RADNOR, Pa. (August 5, 2014) – Cabrini College Professor Jim Hedtke, Ph.D., recounts the largest civilian air disaster of WWII during an interview with Dave Heller of WHYY NewsWorks.
WHYY NewsWorks interview
Cabrini Professor Brings Small Village to Life after Air Disaster
Hedtke, who has taught history at Cabrini for 40 years, examines the history and aftermath of the air disaster in his new book, “The Freckleton, England, Air Disaster: The B‑24 Crash That Killed 38 Preschoolers and 23 Adults, August 23, 1944.”
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Students do extraordinary things at Cabrini College, a residential Catholic college welcoming learners of all faiths, cultures, and backgrounds.
Since its founding in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the College has provided a transformational Education of the Heart, focusing on academic excellence, leadership development, and a commitment to social justice.
Cabrini enrolls about 1,300 undergraduates in more than 30 majors, pre‑professional programs, concentrations and minors on its serene 112‑acre campus located 30 minutes from Philadelphia. The College also enrolls about 1,400 students in graduate and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 13 off‑site locations.