We Interrupt this Broadcast: The Events that Stopped Our Lives-- from the Hindenburg Explosion to the Death of John F. Kennedy Jr

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Sourcebooks, 2000 - Disasters - 169 pages
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In October 1998, Sourcebooks published We Interrupt This Broadcast -- a book and CD set by Joe Garner that featured the stories and actual broadcasts of the major news events of the twentieth century. Although audio books had been available before, this new "mixed media" approach presented readers with a vitally different opportunity, and they embraced it. Sourcebooks followed this New York Times bestseller with And The Crowd Goes Wild, a collection of memorable moments in sports history that also mixed text with audio and, like its predecessor, made its way to the New York Times bestseller list. In 2000, Sourcebooks published two more mixed media books: And The Fans Roared, a follow-up to And The Crowd Goes Wild; and The Second City, a 40-year recollection of the theater and people that put Chicago comedy on the map. Sourcebooks also put a name to its growing list of mixed media products: Sourcebooks MediaFusion.

Sourcebooks MediaFusion books enhance the traditional book experience by integrating multiple media -- text, audio and visuals -- into one lively package. Sourcebooks MediaFusion books have a unique "campfire" quality that invites participation and makes discussion groups an obvious opportunity.

Updated to include the shocking and terrifying events of the past two years, We Interrupt This Broadcast, 2nd Edition brings to life the famous and infamous moments of the twentieth century with memorable audio, vivid photographs and compelling text.

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User Review  - John Yelverton - Goodreads

An amazing collection of the greatest events in the history of the 20th Century as broadcast by the news reporters themselves. Read full review

Review: We Interrupt This Broadcast: Relive the Events That Stopped Our Lives...from the Hindenburg to the Death of Princess Diana (book with 2 audio CDs)

User Review  - Sarai - Goodreads

This book details events that shook the world. The best part is that it includes CDs with the actual as-it-happened newscasts. Some of these made chills go up my spine. It's a great way to get a glimpse into the past and to feel a hint of what the world was feeling when the event happened. Read full review

Contents

May 6 1937 jf The Hindenburg Explodes 2 disci track
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i4iMsf 16 977 7 Elvis Dies 92 disc 2 track
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January 291991 Operation Desert Storm Begins ii6 disc 2 track
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About the author (2000)

Garner is a twenty-year veteran of the radio business, including seven years as an executive with Westwood One, the international radio syndication company and owner of the NBC Radio Networks and Mutual Broadcasting System.

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