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Somalia / Maritime Piracy / Rescue / Navy SEALs #940272

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The daring rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips, who was held hostage by pirates off the coast of Somalia, reviewed; scenes shown of Phillips’ wife Andrea; animation/scenes shown of the lifeboat, Navy SEAL snipers on the USS Bainbridge. [Voice of US Naval Forces commander V/Adm. William GORTNEY†- notes the tension on the lifeboat.] [President OBAMA – says we have to continue to confront them.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Earlier interview held with USS Bainbridge Cmdr. Frank Castellano† about Phillips’ ordeal and the rescue operation; scenes shown of Phillips on the Bainbridge. [Voice of CASTELLANO – says Phillips was ecstatic; comments on his phone call from the president; says piracy is an international crime; comments on the tension in approaching armed pirates.]

(Coronado, California: Chris Jansing) The intense training of Navy SEALs featured; scenes shown of trainees during Hell Week at the Naval Special Warfare Center in Coronado, California. [Naval Special Warfare Center Capt. Chris LINDSAY†- says they look for someone who wants to be tested; reacts to the rescue of Phillips.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Jansing, Chris
Duration:
00:08:40

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