On April 16, 1947 at around 8am people noticed a red glow from the ship Grandcamp which was docked in the Port of Texas City in Texas City, Texas.
Using documents from The National Archives, James Cronan will take you through the history of the ship, from its construction and launch to its fateful end. James Cronan is a records specialist in diplomatic and colonial records. His interest in all things Titanic stems from the fact that his great-grandfather was a crewman on board the stricken ship. He has worked at The National Archives for 17 years, at Chancery Lane, the Family Records Centre and Kew.
September’s book club was Ship Breaker, a young adult novel set in a world ravaged by the effects of global warming. It’s a fast-paced, thoughtful story about family, environmental disaster, and…
The Eastland disaster was one of the deadliest maritime disasters in American history. In this case, safety regulations actually made things worse.
You know that scene in every disaster movie, where the frantic and panicky
science nerd unsuccessfully tries to warn the powers that be that something
terrible is about to happen?
In this episode, we explore a historic storm of cosmic proportions, which
If it happened today, experts say could turn out to be a disaster the likes
of which our modern world has never seen. So…how do you prepare for a
disaster that always seems incredibly far away… until it’s not?
In this new series for Novara TV, James Butler looks at the history and multiple usages of the word ‘Ideology’ and explores how it can be usefully deployed to describe and improve the world we live in.
In the latest segment of #AskCokie, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of the federal government’s handling of disaster management.
The Whaleship Essex: Real-life Moby Dick Sinks a Ship | Stuff You Missed in History Class: The Podcast
Although Herman Melville’s opus is a work of fiction, it was inspired by real-life events. In this episode, Katie and Sarah explore the story of the real-life Moby Dick — and the unfortunate vessel that encountered it in the Pacific.
Because I guess I can, here’s a second episode. All clips pulled from the most recent episode of world-famous The After Disaster podcast.
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It wasn’t an accident. Mike tells Sarah how the infamous space shuttle disaster came to be seen as a white-collar crime. Digressions include the Donner Party, George Lucas and “Jurassic Park.” Both co-hosts are audibly recovering from colds.