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Solomon Islands / PT 109 #705401

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 10, 2002
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Mystic, Connecticut; Bob Faw) The search near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific for John F. Kennedy’s PT 109 that sunk during World War II detailed; scenes shown of the search vessels and equipment; film clip shown from “PT 109”. [US oceanographer Robert BALLARD†- comments on the search.] [Former White House aide to Kennedy Arthur SCHLESINGER†- says Kennedy’s actions on the PT 109 proved to himself that he could be a leader.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Further coverage on “National Geographic Explorer” noted.

Williams, Brian

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