This historical documentary describes how John Glenn's first flight into space brought about a new age of space exploration for America.
- Narrated by Jack Web.
- Story Concept by The Honorable Paul B. Fay Jr. (Under Secretary of the Navy) and Lt. Gen. Wallace M. Greene Jr., USMC Chief of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps.
- Written and Produced by William L. Hendricks.
Sponsored by the following:
- The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
- The Department of Justice
- The Department of the Navy
As a work of the US Government, “The John Glenn Story” is considered to be in the public domain.