Remembering Chicago's Heat Wave of 1995 The deaths in Paris attributed to the heat wave are eerily familiar to the death toll in Chicago during the summer of 1995. Melissa Block talks with Eric Klinenberg, author of Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago.

Remembering Chicago's Heat Wave of 1995

Remembering Chicago's Heat Wave of 1995

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The deaths in Paris attributed to the heat wave are eerily familiar to the death toll in Chicago during the summer of 1995. Melissa Block talks with Eric Klinenberg, author of Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago.