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Navy Ship Accidents / USS McCain Collision / A Discussion #1115047

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The collision of the US destroyer USS McCain with an oil tanker introduced; map shown of recent Navy ship accidents.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jim Sciutto) The preliminary possible cause of the collision of the Navy ship approaching the Strait of Malacca†† with loss of steering discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Michelle Kosinski) The Navy's response with an operational pause after having four ship mishaps this year, one theory of over-reliance on technology leading to complacency, discussed; map of accidents, including the USS Fitzgerald in Asia, shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Adm. John Kirby about the Navy accidents. [KIRBY - offer views on how the McCain's steering may have had problems, the issue of four naval ship-handling events in the Western Pacific theater; outlines the questions to be asked about he Navy.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Jim, Anderson Cooper,;
Kosinski, Michelle

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