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    Re: "The Lonely Halls Meeting"
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2018 Nov 20, 17:58 -0500
    Hello Richard

    In reading your counter-point to the Lonely Halls film, I was a bit confused.  Firstly, I haven't seen the film.  That makes your counter-points a bit difficult to follow.  Secondly, I am decidedly unfamiliar with the "invention and creation" of GPS.  That furthers the difficulty.

    The sense I got is that Roger Easton's contribution to the "invention and creation" was given short shrift in the Lonely Halls film and you were seeking to change that perception.  May I simply say that movies, given the nominal 90 minute time frame, often leave out or otherwise change facts in order to further the movies narrative.  Given that, the last place anyone should start a serious historical investigation is from a movie.  I, too, often take issue with the cavalier treatment of a factual narrative but then remember that limitation.

    Richard, you have in front of you a receptive audience of attentive navigators.  I, for one, would very much like to hear about the "invention and creation" of the GPS system.  The floor is yours, sir, should you wish to take it.  There isn't an artificial 90 minute limit here, you can expound on any point to your hearts content.

    Brad

    PS: I would go so far as to invite Col. Green to participate in NavList discussions on this topic, as he seemed ready as well to communicate his first hand perspective on the "creation and invention" of GPS.  



    On Tue, Nov 20, 2018, 3:32 PM Richard Easton <NoReply_Easton@fer3.com wrote:

    I reviewed this new documentary in The Space Reviewhttp://www.thespacereview.com/article/3596/1  My exhibits and appendices were not included.  I could add them here if there's interest.

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