NASA Historian Bill Barry Coming to Iowa Nov. 1st

Oct 26, 2018

The new movie First Man gives a very personal depiction of the first man to walk on the Moon, Neil Armstrong.

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with NASA’s chief historian, Bill Barry. Barry is visiting Iowa to deliver The Harkin Institute’s fall Sussman Lecture on November 1st.

Barry shares his reflections on NASA's 60th anniversary, the upcoming 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, and talks about the politics of space flight and his vision for space travel in the future. 

Later in the hour, a conversation IPR reporter Clay Masters had with 3rd District Libertarian candidate, Bryan Jack Holder.