Titanic By the Numbers
Did you know that Titanic burned more than 650 tons of coal every day, and that it cost $167 million in today's money to build the ship? Get the facts on one of history's most infamous maritime disasters with Titanic By the Numbers.
Titanic By the Numbers
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Invention of the Radio
Invention of the RadioVideo Clip (1:55)
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In the early 20th century, the first radio signals beamed across America. See how this cultural revolution began.
1920s InventionsVideo Clip (1:34)
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During the roaring 1920s, inventions like home refrigeration and penicilin sent America into the modern age.
First Telegraph Message
First Telegraph MessageVideo Clip (2:55)
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Morse's first telegram marked the beginning of the telecommunications revolution.
Thomas EdisonVideo Clip (2:51)
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Thomas Edison's most famous invention, the light bulb, paved the way for modern life.
Deconstructing History: Titanic
Deconstructing History: TitanicVideo Clip (1:57)
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Everyone knows the Titanic was big, and we have the hard numbers to prove it. Discover what made it a supersized ship.
The CB Radio
The CB RadioVideo Clip (2:07)
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The Citizens Band radio of the 1970s is still the trucker's favorite gadget.
World War II Radios Got the Message Out
World War II Radios Got the Message OutVideo Clip (2:41)
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Take a look at what kind of radios soldiers used in World War II, including the handie-talkie, walkie-talkie and TBX8 radio set. In this video clip of History's Mail Call, host R. Lee Ermey and Andy Miller of the Military Radio Collectors Club tune us in on the details.
Titanic's LookoutVideo Clip (3:06)
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The first to see the iceberg that would sink the unsinkable ship, Frederick Fleet held himself responsible for the fate of the ship and its passengers.
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