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Apollo-Soyuz / Docking / Meeting / Reactions #241019

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1975
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(Studio) United States and USSR find unity in space. Docking shown. Voices of astronauts and mission controls heard.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(USSR Mission Control) Soyuz control applaud and rise. United States Ambassador Walter Stoessel there.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(US Mission Control) Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin at United States mission control.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Aboard Apollo-Soyuz) Odor noticed in docking module; it dissipated. Spacemen get ready for rendezvous. Handshake shown. Spacemen greet each other. Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev sends message by Soviet mission control.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(USSR Mission Control) [SPOKESPERSON - relates Brezhnev message with regard to fruitful development of cooperation among ntns. for peace and progress of all humanity (translated.)]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(DC) President Ford talks to spacemen from White House [FORD - speaks of great achievement. Time coming when mission like this will be commonplace.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Aboard Apollo-Soyuz) Americans and Soviets sign flight certificate and swap flags. [STAFFORD - makes speech.] Stafford, Vance Brand and "Deke" Slayton eat dinner with Leonov and Valeri Kubasov.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Men to visit, eat and work together. CBS sets special broadcast for 11:30 p.m. EDT Friday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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