As it Happened- 1949/50

On today's show, a look at the years 1949 and 1950. In 1949 Newfoundland joined Confederation, the Soviets tested their first atomic bomb, which made the West become increasingly concerned about the Red Menace and twelve Western countries formed an alliance called NATO. And the ship the Noronic sank in Lake Ontario killing at least 118 people.

 

 

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