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(While describing the Hindenburg disaster): "It's practically standing still now. They've dropped ropes out of the nose of the ship, and it's been taken a hold of down on the field by a number of men. It's starting to rain again; the rain had slacked up a little bit. The back motors of the ship are just holding it, just enough to keep it from ...[shouting] IT BURST INTO FLAMES! Get out of the way...
Contrary to popular lore, Morrison certainly did not get fired for his impassioned commentary of the Hindenburg Explosion. On the contrary, he was highly commended by his employer for the excellent job he did at the event. Morrison did leave that job some months later, but that was because a competing broadcaster offered him a similar job with better pay.