This program is 29 minutes long
(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.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) President Obama's change in policy toward Cuba examined; details given about the lifting of travel restrictions and new rules regarding telecommunications. [National Security Council Dan RESTREPO- talks about increasing the flow of information to the Cuban people.] [Center for Democracy in the Americas Sarah STEPHENS- says the trade embargo continues to isolate the US.] [Representative Lincoln DIAZ-BALART- says it’s a major mistake.]
(In a California riverbed: Lee Cowan) The new gold rush in California featured; scenes shown of people panning in the river. [Prospectors Russ KURTZ, John GURNEY, Todd OSBORNE- comment.] [Pioneer Mining Supplies Jim BELL- says people get laid off and have time on their hands.] [Marshall Gold Discovery Park Chris FRIDRICH- notes most of the original 49ers did not get rich.]
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) A surgical technique that improves mobility in patients with cerebral palsy featured; scenes shown of 2-year-old Lili Manasco. [Mother Kelly MANASCO- comments on Lili before and after the surgery.] [Physical therapist Dr. Karen BANDERSYPEN- comments on the condition.] [St. Louis Children’s Hospital Dr. T.S. PARK- says the quality of life will improve tremendously.]
(White House: Savannah Guthrie) The Easter egg roll at the White House reviewed; scenes shown of First Daughter Malia Obama checking the microphone, the festivities on the lawn and basketball court, President Obama reading “Where the Wild Things Are”; photo shown of the Obamas’ new dog, Bo.