CBS TELEVISION COVERAGE.
BYRNE, JAMES, editor and the staff at CBS News. 10:56:20 PM EDT 7/20/69. Columbia Broadcasting System, 1970. 169 pp. 11 x 10 inches. Original cloth.
Special publication that allows the reader to relive CBS's extensive television coverage of the historic first moon landing. Launch day through splashdown are covered with a narrative that includes direct transcripts from the reporting correspondents. The center section of the book has a pictorial essay, consisting of a series of small color television screens placed on 48 special color plates. Wally Schirra began his co-anchor career with Walter Cronkite during this mission and there are numerous small TV images of their reporting. Astronaut and other guests during the coverage include William Anders, Frank Borman, Tom Stafford, Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Keir Dullea, Robert Heinlein, Leo Krupp, Sir Bernard Lovell, William Pickering, and Orson Welles.
INSCRIBED and SIGNED by WALLY SCHIRRA: "Co-anchor with Walter, Wally (Walter) Schirra" on the title page. SIGNED by BUZZ ALDRIN on the title page.