CBS Coverage of the Apollo 11 Launch

Walter Cronkite anchored the live CBS News broadcast of the launch of the first manned mission to land on the moon, Apollo 11, from Kennedy… read more

Walter Cronkite anchored the live CBS News broadcast of the launch of the first manned mission to land on the moon, Apollo 11, from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The program includes interviews with former President Lyndon B. Johnson, astronaut Wally Schirra, and science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, and live footage of the Saturn V rocket launch into outer space with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins inside the command module. Also featured were numerous graphic simulations showing portions of the launch that were not captured by cameras. CBS reporters also interviewed spectators in Florida. close

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Program ID:
462711-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 19, 2019 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2019 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 19, 2019 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 19, 2019 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 20, 2019 | 11:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 20, 2019 | 5:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2019 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2019 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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