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Apollo 13 / Nixon / Swigert #9938

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 14, 1970
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(Studio) Apollo 13 men fine, spacecraft crippled; oxygen, water power conserved; should splashdown safely Friday
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Houston, Texas) [Flight Director Glynn LUNNEY - calls situation most critical ever; time factor important; men in LEM; problems stabilized.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Friday landing decision made; Nixon concerned, kept informed, visited scientists.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Goddard Space Flight Center, MD) President interrupts talks and dinner to watch NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) events.

(Studio) Astronauts' families home in Houston, Texas; John Swigert's father interviewed.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Denver, Colorado) [J. Leonard SWIGERT - concerned, hopeful, keeps faith; wife more emotional.]
REPORTER: Bob Nelson (KB-TV newsfilm)

(Studio) ABC coverage conts.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Gill, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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