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Book It, Texas! City on Fire

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Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin TX

Jul 18 2015
Book It, Texas! City on Fire

Join the discussion of City on Fire: The Explosion that Devastated a Texas Town and Ignited a Historic Legal Battle by Bill Minutaglio. The book uses a journalistic, multiple viewpoint perspective to provide an account of the explosions of two ships loaded with ammonium nitrate fertilizer that demolished Texas City, Texas, in April 1947, in one of the most catastrophic disasters in American history.

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1800 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

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