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The Great Hartford Circus Fire: Creative Settlement of Mass Disasters
     

The Great Hartford Circus Fire: Creative Settlement of Mass Disasters

by Henry S. Cohn, David Bollier
 
On July 6, 1944, the Big Top suddenly caught fire at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus performance in Hartford, Connecticut. This inferno killed 169 people, mostly women and children, and injured more than 550 others.Henry S. Cohn and David Bollier tell the story of this catastrophic circus fire and its remarkable legal aftermath.

Overview

On July 6, 1944, the Big Top suddenly caught fire at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus performance in Hartford, Connecticut. This inferno killed 169 people, mostly women and children, and injured more than 550 others.Henry S. Cohn and David Bollier tell the story of this catastrophic circus fire and its remarkable legal aftermath.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300050127
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/23/1991
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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