It was described as "a sound for God to make, not man." The explosion that rocked Halifax on Dec. 6, 1917, killing 2,000 people, was the largest man-made blast prior to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. One hundred years later, journalist and author Ken Cuthbertson recounts what led to the tragedy in his book, ,The Halifax Explosion: Canada's Worst Disaster., The Agenda welcomes Cuthbertson to discuss the disaster's legacy.
Episode:
Eliminating Land Mines; The Halifax Explosion at 100
Aired:
Dec 05, 2017