ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(NYC) Senator Jake Garn's preparation for participation in February space shuttle Challenger mission featured; films shown. [GARN - is ready to go.] His lobbying for mission role reviewed. [President REAGAN - promises to make teacher first citizen passenger.] Criticism of Garn's selection noted indicated in "Houston Post" poll; details outlined on screen. Representative Don. Fuqua mentioned among Garn's critics. (Poor video throughout.)
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr
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