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(Studio) Return of ships Nimitz, California, and Texas from Indian Ocean reported Scenes shown. President Carter's presence noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Norfolk, Virginia) Scenes shown. Carter shown on Nimitz. Hostage rescue effort recalled. [CARTER - speaks of imp. of ship's role.] Benefits for mil. said proposed by Carter. Louisa Kennedy's presence noted. [KENNEDY - speaks of crew's absence from their families and separation of hostages from their families.] President Carter's greeting strategy said arranged with political motives.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
(Aboard Nimitz) Report on life aboard Nimitz. Scenes shown. [USS Nimitz Captain John BATZLER - speaks of adverse effect on enlistments caused by long sea assignment.] [Airman Ernest SMITH, Airman Bob CRAWFORD, Ensign Mike GIGLIO - anticipate homecoming.] New births to crew members while absent noted.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Pappas, Ike;
- Stahl, Lesley
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