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USS Missouri #295804

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 10, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Bremerton, WA) USS Missouri's role in Japan's surrender ending World War II recalled. [September 2, 1945, General Doug. MacARTHUR - notes significance of day.] Town's criticism of Navy's decision to recommission USS Missouri causing loss of tourist trade examined. [WOMAN - notes town's dependence on tourism.] [Bus. people Calvin WHITE, Ann WATKINS - describe anticipated impact on their lives.] [MAYOR - believes town will survive.] [Historical society spokesperson Harold OSBORNE - feels symbolism of USS Missouri is more important to national defense] [Navy spokesperson Bruce ANDRAE - prefers seeing ship functioning as active deterrent to war.] [1945, MacArthur - announces conclusion of proceedings.]
REPORTER: Andrea Naverson

Naverson, Andrea;
Schieffer, Bob

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