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Interview - Where were you?









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FEMALE SPEAKER: In 1969, I had just moved to Philadelphia. I had just graduated from college, and I moved to Philadelphia, and I didn't even own a television, but we lived in like a dorm for ladies, and one of the other ladies did. And I remember going over to her room. She had just a very small black and white television, and we were so excited. We couldn't believe it.

I come from an aeronautic family. My stepfather worked at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. So we were always very involved in space and what was going on, and I could not believe that this was actually true, it was real, and that we human beings were actually standing on the Moon.

And I've had the opportunity to meet Buzz Aldrin, and it's just still I'm very sorry that there hasn't been more excitement and we haven't ever really recaptured that great feeling of community. Everybody in the world, in the entire world, the world absolutely stopped because everybody was watching that Moon landing, and it was one time we really were a global community. It was great.