American Experience

The Moon’s Lasting Pull

Clip: Season 31 Episode 3 | 4m 20s

50 years ago, the moon became a symbol of human progress. Long before we could reach its surface, the moon held special meaning for humanity. Today, the moon continues to inspire—in the night sky and in contemporary works of art. Learn how—from sidewalk astronomer Jupiter Joe Martinez, contemporary artist Luke Jerram and author Alexandra Loske.

Aired: 07/01/19

Rating: NR

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