The Death of Harry Houdini This Halloween brings the 78th anniversary of Harry Houdini's death. Detroit Public Radio's Quinn Klinefelter looks at the magician's life and the circumstances surrounding his final escape.

The Death of Harry Houdini

The Death of Harry Houdini

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This Halloween brings the 78th anniversary of Harry Houdini's death. Detroit Public Radio's Quinn Klinefelter looks at the magician's life and the circumstances surrounding his final escape.

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