Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Sputnik's 54th Anniversary
A promotional clip for the 2007 documentary, "Sputnik Mania."
Fifty-four years ago today, the Soviet Union launched
, the birth of the Space Age.
, a 2007 documentary, looked at this seminal moment in human history.
It also reminds us of how the American mainstream tends to lose all sense of reason in a moment of crisis — a lesson we need to learn today.
Click here to read a review I wrote in February 2011
of the book,
Sputnik: The Shock of the Century
Stephen C. Smith
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