NBC Marks 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11's Launch; ABC and CBS Yawn

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jul 17, 2014 3:34 PM

NBC Nightly News stood out on Wednesday as the only Big Three morning or evening newscast to notice the 45th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, the mission that landed the first men on the Moon. During his 41-second news brief, Brian Williams paid tribute to Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins as "the living embodiment of the right stuff."