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Shuttle Program / Teachers #301714

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 01, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Scenes from "Buck Rogers" shown. [August 27, 1984, President REAGAN - claims first citizen passenger on space shuttle will be teacher.] Teachers' response to President's invitation to apply examined; films shown. Applicants Francis Joan Bassick, Druscilla Stengel noted. [STENGEL - doesn't want to lose spot to young teacher.] [Applicant Ray MILLETTE - wants to go.] [Applications director Terri ROSENBLATT - describes letters from students on behalf of teacher.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson Alan LUDWIG - recalls excuses presented by late applicants.] [BASSICK, MILLETTE, STENGEL - promote themselves.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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