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Solar Eclipse / Sun / Iran #187713

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 11, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) The last total solar eclipse of the millennium reported; scenes shown of several views of the eclipse.

(New York: Ned Potter) Scientific research on the sun featured. [NASA astronomer Steve MARAN - says in medieval days eclipses were seen as omens; describes the reactions to an eclipse.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) scientists Fred ESPENAK, Joe GURMAN - raise questions about the sun's corona.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(Isfahan, Iran: Bill Blakemore) The view of the eclipse from Isfahan, Iran, featured; details given of the local people's perceptions; scenes shown of the actual eclipse. [Iranian STUDENT - says it is the force of Allah.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Newman, Kevin;
Potter, Ned

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