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Eyewitness Account of Hindenburg Disaster

On May 6, 1937, WLS radio reporter Herb Morrison describes the arrival of the zeppelin Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey, after a three-day transatlantic voyage from Frankfurt, Germany, when the airship suddenly bursts into flames, killing 36 people.

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