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Apollo-Soyuz / Astronauts Hospitalized #241186

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1975
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(Studio) Fumes fill spacecraft at splashdown. Vance Brand blacked out. All affected. Hospitalized in Hawaii for tests.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Johnson Space Center) Astronauts arrival in Hawaii reported Head for Tripler Army Hosp. Lung tests to be made. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) can't explain fumes on way down. Film of splashdown shown. D.K. Slayton reported blackout at the time. Tom Stafford quoted. [SLAYTON - notes smoke in craft.] Tape of welcoming ceremonies shows Stafford rubbing eyes. Think all ok.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton (KGMB-TV newsfilm)

(Studio) United States visit of cosmonauts anticipated. USSR visit by astronauts set.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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