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Apollo Splashdown / Soyuz / Soviets / Salyut #38382

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1975
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(Studio) Apollo crew splashes down.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Pacific Ocean) Splashdown shown. Houston Mission Control applauds. Capsule lands upside down; it rights itself. Frogmen at site. Capsule lifted to USS New Orleans. Apollo crew: Thomas Stafford, Vance Brand and "Deke" Slayton emerge.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Commander Soyuz, Alexei Leonov says flight smooth as peeled egg. Report on Moscow mood after space venture.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Moscow, USSR ) Guard changed at Lenin mausoleum. Soviets anxious to believe union in space means harmony on earth. Park where children play shown. [Voice of Valeri KUBASOV - wishes happiness and peace for all children.] Soviet monuments shown. 20 million Soviets perished during WW II; homeland ravaged and scorched. People want detente.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) 2 Soviet cosmonauts still in Salyut IV space station;to land Friday 2nd longest flight ever.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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