Congressional Space Medal of Honor

Members of Ed White and Roger Chaffee’s families spoke briefly with reporters. White and Chaffee, along with Gus Grissom, were killed when their space capsule caught fire on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral on January 27, 1967.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Congressional Space Medal of Honor

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Program ID:
97175-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 1997

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  • Dec 17, 1997 | 12:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 1997 | 6:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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