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Blue Sky Metropolis

Disney Sells the Space Dream

Wernher Von Braun was an ex-Nazi who helped create the rocket that bombed Great Britain. His knowhow would be used in the United States in service of the space race; his background swept under the rug. Alongside Walt Disney and his Tomorrowland, Von Braun, now dubbed the “Father of the American Space program,” the two would ignite a fervor for the great beyond.

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Back to the Future

Tech billionaires choose Southern California to launch their own space companies.
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A Space Odyssey

The race to the moon is matched in dollars by a secret military program to dominate space.
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The Big Chill

The Cold War funds the growth of L.A. while instilling fear of nuclear annihilation.
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Wings

L.A. aircraft companies become America’s “arsenal of democracy” during World War II.
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