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Wernher von Braun | Chasing the Moon | American Experience | PBS

In the 1930s, Wernher von Braun registered as a Nazi and his rocket work was supported by Hitler. At the end of WWII, the United States government enlisted von Braun’s expertise.

Von Braun was the man who convinced President Kennedy that we can beat the Russians to the moon.

Learn more about our documentary CHASING THE MOON, including where to watch the full film: https://to.pbs.org/2HWsM26