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Apollo 16 #222724

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 1972
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(Studio) Apollo 16 ends 11 day voyage landing in Pacific 1500 mile south of Hawaii, with 245 pounds moon mtl. for scientific study. (Pacific) [Landing and recovery shown.)
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(USS Ticonderoga) John Young, Charles Duke, and Ken Mattingly, astronauts, given red-carpet welcome, escorted by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) public information officer Larry King. Greeted by Rear Admiral Henry Morgan. [YOUNG - praises crew's teamwork.] (Studio) Astronauts will rest on ship, fly to Hawaii, then Houston, Texas.
REPORTER: Richard O'Brien

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
O'Brien, Richard
Duration:
00:02:40

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