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UFO's / White House and NASA #249646

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 25, 1977
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(Studio) White House request to NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) to reopen probes into UFO's, which Air Force closed 10 years ago, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of White House request and NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) response and reasons for both given. President Carter's reported sighting of UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects) in 1969 and investigators' conclusion that he saw planet Venus noted. Recent upsurge in interest in UFO's, fostered by movies like "Star Wars" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", cited.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:02:10

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