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Apollo 8 / Lovell, Anders, Borman #198956

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 24, 1968
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(Studio) Astronauts whirl about moon on Christmas Eve. Craft disappears behind moon, emerges on schedule. Moon described. television picture sent. Pictures shown. [ASTRONAUTS - talk with mission control.] [US Geological Survey Dr. Eugene SHOEMAKER - describes craters.] [Unidentified MAN - speaks of appearance of life on earth.] [2nd Unidentified MAN - with British accent, interprets significance of moon flight.] Christmas prayer read by Borman. [BORMAN - reads prayer.] Space flyers said tired. Christmas season noted. Voice of America program rebroadcast in Cuba. Other telecasts announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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