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Best Of 2019: After 75 Years, Remembering The Hartford Circus Fire

Dec 26, 2019

On July 6, 1944, the circus came to Connecticut's capital city and erupted into flames. Seventy-five years later, the Hartford Circus Fire is recognized as one of the greatest tragedies in American history.

This hour, 88-year-old survivor Harry Lichtenbaum joins us to share his story. We also talk with the author of a book on the fire and learn about efforts to identify the bodies of its yet unidentified victims. 

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Chion Wolf contributed to this show, which originally aired on July 12, 2019.

See all of Where We Live's Best of 2019 interviews here.