Posts Tagged ‘Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era’

“[In 1958], to communicate its contribution to the nation’s security, Douglas [Aircraft Corp.] organized a tour of its 1.5 million-square-foot plant in Charlotte, North Carolina, to show reporters and civic leaders ‘how the Nike-Hercules [missile] is assembled from start to finish.’ “The sole woman reporter [Lillian Levy of the Washington Evening Star] observed that ‘the […]

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