Norah O'Donnell interviews Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy in her debut as CBS Evening News anchor

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said he plans to open space to anyone who can afford a ticket in an interview with Norah O'Donnell, as she made her anticipated debut as anchor of CBS Evening News on Monday.

'It takes hundreds of millions of dollars to even just get started with something interesting,' the billionaire CEO and space entrepreneur said.

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'What I want to do is reduce that price of admission with reusable space vehicles so that the next generation you can actually have two kids in a dorm room build a great space company,' Bezos, whose venture Blue Origin is focused on the next frontier in space, added.

Bezos went on to say that when he started Amazon, the system to deliver packages already existed: 'It was called the post office.'

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The conversation on the future of space exploration kicked off the network's coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, when astronaut Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon.

Caroline Kennedy, former U.S. ambassador to Japan, also spoke about the legacy of her father, President John F. Kennedy, in the interview.

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O'Donnell began her first Evening News show covering President Donald Trump's tweets going after Congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley.

The 45-year-old Emmy Award-winning host, who is also the show's managing editor, did not shy away from calling Trump's tweets 'racist'.

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'We begin with breaking news in Washington, four Democratic congresswoman of color have just spoken publicly as a group for the first time about the racist tweets aimed at them by the President of the United States,' O'Donnell said.

Her seat was occupied for more than two decades by TV news legend Walter Cronkite during seminal moments in history, including the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the Vietnam war.


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