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Copyright 1962 by NEWSWEEK, INC.
The NEWSWEEK cover of the March 5, 1962 issue featured
John Glenn who was the first American to orbit the Earth in a spacecraft.
Contents of the magazine included a detailed description of John Glenn's
The largest television audience of that time, 135 million, watched the
launch of Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962 on its three orbit flight.
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