NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 31, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon orders new look at plans for passenger jet built for speeds faster than sound; supersonic transport. American version behind those in USSR and West Europe.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Seattle, WA) Boeing won contract for supersonic transport over Lockheed with innovative wing design. After year's research, have new design for supersonic jet; will make New York to London in 2 hrs. USSR testflew plane last month [supersonic transport Vice President H.W. WITHINGTON - aware we're late compared to USSR plane and Concorde Plane to be ready in 5 years; American plane to be bigger and faster.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins
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