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With the 20th anniversary of the first moon landing coming up next week, Charles Kuralt remembers how he spent that momentous day in 1969. Assigned to do a day-in-the-life piece, he started with sunrise in Maine and numerous airline connections later concluded with sundown in Hawaii. As he flew the last leg from Los Angeles to Honolulu, the pilot relayed reports of the moon landing to largely uninterested passengers. Kuralt took his camera crew around the plane and interviewed people, saying to one woman, “Well, this is a very exciting day, isn’t it?” Her reply was, “Yes, I’ve never been to Hawaii before.” Kuralt and Dan Rather will anchor a two-hour CBS News special Thursday night marking the lunar landing.


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