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Eyewitness to history.

Author: National Public Radio (U.S.)
Publisher: [United States] : National Public Radio, ©1997.
Series: Best of NPR.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eyewitness accounts of historical events retold by those who there to witness them. Some of the events include how it felt to be the first to enter Hilter's concentration camps at the end of World War II and how it felt to survive one of the bloodiest plane hijackings in history.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: National Public Radio (U.S.)
ISBN: 1570425841 9781570425844
OCLC Number: 39697841
Description: 1 audiocassette (approximately 90 min.) : Dolby processed.
Contents: Side 1: Jewish athlete Marty Glickman talks about what it was like to be in Berlin in 1936 for what came to be known as the Nazi Olympics --
American soldiers who were among the first to enter Hitler's concentration camps at the end of World War II describe what they saw and felt --
Rural Americans remember the moment when electricity transformed their lives --
Marian Anderson's historic concert on the steps fo the Lincoln Memorial on April 9, 1939 is recalled by some of those who attended --
Tv news pioneer Fred Friendly talks about producing the See It Now broadcast on March 9, 1954 that helped bring about the downfall of Senator Joseph McCarthy --
November 22, 1993, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, is remembered around the country. Side 2: Former hostage Jackie Pflug, a passenger on Egyptair Flight 648, describes how she survived one of the bloodiest plane hijackings in history --
Less that a week after the collapse of Nicolai Ceausescu's communist regime, poet Andrei Codrescu returns to his homeland Romania for the first time in 24 years --
Goodbye Saigon captures the desperation and panic during the last day of America's involvement in South Vietnam.
Series Title: Best of NPR.

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Eyewitness accounts of historical events retold by those who there to witness them. Some of the events include how it felt to be the first to enter Hilter's concentration camps at the end of World War II and how it felt to survive one of the bloodiest plane hijackings in history.

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