ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 03, 1982
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(Studio) Launch of USSR 's sputnik 25 years ago tomorrow recalled.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Moscow, USSR ) Sputnik's launch shown; President Dwight Eisenhower's initial dismissal of event recalled. Other USSR space achievements recalled; Yuri Gagarin mentioned, shown. Current status of USSR space program examined; assessment of Frenchman Jean-Loup Chretien quoted. Pol. value of frequent space shots noted.
REPORTER: John McKenzie
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