Trump tells Douglas Brinkley he wants to send man back to the moon

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A historian who met with Donald Trump says the president-elect was "very interested in a man going to the moon."

Historian Douglas Brinkley met with Trump at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Wednesday afternoon.

Brinkley told reporters after the meeting his conversation with Trump focused on "Nixon and Reagan and Kennedy ... a sort of history of the presidency and past inaugurals and things like that."

He also mentioned that Trump "was very interested in a man going to the moon and the moon shot so we were talking a little bit about that."

Brinkley is a professor at Rice University, where former President John F. Kennedy famously delivered his "we choose to go to the moon" speech in 1962. ...

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