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Special Assignment (Halley's Comet) #98436

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1985
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(Studio) Halley's comet's 1910 arrival recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) Entrepreneurs commercial exploitation of comet's return next spring noted. [International Halley's Watch spokesperson Steven EDBERG - notes Halley's fame.] Halley's role in human history recalled. [Jet propulsion lab spokesperson Don YEOMANS - cites comet's place in humanity.] [Lloyd CUSHY - recalls fears in 1910.] [EDBERG - describes international monitoring of Halley's.] [Watch director Ray NEWBURN - considers scientific potential next year.] Countries involved in space probes of Halley's listed. [EDBERG - dismisses public's expectations.] [NEWBURN - comments.] [General Comet Industries spokesperson Owen RYAN - predicts general revenue from Halley's.] [Alice KINENGER - describes personal impact of viewing comet in 1910.]
REPORTER: Jay Schadler

Jennings, Peter;
Schadler, Jay

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