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    • Oral history with Charles Benvenutti

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on August 2, 2007 and October 9, 2007 with Charles Benvenutti, a CPA in Bay St. Louis, MS. He describes his experience during and after Hurricane Katrina.
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    • Trying for checkmate; November 18, [1969]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Leonid Brezhnev and Uncle Sam sit on opposite sides of a rocket labeled "Arms Limitation Talks." The rocket is also marked with the atomic symbol. Part of the rocket body is...
    • 1969-11-18
    • David and Goliath; February 28, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Jim Lange. This cartoon has two parts. In the top half, a rocket stands ready to launch. Nearby is a dot labeled: "Common cold bug (highly magnified)." The dot is sneezing. In the bottom half,...
    • 1969-02-28
    • Oral history with David Wertz; 2008

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted January 25, 2008. Dr. David Lee Wertz was born on February 3, 1940, in Hammond, Indiana. Wertz was educated in Munster, Indiana, for his grammar school and received his BS from Arkansas State University. He...
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    • Oral history with Jeremiah J. O'Keefe

    • Oral history.; Mr. Jeremiah O'Keefe was born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, on July 12, 1923. Mr. O'Keefe attended Sacred Heart Academy for high school. He entered the U.S. Navy and received his wings in the U.S. Marine Corps in May, 1943. Having...
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    • It's a lift-off!; [1973?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A rocket, part of which is painted with an American flag, is labeled "Inflation." The body of the rocket is fat and bulging instead of lean, and it is trying to rise from the...
    • 1973
    • Shelter area?; [1966?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Stampone. The earth is shown as the head of a man whose clothes are tattered and torn. He stands with cane in hand on the nose of one of many missiles and looks up at a crescent moon....
    • 1966;
    • All systems go; December 19, [1968]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Santa Claus drives his sleigh and reindeer across the sky with a huge moon in the background. Below is the Apollo 8 rocket hooked by cables to a launch tower. A sign reads,...
    • 1968-12-19
    • Drag strip conference; July 7, [1968]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Lyndon Johnson and Leonid Brezhnev are in drag strip cars shaped like nuclear missiles. Each car has the atomic symbol near the nose of the rocket shape. The cars are side by...
    • 1968-07-07
    • Big booster; March 4, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man in colonial dress representing Louisiana leans proudly on a rocket. The rocket has a map of Louisiana that is labeled, "Made in Louisiana at Michoud" and underneath the...
    • 1969-03-04
    • Deadly game; November 28, [1970]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A very small man labeled "Mankind" is playing Tic-Tac-Toe with a huge man dressed as a Roman Empire-era soldier. The man holds a marker labeled "Bans," and he is drawing an X on...
    • 1970-11-28
    • K, the store keeper

    • cartoon by Eddie Germano; The world is depicted as a short man with latitude and longitude lines on his head and suit. The world is at a store that sells assorted weapons that could cause mass destruction. The storekeeper holds a sign that...
    • 1964-09-22;
    • Maybe next time the missile-toe; [1969?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. The moon is in the foreground and Earth is in the background. Uncle Sam is standing on Earth (in the United States). He extends his bent, elongated left leg toward the surface of...
    • 1969;
    • Leaky umbrella; [1967]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Knudsen. Uncle Sam holds the naked frame of an umbrella labeled "Treaty banning nuclear weapons from outer space." A missile labeled "New Russian orbiting bomb" flies above Uncle Sam.The...
    • 1967;
    • Oral history with Richard Burger; 2012

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on November 8, 2012 with Richard Burger at his home. Burger was born June 6, 1941 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Burger worked in the construction of the Saturn phase rocket program for NASA at present day Stennis...
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    • Oral history with Jerry Clower; 1973

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 12, 1973 with Mr. Jerry Clower at his office in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Howard Gerald Clower was born in 1926 at Route Four, Liberty, Mississippi. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S....
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