Circling The Globe With Defense Secretary

By Brian 

What’s it like for the U.S. television network pool that accompanied Robert Gates on his around the trip May 30 through June 6? NBC News cameraman Jim Long has produced a two-part video to show you. Here’s part one.

“Producer Courtney Kube, soundman Johnnie Roth, and I circumnavigated the globe from May 30th-June 6th, filing dispatches from far-flung places like Hawaii, Singapore, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and France,” he blogs.

The best quote comes from CNN’s Jamie McIntyre, armed with his own video camera. “I’m blogging you in 16 by 9,” McIntyre says. Part two will be online tomorrow…