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South Korea / Ferryboat Sinking #1115656

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) A father’s attempt to perform CPR on his son, who died 5 days ago in the ferry disaster in South Korea noted; figures on the dead & missing cited; the condemnation of the captain’s performance by South Korea’s president quoted.

(Jindo, South Korea: Seth Doane) The actions of Capt. Lee Joon-seok†† and the crew during the sinking reviewed; scenes shown of Lee receiving medical treatment while passengers were still on board and of bodies being carried ashore; ship-to-shore radio transmissions quoted. [Crew member OH Yong-Seok†† {through reporter's translation} – says he feels tremendous guilt.] [Volunteer diver KIM Joon-nam‡ {through reporter's translation} – describes the water conditions.] The arrest of Lee and several crew members noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Doane, Seth

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