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Bush / Space Speech #128459

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kingsville, Texas: Ann Compton) Announcement by President Bush of his new spending program for space exploration featured; scenes shown of Bush delivering address at Texas A&I University. [On Air Force One, BUSH - says he has offered to discuss budget deficit with Congress.] [In speech, BUSH - says it is time to open up the final frontier so we can plant American flag on Mars.] [Representative Bill GREEN - comments on funding.] Space payoff as viewed by Bush outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Slade) Price tag for Bush's goal in space examined; details given of government report on future of space program. [Office of Technology Assessment Ray WILLIAMSON - says NASA budget would have to be doubled.] [National Space Council Mark ALBRECHT - says technology will reduce the cost.]

Compton, Ann;
Jennings, Peter;
Slade, Jim

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