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‘Man Walks On The Moon’ – 10 Front Pages From 21 July 1969

On 20 July 1969, two American astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, landed on the moon, thus becoming the first two humans ever to walk on the lunar surface. These first steps were watched by an estimated audience of 650 million viewers worldwide, as the Apollo 11 mission became a veritable global media sensation. But how was the moon landing reported on by the British media? As part of space and the stars month here at The Archive, we have collated

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British reaction to America’s Declaration of Independence

American Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, 1776

Today, millions of Americans are celebrating the 4th of July, America’s Independence Day.  The day commemorates the date that the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia in 1776.  The event was met with celebrations in the colonies, but what did the British think of this declaration?  We will look through The British Newspaper Archive to understand the reaction of the British press to America’s Declaration of Independence. America’s Revolution At the time of the Declaration of Independence, America

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