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Current Event November 10, 2015

An Astronaut's Story

This story is about astronaut Ronald McNair, as told by his brother Carl. They grew up in racially-segregated South Carolina. Carl tells about when Ron came up against segregation laws that he didn’t understand as a child and how that shaped his life as a young African-American in the rural south. But his life ended tragically. Listen to this story of Ronald McNair’s journey.

Civil RIghts Space Systems Earth and Space Science

Story Length: 2:13

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AIR DATE: 01/28/2011

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