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Apollo XI / Cong. Visit #205528

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo XI crew wins Congress approval.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Congress cheers crew. [Commander Neil ARMSTRONG - honored by visit. Speaks of Space Act of 1958 and what it did for space program. Speaks of humanity and the future.] [Colonel Edward ALDRIN - says no one else can say, "We walked on moon." Hope trip can prove beneficial for all mankind.] [Colonel Michael COLLINS - says man to continue to go to new frontiers. Hope man on Mars or other planet is from US.] Crew gives 2 American flags that went on journey to Congress Vice President Spiro Agnew and House Speaker John McCormack accept them.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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