Event Of Moon Disaster Analysis

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On July 16, 1969, an unforgettable and historical event occurred. This was a time of significance and overwhelming achievement for mankind. Neil Armstrong was the first man to step foot on the moon, along with the help of his colleague Edwin Aldrin. Both of these men are widely recognized for their brave and courageous act. With all the complications and challenges they might’ve gone through, people supported them every step of the way thanks to Times of London for publishing an article describing the event. Also, a speech made by William Safire discussing what President Nixon would’ve had said if the mission did not succeed. The third is a review about the day of the event by novelist Ayn Rand and lastly, is a political cartoon that was …show more content…
In Event of Moon Disaster Analysis President Nixon’s speechwriter, William Safire, prepared a speech that would’ve been used if the journey had failed. This speech has the most emotional appeal because it discusses the heartbreaking mourning that many, many people would’ve gone through if the astronauts had not made it back:
“ Fate has ordained that the men who went to the moon to explore in peace will stay on the moon to rest in peace.. no hope for their recovery.. there is hope for mankind in their sacrifice.. They will be mourned by their families and friends, they will be mourned by their nation; they will be mourned by the people of the world; they will be mourned by Mother Nature that dared send two of her sons into the unknown.. our heroes are epic men of flesh and flood.” William Safire was very inspired to present this incase of any devastating news that might’ve occurred. He captivates the fact that they would be dearly and deeply missed by everyone whom they knew and everyone who knew them. He also notes the fact that their courageous acts would live forever and contribute to further examinations in the yet to be discovered, intergalactic
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Below him, is Earth. Scattered with many issues that people have completely abandoned and ignored at this time period. “ The greatest moment of time” completely brainwashed the people of this time causing them to only focus on what’s happening on the moon , instead of focusing on the real problems that are happening on earth, their home. HerbLock published this cartoon on July 18,1969. The same time period that the journey was occurring. He hoped to get his audience to notice what they looked like. This time period was a marvelous time for many people. It involved drastic changes in mankind itself, an unforgettable victory and a long time supply of happiness and confidence in further, as one may call it, impossibilities.This image was used to cause some sort of guilt in the audience by portraying worldwide problems like war, poverty and prejudice.He captured the scene perfectly yet with some exaggeration. But if that didn’t catch the audience’s attention, then what

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