CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 16, 1969
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(Studio) Russians perform 1st link-up of 2 manned ships and transfer crews, another 1st. Feat considered 1st step for earth orbiting station. US officials say United States still ahead of Russians in race to land on moon; US target date 6 mos. away.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(London, England; Russian Videotape) Main point of movement controlled from ground. Cosmonauts told to take time; space suits equipped with tools. Took hour for transfer.
REPORTER: Morley Safer
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