Book Discussion on Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919

Author Stephen Puleo talked about his book, Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, published by Beacon Press. On January… read more

Author Stephen Puleo talked about his book, Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, published by Beacon Press. On January 15, 1919, a huge steel tank filled with more than two million gallons of molasses collapsed on Boston’s waterfront. The resulting flood of molasses left twenty-one people dead and 150 injured. Mr. Puleo traces the history of the event from the tank’s construction in 1915 through the lawsuits that followed the disaster. After his presentation, he responded to questions from the audience. close

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 2003
Last Aired:
Dec 4, 2005

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  • Nov 15, 2003 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 2003 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2003 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 14, 2004 | 1:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Dec 02, 2005 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 04, 2005 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
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