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Morning Shift - March 11, 2015

The rise of the Civil Rights movement in the U.S. ran side by side with The Space Race. But even as African-Americans were fighting to sit at the same lunch counters and enjoy the same meals as their white counterparts, they were serving crucial roles in helping the country launch its space program. We talk with Steven Moss and Richard Paul, authors of "We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program." Also, hits from the '70s with Reclaimed Soul. (Flickr/Hubble Heritage)

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