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    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) PRESIDENT KENNEDY PRESENTED THE ROBERT J. COLLIER TROPHY TO THE SEVEN ORIGINAL U.S.?

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    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) PRESIDENT KENNEDY PRESENTED THE ROBERT J. COLLIER TROPHY TO THE SEVEN ORIGINAL U.S. ASTRONAUTS AT A CEREMONY IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

    THE COLLIER TROPHY IS AWARDED ANNUALLY FOR THE "GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT IN AERONAUTICS OR ASTRONAUTS IN AMERICA, WITH RESPECT TO IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE, EFFICIENCY OR SAFETY OF AIR ON SPACE VEHICLES, THE VALUE OF WHICH HAS BEEN THOROUGHLY DEMONSTRATED DURING THE PROCEEDING YEAR."
    THE PROJECT MERCURY ASTRONAUTS WHO RECEIVED THE TROPHY WERE: ALAN SHEPARD, WALTER SCHIRRA, VIRGIL GRISSON, GORDON COOPER, JOHN GLENN DONALD SLAYTON, AND SCOTT CARPENTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5IAJ033LPLEROC1NNF8WFCK4W
    Media URN:
    VLVA5IAJ033LPLEROC1NNF8WFCK4W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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