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Apollo VII / Schirra / Television #197894

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 14, 1968
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(Studio) Saturday, astronaut Walter Schirra testily refuses to follow flight plan or orders of ground control and turn on television camera to give Americans 1st photos of astronauts in space. Turns them on today but not without inferring NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) put him in show business Camera transmits to ground stations in Corpus Christi, Texas and Cape Kennedy, Florida.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Mission control voice Paul Haney narrates film. Film shows crew in spacecraft. Crew chats with Tom Stafford and Deke Slayton and holds up 2 cards for audience back home. View of Gulf Coast shown.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) CBS to carry 2nd transmission live Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. EST.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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