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    Apollo 7 & 8 and Apollo 11: Presidential Dinner Invitations Presented to Mrs. Ed White II in 1968 and 1969, One Signed by Wernher von Braun and Several Others. A framed presentation, 15.25" x 25" overall, with four cards of approximately 6.25" x 4" presented on a green cloth mat. The top is an invitation for Mrs. White to a dinner at the White House on December 9, 1968, by "The President and Mrs. Johnson". Below and to the right is a blank card with signatures obtained that night (top to bottom): "Donald W. Douglas Jr." (1917-2004) (son of the founder of Douglas Aircraft Company); "Louise Mitchell" (wife of Ed Mitchell); "Wernher von Braun" (1912-1977); "Muriel Humphrey" (1912-1998) (wife of Vice President Hubert Humphrey): "Walt Cunningham"; "Patricia Collins" (wife of Michael Collins); "George M Low" (1926-1984) (Manager of the Apollo Spacecraft Program Office); "Ivy W. Draper"; and "D K Slayton" (1924-1993). At the bottom is an invitation to the "[D]inner honoring the Apollo 11 Astronauts" on August 13, 1969, from "The President and Mrs. Nixon". To its above left is the dinner menu for that evening. Very fine condition.

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