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Special Segment (Halley's Coming) #542651

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 29, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(No location given) Anticipated return of Halley's Comet this December examined; comet's history reviewed. [Dr. Joe MILLER - discusses event.] Comets' historical impact on civilization described; Edmund Halley's prediction of comet's return noted based on laws developed by Isaac Newton. Halley's course illustrated; 1910 events coinciding with Halley's comet recalled. [Lloyd CUSHY - recalls superstitions about comet, seeing it in 1910.] [MILLER - explains scientific importance of event.]
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:04:10

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