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Von Braun Dies #49084

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1977
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(Studio) Dr. Wernher Von Braun dies of cancer at 65.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(NYC) Von Braun, German, developed bombs in World War II, raining terror on Europe. Von Braun, United States naturalized citizen, father of space exploration. Von Braun explained space technology to then-President John Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Johnson. Film of Von Braun's career high points shown. Greatest accomplishment for Von Braun was American flight to moon.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:01:40

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