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Response to Zoonart (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 07:57 AM

7. I saw The Right Stuff with my mother, sister,

niece and nephew when it first came out. My mother and i were the only one laughing throughout the first half of the movie to the embarrassment of the others. If I remember correctly, John Glenn was running for President at the time and the media treated the film as this serious story. My mother and I had both read Tom Wolfe's book and it actually a pretty honest assessment of the men's behavior and the way the nation treated them like rock stars so to speak. The astronauts were human with human skills and flaws. The movie depicts that with the training scenes switching back and forth between the monkeys and the men doing the same thing. The movie has a lot of humor in it.

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