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Congress / Challenger Investigation #102990

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 10, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: James Walker) Challenger commission chairperson William Rogers' appearance on Capitol Hill regarding allegations of White House pressure to launch Challenger in time for President Reagan's State of the Union address featured; scenes shown. [ROGERS - denies political pressure to launch; challenges Senator Ernest Hollings to prove his allegations.] [HOLLINGS - accuses NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) executive Lawrence Mulloy of gross negligence in relationship to Challenger disaster.] Mulloy's response described. [ROGERS - opposes legal action; explains.] Bruce Jarvis, father of Challenger astronaut Gregory Jarvis, said considering legal action.

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, James

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