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Video Description
It all started with a lonely astronaut perched on top of a 16-story rocket full of boiling oxygen. Tom Wolfe wanted to know what “makes a man willing to sit up on top of an enormous Roman candle.” See what Wolfe learned when he looked at the lives of America’s first astronauts—men like John Glenn, Alan Shepard, and Gordon Cooper.

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