Real World: U.S. Aircraft Carrierby Nikki Tundel, Minnesota Public Radio
It's been called a floating high school. And it's an integral part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
St. Paul, Minn. — From quirky moments to on-edge situations, the PBS series CARRIER captures life aboard the USS Nimitz.
The 10-part documentary offers a glimpse into the lives of the ship's 5,000 Navy personnel -- average age 19.
Director Maro Chermayeff and her crew spent six months on the aircraft carrier during its deployment to Iraq.
Reproter Nikki Tundel talks with Chermayeff about the making of CARRIER and what she learned out at sea.