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Apollo XI / Nixon / Soviet Ship #446501

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1969
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(Studio) Apollo XI astronauts over halfway to moon. May walk earlier than planned. Edwin Aldrin remarked on what he could see. President Nixon announces new feature of mission.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) [NIXON - says astronauts to leave medals of 3 dead American astronauts and two dead USSR cosmonauts on moon. We maintain strength because we want peace with all countries.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Soviets say Luna XV into orbit around moon as artificial satellite. Director of British observatory, Sir Bernard Lovell, says Soviets to try and land craft on moon and bring back samples.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet

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