May 6, 2012 Moose River Disaster

Moose River Disaster

75 years ago three men were entombed in a gold mine in Moose River. The rescue effort galvanized listeners across Canada and the United States. We look back to this disaster which marked the beginning of live news reporting as we hear it and see it today.

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