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Nov.18, 2009

Vol. 111, No. 5

Remembering

A memorable astronaut

By Fred Lamparter ’61

Published in the February3, 2010 issue

Pete Conrad ’53 (The Weekly Blog, Nov. 19) was arguably the brightest, coolest, and funniest of all the astronauts. An example of his temperament: His pulse remained rock steady when his Apollo 12 launch vehicle was hit twice by lightning early in the launch. In Moondust, a...

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More military heroes

By Phillips Huston ’45

Published in the January13, 2010 issue

Without detracting from the World War II heroism of Sandy Bonnyman ’32 and Tom Brophy ’47, I must correct a statement in the 1947 Class Notes for Nov. 18. Marine Lt. Bonnyman was not the only Princeton Medal of Honor recipient. My understanding is that there have been six, and...

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Remembering Morgan Firestone '53

In response to: David Morgan Firestone

By Sally Brown Tange (Robinson, Patton)

Published in the October7, 2009 issue

Things concerning Princeton have been a thread throughout my life that has been rewarding, fulfilling, and certainly inspiring. I now live in Montana, where the sky is large and blue, and I can see the Bridger Mountains from my back windows. I’ve been pushing back tears since I...

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