NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 27, 1968
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(Studio) Apollo 8 flight ends perfectly. Worldwide praise expressed. USSR reaction noted. Details of flight recalled. United States Navy carrier Yorktown retrieves men from Pacific Ocean splashdown. Film shown of Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders leaving helicopter. [Captain John G. FIFIELD - welcomes astronauts.] [Frank BORMAN - responds.] Astronauts may be heroes in age of cynicism.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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