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USSR / Space Launch #230558

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 1973
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(Studio) USSR launches manned space ship Soyuz 12.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Moscow, USSR ) Cosmonauts' background reviewed. Film from launch supplied to world after liftoff. Background for past Russian space program outlined.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

(Studio) Before leaving for Houston, Skylab II commander Alan Bean refers to USSR launch.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Diego, California) [BEAN - jokingly offers cosmonauts use of orbiting skylab while in space.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray

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