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Behind the Apollo 11 mythology lies a 'more complex' truth

Clip: 07/08/2019 | 6m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

It’s been 50 years since the groundbreaking moment the crew of the Apollo 11 mission landed a man on the moon for the first time. Now, a new six-hour documentary airing on PBS’ “American Experience” aims to develop a richer and deeper portrait of the political and cultural context in which the mission took place. William Brangham has the story.

Aired: 07/08/19

Rating: NR

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