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Chicago Fire: 100 Years Later

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Chicago Fire: 100 Years Later

Chicago Fire: 100 Years Later

Chicago Fire: 100 Years Later

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Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of a massive fire that killed more than 600 people when flames broke out during a theater performance in Chicago. The Iroquois Theater fire is still the deadliest in the city's history. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Anthony Hatch, author of Tinder Box: The Iroquois Theater Disaster 1903, about the fire and its aftermath.