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Apollo 13 / Modifications #209221

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 1970
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(Studio) Apollo 13 critical midcourse correction tonight; minor mistake would be fatal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [Test Astronaut Leo KRUPP - expresses confidence in modified propulsion systems.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Sufficient air, water, power only if all goes well.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Small problems reported; Goldberg air purifier device working; minor structural defects will lead to better pre-flight tests for next Apollo mission.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) LEM battery overheats, shut off; may cause power shortage; White House News Secretary Ron Ziegler rejects support offers from other ntns.; Soviet, British ships near splashdown sites; Pope Paul prays for astronauts, special services at Jerusalem Wailing Wall; CBS reports throughout evening.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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