Apollo 50th: How the News Reported the Apollo 11 Landing

My dad has always been a big consumer of news, and as an historian, he has also rountinely kept newspapers from big historic events. The Apollo 11 landing was no exception. In a box in my parents’ basement is a treasure trove of original papers from between July 17 and 24, 1969. This past weekend, I happened to visiting and came across the box, and given the fortuitous timing, I decided to…