Mystery of Flight 19

John Bloom talked about the disappearance of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers during a 1945 training mission and showed items related to the 14 men who lost… read more

John Bloom talked about the disappearance of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers during a 1945 training mission and showed items related to the 14 men who lost their lives. The disappearance of Flight 19 triggered one of the largest air and sea searches in history and fueled the myth of the Bermuda Triangle.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from March 19-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Mystery of Flight 19

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Program ID:
325815-1
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2015 | 1:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 06, 2015 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • May 16, 2015 | 1:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2015 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2015 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2015 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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