The Cold War - Season 1, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

Sputnik

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In the mid-1950s, the Soviet Union seems to be forging ahead. In October 1957, the Soviet satellite Sputnik orbits the earth?to the dismay of the United States, which is frustrated with its own unsuccessful space program. John F. Kennedy is elected President and says he will see the United States first again. In 1961, the Soviets launch a man into space.

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