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The Memory Palace

Episode 74 (Craning)

Episode 9 of the 2015 Summer Season.

Music

* Under the credits is Harlaamstrat 74 off of John Dankworth’s Modesty Blaise score.

* There’re too pieces from Per Storby Jutbring’s album, Dance of the Diaper Fairy. Snowbound, up top, and the title track at the end.

Notes

* Hoo boy, have I read a ton of books about the space program, thanks to my stint on the writing staff of ABC’s Astronauts’ Wives Club last year. So, most of this piece is just stuff I now know. However: read numerous contemporary newspaper accounts.
* Also key was the lovely prologue to First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong, James R. Hanson’s solid (if a little hagiographic) bio.

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