July 15, 2021

142 | Jeff Shesol: What the Billionaire Space Race Means for Cold War II

142 | Jeff Shesol: What the Billionaire Space Race Means for Cold War II

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Jeff Sheshol, author of Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War and founding partner at West Wing Writers, joins The Realignment to discuss Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson’s ambitions, how to balance private and public interests in space, and how the space race between NASA and the Soviet Union can help us understand competition between the U.S. and China in the 2020s.


Apply to attend The Realignment’s conference in Miami on October 22nd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-realignment-conference-tickets-158996058491 Purchase Mercury Rising at The Realignment’s Bookshop: https://bookshop.org/lists/the-realignment-bookshop Jeff Sheshol, author of Mercury Rising: John Glenn, John Kennedy, and the New Battleground of the Cold War and founding partner at West Wing Writers, joins The Realignment to discuss Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson’s ambitions, how to balance private and public interests in space, and how the space race between NASA and the Soviet Union can help us understand competition between the U.S. and China in the 2020s.