Nov 01, 2021 12:00 PM
Zoom Meeting - Carl Smith, author
"Chicago's Great Fire" - 150th Anniversary

Carl Smith is an acclaimed Chicago historian and Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies and Professor of History, Emeritus, at Northwestern University.  His many books include “Chicago’s Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City”, a full and authoritative story of one of the most consequential disasters in American history.  It is remarkably the first popular history of this legendary urban inferno.