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Vice President Johnson Was Assigned the Task of Unifying the U.S. Satellite Programs


President John F. Kennedy

President John F. Kennedy asked Johnson to head up the satellite program because he understood its importance to future telecommunications

CREDIT: President John F. Kennedy, Head-and-Shoulders Portrait, Facing Front, 1961. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-117124.

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