ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 18, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, USSR : John McWethy) United States television cameras reported allowed to view Soviet space launch for first time; scenes shown of rocket liftoff at Baikonur space facility. USSR space shuttle program reviewed; scenes shown from Soviet space program. [Library of Congress Marsha SMITH - discusses positions of United States and Soviet space programs.] [Teledyne-Brown spokesperson Nicholas JOHNSON - comments.]
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