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Ballooning / Around The World #515052

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 1981
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(Studio) Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days" recalled; route of 2 Americans attempting to balloon around world outlined on map.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Luxor, Egypt) Preparations of "Jules Verne" by Maxie Anderson and Donald Ida for flight examined; films shown. Iran reported warning balloonists not to enter its air space. [ANDERSON - comments.] Specifics of the "Jules Verne" discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Baxter

Baxter, Bill;
Chancellor, John

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