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Apollo-Soyuz / Error / Washington, DC Ceremonies #39210

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 09, 1975
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(Studio) Apollo-Soyuz astronauts hold 1st news conference Lung damage from toxic gas in capsule recalled.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) Error that caused gas noted. Vance Brand failed to turn off switch. Splashdown shown. Error explained. [Vance BRAND - takes responsibility for the error.] [Tom STAFFORD - also takes responsibility.] Astronauts now healthy. Ford awards Astros. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) distinguished service medal. Ceremonies shown.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Koppel, Ted

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