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Apollo VII Splashdown / Crew #440331

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 22, 1968
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(Aboard "Essex") Copter carries Apollo VII crew to "Essex". Crew, Walter Schirra, Walter Cunningham and Donn Eisele step onto ship and are greeted. Landing recovery leader Dr. Don. Stelkin gives crew shove and they get on elevator. Men in fine health. Capsule brought to ship. President Johnson calls crew by telephone from DC. [JOHNSON - salutes men. Says after debriefings, wife and he would like to talk to them.]
REPORTER: Chet Huntley Narrates; John Dancy; Bill Lindsay

(Studio) Crew to fly from "Essex" to Cape Kennedy Weds. To begin debriefings there; to be continued at Houston Friday
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Dancy, John;
Huntley, Chet

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