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In pictures: Apollo 11

Between 1968 and 1972, nine American spacecraft travelled to the moon, and 12 men walked upon its surface. This documentary brings together surviving crew members from every single Apollo mission, and allows them to tell their story in their own words. In this gallery, we single out the most important mission of all - Apollo 11, which landed the first men on the moon.


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Too many abortions: Lord Steel

Lord Steel, architect of the 1967 Abortion Act, says today that abortion is being used as a form of contraception in Britain and admits he never anticipated 'anything like' the current number of terminations when leading the campaign for reform.


TUESDAY 23. OCTOBER 2007


Letters

Letters: Breast cancer is talked about openly now, but it has always been there ('We've had war, we've had plagues, but never this...', G2, October 22). In the late 60s I started my nurse training. Breast cancer sufferers, young ones among them, did not have the benefit of the drugs or screening of today, and often endured highly invasive surgery as well as radiotherapy.


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Bad science: Threats - the homeopathic panacea

Dr Andy Lewis runs a website called Quackometer; he criticised the Society of Homeopaths in no uncertain terms. In his opinion, they do not enforce their own "code of practice" (you're not even allowed to imply you can cure a named disease!); it is a figleaf; and they fail to censure their members over dangerous claims.