ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Apollo 11 Astronauts Celebrate Homecoming in New York in 1969

Aug. 13, 1969: Apollo 11 Astronauts address huge celebratory crowds in New York City.
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Transcript for ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Apollo 11 Astronauts Celebrate Homecoming in New York in 1969
Yeah. Does it people. The Apollo pro. Privilege for me to accept. The honor. Of these memos. The city of the importantly. It's important to accept the honor. The people themselves. Exhibited today. You know warm vibrant reception. That we could clearly see who has from the heart. Of the people of this magnificent city. Even Wall Street I suspect was. Was warm today and fight them a couple of chilly month that fans. Hit fairly. We think it particularly Betty do. Every carriers in New York. And we carry out an. Eagle was was built. Many. Many. I'm holders of our faith prayer where. Were constructed here in New York area. But I think we'll all particularly remember that. The hearts of many New Yorkers. Is still on the surface of the moon. Tranquility base. We are. We understand that a number of you describe. The poor weather rainy weather in the last several weeks. To our flight around the. And I'd like it. Has stated we appreciate from the looks of the weather today that you don't hold addressed thank you very much. The people who really are mrs. Got a bit crowded day of my life. Whether you realize it and not you. Let us all away due to move on board urged Baghdad but. It's even nicer to you hear your name happens. You're clinically. And when. A. Thank you Miss America. Never before in my life I've been so moved by the welcome. In the bottom of your cars that you extended to all of us today. It is rather for us. The big congratulating you. For your support. The support it made our mission possible. Without your support we would not been able. Rosie and I thank you. My heart just a few welcomed us I thank you very.

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