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Apollo X / Splashdown / Nixon #203724

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1969
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(Studio) Astronauts safe aboard USS Princeton. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) director, Thomas O. Paine, calls day historic. Apollo XI set for July.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pacific Ocean) Copters bring Eugene Cernan, Thomas Stafford, and John Young to USS Princeton. Crew cheers. [STAFFORD - appreciates support.] [CERNAN - says great to come back to greatest country in world.] [YOUNG - says almost hit 3rd wire.] Houston Mission Control waves flags. Frogmen secure capsule.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (Narrates)

(Studio) President Nixon sends congratulations. Calls mission proud moment for US.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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