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Israel / Haifa Ferry Capsizing / USS Saratoga #330941

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 22, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Haifa: Bob Simon) Capsizing of ferry carrying American sailors back from shore leave to USS Saratoga off coast of Haifa, Israel, featured; scenes shown from ship and surrounding waters. [Navy SPOKESMAN, US ambassador to Israel William BROWN - comment on accident.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Casualty figures for operation Desert Shield updated. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) Reaction in United States to ferry accident featured; scenes shown of Pentagon switchboards responding to questions. [In Muncie, IN, father of sailor Phil MONTGOMERY - describes message from son.] [At Mayport Naval Station, Florida, Navy chaplain Jerry O'CONNOR, mother of sailor Gloria WELLS - comment.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob;
Stewart, Jim

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