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Chasing The Moon

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!

Attend an event in your area:

Richmond: 8/8 Event Sold Out

Charlottesville: 7/12 Event Closed

Harrisonburg: 6/20 Event Closed

American Experience: “Chasing The Moon”

In 1969, we made one small step. In 2019, join  American Experience and PBS to relive the journey that defined a generation in  Chasing the Moon.”

“Chasing the Moon,” a film by Robert Stone, reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing a visual feast of previously overlooked and lost archival material — much of which has never before been seen by the public — the film features a diverse cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events.

Watch “Chasing the Moon” on WCVE / WHTJ / WVPT

Premiere Broadcast: July 8, 9 and 10 @ 9:00 p.m.

Encore Broadcast: July 16 @ 8:00 p.m. • July 23 @ 8:00 p.m. • July 30 @ 9:00 p.m.

Marathon Broadcast - WCVW PBS: July 20 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.