ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(NYC) Latest photos taken of Titanic wreckage, discovered off Newfoundland recently, examined, shown courtesy Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Discovery noted made in course of demonstrating robot camera sled, the Argo, and as such was secondary to mission's goal.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore
(London, England) Titanic owners, the White Star Line, recalled claiming ship was unsinkable prior to its maiden and only voyage; historical footage shown. [Author Clive CUSSLER - anticipates renewed public interest in Titanic.] Scenes from "Raise the Titanic" shown courtesy ITC. Issue of possibly raising wreckage and costs involved considered. [Jacques COUSTEAU - thinks idea is foolish and economically prohibitive.] Question of Titanic's ownership discussed.
REPORTER: Charles Glass