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Bismarck Battleship #327584

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 22, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Historical question of whether or not British caused sinking of Adolf Hitler's battleship Bismarck reported resurfacing due to discovery of vessel off coast of France. Report introduced.

(DC: Bruce Morton) Background information given with regard to Bismarck; historical scenes shown; Winston Churchill mentioned. [Dr. Robert BALLARD - comments on finding Bismarck; thinks Germans scuttled their own ship.] Ballard's discovery of the Titanic recalled; scenes shown. [British historian Dan VAV der VAT - says British brought Bismarck down.] [Churchill biographer William MANCHESTER - comments.]

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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