Friday, September 09, 2011

File This In The Thank God We Never Had To Use It File

Put this alongside Ike's draft press release announcing  the failure of the D-Day landing: here's Nixon's draft speech of what he would have said if Armstrong and Aldrin had been stranded on the moon.

Seeing that in black and white drives home a central point -- just how brave those guys really were, and what was at risk. 

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