The Big Chill
Disney Sells the Space Dream
Wernher Von Braun was an ex-Nazi who helped create the rocket that bombed Great Britain. His knowhow would be used in the United States in service of the space race; his background swept under the rug. Alongside Walt Disney and his Tomorrowland, Von Braun, now dubbed the “Father of the American Space program,” the two would ignite a fervor for the great beyond.
Lockheed’s U-2 aircraft is the epitome of blue sky thinking in Southern California.
Duck and cover drills were way to allay fears of nuclear attack, but did it really work?