Saturday, April 5, 2008

PBS Series: Carrier

PBS will air a new 10-part documentary series about life aboard the USS Nimitz from April 27 - May 10. The official link to the Web site is: http://www.pbs.org/weta/carrier/ and the description about the series from the site is:

"CARRIER, a 10-part series filmed aboard the USS Nimitz, is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier. The programs follow a core group of film participants, from the admiral of the strike group to the fighter pilots to the youngest sailors, as they navigate personal conflicts around their jobs, families, faith, patriotism, love, the rites of passage and the war on terror."

I won't be able to view this, but would like to know how the filmmakers will treat the topic of "faith" and if they will show any religious diversity among the crew.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Episode 8 is called "True Believers" and deals with religious faith as well as faith in one's country, faith in the mission, etc.

Anonymous said...

When does episode 8 air?

LT Jeanette Shin, CHC, USN said...

It depends on your local PBS affiliate station. Check your local listings.

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