John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: A Life of Service chronicles an American hero dedicated to public service.

John Glenn: A Life of Service chronicles an American hero, born in Ohio, who dedicated himself to a life of duty and public service. From war pilot, to the first American to orbit the Earth to his days in the Senate, it shows the pivotal moments of a man who put country before self.

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John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: Down To Earth In The U.S. Senate

Former colleagues of John Glenn in the U.S. Senate discuss his humbleness while in office

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John Glenn: Down To Earth In The U.S. Senate

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John Glenn: Gold Star Mother Speech

A stirring speech about his dangerous service helped John Glenn get to the U.S. Senate.

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John Glenn: Gold Star Mother Speech

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John Glenn: Growing Up During The Great Depression

The Great Depression shaped John Glenn's outlook on the positive aspects of government.

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John Glenn: Growing Up During The Great Depression

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John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: Humble National Hero

With the help of his wife, Annie, John Glenn managed to stay humble through the years.

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John Glenn: Humble National Hero

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John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: Preparing For Friendship 7

The path leading to John Glenn's space flight brought delays and concern.

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John Glenn: Preparing For Friendship 7

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John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: Return To Space

John Glenn returns to space 36 years after his one-and-only space flight.

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John Glenn: Return To Space

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John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: 1984 Presidential Bid

PBS NewsHour Political Analyst Mark Shields Discusses John Glenn's presidential qualities.

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John Glenn: 1984 Presidential Bid

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John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: Korean War

A fierce air war throughout the Korean War made John Glenn the target of enemy guns.

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John Glenn: Korean War

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