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Upon his return to earth, Glenn made a few abortive runs for the Senate. He was finally elected in 1974 as a Democrat and served for 24 years. In 1984, he sought his party's presidential nomination, and it looked like he was the one candidate potentially capable of beating President Reagan. But he stumbled and had to quit. The final pages detail Glenn's 1998 mission aboard the space shuttle Discovery at the age of 77. Just as his journeys riveted the nation, Glenn's memoir will grip its readers. --John J. Miller --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From 1999 comes the story of one of the great pioneers in the space program & an Ohio legend. In "John Glenn: A Memoir", John Glenn with the help of Nick Taylor tells the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Paul L.
He's an accomplished man of his time, and that includes his dedicated support of a very worthwhile concerted effort on the part of human kind, i.e. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Chaz Van Heyden
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The astronauts are our 20th century heroes.John Glenn was not only a hero, he is a patriot.What those key men did was make us proud that we are Americans' I was lucky to meet most... Read morePublished on August 14, 2012 by Cornelius J. Wenthen
In our cynical world the word "hero" sounds quaint. But former Senator, former Astronaut, former test and combat pilot John Glenn is--yes, in August 2012 he's still living at age... Read morePublished on August 13, 2012 by Rex M. Rogers
On January 2-4, 2012, my brother and I had the privilege to spend time at the Kennedy Space Center. As part of our package deal we had lunch with astronaut Barbara Morgan who... Read morePublished on February 21, 2012 by Matthew
One of the best astronaut autobiographies out there. John Glenn isn't shy about admitting mistakes like the time he almost cost himself and a friend slots in a fighter-pilot... Read morePublished on January 3, 2011 by William J. Hecht