Though some may romanticize the revolutionary 1960s, they were troubled times. Amidst this atmosphere — and surely not immune to the country’s troubling overtones — NASA engineers focused their collective efforts on responding to John F. Kennedy's call to send Americans to the Moon and return them safely to Earth by the close of the decade.

Source: Part 2: Apollo 8 - In the Beginning There Was Liftoff

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