Capt. Richard Phillips, along with his wife Andrea, speaks with TODAY’s Matt Lauer about being held captive by Somali pirates, his rescue by Navy SEALs and dangerous days at sea, all covered in his new book, “A Captain’s Duty.”
NBC’s Matt Lauer recaps his interview with Captain Richard Phillips, whose was held hostage for days when his ship, the Maersk Alabama, was hijacked last April by Somali pirates.
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Richard Phillips attends the Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of "happythankyoumoreplease" at Landmark Sunshine Cinema on March 2, 2011 in New York City.
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Abduhl Wali-i-Musi who allegedly is involved in the hostage-taking of U.S. commercial ship captain Richard Phillips, is led into Federal Plaza by Federal agents April 20, 2009 in New York City. Wali-i-Musi was captured by the U.S. Navy shortly before snipers killed the thr