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(Studio) Recent discovery of Titanic wreckage recalled. [Voice of chief scientist Dr. Robert BALLARD - describes site.] Photos shown. [Voice of BALLARD - opposes salvage attempts; mentions USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Issue of salvaging Titanic by entrepreneurs such as Jack Grimm examined; scenes, photos shown. [GRIMM - defs. plan.] Econs. involved considered. [Titanic Historical Society spokesperson Louis GORMAN - explains probability passengers' jewels are lost.] [Salvage expert Rick WHARTON - considers possible impact scenario in which stern was lost.] Scenes from "Raise the Titanic" shown [Salvage expert Kendall McDONALD - doesn't believe raising ship is feasible.] [Survivor Mortimer COBB - opposes disturbing wreckage.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
- Briggs, Fred;
- Brokaw, Tom
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