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Person of The Week (Hale and Bopp) #172122

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1997
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Astronomers Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp, the two men, one a professional, one an amateur, who discovered the comet named after them, profiled; photos and diagrams shown of the Hale-Bopp comet. [HALE - explains the difficulty of a career in science.] [BOPP - cites the excitement and spiritual feeling of finding a comet.] The history of comets and man's view of them briefly reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Forrest
Duration:
00:04:00

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