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REVIEW: BOOK SHOWS APOLLO 8 WAS A BIG RISK FOR 3 ASTRONAUTS

“Rocket Men”(Random House), by Robert Kurson

The first astronauts to orbit the moon ended their 1968 Christmas Eve television broadcast with a personal message for the people of Earth.

No one knew what the three Apollo 8 astronauts would say — not their worried wives 240,000 miles away nor

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