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Titanic / Why It Sank / The Rivets #843084

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 30, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Beavertown, Oregon: Neal Karlinsky) The deep sea secrets about why the Titanic sank so fast in 1912 featured; scenes shown from National Geographic Channel's "Seconds from Disaster" about the catastrophic sinking & of engineering tests showing rivets snapping under pressure; details given about problems with the iron rivets. [Metallurgist Jennifer HOOPER McCARTHY†- talks about the rivets.] [National Inst. of Standards & Technology Timothy FOECKE†- talks about engineering failures.] Titanic launch footage shown.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Karlinsky, Neal
Duration:
00:02:30

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