Creek and Sydney Video
in the News July 1969
ABC-TV news footage just before Apollo 11
This news film from the Australian Broadcasting Commission (now Corporation) includes footage shot at Honeysuckle Creek and an interview with Station Director Tom Reid.
Reporter Tom McKay speaks with NASA Senior Scientific Representatve to Australia, Willson Hunter, and also (very briefly) with NASAs Charlie Goodman at Sydney Video.
In the still image above, Tom McKay is standing in front of the RCA scan converter at Sydney Video. His closing comment is worth watching.
The segment runs for 3 minutes 20 seconds and was provided by Geoff Crane Producer / Director with ABC-TV in Canberra. With grateful thanks to ABC-TVs Stateline (ACT edition) for their permission to make this clip available.
This clip from Stateline was an edited version of the 1969 original. In the original, in introducing Charlie Goodman, Tom McKay says,
The clip is a 12.8
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