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Washington / Coast Guard Training #296853

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Cape Disappointment, WA) Coast Guard's use of Cape Disappointment as training area examined; cape's history of shipwrecks noted. Films shown. [Commanding ofr. John JENNINGS - explains Guard philosophy.] Competence level of vol. rescue pilots and capts. noted. [Student Ray REITER, Mike TOLLEFSON, Chief Jerold STEED - notes confidence from mastering skills; acknowledge role of fear in safety.] Steed's Coast Guard career noted. [STEED - dismisses Evel Knievel's feats compared to crew's.] No. lives saved last year by Coast Guard mentioned.

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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