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    Apollo 11: President Richard Nixon Signed Moon Landing Church Service Program Inscribed to Janet Armstrong Directly from The Armstrong Family Collection™, CAG Certified. A 6.5" x 9" blue bifold program with an engraving of the White House on the front along with the text "Sunday, July 20, 1969/ THE WHITE HOUSE". It is signed in ink: "To Janet Armstrong/ with congratulations/ and best wishes/ Richard Nixon". It is little remembered that President Nixon held a worship service at the White House on the day of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Excellent. Sealed in a numbered archival holder, CAG 1002106-022. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

    This service was even mentioned to the Apollo 11 astronauts by CapCom Ron Evans during the morning news briefing. A quote from the transcript: "Okay. Church services around the world today are mentioning Apollo 11 in their prayers. President Nixon's worship service at the White House is also dedicated to the mission, and our fellow astronaut, Frank Borman, is still in there pitching and will read the passage from Genesis which was read on Apollo 8 last Christmas. The Cabinet and members of Congress, with emphasis on the Senate and House space committees, have been invited, along with a number of other guests."

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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