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Astronauts Welcomed By Nixon (1969)

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Published on Apr 13, 2014

United States of America (USA).



American President Richard Nixon walking past military band on his way to greet the Apollo XI astronauts at Cape Kennedy, Florida. They have just returned form their moon flight. President Nixon stops at a large capsule with a window. Nixon applauds the cosmonauts, they look through the window and smile. Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins are clearly seen through the window. President Nixon talking into small mike which is connected with capsule. Marine guards in background. Close up shot of Armstrong looking through the capsule window. More shots of President Nixon talking into mike, astronauts in the capsule, military guards behind, press etc. Dignitaries seated, some military men, smiling - Henry Kissinger among them. Close up shot of sign for quarantine on the capsule. Man comes from the audience to talk to the astronauts. He speaks into mike and then leaves. Nixon speaking into mike. Man in uniform comes to mike to deliver a prayer. Close up shot of the window showing the three cosmonauts praying. All having their arms on hearts - national anthem is played.




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