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Apollo 8 #1080

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 27, 1968
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(Studio) Astronauts now aboard recovery ship USS Yorktown, headed for Hawaii. Flawless journey accomplished.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Landing described. Recovery shown. Experiences of Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, Bill Anders recounted. Welcome extended by Captain John G. Fifield. [FIFIELD - speaks of venture.] [BORMAN - responds.] United States now leads USSR in space exploration. [President Lyndon JOHNSON - greets space crew by telephone.] Spacecraft recovered from sea. Moon landing venture anticipated.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Wives mark husbands' return. Mrs. Susan Borman, Mrs. Valery Anders, Mrs. Marion Lovell quoted. Leonid Sadoff, USSR space scientist, quoted. Pope Paul sends message of congratulations. Special telecast set tonight.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Bergman, Jules;
Reynolds, Frank

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