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Apollo VII and VIII / Von Braun #197865

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 10, 1968
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(Studio) Final countdown began this p.m. for Apollo VII flight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Cape Kennedy, Florida) Weather bothersome, especially electrical storms. Walter Cronkite asks questions about Apollo VII to Dr. Wernher Von Braun. [VON BRAUN - describes purpose of orbit. Cites difficulties with Apollo VIII because of distance of moon. Feels Soviet's last flight dress rehearsal for manned flight around moon. They could go in mid-December as United States has planned.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Reasoner, Harry

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