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Chasing The Moon: A New Look At The Space Race

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This summer it will be 50 years since the moon landing. In the six-hour documentary Chasing The Moon, which debuts on WUCF July 8-10, filmmaker Robert Stone tells the story of the space race from its beginnings to the lunar landing and beyond. 

90.7’s Matthew Peddie speaks to Stone about the politics behind the moon shot, and the parallels between the space race last century and the Trump administration’s goal of returning astronauts to the moon by 2024. 

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »