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Apollo 13 / Astronauts' Families #450737

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1970
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(Studio) Millions watch Apollo 13 return.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Houston, Texas) Astronauts' families watch splashdown. [Mrs. HAISE - expresses relief; confident of husband's safety after 1st shock.] [Mrs. James LOVELL - calls events nightmare; thanks supporters and God.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Denver, Colorado) John Swigert's family drink champagne after splashdown. [J. Leonard SWIGERT - says great beginning and end; bad middle.] [Mrs. SWIGERT - tells of relief at splashdown, of talking to son.]
REPORTER: Jim Bosch (KOA-TV news film)

Briggs, Fred;
Huntley, Chet

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