President Kennedy turns to one of the scientists leading the program and asks, “Do you think your work here might have medical applications apart from space research? Is it possible your work might help improve oxygen chambers for premature babies?”
The scientist agrees that it very well might.
President Kennedy looks at his wife, and their eyes lock. Nothing is said, but I know they are both thinking about their baby Patrick – his recent birth and death still so fresh in their minds.
- Five Days in November by Clint Hill