Coast Guard Rescue Training

OPB | Feb. 1, 1992 7:30 p.m.

The U.S. Coast Guard sends its students from all over the country to train in the waters at the mouth of the Columbia River. In a place known as the “graveyard of the Pacific,” they must maneuver a 44-foot boat and retrieve a mannequin from the giant waves.

First Broadcast: 1992
Producer: Jim Newman

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