Worth Watching: ABC Revisits '1969' Moon Shot, a 'Young and Restless' Farewell, 'Mary Jane' Finale

Lincoln Journal Star - 04-23


A selective critical checklist of notable Tuesday TV:. 1969 (10/9c, ABC): What a year it was. ABC News launches a six-part series looking back at iconic events from a half-century ago with "Moon Shot," one of many TV retrospectives this year that will relive the July 1969 moon landing of Apollo 11. Among those interviewed: astronaut Michael Collins, NASA mathematicians Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden (from the movie and book Hidden Figures), pioneering female software engineer Margaret Hamilton, and Mission Control's Charlie Duke and Gerry Griffin. Future episodes will revisit the Chappaquiddick scandal, the Charles Manson murders, Woodstock and the Stonewall Uprising.