The World and Everything in It is WORLD Radio's daily half-hour audio news magazine, produced Monday-Friday. Play our programs and segments online below, or subscribe to the podcast by clicking the iTunes icon or RSS icon in the right column.
Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 202-709-9595.
A longer week-in-review TW&E program airs weekends on many radio stations. (If you wish to receive both the daily TW&E podcast plus the podcast version of the weekend program, you must subscribe to each separately.)
You are viewing a program segment.
Click here to view the full program.
Hour B, Segment 5
The History Book
May 6, 1937—The Hindenburg, a hydrogen-filled German dirigible, burns and crashes in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 36 of the 97 people on board.
May 4, 1970—Ohio National Guardsmen open fire on anti-war protesters at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine others.
May 5, 1961—Astronaut Alan Shepard becomes America's first space traveler as he makes a 15-minute suborbital flight.
Have a comment about this segment? Email email@example.com.