Donora 1948 Air Quality Crisis

Brian Charlton of the Donora Smog Museum talked about the origin of the 1948 Donora air quality crisis and how it led to changing… read more

Brian Charlton of the Donora Smog Museum talked about the origin of the 1948 Donora air quality crisis and how it led to changing perceptions of air pollution and industrialization. Over a three day period in October of 1948 hundreds of people became sick and 21 died from a mysterious smog that had enveloped the town of Donora, Pennsylvania. The Senator John Heinz History Center hosted this event. close

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Donora 1948 Air Quality Crisis

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Program ID:
321395-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Oct 12, 2014 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 12, 2014 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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