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Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

               Pat Duggins - (1986) Challenger Kids Pat Duggins spent over twenty years reporting on NASA’s Space Shuttle program, including fourteen years on National Public Radio. That coverage features one hundred and three Shuttle missions, beginning with the fiery loss of Space Shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986. Pat interviewed ten year-old school children who witnessed the explosion and that killed the seven astronauts. He caught up with one of these kids and her teacher twenty years later for interviews for his book on NASA, “Final Countdown: NASA and the end of the Space Shuttle Program.”                                                                      Pat Duggins News Director, Alabama Public Radio                Our thanks to Pat Duggins for his historic recording.                                                
MUSEUM OF BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS
        360 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654-5411  P. 312-245-8200      Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) © 2017   All rights reserved.©  
 Museum of Broadcast Communications was made possible thanks to a generous grant by:
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Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

               Pat Duggins - (1986) Challenger Kids Pat Duggins spent over twenty years reporting on NASA’s Space Shuttle program, including fourteen years on National Public Radio. That coverage features one hundred and three Shuttle missions, beginning with the fiery loss of Space Shuttle Challenger on January 28, 1986. Pat interviewed ten year-old school children who witnessed the explosion and that killed the seven astronauts. He caught up with one of these kids and her teacher twenty years later for interviews for his book on NASA, “Final Countdown: NASA and the end of the Space Shuttle Program.”                                                                      Pat Duggins News Director, Alabama Public Radio                Our thanks to Pat Duggins for his historic recording.