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Balloon Flight #38917

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1975
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(Studio) Report on transatlantic flight.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Cape Cod, Massachusetts) Trip to Europe to take 5 days to week 2nd try for Bob Sparks. [SPARKS - says not out to prove anything. Just wants to take balloon ride.] Lift-off shown. Man held on to rope; Sparks helps man aboard. G. Hadden Wood had left letter stating intention to share risk and glory with Sparks.
REPORTER: Mike Taibbi (WCVB-TV)

(Studio) Balloonists give up due to slow leak. Coast Guard picks them up.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:30

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