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Russia / Submarine Accident #193862

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 2000
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(Los Angeles: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Hilary Brown) Russian efforts to save the submarine Kursk from the bottom of the Barents Sea featured; animation shown of the efforts to make contact with the crew prior to a rescue.

(Los Angeles: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) United States intelligence reports that the crew may be dead and on how an explosion likely sunk the submarine detailed. [Pentagon spokesman R/Admiral Craig QUIGLEY - comments on the situation.] [Naval analyst Norman POLMAR - says the sub cannot be salvaged.] The sinking of the USS Squalus 61 years ago recalled. [Squalus survivors Allen BRYSON, Dan PERSICO - describe the quiet on the ship.]

Brown, Hilary;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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