On September 12, 1962, John F. Kennedy explained why "we choose to go to the moon" to a crowd of 40,000 at Rice University.
September 12, 2012 | by Sonia Smith
Working on his memoir one day in 1969, LBJ spoke more frankly into a tape recorder about the Kennedys, Vietnam, and other subjects than he ever had before. The transcript of that tape has never been published—until now. Michael Beschloss explains its historical significance.