car 
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Unformatted text preview: during a visit to Dallas, Texas. His death, amplified by television coverage, was a traumatic event, just as Roosevelt’s had been 18 years earlier. In retrospect, it is clear that Kennedy's reputation stems more from his style and eloquently stated ideals than from the implementation of his policies. He had laid out an impressive agenda but at his death much remained blocked in Congress. It was largely because of the political skill and legislative victories of his successor that Kennedy would be seen as a force for progressive change....
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This note was uploaded on 12/22/2011 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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