As I alluded to earlier in the week, the SS United States was purchased by the SS United State Conservancy. This development has given the ship a promising future. There is still work to be done, but this a major step in achieving the Conservancy’s goals.
The first video is an interview (from the AP) with Conservancy president Susan Gibbs:
The second is a short clip created by the Conservancy to advertise their fundraising campaign: