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Solar Eclipse #262300

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 1979
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(Studio) Solar eclipse noted; eclipse reported to be total for parts of North American from Oregon to Greenland.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Airborne above North Dakota) Report on eclipse as seen and photographed from specially-equipped Air Force plane carrying scientists and photo equipment. Scenes noted to be those over North Dakota.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Goldendale, WA) Details given about viewers of eclipse at Goldendale, WA, observatory near replica of Stonehenge. [PEOPLE - comment.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Legends about unusu. occurrences during eclipses noted. CBC's use of rooster and prayer plant during coverage of Canadian part of eclipse detailed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Engberg, Eric

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