"It's burst into flames! Get this, Charlie: get this, Charlie ! It's fire...and it's crashing! It's crashing terrible! Oh, my! Get out of the way, please! It's burning and bursting into flames and the... and it's falling on the mooring mast. And all the folks agree this is terrible; this is the worse of the worst catastrophe's in the world. Oh it's...it's a terrific crash, ladies and gentlemen. It's smoke, and it's in flames now; and the frame is crashing to the ground, not quite to the morning mast. Oh, the humanity! And all the passengers screaming around here. I told you; it - I can't even talk to people, their friends are on there! Ah ! And everybody can hardly breathe and talk and the screaming. I ... I... I'm sorry. honest: I ... I an hardly breathe. I ...I'm going to step inside, where I cannot see it. Charlie, that's terrible. Ah, ah... I can't. Listen folks; I ... I'm gonna have to stop for a minute because I've lost my voice. This is the worst thing I've ever witnessed."
Herbert Morrison - Reporting for WLS Radio Chicago.
May 6, 1937. Lakehurst, New Jersey.
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A PITURE IN A PICTURE IN A PICTURE