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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.; scenes shown. Person of week, chairperson of commission investigating space shuttle disaster, William Rogers, featured. Details of investigation given. [Commission member Dr. Arthur WALKER - comments about Rogers.] [White House chief of staff Don. REGAN - comments.] [House Science and Technology Committee member Representative Manuel LUJAN - comments with regard to desire for further information from commission] Rogers' background at Cornell University, as attorney general under Dwight D. Eisenhower, with civil rights division of Justice Department, and long association with Richard Nixon outlined. [ROGERS - comments on being Secretary State.] [Henry KISSINGER - comments on Rogers as Secretary of State.] [Former undersecretary state Joseph SISCO - comments.] The Rogers Plan for Mideast peace mentioned. [ROGERS - speaks with regard to space commission investigation.] Anecdote with regard to Rogers' diplomacy under Nixon noted.
- Jennings, Peter
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