ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 02, 1998
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The balloon flight of Steve Fossett, who is attempting to float around the world, featured; map shown of his projected route. [Mission control director Alan BLOUNT, chief engineer Tim COLE - hope Libya will allow a flyover.] The problems for other balloonists in the competition noted. [Competitors Kevin ULIASSI, Dick RUTAN - comment.]
(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Further coverage of the balloon race on Nightline noted.
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