CBS TV COVERS THE FIRST LUNAR LANDINGSIGNED.
BYRNE, JAMES, editor. 10:56:20 PM EDT 7/20/69. Columbia Broadcasting System, 1970.
169 pp. 11 x 10 inches. Original cloth with special multiple crater embossed dust jacket.
A special CBS News publication that allows the reader to relive their 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.
SIGNED and INSCRIBED, "Wally Schrirra, Apollo 7, CBS Co-anchor with Walter," and "Buzz Aldrin, Apollo XI," both on the title page.