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Apollo VII Launch / Crew / Wives #44

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 11, 1968
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(Studio) Apollo VII orbits earth smoothly. 11 days orbiting to pave way for December flight to moon.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Cape Kennedy, Florida) Launch perfect. Countdown, liftoff and separation shown. Live television photos begin Saturday Model of spacecraft shown. Ea. of crew, Captain Walter Schirra, Major Donn Eisele and Walter Cunningham described.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Wives of astronauts wait mission out. Mrs. Schirra likens mission wait to having tooth pulled; you dread it but grow used to it. 1st TV photos expected at 11:03 a.m. EST. ABC to carry them.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Bergman, Jules;
Reynolds, Frank

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