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Minerals in the Sea #55369

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 24, 1978
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(Studio) Report on matters at stake in United Nations Law of the Seas Conf.'s attempts to decide who has rights to mineral deposits under world's oceans.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Types of minerals found on ocean floor described. Amt. of manganese believed to be in Pacific noted; films shown. Hiring of Glomar Explorer, CIA spy ship built to recover USSR sub, by consortia composed of 2 European and 2 American companies, latter being Lockheed Missiles and Amoco Minerals, to begin mining manganese noted.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:30

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