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onesmallstep
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posted 05-28-2014 01:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for onesmallstep   Click Here to Email onesmallstep     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Starting Thursday, May 29, CNN will begin a 10-part documentary entitled "The Sixties," focusing on a decade that produced the Beatles, the Civil Rights movement, and the moon landings (one entire episode is entitled "The Space Race").

The series actually began with a two-hour documentary on the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination in November of last year. The producers include Tom Hanks and Playtone Productions, responsible for the HBO series "From the Earth to the Moon."

Robert Pearlman
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posted 07-16-2014 06:44 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here's the teaser for "The Space Race":

The episode premieres Thursday (July 17) at 9 p.m. EDT (with an encore presentation at 10 p.m.), but will also air on Saturday (July 19) at 10 p.m. and at midnight EDT.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 07-17-2014 09:50 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here's my preview of tonight's broadcast for Space.com:
The Space Race, Apollo 11 Star in CNN's 'The Sixties' Tonight

The first moon landing, 45 years ago on Sunday (July 20), didn't just define a decade, it set a new chapter in human history.

"All of human experience will be divided into two eras: before man walked on the moon and after man walked on the moon," says actor Tom Hanks in "The Space Race," the seventh episode of CNN's 10-part series "The Sixties," which he co-executive produced.

The one-hour episode, premiering on the cable news network on tonight (July 17) at 9 p.m. EDT, recounts the not-so-small-steps that led to "a giant leap for all mankind." It features new interviews with Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong's Gemini 8 crewmate David Scott, "A Man on the Moon" author Andrew Chaikin, Hanks and more...

Robert Pearlman
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posted 07-17-2014 12:51 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Due to the tragic loss of the Malaysian 777 this morning, CNN has postponed the premiere of "The Sixties: The Space Race," previously scheduled for this evening.

A new air time has not yet been announced.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 07-21-2014 09:29 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
CNN has rescheduled the premiere of "The Space Race" episode of "The Sixties" for Thursday, July 24.

All times are CT (US)

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