Episode 89: Fanning the Flames

Some cities experience a single tragedy and then live with that pain and loss for generations. They are built on a dark foundation, and everything new takes on a flavor of the past. But there are other places where that tragedy is spread out over time, like a slow-burning fire that never fully consumes but always leaves its mark—and I’d like to take you on a tour of one.

Written and produced by Aaron Mahnke, music by Chad Lawson, and research assistance from Marcet Crockett.