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TDIH 1915: Lusitania sunk by German U-Boats

On Friday, May 7, 1915, the German U-Boat U-20 torpedoed the British passenger liner R.M.S. Lusitania, 11 miles off the southern coast of Ireland. The Lusitania had departed New York on May 1 with nearly 2,000 passengers aboard and was headed for Liverpool on its usual route. The … Continue reading

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Wright Brothers Collection featured in CBS Sunday Morning

Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives and its Wright Brothers Collection were featured in an interview with author David McCullough that aired on CBS Sunday Morning May 3. The piece called the Wright Brothers’ lives “a symbol of the power of … Continue reading

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Archives featured in CBS Sunday Morning this Sunday, May 3

Set your DVR’s or make a note to watch: Our Wright Brothers Collection, as well as our Archives reading room, will appear on this weekend’s episode of CBS Sunday Morning, airing Sunday, May 3, at 9:00 a.m. The segment will center … Continue reading

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