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Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Air date: Mon., Feb. 3, 10:00 pm

 

Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.

 

 

 

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