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Balloon Flight #259218

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1978
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(Studio) Report on activities of 3 American balloonists in Paris after completion of transatlantic crossing.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Paris, France) Balloonists' apparent loss of passports when tossing things overboard while flying over Ireland noted. Sightseeing in Paris and probable trip to London stated. [Ben ABRUZZO - talks of reasons for making flight.] Backgrounds on Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson and Larry Newman given. [ABRUZZO - discusses plans to fly around world in balloon.] Balloon, Double Eagle II, mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Mudd, Roger

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