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Cape Hatteras, North Carolina / Civil War / USS Monitor #707327

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 02, 2002
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina: Mark Strassmann) The raising by US Navy divers of the ironclad Civil War ship, the “USS Monitor,” from the ocean floor off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, featured; details given of the ship’s history and sinking in 1862; scenes shown of the wreckage and the divers. [WOMAN – says this is a fascinating dive.] [Monitor National Marine Sanctuary manager John BROADWATER†- talks about the gun turret.] [US Navy master diver M.C.P.O. Scott HEINEMAN†- describes the dive.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Strassmann, Mark

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