CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Dallas: Diana Olick) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) researchers' report on the discovery of hydrocarbons in a rock from Mars featured; meteorite shown. [NASA administrator Daniel GOLDIN, SCIENTISTS - comment on the likely remains of Martian life.] [University of California at Los Angeles professor William SCHOPF - suggests caution.] [CBS consultant William HARWOOD - says it boils down to money for research.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) President Clinton's promise to support more NASA research featured. [CLINTON - says the American space program will search for further evidence of life on Mars.] [By phone, astronomer Carl SAGAN - comments.]
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