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Apollo XI / Luna XV / Moon Walk #446563

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1969
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(Studio) "Eagle" lifts off moon and docks with "Columbia." They'll leave moon orbit and return to earth Thursday
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Sir Bernard Love 11 at Jodrell Bank, England announces landing of USSR Luna XV on moon. May have crash-landed.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Studio) USSR says it completed its flight when it landed on moon. 125 million Americans saw combination romance and technology. Film shown of moon walk. [Commander Neil ARMSTRONG - says that's 1 small step for man, 1 giant leap for mankind. Surface fine and powdery.] [Col Edwin ALDRIN, JR. - says magnificent sight out here.] [ARMSTRONG - reads plaque to be left on moon.] American flag set up. Men walk on surface. [President NIXON - talks to crew on moon. Trip inspired peace and tranquility. All on earth truly 1.] [1 of ASTRONAUTS - says honor to be here.] [NIXON - says see you Thursday] [1 of ASTRONAUTS - says looking forward to it.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Huntley, Chet

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