ABC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Denial by gunner's mate Kendall Truitt that he was involved in explosion in gun turret on USS Iowa noted. Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Zelnick) Continue investigation into source of Iowa explosion featured; details given of investigation of ship's gunpowder. [Munitions engineer Wilfred BAKER - discusses gunpowder problems.] Roles of sailors Richard Lawrence, Clayton Hartwig, Truitt in events reviewed. [TRUITT - says Navy is looking for scapegoat.] [Hartwig's sister Kathleen KUBICINA - comments on her brother's mental state.]
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