ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Boston, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Growing computerization of nation's lighthouses featured; scenes shown of American's first lighthouse near Boston, Massachusetts, which will soon become fully automated. [Lighthouse Preservation Society's Valerie NELSON - says lighthouse is symbol of hope and protection.] [US Coast Guard lightkeeper James McCLURKIN - talks about being keeper for lighthouse.] [US Coast Guard lightkeeper David SANDRELLI - talks about cold weather duty.] [US Coast Guard historian Bob SCHEINA - talks about lighthouse keepers as American heroes.] [NELSON -says there is potential for vandalism and neglect without keepers.]
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