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The Day Pompeii Is Lost: Animation Of The Eruption Of Mount Vesuvius

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Sat, 20 Feb 2016 18:22:32 Z)

The Roman city of Pompeii was lost in one day of volcanic destruction from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. This animation, made for a museum exhibit in Melbourne, Australia, recreates that horrible day.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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