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WWUH Radio to Present “The Hartford Circus Fire: An Audio Recollection” on the 70th Anniversary


Posted 06/26/2014
Posted by David Isgur

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WWUH Radio (91.3 FM) will present a special program commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Hartford Circus Fire tragedy. This 90-minute documentary, which will be broadcast on Sunday, July 6, beginning at 11:30 a.m., includes an interview with Don Massey, who co-wrote the book A Matter of Degree: The Hartford Circus Fire and the Mystery of Little Miss 1565, as well as interviews with survivors talking about their memories of that day.

The program includes nearly a half hour of archival radio broadcasts related to the disaster, courtesy of WTIC Radio.

The program will conclude with a reading of the names of all 168 victims of the fire.

For more information, contact John Ramsey, general manager of WWUH Radio, at 860.768.4703 or ramsey@hartford.edu.

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