ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 04, 1969
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(Studio) Since 1813 naval battle in which Captain John Lawrence of United States said, "Don't give up the ship," has remained United States rule.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Reporter talks to former chief of naval operations; asks if Pueblo affair changes spirit of naval maxim. [Admiral Arleigh BURKE - tells of WWII incident in which a Japanese fought to finish though there wasn't hope; great admiration for his courage. Nobody lives forever; should die thinking he's accomplished something for his country Ship point of cntry; when invaded, it's like invading US; no one should give up ship.]
REPORTER: Sam Jaffe
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