Researching the USS Indianapolis

This program was about the critical World War II role -- and ultimately tragic story -- of the USS Indianapolis, which sank in… read more

This program was about the critical World War II role -- and ultimately tragic story -- of the USS Indianapolis, which sank in shark-infested waters after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on July 30, 1945. The ship had just completed a secret mission delivering parts used in the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic, co-authors of Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man, spoke at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. close

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Researching the USS Indianapolis

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Program ID:
473812-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 02, 2020 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 08, 2020 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 02, 2020 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2020 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2020 | 7:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2020 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3