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Apollo 13. History Channel.

Apollo 13 Emergency Radio Transmission.

Apollo 13 Review Board—Chapter 15—Findings, Determinations, and Recommendations.

Apollo 13: To the Edge and Back (1994). PBS.

Apollo 13: Houston, We've Got a Problem

"Apollo's Return: Triumph over Failure." Time 27 April 1970:12-14.

"As the World Watches." New York Times 17 April 1970: 36.

Astronaut Jim Lovell Speaks At Tom Hanks AFI Life Achievement Award

Beyer, Mark. Crisis in Space: Apollo 13. New York: Children's Press, 2002.

Biographical Data. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Blake, Richard A. "Lift-Off -- Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard." America 29 July 1995: 30.

Burnett, Eric. History through Film: Volume 1. Raleigh: Lulu Enterprises, 2008.

Cameron, Kenneth M. America on Film: Hollywood and American History. New York: Continuum, 1997.

Chaikin, Andrew. "Crisis in Space: The Heroic Flight of Apollo 13." Popular Science 247.1 (July 1995) 1995: 50-56+.

Chaikin, Andrew. A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts. New York: Viking, 1994.

Cole, Michael D. Apollo 13: Space Emergency. Springfield: Enslow Publishers, 1995.

Cooper, Henry S. F. Thirteen: The Flight That Failed. New York, Dial Press, 1972.

Corliss, Richard, and Jeffrey Ressner. "Hell of a Ride." Time 3 July 1995: 50.

Courtland, Rachel. "Apollo 13: Houston, we've had a problem." New Scientist." 5 January 2011.

Crouch, Tom D. Rev. of Apollo 13 by Ron Howard. Journal of American History 84.3 (1997): 1180-82.

The Day in History: 04/17/1970 -- Apollo 13 Returns to Earth

Denby, David. "Hollywood Babylon -- Batman Forever Directed by Joel Schumacher / Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard." New York 10 July 1995: 50.

Engineering Disasters -- Apollos 1 and 13.

Field, Bruce. "Producer Brian Grazer Inspired by NASA Heroes." Film Journal 98 (July 1995): 10-11.

Field, Bruce. "Ron Howard Sees Mission as Human-Interest Story." Film Journal 98 (July 1995): 10-11.

For All Mankind (1989)

Francke, Lizzie. "Apollo 13." Sight & Sound 5 September 1995: 42-43.

From the Earth to the Moon (1998)

Godwin, Robert. Apollo 13: The NASA Mission Reports. Burlington: Apogee Books, 2000.

Goldstein, Patrick. "Fly Me to the Moon." Premiere 8 June 1995: 82-88.

Graham, Ian, et al. You Wouldn't Want to Be on Apollo 13!: A Mission You'd Rather Not Go On. New York: Franklin Watts, 2003.

Haun, Harry. "Apollo 13." Film Journal 98 (July 1995): 41-42.

Hilliard, Richard. Lucky 13: Survival in Space. Honesdale: Boyds Mills Press, 2008.

Jones, Malcolm Jr. "Out of this world, really." Newsweek 3 July 1995: 54-55.

Kauffmann, Stanley. "Survivors -- Apollo 13 Starring Tom Hanks, Ed Harris and Kevin Bacon." New Republic 31 July 1995: 26.

Kluger, Jeffrey. "Apollo 13 at 40: Houston, We Have a Miracle." Time 17 April 2010.,8599,1982779,00.html

Kranz, Gene. Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Kroll, Jack. "Found in the Stars." Newsweek 3 July 1995: 55.

Lemke, Donald B., et al. The Apollo 13 Mission. Mankato: Capstone Press, 2006.

Lewis, Anthony. "The Poetry and Politics of Space." New York Times 20 April 1970: 38.

Lovell, Jim, and Jeffrey Kluger. Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994.

Magnificent Desolation (2005)

Marcus, Paul. "Apollo 13." The Psychoanalytic Review 83.1 (1996): 125-28.

Middleton, Shannon. "Apollo 13: Space Race." History through Film. Ed. Eric Burnett. Raleigh: Lulu, 2007.

Murray, Charles. "Hollywood Gets One Right -- Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard." American Enterprise 6.5 (1995): 14.

National Aeronautics and Space Adminsitration, "Apollo 13 Technical Air-to-Ground Voice Transcription." 1970

Opt, Susan K. "American Frontier Myth and the Flight of Apollo 13: From News Event to Feature Film." Film & History 26.1-4 (1996): 40-51.

Pawelczak, Andy. "Film Reviews -- Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard and Starring Tom Hanks, Kathleen Quinlan, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon and Ed Harris." Films in Review 46.7-8 (1995): 54.

"Post-mortem on Apollo 13." Time 4 May 1970: 82.

"Power Failure Imperils Astronauts." New York Times 14 April 1970: 1, 32.

Powers, John. "The Wrong Stuff." Washington Post 9 July 1995.

Pribram, E. Deidre. "Apollo 13: Rewriting History." Creative Screenwriting 3.1 (1996): 13-16.

Price, Victoria. "Ron Howard." Film Reference.

Pyle, Rod. Destination Moon: The Apollo Missions in the Astronauts' Own Words. New York: Harper Collins, 2005.

Rafferty, Terrence. "Flying Blind -- Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard." New Yorker 10 July 1995: 79.

Reynolds, David West. Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon. New York: Harcourt, 2002.

Rollins, Peter C. The Columbia Companion to American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past. New York: Columbia UP, 2003.

Romney, Jonathan. "Making do and Getting by in America -- Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard and Starring Tom Hanks." New Statesman & Society 22 September 1995: 29.

"Ron Howard." Archive of American Television.

Ron Howard. A&E Biography.

Schwartz, Harry. "Will Apollo 13 Upstage Moscow's Lenin Centennial?" New York Times 13 April 1970.

Shepard, Alan B., and Donald K. Slayton. Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon. Atlanta: Turner Pub., 1994.

Silver, Marc. "A Hankering for Space." U.S.News & World Report 31 July 1995: 63-64.

Simon, John. "Spaced Out -- Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard." National Review 28 August 1995: 48.

The Space Race.

Space: JFK's New Frontier.

Sullivan, Walter. "Three Came Back as the World Held Its Breath." New York Times 19 April: 4.1.

Taubin, Amy. "Moonstuck." The Village Voice 4 July 1995: 54.

"Text of President's Welcome and Lovell's Response." New York Times 19 April 1970: 53.

Travers, Peter. "Movies -- Apollo 13 Directed by Ron Howard and Starring Tom Hanks and Kevin Bacon." Rolling Stone 13 July 1995: 116.

Travers, Peter. "Tom Hanks Rides again." Rolling Stone 7 September 1995: 78.

Walker, Martin. "Apollo and Newt." Sight & Sound 5 September 1995: 6-8.

Weitzman, Hal. ""Everything You've Ever Known Is Behind Your Thumb." Slate 2 April 2011.

When We Left Earth (2008)

Zelon, Helen. The Apollo 13 Mission: Surviving an Explosion in Space. New York : PowerKids Press, 2002.