The story of We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program begins with an incredible three-month period leading up to the integration of NASA during the height of the civil rights era. Check out the timeline below to get a sense of how much changed for humanity in such a short amount of time.
- Esquire, 6 Books to Read This May "Even history and space program buffs should find insight in We Could Not Fail's fresh look at a well-treaded era."
- Review in New York Times Book Review "Surprising and insightful."—Laura Helmuth
- Library Journal, starred review "Vital and of interest to all Americans, from history and space buffs to students, researchers, and casual readers."
- On BBC World News
- NPR’s Morning Edition
- With NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show
- PRI's Science Friday
- WESA in Pittsburgh (interview beings at 10:32)
- WABE in Atlanta
- KCUR in Kansas City
- NASA pioneer Morgan Watson with the authors on WNPR (interview begins at 31:00)
- New Hampshire Public Radio's "Word of Mouth"
- WVXU's Cincinnati Edition