The right stuffSeries: Great Books Published by : Discovery Communications, Inc. Physical details: 26 mins. ; color ISBN:1587382695. Year: 2002
It all started with a lonely astronaut perched on top of a 16-story rocket full of boiling oxygen. Writer Tom Wolfe wanted to know what "makes a man willing to sit up on top of an enormous Roman candle." See what Wolfe learned when he looked at the lives of America's first astronauts.