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ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 1975
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(Studio) Report on United States space program.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Studio) Flight to be last manned flight for while. July 21, 1961, mission shown. Virgil Grissom spent 5 minute in space and almost drowned in Atlantic. He later died with 2 others in pad fire in 1967. Film shows Vanguard 1 on December 6, 1957. Launch failed. 1st successful Atlas on December 17, 1957, shown. Would be pity to stop program now.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) ABC to cover Soyuz launch at 8 a.m. EDT and Apollo launch at 3:30 p.m. EDT.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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