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November 21st, 1999
Article appearing on - Boston
Boston chair, Richard Rabbett is making more news. Good job, Rich.

November 17th, 1999

Article appearing in the BU Bridge....
This article by Hope Green appeared in the BU Bridge a staff, alumni and
student circulated publication at Boston University, the third largest
university in the nation. Good start Richard!

Read it here

November 14th, 1999

Press appearing in the Philly News....
A few miles away sits another storied ship....

The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story yesterday, Friday the 12th, about the SS United States as a tie-in on the story of the arrival of the battleship USS New Jersey*. The story appeared in the front section of the paper and was written by Julie Stoiber. Below is the link to the story.

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*The USS New Jersey is the most highly decorated battleship in American history.

October 2nd, 1999

Group seeks yard's support to save SS United States - Article Ran in the DailyPress....
NEWPORT NEWS - Leaders of the SS United States Foundation, a nonprofit group seeking to turn the world's fastest cruise ship ever into a floating museum, met Newport News Shipbuilding officials this week to seek the yard's help in their quest....

September 11th, 1999
Philadelphia Newspaper / Major News Orgs Provide Coverage -
Below is a link to the most recent story to appear in the national press. Four terrific photos ran with the piece--two of them in color. From this story alone, three mass media interviews were aired, one of them was broadcast all over the world. It was a 5 minute radio interview with the BBC World News out of London--they called me at home! The next was another radio interview with the tri-states largest morning talk show on WWBT in Philadelphia. The third was on the CBS Morning Show with our new vice-chairman, Dan Trachtenberg, giving a terrific interview--his first one! Good job Danny!

Read it here....

Keep spreading the word. We are succeeding in making this cause a
household word. We will Save the United States!

June 3rd, 1999
CNN Airs News Coverage on S.S. United States
Great News!
CNN will broadcast a story on the SS United States and our effort to save it.  The piece will be about 3 minutes and was just shot yesterday on board the vessel. A link to the coverage with video is here:

Read it here...

April 11th, 1999
ABC Provides Coverage on S.S. United States
For those of you who would like to see what the ABC News feed produced by STN2 looks like, you can view it at: The story is appropriately entitled "Ship of State". A Script of the coverage is provided here:

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