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Monday, November 18, 2013

Inside the Costa Concordia

In my conversation yesterday with Dean and Georgia Ananias, survivors of the Costa Concordia disaster, I mentioned seeing a TV show that consisted predominantly of video shot by passengers and crew on and around the cruise ship. It's called "Sinking Of The Concordia: Caught On Camera," which aired on British television three months after the sinking. The show runs 47 minutes and offers compelling evidence of what it was like during the crisis. In watching this, you may become as angry as the Italian Coast Guard officer who ends up screaming at the Concordia's captain, who apparently never heard of going down with his ship, since he abandoned it without regard for the safety of his passengers...