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I can tell you where I was when Kennedy was shot - which was in the common room at school. I heard about it on the old v
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"I can tell you where I was when Kennedy was shot - which was in the common room at school. I heard about it on the old valve radio. At the time of Armstrong's landing, I was at university rehearsing a play"

- Sam Neill

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Sam Neill's quote is a reflection on his memories of 2 of the most iconic minutes in history. He remembers remaining in the typical space at school when he heard the news of President Kennedy's assassination on an old valve radio. He likewise remembers being at university practicing a play when Neil Armstrong made his well-known first steps on the moon. His quote is a pointer of how these two occasions have formed our collective memory and how they have entered into our shared history. It is likewise a tip of how technology has altered throughout the years, from the old valve radio to the modern technology that allows us to enjoy the moon landing in real time. Sam Neill's quote is a suggestion of how these two minutes in history have formed our lives and how they will continue to be remembered for generations to come.

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Ireland Flag This quote is written / told by Sam Neill somewhere between September 14, 1947 and today. He was a famous Actor from Ireland. The author also have 6 other quotes.

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