Tuesday, July 21, 2009

It Was Forty Years Ago Yesterday

For us the best story on the Apollo 11 moon landing is really a story about the Apollo 8 moon orbit, or more really a story about the resilience of American POWs during the Vietnam War.

Former POW James Warner shares the reminiscence of how he and other prisoners used the fragmentary news that they had of the Apollo program to shore up their own morale and erode that of their captors during their long and cruel imprisonment. It's a reminder of distant days, how much the world has changed and how much what is noble about the human spirit endures.

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