Book Discussion on City of Scoundrels

Gary Krist talked about his book, City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago. He talked about a series… read more

Gary Krist talked about his book, City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago. He talked about a series of disasters in 1919 that threatened the dream of turning Chicago into a model metropolis. He showed slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience.

This presentation was in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall at the 3rd annual Gaithersburg Book Festival. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on City of Scoundrels

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306091-11
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2012
Last Aired:
May 20, 2012

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  • May 19, 2012 | 4:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2012 | 5:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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