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Author Paul, Richard, 1959-

Title We could not fail : the first African Americans in the Space Program / by Richard Paul and Steven Moss
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, [2015]
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Contents A man of firsts: Julius Montgomery -- "There was a lot of history there": Theodis Ray -- Stronger than steel: Frank Crossley -- Dixie's role in the Space Age -- First of race in space: Ed Dwight -- The view from space: George Carruthers -- "Huntsville, it has always been unique": Delano Hyder and Richard Hall -- The country spartacus: Clyde Foster -- Water walkers: Morgan Watson and George Bourda -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Relevant census numbers on employed professional and skilled labor for NASA host states
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- History.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Rules and practice -- History.
African American astronauts -- Biography.
African American engineers -- Biography.
African American professional employees -- Biography.
Discrimination in employment -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Race discrimination -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Moss, Steven, 1962-
ISBN 0292772505 (electronic bk)
9780292772502 (electronic bk)
Other Titles First African Americans in the Space Program