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Apollo XI / Italy / Japan / England / Luna XV #204565

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 1969
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(Studio) Estimated 528 million in 33 cntrys. watch launch on TV.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Rome, Italy) Spectators in front of United States Info. Service watch launch and applaud. Pope Paul says prayer for astronauts. [POPE - prays for crew.]
REPORTER: Winston Burdett; [Harry Reasoner narrates]

(Tokyo, Japan) Launch came at Japan's prime time. Small group shown.
REPORTER: George Syvertsen

(London, England) [MAN - wants to see West side beat Iron Curtain boys.]
REPORTER: Morley Safer

(Jodrell Bank, England) [Sir Bernard LOVELL - says Luna XV on slow trajectory to moon. Sign they'll make soft landing and have desire to save fuel. Impossible to tell if they'll pick up rocks or not.]

(Studio) Luna XV to reach moon Thursday
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Burdett, Winston;
Reasoner, Harry;
Safer, Morley;
Simon, Bob;
Syvertsen, George

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