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Apollo 13 / Return Trip #450677

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 1970
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(Studio) Apollo 13 on earthward trip; improvisations have so far overcome difficulties.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Houston, Texas) Course corrections made; some heating trouble; 190,000 mile from earth.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates)

(Houston, Texas) [Flight Director Milton WlNDLER - reports supplies and air good; astronauts sleep at will; strength improving.] Modified problem solutions being used; metal outside craft could damage heat shield during reentry.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) No quarantine since men never reached moon; world hopes and prays for astronauts safe return; crew calm, disciplined, angry at not reaching moon; booster hit moon, caused quake. [SPACE AUDIO REPORT]
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Houston, Texas) Astronauts' wives won't talk to reporters; Astrodome fans offer silent prayer.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John;
Huntley, Chet

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