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Challenger Investigation #309669

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 10, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) President commission chairperson William Rogers' criticism of Morton Thiokol's transfer of engineer Allan McDonald for his testimony to commission regarding company engineers' opposition to launching Challenger quoted on screen. Cmsn.'s findings on NASA's failure to act on previous rocket failures discussed; Lawrence Mulloy's decision to continue shuttle flights despite problems cited. Commission member Joseph Sutter quoted on screen.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Assessment of NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) by agency historian professor Alex Roland outlined. [ROLAND - discusses NASA's past and current situation, US standing in space competition with rest of world.]

Engberg, Eric;
Schieffer, Bob

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