SHOTLIST:

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Brewster, Mass. - September 18, 2013

1. Wide - warehouse in Brewster in which Barry Clifford keeps and processes some of his pirate treasure.

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Clifford, undersea explorer (transcript below)

3. Mid - Barry Clifford showing artifacts next to computer screen

4. Close - screen

5. SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Clifford, undersea explorer (transcript below)

6. Mid - two workers setting a piece of concretion up for X-Ray in the warehouse

7. Close - piece of concretion up for X-Ray in the warehouse

8. Mid - Barry Clifford holding up and showing artifact from shipwreck

9. Mid - Tilt-down shot of a sign inside the pirate treasure warehouse

10. Mid - Barry Clifford picking up some of the pirate treasure inside a warehouse in Brewster

11. Mid - Barry Clifford holding up artifact

12. SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Clifford, undersea explorer (transcript below)

13. Mid - looking over Barry Clifford's right shoulder, as he picks through artifacts

14. SOUNDBITE (English) Barry Clifford, undersea explorer (transcript below)

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Provincetown, Mass. - September 19, 2013

15. Mid - Barry Clifford sitting in front of Whydah picture

16. Mid - Barry Clifford pointing out artifacts at Whydah Museum

17. Close - gold artifacts

18. Pan from left to right - artifacts

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

INSIDE THIS NEW ENGLAND BARN, THE REMANTS OF REAL PIRATE TREASURE.

(SOT: Barry Clifford, undersea explorer)

"We have just this incredible cross-section of cultural material."

BARRY CLIFFORD SAYS HE THINKS HE FORGOT TO BREATHE FOR A FEW DAYS AFTER DISCOVERING THE WHYDAH SHIPWRECK ALONG THE CAPE COD SEAFLOOR IN 1984.

(SOT: Barry Clifford, undersea explorer)

"It was a dream come true to, you know, it's not every day that you find a pirate ship."

SINCE THAT TIME, CLIFFORD AND HIS DIVE TEAM HAVE PULLED UP ROUGHLY 200,000 ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING GOLD ORNAMENTS, SWORD HANDLES AND EVEN A BOY'S LEG FROM THE SHIPWRECK THAT TOOK PLACE IN 1717.

IT CONTAINED THE PLUNDER FROM 50 SHIPS.

AFTER RECENT TRIPS TO A PREVIOUSLY UNEXPLORED SPOT, CLIFFORD AND HIS TEAM BELIEVE A TROVE OF GOLD AND OTHER ARTIFACTS LIE BETWEEN A PILE OF CANNONS AND A CHUNK OF WOOD THOUGHT TO BE THE WHYDAH'S STERN.

(SOT: Barry Clifford, undersea explorer)

"What we say now is we think we found the yellow brick road because we are finding so much gold, so much gold dust, so many coins, so many lead shot - thousands and thousands of pieces this summer."

AND PRECIOUS METALS AREN'T THE ONLY THINGS THAT SEEM TO BE EMERGING FROM THE OCEAN FLOOR.

(SOT: Barry Clifford, undersea explorer)

"This is a syringe and, um, it was used ...one of the things it was used for was injecting tincture of mercury and it was used to treat syphilis."

CLIFFORD HAS TAKEN 21 WHYDAH TRIPS THIS SUMMER AT A COST OF ABOUT $200,000.

HE DECIDED NOT TO SELL HIS GOODS, INSTEAD SHARING HIS LOOT WITH THE PUBLIC IN A MUSEUM.

DUE TO WEATHER AND BOAT PROBLEMS, HE WON'T BE ABLE TO FOLLOW THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD AGAIN UNTIL NEXT SUMMER.

JILL CRAIG/Associated Press

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