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Astronauts Washington, DC Visit #442734

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 09, 1969
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(Studio) As reported earlier, Apollo VIII astronauts feted in DC.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Capitol Hill) Commander Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders given gold medals by President Johnson. Gifts for Johnson: Anders gives peace treaty carried to moon; Lovell gives picture of earthrise from moon. Attend joint session of Congress in chamber of House of Representatives with diplomats, cabinet, and justices of Supreme Court [LOVELL - gives greeting.] [BORMAN - says triumph for all mankind.] Visit to Congress will keep space appropriations rolling in.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:05:20

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