American astronaut, Colonel John Glenn talks about the space race while on a visit to Limerick.

Colonel John Glenn, U.S. astronaut, and his wife Anne were on a private three-day visit to Ireland in 1967. While in Limerick, John Glenn, who was the first American to orbit the earth, talks to RTÉ about the space race and the possible role for small countries in future space exploration.

An RTÉ News report broadcast 7 April 1967.