Cuyahoga River Fire

Cuyahoga River Fire

Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 863 , Segment 2

Episode: America's Rivers

  • Feb 8, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 15:37 mins

From 1868 to 1969, the Cuyahoga River, which cuts through Cleveland, Ohio, burst into flames 13 times. 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of her last spontaneous combustion. This is a success story. Guest: David Stradling, Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati and co-author of “Where the River Burned: Carl Stokes and the Struggle to Save Cleveland”