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Russia / Submarine Accident / Rescue Attempt #193885

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moscow: Hilary Brown) The Russian rescue efforts to save the crew of the sunken submarine Kursk featured; scenes shown of a British submersible bound for the site and of video from the Kursk's first sea trial. [Bellona Foundation Thomas NIELSEN - states the worst case scenario for a nuclear meltdown.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Pentagon: John McWethy) United States intelligence sources report on information about the submarine that has not been released by Russia and whey there has been an information blackout discussed.

Brown, Hilary;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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