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1302SS United States on CBS Sunday Morning, NY1 News, and others!

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  • Executive Director, Pacific Merchant Mari
    Feb 16, 2013
    SS UNITED STATES passes SS AMERICA in New York Harbor
    (SS AMERICA in foreground)
    Ahoy Members and Friends,
    It is not often that a Navy League council has an adopted vessel a subject of a national television program on a national network to boot - but we do!
    Though a shadow of her former glory, she remains the nation's flagship among many great passenger liners. She's ours and we love her.
    Tune in to watch the show; catch her elsewhere as well ~ details below.
    Heave Ho,
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    Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Subject: SS United States on CBS Sunday Morning, NY1 News, and others!

    February 16, 2012
    SS United States on CBS Sunday Morning, Feb. 17



    Tune in this weekend!
    The CBS Sunday Morning package on the SS United States, originally scheduled for January 20, has been rescheduled by CBS for this weekend. Tune in to CBS this Sunday (9:00am Eastern Standard Time) for this magnificent, nationally broadcast story about the ship, her history, and our efforts to save this storied vessel for future generations.


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    Also in this Issue:


    madeinamericaSee It Now! SS United States: Made in America 


    We've partnered with director Bob Radler to bring you a new five-part documentary, SS United States: Made in America, which will make an exclusive online premiere beginning in this month. This spectacular new release, a follow-up to SS United States: Lady in Waiting (2008), includes incredible footage of the ship, both in her heyday and in her current state, as well as interviews with former passengers, crew, maritime experts, and Conservancy leadership.


    The film will be released in five parts, with Chapter One AVAILABLE NOW on our website. Click here to view Chapter One of the series.



    NY1 SS United States Conservancy Featured on NY1 News


    SS United States on NY1

    In addition to our upcoming press on CBS Sunday Morning this weekend, the Conservancy's efforts were also recently profiled by Valarie D'Elia for NY1 Travel.


    NY1 is broadcast by TimeWarner Cable around the New York City metro region, and the piece will also be broadcast by TimeWarner affiliates around the country.


    To view the story on the NY1 website, click here.


    ssusrp SSUSRP Featured in Project Leadership Guru Blog


    SSUSRP Blog Entry

    The SS United States Redevelopment Project (SSUSRP) was recently featured in the Project Leadership Guru blog. The entry, "On the Waterfront: Redeveloping America's Flagship", was penned by SSUSRP Managing Director Dan McSweeney. You can read the full article here.

    For more on how the Redevelopment Project is managing the real estate component of the Conservancy's restoration effort, visit the SSUSRP micro site here.

    websiteNew SSUSC Website Live at SSUSC.org 



    Check us out! We've recently launched our upgraded and expanded website at SSUSC.org. Our new site features more information about the SS United States Center for Design & Discovery, great resources on the history of the storied vessel, teaching aids and material for kids, and much more!

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