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Battleship New Jersey #199989

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1968
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(Studio) Only United States warship, "USS New Jersey" leaves United States for Vietnam. Ship used in World War II and Korean War. Sent out in spring for Atlantic sea trials.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Atlantic Ocean) "New Jersey" shown firing.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) "New Jersey" then loaded up with ammunition at Norfolk and headed for California.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Long Beach, California) "New Jersey" operated off California coast for 3 mos. "New Jersey" to join US 7th fleet. [SKIPPER - says we're ready and can do all expected of us.] Ship sets underway.

Reasoner, Harry

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