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NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring


NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement addresses the role/relationship of NASA and the Apollo program to the “long” civil rights movement in, particularly but not limited to, the Deep South (Huntsville, Florida, Houston, Mississippi, and New Orleans) and identifies the impact of NASA on the movement and the experiences of those who were directly affected by the space program and the impact of the movement on NASA’s development during the Cold War.

Keywords: civil rights movement, NASA, Deep South, Apollo, Cold War, space program

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813066202
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813066202.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian C. Odom, editor
NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center

Stephen P. Waring, editor
University of Alabama

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