LOADING

Clip

The Titanic Disaster

On Sunday, April 14, 1912, the Titanic’s distress signals were heard by a nearby ship, allowing passengers in lifeboats to be rescued. Federal law soon required that all large ocean-going vessels to be equipped with wireless for safety reasons. David Sarnoff noted that the Titanic disaster “brought radio to the front.”
Aired: 5/1/2017 | 0:03:16
    You may also like
    ©2020 WNET All Rights Reserved.   825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10019