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Space Program / Lovell / Moon Study #198492

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1968
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(Studio) British space expert, Bernard Lovell, questions whether national prestige worth risk and cost of Apollo crew's lives in circling moon. Says same information can be received by unmanned flights.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No Location Given) Pace of moon study quickened after Galileo invented telescope. Photos of moon shown, taken from space vehicles.
REPORTER: Steve Rowan

(Flagstaff, Arizona) At United States Geological Survey, astro-geologic studies set up. Photos studied here. [Survey head Harold MASURSKY - explains how Apollo VIII photos can be more helpful than those taken by lunar orbiter.] [Chief Scientist Dr. Eugene SHOEMAKER - says some of orbits can be devoted to photography and looking for specific lunar features.] Piece of lunar surface duplicated here. Scientists will have to wait until crew lands on moon to get much more information
REPORTER: Steve Rowan

(Studio) Man will achieve goal of going to moon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rowan, Steve

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