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Challenger Investigation #548404

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced President commission mbr.'s contrary findings detailed, outlined on screen. [NASA spokesperson Jesse MOORE - claims Morton Thiokol supported launch.] Possible bearing on tragedy of solid rocket booster temps. prior to liftoff noted. [Senator Don. RIEGLE, Junior - cites possible breakdown in chain of info.] [MOORE - agrees.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: Robert Bazell) Possible effect of pols. and econs. on NASA's decision to launch Challenger discussed; details outlined on screen. Shuttle's planned launch of TDRSS satellite cited as example

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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