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Apollo-Soyuz / Crews / Soviet Wives #241041

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1975
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(Studio) Apollo-Soyuz crew in separate spaceships. Prepare for undocking Saturday Crews visit each other's craft.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Aboard Apollo-Soyuz) Tours given of Apollo and Soyuz. [Valeri KUBASOV gives Vance Brand tour of USSR craft.]Alexei Leonov eats with Thomas Stafford and "Deke" Slayton in Apollo. News conference held with Stafford and Leonov in Soyuz and Brand, Slayton and Kubasov in Apollo. [STAFFORD - speaks of opening new era of space. How era will go depends on cntrys. and world.] [LEONOV - shows sketches to illustrate joint mission. Good dinner isn't what you eat but with whom you eat it. Best part of meal was eating with Stafford and Slayton.] [BRAND - gives Kubasov tour of US craft. Cites 1st flight ever from North Carolina.] Stafford and Leonov join Apollo-Soyuz medals, representing flight together. [SPKR. - says next mtg. to be on ground.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Report on Soviet cosmonauts' families.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Aboard Apollo-Soyuz) Kubasov holds up photograph of family. [BRAND - describes Kubasov's family.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

(Moscow, USSR ) [Svetlana LEONOV - says husband's handshake with Stafford doubly pleasurable because Stafford nice, amiable and sociable. Glad crews could get to know each other during training. Their joy transmitted to us on earth. (translated)] Lyudmilla Kubasov shown.
REPORTER: Steve Young

(Studio) Mrs. Leonov teacher; Mrs. Kubasov is aeronautical engineer.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Young, Steve

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