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Apollo 8’s Genesis broadcast

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The year 1968 was a tumultuous time marked by war, assassination, civil unrest and deep political division.  As the year came to a close, the flight of Apollo 8 gave the nation an occasion to soar. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.