ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 05, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Massachusetts: John McKenzie) Salvage operation at site of Republic shipwreck and possible value of treasure believed involved featured; details given, scenes shown. [Dive supervisor Mike WINTERS - notes significance of job for divers.] Circumstances of Republic's sinking on January 23, 1909, and history of vessel's treasure reviewed; photos shown. [Diver Andy BELLIVEAU - describes difficulty of divers' task.] Artifacts recovered so far shown. [Operations chief Martin BAYERLE - notes historical significance of all shipwrecks.] Econs. involved outlined. [Diver Dave DOUCET - describes divers' frustrations.]
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