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Apollo 15 #219070

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 07, 1971
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(Studio) Apollo 15 splashes down 300 mile North of Hawaii.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Pacific Ocean) Film shows splashdown; splashdown harder than usual because only 2 of 3 parachutes open; film shows astronauts being lifted onto copter, greeted on aircraft carrier Okinawa. [Astronaut Colonel David R. SCOTT - says great to be back; thanks everybody.] [Astronaut Major Alfred M. WORDEN - says last 12 days most exciting of life.] [Astronaut Lieutenant Colonel James B. IRWIN - says recovery excellent; hopes everyone enjoyed moon flight.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) President Nixon to telephone congratulations to astronauts.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Kuralt, Charles;
Schoumacher, David

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