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Challenger Anniversary #552905

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 27, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow noted first anniversary of Challenger disaster. Contd. efforts of astronauts' families to cope with their grief featured; scenes shown. [President REAGAN - notes nation mourns Michael Smith, Dick Scobee, Judith Resnik, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Gregory Jarvis and Christa McAuliffe as heroes.] [June SCOBEE, Steve McAULIFFE - explain families' promotion for creation of Challenger Center] [SCOBEE - describes lasting impact of husband's death; accuses NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) of letting crew down.] [Resnik's BRO. - agrees.] [Jane SMITH - recalls husband's career goals.] [January 1986, REAGAN - comments.] Special tomorrow on space program's status 1 year later announced.

Brokaw, Tom

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