“In event of moon disaster”

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Gawker posts today “a wonderful piece of alternate universe American history, in which President Nixon had to explain to a nation that Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were going to die on the moon.” The post includes an image of William Safire’s original text for the contingency speech, titled “In event of moon disaster”:

http://gawker.com/5369364/william-safires-finest-speech

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