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Typed Letter Signed on Senate Letterhead  About Bringing Apollo 11 Live Telecasts to Alaska by Senator Mike Gravel - Paperback - Signed - 1969 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 005738)

Typed Letter Signed on Senate Letterhead About Bringing Apollo 11 Live Telecasts to Alaska

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Typed Letter Signed on Senate Letterhead About Bringing Apollo 11 Live Telecasts to Alaska

by Senator Mike Gravel

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  • Paperback
  • Signed
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Senator Mike Gravel , 1969. SIGNED Typed Letter, dated July 10, 1969, sent to W. Carl Jackson, The Pennsylvania State University - " Dear Mr. Jackson, I wanted to draw your attention to the unique communications experiment in bringing the Apollo 11 live telecasts to Anchorage. This will be the first direct intercontinental link to Alaska, using two communications satellites in a complex distribution chain for the tests." He goes on to talk about the experiment "heralding a new era for Alaska" and how it will in particular to bring audio-visual techniques to Alaskan schools, libraries, hospitals, universities, and community centers. He finishes by by asking Jackson for future help in bringing new techniques or applications "to help accelerate this era". Mike Gravel was the colorful Democratic Senator from Alaska 1969-81. He became nationally known in 1971 for his filibuster for five months that forced the Nixon administration to cut a deal, effectively ending the draft in the United States, and for putting the Pentagon Papers into the public record by reading 4,100 pages of the 7,000 page document into the Senate record. W. Carl Jackson at the time was Director of Libraries at Penn State University. The letter is Near Fine, folded twice for mailing, staple top left corner, small crease top edge. Penn State Received stamp bottom right corner.. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. One Page,Folded. Near Fine. 8" x 10 1/2".

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005738
Title
Typed Letter Signed on Senate Letterhead About Bringing Apollo 11 Live Telecasts to Alaska
Author
Senator Mike Gravel
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Senator Mike Gravel
Date published
1969
Bookseller catalogs
U.S. History;
Size
8" x 10 1/2"

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