When a Reporter Took a Plunge Into a World of Wonder and Danger

From a New York Times story by William J. Broad headlined “Three decades ago, a reporter to a plunge into wonder, and danger”:

We fell for an hour, the views out of our observation ports fading slowly to pitch darkness. That made it all the more interesting when, at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean in our three-person submersible, a mile and a half down, we lost power and the lights went out.