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Captain Richard Phillips

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Sharon Hoge | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

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What Captain Phillips Thought Of 'Captain Phillips' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment

Outside of "Das Boot" and "Saving Private Ryan," Richard Phillips -- the captain of the Maersk Alabama who was kidnapped by Somali pirates in the spri...

WATCH: The Real 'Captain Phillips': Tom Hanks Didn't Want To Hear Me Tell My Story

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The always chameleonic Tom Hanks becomes the leader of a ship taken hostage by Somali pirates in "Captain Phillips," the new film by Paul Greengrass t...

Jon Stewart Author Interview: Richard Phillips On Being Attacked By Somali Pirates (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Richard Phillips, who captained a boat that was taken hostage by Somali pirates last year, has chronicled his experiences in a new book called "Captai...

Captain Richard Phillips Gets $500K Memoir Deal: Report

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Merchant ship hero Capt. Richard Phillips may never have to brave pirate-ridden seas again, unless he really wants to. According to publishing sour...

Admiral Michelle Howard Essence Interview: Discusses Her Role In Rescue of Captain Richard Phillips

Essence | Roger Witherspoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Who could have guessed that Rear Admiral Michelle Howard's first week on the job would play out like something out of a James Bond movie, gripping us ...

Somali Pirate To Be Tried In US

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Somali teenager captured by the US navy during a confrontation with pirates is to be taken to the US to face trail, US officials have said....

How Maersk Alabama's Crew Fought Off Somali Pirates

McClatchy | Shashank Bengali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the Maersk Alabama plowed through the glassy waters of the Indian Ocean last Wednesday morning, the cargo ship's 70-year-old electrician sat in the...

Will Obama Prosecute the Captured Somali 'Pirate' in a US Court?

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

What would a "pirate" defense actually look like? Remember, some Somalis -- and other international observers -- do not exactly see the "pirates" as being 100% unjustified in their actions.

Captain Richard Phillips Freed From Somali Pirates

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

***UPDATE 9:32AM EST*** Adm. William Gortney said Monday that it took only three shots for Navy snipers to kill the trio of pirates holding captain Ri...

Phillips Family Statement On Rescue (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The family of Captain Richard Phillips reacted to his rescue through a spokeswoman. [WATCH}...

Obama Statement On Richard Phillips

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Statement by President Obama regarding the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips. I am very pleased that Captain Phillips has been rescued and is safely...

Captain Phillips Video: Right After Rescue On Navy Ship

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Department of Defense video obtained by CNN shows Captain Richard Phillips right after the rescue operation. Looking grateful and immensely relieve...