We have an immediacy problem

    Those of us who walked this planet 45 years ago this week remember exactly what we were doing that day when man first landed on the moon.

    I was in the back seat of the family station wagon in my pin-striped jersey and navy-blue ball cap, headed to an American Legion baseball game.

  I heard the breathless details, “The Eagle has landed,” on the car radio. I was in front of the TV later when Neal Armstrong made history’s most significant foot print.

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