I did not see the Challenger disaster live – we were living in Moscow and I found out about it when I got on board an Embassy shuttle to go in to work. Everyone was talking about it.
ABC SPECIAL REPORT
This was ABC’s Special Report minutes after the event:
ABC REPORT INCLUDING FOOTAGE OF GRANDSTAND, REACTION
PRESIDENT REAGAN’S ‘SURLY BONDS OF EARTH’ SPEECH ON CHALLENGER
ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGER EXPLOSION