CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon says crew to leave medals of 2 dead Soviet cosmonauts and 3 dead American astronauts on moon.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Nixon confers medal on retiring Air Force Chief of Staff, John McConnell. [NIXON - says Borman given cosmonaut medals in USSR and their wives asked that they be left on moon. Symbolic of true spirit of American Armed Forces.] Julie North Eisenhower leads guided tour of White House Nixon brings group of Republican Senators into tourist group.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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