From the Oval Office in the White House, President Nixon talks to Apollo 11 astronauts after their landing on the moon.
Washington DC USA Date:1969, July 20 Duration:3 min 28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Telephone conversation between U.S. President Richard Nixon and the astronauts of Apollo 11, while they are on the moon, July 20th, 1969. President Nixon seated at a desk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington DC, United States. Technicians setting up video cameras. Nixon talks over a phone. Men setting up a monitor screen. Flickering moving images of the astronauts beside the Lunar Lander, on the surface of the moon. A camera focuses in on a document titled: DRAFT 'Talk to men on the moon' on the desk. The opening sentence reads: "This is an epic day in the history of man." A split image on the screen shows President Nixon talking and the astronauts on the moon. President Nixon talking to an astronaut on a phone at his desk in the Oval Office. Picture of "Earthrise" as seen from the moon, on wall in the Oval Office. NASA Astronaut, Frank Borman,who commanded the Apollo 8 mission,in 1968, comes before the cameras in the White House and makes speaks on behalf of NASA astronauts involved in the Apollo missions.
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