This indicator was developed to facilitate inquiry into the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union scientifically, economically, ideologically, and socially. This indicator also promotes inquiry into the proxy wars conducted on the Kor...

Grade(s): 11

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

The Space Race, Part 2
Episode 2

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Gemini is the not widely known bridge between Mercury, and the Apollo Program. Gemini would serve as the test-bed for Apollo; to prepare NASA for trips to the moon. After the successes with the Gemini...
The Space Race, Part 1
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Part 1 briefly outlines the Cold War, and how the "Space Race" got started, with the Soviets' launching of Sputnik, in October, 1957. Next came the U.S. competing with the Soviets to launch a man into...
Victory | South Carolina's Greatest Generation
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Thirty three days after the death of President Roosevelt, Germany surrenders. The allies celebrate their victory over the Nazis. In 1945, after the two atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and...
Space Program | Open Line (1981)
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South Carolina ETV was there as the first space shuttle was launched on April 12, 1981. What possibilities lie ahead? What problems? After several years of delays, the space shuttle Columbia launched...
Always First: The SC Air National Guard, Part 3
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Colonel Robert Hanley Morrell became chief of staff after McEntire's death. Morrell was a colorful character who could have been Southern Conference boxing champion before his Army Air Corp and Air...