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The John Glenn Story (1963)

A film biography of Astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962. It portrays Glenn's youth in New Concord, Ohio, his service as a combat pilot in World War II and the Korean War, and highlights of his momentous adventure as the pilot of Friendship 7 (ARC 45022) This film received the Chris Award, Columbus Film Festival, 1963.The John Glenn Story, 1963Transcript (PDF): http://www.archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-john-glenn-story-45022.pdfCREATED BYNational Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - )REPOSITORY:Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.htmlMORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=45022
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