“Captain Phillips” to Speak at Mass. Maritime Academy Commencement

Burlington Free Press: Richard Phillips, whose real-life ordeal as a hostage of Somali pirates was the subject of the movie “Captain Phillips,” has been selected to address graduates at Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s [2014] commencement.

Phillips, a 1979 graduate of the college, will also receive an honorary degree at the June 21 ceremony.

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