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Mysteries in the Archives: 1937 Crash of the Hindenburg - DVD/Mystères d'archives : 1937 la catastrophe du Hindenburg - DVD

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A behind-the-scenes look at one of the biggest scoops in the history of scoops.

May 6, 1937. Four newsreel company cameramen await the arrival of the celebrated Hindenburg in Lakehurst, New Jersey outside New York City. During the final approach as night falls, the 110-metre German dirigible explodes in front of their eyes – and their cameras. Why were these four cameramen there?  What became of their respective scoops? Why had France and England prohibited the Hindenburg’s passage over their territory while the Americans welcomed the dirigible?

2009, 26 min 01 s

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