CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1969
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(Kennedy Space Center, Florida) Astronauts eat steak and eggs breakfast. Shown bding. ship. Pres Nixon, Pat, and Tricia arrive in rain. Countdown and liftoff shown. [Commander Pete CONRAD - talks of losing power.] [Chief Astronaut Office Tom STAFFORD - tells what happened when power lost. Commends crew for quick action and calm.] After launch, President visits launch control. [President NIXON - says proud to be 1st in space. It's an area we can concentrate on as positive goal.] Inside of ship shown with Commander Conrad spking. on earlier mishap.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Studio) Crew schedule early check of lunar landing craft.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
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