By Kim Stagliano
May 25, 1961, President Kennedy declares before Congress that America is to send a man to the moon before the end of the decade. July 20, 1969. Mission accomplished.
October 1939, President Roosevelt is warned of the possibility of nuclear weapons. In 1941, The Manhattan project is launched. August 6 and 9, 1945, Hiroshima and Nagasaki are destroyed by US nuclear bombs.
1943, Dr. Leo Kanner first describes autism. 66 years later, we're still drawing bison on cave walls with sticks.
Kim Stagliano is Managing Editor of Age of Autism.