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Viking I and Mars #44460

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Viking I's Mars landing.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Pasadena, California) Mission Control at the Jet Propulsion Lab. claps as Viking I lands on Mars. Photos of Mars shown and described. [Viking scientist Dr. Carl SAGAN - says no life seen in Mars photos; doesn't mean there isn't any.] [Viking chief scientist Dr. Jerry SOFFEN - says one could guess there are 100s of organisms on Mars.] 1st color photos from Mars due Wednesday
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) President Ford phones congratulations to Viking project director Jim Martin.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Bergman, Jules;
Reasoner, Harry

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