By Kate Fairweather
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Disaster Tales is a conversational review of historical disasters and the issues that surround them.
||CleanEpisode 6 - San Francisco Earthquake and Fire||The morning of April 18th, 1906, the city of San Francisco was struck by a 7.1 earthquake. The quake and resultant fire killed over 3,000 people and left nearly 200,000 homeless. This episodes includes contemporary, on site interviews conducted in 19||2/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - Fires That Changed America - Triangle and Binghamton Factory Fires||In the early 20th century labor unions were beginning to work for changes in safety and health laws at the workplace. But it took two factory fires and hundreds of deaths to finally get the attention of the legislature. The Triangle Waist Factory in New||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - California's Camp Fire 2018||California's deadly Camp Fire killed 85 and completely destroyed the small town of Paradise. Kate and co host John Horrell discuss the fire and consequent conversations about planning and warnings.||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - 2004 Florida Hurricanes||In 2004 Florida was hit by 4 major hurricanes: Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne. By the end of September every single county in the state had a disaster declaration. Kate and her friend John Horrell discuss their experiences.||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Hurricane Audrey||Hurricane Audrey wreaked havoc in Louisiana in 1957. This episode includes first hand accounts from survivors.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Love Canal Environmental Disaster||Love Canal's Environmental Disaster was over a century in the making. Hundreds of people suffered the effects of toxins and carcinogens until the US government stepped in. This disaster sparked legislation that created the EPA and the Superfund prog||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This was a very informative podcast without being boring. It was entertaining and full of personal information and experiences. I look forward to the next one. I hope this is the start of something very successful.