March 9, 2013
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The History Book

March 10, 1876—Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call, saying "Mr. Watson, come here, I want you."

March 9, 1954—Newsman Edward R. Murrow critically showcases Wisconsin Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy's anti-Communism campaign on the CBS-TV broadcast See It Now.

March 10, 1985—Mikhail Gorbachev is chosen to succeed the late Soviet President Konstantin Chernenko. Gorbachev ends up presiding over the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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March 9, 2013