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Viking I and Mars #247026

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1976
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(Studio) Photos of Mars shown and described. Viking I lands on Mars.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Pasadena, California) 2 Soviet spacecrafts earlier presumably crashed on Mars. Viking landing described. Jet Propulsion Lab. of Mission Control applauds. [SPKR. - notes the calamities that the Viking avoided.] Mars photos shown.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(DC) [President FORD - congratulates Mission Control.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Pasadena, California) [Cornell University scientist Dr. Carl SAGAN - says there is no life in photos, but possibility not excluded.] Instruments to analyze Mars' soil and air. Color photos due Wednesday
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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