Video: Jim Lovell & Apollo 8: Christmas Eve Heard Round the World
At the time, this was the most watched television program in history. Christmas Eve, 1968. Apollo 8 orbits the moon, and the astronauts read from the book of Genesis. Why'd they do it? Who selected it? What did NASA think? WGN's Emmy-award winning producer Pam Grimes takes a look back at the 1968 Apollo mission through the eyes of astronaut Jim Lovell.