NH Outlook

Light This Candle - The Life of Alan Shepard

Special | 26m 50s

A half century ago, Alan Shepard of Derry, NH was determined to become the first American in space and on May 5, 1961, he endured endless delays and finally said to the engineers at mission control: "Why don't you fix your little problem and light this candle?" The rest is history. NH Outlook presents "Light This Candle", a look a the life and accomplishments of Alan Shepard.

Aired: 05/04/11

Rating: TV-G

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