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We could not fail

Richard Paul

We could not fail

the first African Americans in the space program

by Richard Paul

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American professional employees,
  • African American astronauts,
  • Officials and employees,
  • United States,
  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
  • Race discrimination,
  • Discrimination in employment,
  • Rules and practice,
  • African American engineers,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-281) and index.

    Other titlesFirst African Americans in the space program
    StatementRichard Paul & Steven Moss
    ContributionsMoss, Steven, 1962- author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL521.312 .P39 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 300 pages
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882339M
    ISBN 100292772491
    ISBN 109780292772496
    LC Control Number2014030513
    OCLC/WorldCa893895926


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