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Challenger Investigation #308403

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Criticism of Rogers commission's handling of investigation into explosion of space shuttle Challenger discussed; scenes shown. [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - doesn't feel commission is competent as investigators.] [Senator John DANFORTH - defs. NASA, opposes Congress investigation taking over from Rogers commission] [Recently, William ROGERS - considers Congress's pressure for immediate conclusions unfair.] [Acting NASA admin. Dr. William GRAHAM - denies Morton Thiokol opposed launch due to weather.] Hollings said accusing Graham of giving false info.; Graham's response mentioned. Contd. search for debris off Florida coast and effort of military physicians to identification human remains thought to be from Challenger's crew noted.

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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