The Hindenburg Disaster
May 6, 1937
    The emergence of radio brought the drama of live events into America's living rooms. Herb Morrison's human reaction to the the spectacular event over Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937 emotionally linked Americans to the tragedy of the LZ-129, the Zeppelin, Hindenburg. It was the infancy of 24/7 reporting.

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Robert P. Fitton
Author
 
THE SOUNDS OF HISTORY.COM
The Sounds of History.com
Reported by
NBC's Herb Morrison
in Lakehurst, New Jersey