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Author Garner, Joe.
Title We interrupt this broadcast : the events that stopped our lives-- from the Hindenburg explosion to the attacks of September 11 / Joe Garner ; [foreword by Walter Cronkite ; narrated by Bill Kurtis].
Published Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2002.
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 Floor4  PN4784.T4 G36 2002    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 3rd ed. [revised and updated]
Description xiv, 178 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Includes the actual broadcasts of events on two audio CD's which accompany the book.
Contents Hindenburg explodes (May 6, 1937) -- Pearl Harbor under attack (December 7, 1941) -- D-Day: the Normandy invasion (June 6, 1944) -- President Roosevelt dies (April 12, 1945) -- V-E Day: war in Europe ends (May 7, 1945) -- Atomic bomb destroys Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) -- Japan surrenders: WWII ends (August 15, 1945) -- Truman defeats Dewey (November 3, 1948) -- General MacArthur fired (April 11, 1951) -- Sputnik launched by Soviets (October 4, 1957) -- John Glenn orbits Earth (February 20, 1962) -- Marilyn Monroe dies (August 4, 1962) -- Cuban missile crisis: nuclear war threatened (October 22, 1962) -- President Kennedy assassinated (November 22, 1963) -- Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated (November 24, 1963) -- President Johnson declines reelection bid (March 31, 1968) -- Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated (April 4, 1968) -- Robert Kennedy assassinated (June 4, 1968) -- Apollo 11: man walks on the moon (July 20, 1969) -- Apollo 13: astronauts escape disaster (April 13, 1970) -- Kent State massacre (May 4, 1970) -- Munich Olympics tragedy (September 5, 1972) -- Nixon resigns (August 8, 1974) -- Saigon falls (April 30, 1975) -- Elvis dies (August 16, 1977) -- Iran hostage crisis (November 4, 1979) -- John Lennon assassinated (December 9, 1980) -- President Reagan shot (March 30, 1981) -- Challenger explodes (January 29, 1986) -- Berlin Wall crumbles (November 9, 1989) -- Operation Desert Storm begins (January 29, 1991) -- Rodney King verdict incites riots (April 29, 1992) -- Waco standoff ends in disaster (April 19, 1993) -- O.J. Simpson saga (June 13, 1994-February 4, 1997) -- Oklahoma City bombing (April 19, 1995) -- Flight 800 explodes over Atlantic (July 17, 1996) -- Atlanta Olympics bombing (July 27, 1996) -- Princess Diana dies (August 31, 1997) -- Impeachment of President Clinton (December 19, 1998) -- Tragedy at Columbine High School (April 20, 1999) -- John F. Kennedy Jr. dies (July 16, 1999) -- 2000 election (November 7, 2000) -- America under attack (September 11, 2001).
Subject Television broadcasting of news.
Radio journalism.
Disasters -- Press coverage.
ISBN 1570719748
OCLC number 49694294