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President Nixon and the Moon Landing
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Imagine calling someone on the moon! President Nixon did just that when ...

Imagine calling someone on the moon! President Nixon did just that when he telephoned the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong. Listen to the call, look at photographs, and read letters to the President about the moon landing. There is also a view of the president's diary for July 20, 1969.

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President Nixon's Daily Diary
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The Presidential Daily Diary is the official record of President Nixon’s meetings ...

The Presidential Daily Diary is the official record of President Nixon’s meetings and telephone calls. Documents in this digital copy of the PDD include daily appointments calendars, lists of attendees at official functions, and passenger manifests for presidential transport.

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President Nixon speaking with astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin on the Moon
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On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission brought the first humans ...

On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission brought the first humans to the Moon. On that day President Nixon spoke with crewmembers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin via telephone-radio transmission.

Source: This edited presentation features film footage from the White House Staff Super 8 Film Collection and audio from the White House Communications Agency Sound Recording Collection.

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