CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) Conflict between undersea treasure hunters and marine archaeologists examined; films shown. [Archaeologist Peter THROCKMORTON - considers treasure hunters looters and vandals.] Focus of archaeologists' criticism outlined. [THROCKMORTON - notes importance of such finds to nation's history.] [Treasure Salvors, Incorporated spokesperson Don KINCAID - considers archaeologists misinformed, propagandistic.] Mtg. of archaeologists and treasure hunters to reach understanding noted. [Conf. PARTICIPANT - cites need for such meeting] Archaeologists mentioned sponsoring legislature in Senate making commercial treasure hunters illegal.
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant
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