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Thursday, August 6, 2009
The Sputnik Moment
The Sputnik Moment is a fascinating documentary on how the the Soviet launch of the first man-made satellite changed America's perspective of itself and its educational system. Its a wonderful look a monumental moment in American and world history. Take a look at this video at:
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"The knowledge that we have now is but a fraction of the knowledge we must get, whether for peaceful use or for national defense. We must depend on intensive research to acquire the further knowledge we need ... These are truths that every scientist knows. They are truths that the American people need to understand." (Harry S. Truman 1948).