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Person of The Week (Brindel) #109314

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) USS Stark Captain Glenn Brindel profiled; scenes shown. [BRINDEL - mourns victims' deaths.] [Captain Mike RODGERS - praises Brindel.] [BRINDEL - explains rules of engagement for Persian Gulf; claims Stark's combat system was operational.] North Korea's capture of USS Pueblo in 1968 recalled; details given, scenes shown. [Pueblo commander Lloyd BUCHER - notes role of pols. in ship's captain taking the fall in such situations.] [RODGERS - notes ship's captain is inescapably responsible.] [Admiral Thomas MOORER - agrees.] [BRINDEL - notes crew's closeness.]

Jennings, Peter

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