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Alaska / Cruise Ship Rescue #267595

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 06, 1980
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(Studio) Rescue of crew and passengers from cruise ship in Gulf of Alaska reported; ship named, details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Sitka, AK) Fire aboard the Dutch liner Prinsendam examined; films shown. Unsuccessful efforts by Captain Cornelius Wabeke and representatives of Holland-American line to take control of ship today noted. [Fleet operations v. page Arie Van NOORT - comments.] Cruise line officials said assessing damage in hopes of restoring ship for future use as passenger liner.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

(Studio) Passengers reported praising Coast Guard's rescue efforts while criticizing behavior of crew and others.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Valdez, AK) Passengers noted re-clothed by Holland-American lines. [Passengers Dorothy TURNER, Kenneth SPEIRS, Cora SPEIRS - criticize band and Indonesian crew mbrs.] Crew's response mentioned.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Cronkite, Walter;
Goldberg, Bernard;
Spencer, Susan

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