CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter reported meeting with space agency officials with regard to oft-delayed space shuttle.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Purpose of space shuttle outlined; NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) films shown. Delays in launch recalled. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson John YARDLEY - comments.) Problems causing delays examined; effect of delays on United States defense program outlined. [Sen Adlai STEVENSON - comments on necessity of shuttle for national security, SALT II.] Criticism of last year's additional funding given program noted, [Representative Ted WEISS - comments on cut in nurses training for NASA funds.) Probable cost overruns continuing noted.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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