Expeditions of the human spirit

Boorstin, Daniel J.
July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/11/94, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p61
Opinion. Suggests that from the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-06) to the Apollo space project, America has never let itself be fenced in by failing to explore the cosmos. Mixed motives and visionary leadership which inspire great ventures; Comparison of President John F. Kennedy and President Thomas Jefferson and their launch of the explorations; Triumphs and similarities of the two bold expeditions.


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