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Cuban Waters / United States Ship #87955

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 30, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) USS Nimitz, minus large number of crew, reported dispatched from Saint Thomas to Cuban waters to aid United States research vessel Seaward Explorer, stranded there after engine failure; details examined. [Saint Thomas radio ANNOUNCER - calls on all USS Nimitz crew to return to ship.] Coast Guard reported towing Seaward Explorer to safety after initial rescue by Cubans; anticipated overreaction to sending aircraft carrier to the rescue in what's considered a relatively routine matter noted.
REPORTER: Rick Inderfurth

Reporter(s):
Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:40

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