CNN Presents: Carrier at War

A week in the life of the carrier USS John C. Stennis at it first arrives for duty in Operation Enduring Freedom. With full access to the carrier during wartime operations, the audience is allowed inside this “city at sea,” with 5,000 sailors and aviators keeping it ship shape and battle-ready. This hour of explanatory journalism describes the operations on the flight deck that launch and recover the ship’s 73 aircraft on sorties over Afghanistan. Produced and written by Craig Duff with CNN National Correspondent Frank Buckley. Aired January 26 & 27 2002 (with several reruns).