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We Interrupt This Broadcast The Events That Stopped Our Lives... From the Hindenburg Explosion to the Virginia Tech Shooting

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ISBN-10: 1402213190

ISBN-13: 9781402213199

Edition: 10th 2008 (Anniversary)

Authors: Joe Garner, Bill Kurtis

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This edition features 3 audio CDs with actual broadcasts and includes a new afterword from NBC's Brian Williams. "Altogether, the book and CDs are a keeper, offering both valuable history lessons and a dramatic record of the definitive moments for generations of Americans." -Publishers Weekly "The CDs deliver an exciting, engaging exercise. The events are all hugely memorable. The bits of historic sound are powerfully evocative." -Baltimore Sun "Garner has done a masterful job of collecting these moments, and with the accompanying CDs, one can listen over and over to the moments that shaped this century." -Booklist
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 208
Size: 10.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

<p class="biography" <b Joe Garner</b was born on Saltspring Island, BC, in 1909. In his nine decades he was a pioneer in various aspects of BC's logging, construction and transportation industries. Joe was the author of five never-dull books about life's experiences. Joe became legendary as a self-promoter, selling his books province-wide for almost 20 years. </p

Foreword
Introduction disc
The Hindenburg Explodes
Pearl Harbor Under Attack
D-Day: The Normandy Invasion
President Roosevelt Dies
V-E Day: War in Europe Ends
Atomic Bomb Destroys Hiroshima
Japan Surrenders: WWII Ends
Truman Defeats Dewey
General MacArthur Fired
Sputnik Launched by Soviets
John Glenn Orbits Earth
Marilyn Monroe Dies
Cuban Missile Crisis: Nuclear War Threatened
President Kennedy Assassinated
Japan Surrenders: WWII Ends
Truman Defeats Dewey
Lee Harvey Oswald Assassinated
President Johnson Declines Reelection Bid
Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated
Robert Kennedy Assassinated
Apollo 11: Man Walks on Moon
Apollo 13: Astronauts Escape Disaster
Kent State Massacre
Munich Olympics Tragedy
Nixon Resigns
Saigon Falls
Elvis Dies
Iran Hostage Crisis
John Lennon Assassinated
President Reagan Shot
The Challenger Explodes
Berlin Wall Crumbles
Operation Desert Storm Begins
Rodney King Verdict Incites Riots
Waco Standoff Ends in Disaster
O.J. Simpson Saga
Oklahoma City Bombing
Flight 800 Explodes Over Atlantic
Atlanta Olympics Bombing
Princess Diana Dies
The Impeachment of President Clinton
Tragedy at Columbine High School
John F. Kennedy Jr. Dies
The 200 Election
America Under Attack
Operation Iraqi Freedom Begins
Hurricane Katrina Floods New Orleans
The Virginia Tech Massacre
Afterword
Acknowledgments Audio and Announcer
Credits
Photography Credits
About the Author
About the Narrator