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Apollo 13 / Splashdown / Relief #209264

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1970
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(Studio) Apollo service module, splashdown films follow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pacific Ocean) Copter retrieves astronauts; crew board "Iwo Jima" carrier; meanwhile families drink champagne. [CHAPLAIN - thanks God for safe return.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Astronauts' families relieved.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [Mrs. James LOVELL - expresses relief; doesn't want husband in space again.] [Mary HAISE - feels great.] [Mrs. J. Leonard SWIGERT - says it's happiest day of life.] [J. Leonard SWIGERT - says good flight beginning, end; bad middle.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Apollo 14 launch delayed till trouble's cause found. World TV audience may be largest ever.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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