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Shuttle Disaster Witness

NPR's Juan Williams talks with astronomer Tony Beasley, possibly the first person to see the space shuttle Columbia break apart Saturday. Beasley was watching the shuttle from Southern California when he saw Columbia begin to fly apart. He recorded his observations to help NASA officials get a better sense of what happened that morning.

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Juan Williams
Juan Williams, one of America's leading journalists, is a news analyst, appearing regularly on NPR's Morning Edition. Knowledgeable and charismatic, Williams brings insight and depth — hallmarks of NPR programs — to a wide spectrum of issues and ideas.
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