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American Luxury Liner Service Ends #257715

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 1978
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(Studio) United States exit from luxury cruise liner industry reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Ending of American's passenger ship service with liner Mariposa's passage under Golden Gate Bridge to arrive in San Francisco from Hawaii reported [Ship's photographer Chuck CUMMINGS - feels it's sad day for San Francisco and also for US.] Photo of Mariposa's 1st arrival in San Francisco, in 1956, shown and greetings described; her arrival today described also. [Mariposa chief officer Joseph COCO - laments situation; notes USSR passenger ships.] Econ. deaths of American cruise liners cited.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Goldberg, Bernard
Duration:
00:01:50

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