Streaming Hitler in a chat room.

Streaming Hitler in a chat room.

Streaming Hitler in a chat room.

Slate's online video magazine.
June 8 2011 1:17 PM

Streaming Hitler in a Chat Room

If chat rooms witnessed historical moments in real time.

Slate contributor Scott Blaszak imagines how chat rooms would have reacted to live streaming of some of the most iconic moments of modern times—from the Hindenburg to Woodstock to O.J. Simpson's white Ford Bronco chase.