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Segment 3 (Sunken Treasure) #501162

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 24, 1979
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(Studio) Report on search for sunken treasure off coast of Dominican Republican by Burt Webber.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Off Dominican Republican Coast) Details about recovery of sunken treasure from Spanish galleon Concepcion by Webber and crew aboard ship named Samala given. Involvement of Dominican Republican noted. Treasure reported unloaded in Santo Domingo. Details given about underwater filming of wreck site by NBC cameraman Craig White. Description of recovery efforts and of treasure hidden in coral given. Refusal of Webber and his corp., Seaquest International, to comment on worth of treasure stated; estimates cited. [WEBBER - will be here for mos. to complete recovery.]
REPORTER: Michael Silver

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Silver, Michael
Duration:
00:04:50

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