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Iowa Explosion / Investigation #566327

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 13, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Congress hearing with regard to explosion aboard USS Iowa reported continue; details recalled from Navy's conclusion that gunner's mate Clayton Hartwig caused explosion; scenes shown. [Petty Ofr. Kendall TRUITT - says Hartwig did not cause explosion; asserts his theory with regard to explosion.] Truitt noted claiming money from Hartwig's life insurance policy. [Former crew member John MULLAHY - says Hartwig and Truitt were not homosexuals.] [Naval Investigative Service spokesperson Robert POWERS - comments on explosion.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:30

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