Skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

IMAX Film About Aircraft Carriers Opens Friday At The Fleet

U.S. Navy Captain Craig A. Clapperton, former commanding officer of the USS T...

Credit: Courtesy photo

Above: U.S. Navy Captain Craig A. Clapperton, former commanding officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, right, is pictured with crewmembers on the bridge of the warship in this undated image from the IMAX film, "Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas."

IMAX Film About Aircraft Carriers Opens Friday At The Fleet

GUESTS:

Captain Craig A. Clapperton, former commanding officer, USS Theodore Roosevelt

Mark Kresser, film producer, "Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas"

Transcript

The new IMAX film "Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas" opens Friday at the Fleet.

Captain Craig A. Clapperton, former commanding officer of USS Theodore Roosevelt, which is home-ported in San Diego, is featured in the film. He says few people are able to board an aircraft carrier.

"With this film, you're really giving the audience the chance to be front-row center in the cockpit, on the bridge, in the engineering spaces, on the flight line," Clapperton said. "The IMAX really bumps it up a notch because you feel like you're there."

Clapperton and film producer Mark Kresser join Midday Edition Thursday to discuss the film.

Trailer: "Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas"

Want more KPBS news?
Find us on Twitter and Facebook, or subscribe to our newsletters.

To view PDF documents, Download Acrobat Reader.